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Bianca takes top honours at Ernie Els & Fancourt Foundation Awards

27 Dec 2012

Bianca Theron was awarded the Plattner Award for outstanding academic achievement in 2012 … read more

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Ernie Els & Fancourt Foundation Girls’ Champion for 2012

18 Dec 2012

EEFF girls compete for 2012 Champions Trophy at De Zalze

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Top ranked SA players head for the LET’s Tour School 2013 Qualifying event

12 Dec 2012

154 players teed off on 6 December for the first stage of the LET’s Lalla Aicha Tour School 2013 Pre-Qualifying event.

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KZN NOMADS JUNIOR PROVINCIAL CHAMPIONSHIP

04 Dec 2012

The prestigious Selborne Park Golf Club hosted this Championship for the second consecutive year.

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FINAL JUNIOR PROVINCIAL CHAMPIONSHIP OF 2012

27 Nov 2012

For the 4th year in a row, KZN NOMADS are sponsoring the KZN 54 Hole Junior Championship.

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Thailand Juniors make clean sweep in India

23 Nov 2012

Two South African juniors settle for 2nd place in India

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SOUTH AFRICAN GIRLS TOP LEADER BOARD IN INDIA

22 Nov 2012

Four South African juniors were treated to traditional warm Indian hospitality at the opening ceremony of the 4th Albatross International Junior Championship being held at Jaypee Greens Golf Resort, Greater Noida, Delhi.

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Ex Nelspruit Golf Club teaching Pro wins Mpumalanga Open & Closed Champs

21 Nov 2012

Monja Richards won both the Open and Closed Mpumalanga Championship with a total of 145, two shots ahead of Walker Park player, Alana van Greuning and this is the first time a player has won both the Open and Closed since 1974.

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Swaziland golfer tops WGSA Rankings

16 Nov 2012

Back in 2006 when Nobuhle was only 14, her parents made the difficult decision to send her to South Africa to further her education and improve her golf.   Seven years later she now tops the WGSA Order of Merit after a formidable year playing in national and provincial tournaments.

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Southern Cape girls take the honours at Mid-Amateur Championship

08 Nov 2012

GEORGE (07 Nov 2012) - Defending Champion Sandra Winter does it again with the lowest score of the Tournament.

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Gilly Tebbutt shoots lowest score of Mid Am at Kingswood

06 Nov 2012

GEORGE- Hall of Famer, Gilly Tebbutt from Western Province, took full advantage of the perfect weather conditions …. Read more

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Southern Cape players dominate 1st round of Kingswood SA Womens Mid Am

06 Nov 2012

10 Handicapper, Esme Orr, from Southern Cape challenged the Championship from the B Division…. Read more

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SA Women Mid Amateurs eager to compete at Kingswood

03 Nov 2012

Pictured above:  Sandra Winter is set to defend her Mid Am title

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Michaela wins Sanlam Cancer Challenge Final

25 Oct 2012

 SUN CITY (23 October 2012) – Ask any golfer, professional or amateur, what it takes to succeed in this game and they will tell you that you need talent, skill and a little bit of luck.

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Sanlam Cancer Finalists & Delegates enjoy great SANLAM hospitality at Sun City

24 Oct 2012

WGSA President, Cynthia Rayner had the pleasure of playing the Gary Player course at Sun City with veteran golf journalists Grant Winter and Allan Jones on Monday.  Read more on Day 1

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Ackerman Championships

15 Oct 2012

Nobuhle Dlamini from Centurion Golf Club won the Ackerman Championships played at Clovelly Golf Club this weekend on a score of 222 (74,71,77).

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Boland Championships

11 Oct 2012

Swaziland's Nobuhle Dlamini adds the Boland title to her impressive list.  

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Ekurhuleni Junior Open championship

02 Oct 2012

A very competitive A Division saw the trophy being shared by Michaela Fletcher (KZN) and Bianca Theron (Boland).

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Korea wins Women’s World Amateur Team Championship again

01 Oct 2012

The Republic of Korea, with a total of 13-under-par 563, won the 2012 Women’s World Amateur Team Championship (WWATC) on Sunday at Gloria Golf Club in Turkey by three strokes, becoming the first team in 22 years to capture consecutive titles.

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Defending champions, Korea, surge into the lead at WATC

29 Sep 2012

Last year’s winners, Korea, shot up the leader board on Day 2 of the 2012 Women’s World Amateur Teams Championship in Turkey, finishing on 8-under-par. 

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World Amateur Teams Championship

27 Sep 2012

South African team struggle in first round of World Amateur Teams Championship

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World Amateur Teams Championship

25 Sep 2012

South African team ready for World Amateur Teams Championship

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Southern Cape Women's Championship

21 Sep 2012

Ji Sun Kang from Atlantic Beach won the Southern Cape Women’s Championship played at Mossel Bay Golf Club on the 15th and 16th September.

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South African's leave Royal Troon very disappointed

14 Sep 2012

The three South Africans competing in the prestigious Duke of York Young Champions Trophy will leave Troon this evening very disappointed with their individual performances.

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South Africans join an impressive field at Royal Troon

11 Sep 2012

Three South African players, Michaela Fletcher, Haydn Porteous and Tristen Strydom join an impressive field at Royal Troon, Scotland to compete for the Duke of York Young Champions Trophy.

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Gauteng North take all the silver at Pick n Pay Inter-Provincial

31 Aug 2012

It all went according to plan for Gauteng North at the Pick n Pay Women’s Inter-Provincial played this week on Woodmead course at Country Club Johannesburg.  They took home both the A and the B Inter-Prov silver.  An elated Dot van Ryneveld heaped praise on her players who proved, once again, that the awesome talent in this Union has some serious depth to it.  

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Western Province take up challenge at Pick n Pay IPT 2012

30 Aug 2012

Western Province A had a commanding lead over Gauteng North A after winning all three matches inthe morning's foursomes.  The excitement was palpable in the clubhouse prior to the start of the singles, as a major upset was a distinct possibility.    However, Gauteng North A pulled out all the stops by winning the required 5 out of 6 singles matches to win. 

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Inter Provincial Press release Day 2

29 Aug 2012

Another beautiful warm winter Highveld day greeted the players competing in the annual Pick n Pay SA Women's IPT  on the first day of the Match Play at Country Club Johannesburg.  Gauteng North A dominated play against Gauteng A,  and Western Province A took on Ekurhuleni and had a convincing win over them. 

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Gauteng North makes a clean sweep of both IPT Divisions

28 Aug 2012

80 of South Africa’s top women amateur golfers have descended upon the Woodmead course at Country Club Johannesburg to represent their provinces in the 2012 Pick n Pay SA Women’s Inter-Provincial.  Todays results decide in which Section of each Division the teams will compete for the match play which starts tomorrow.

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2012 INTER PROVINCIAL PREVIEW

24 Aug 2012

All eyes will be on Country Club Johannesburg next week when 80 of the top women amateur golfers in the country compete in the annual Pick n Pay Inter Provincial Championship on the Woodmead course.

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HARDER GERMAN JUNIOR MASTERS TOO TOUGH FOR SA GIRLS

13 Aug 2012

The South African girls struggled against the strong international field at the Harder German Junior Masters. 

Looking at the top girls’ scores, it is clear that par or better is required to finish in the top 5 and a lapse in any one round puts you out of the running. 

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SA GIRLS ARRIVE IN GERMANY

05 Aug 2012

Lara Weinstein, Bianca Theron and Kelly Erasmus are ready to test their skills against their international peers in Germany this week.

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Michelle wins Gauteng Nomads by six strokes

22 Jul 2012

Michelle Leigh made a great return to provincial golf after a series of health setbacks when she won the Nomads Strokeplay Tournament held at Wanderers Golf Club on the 17th & 18th July.

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Cara meets Darren at the R & A Junior

20 Jul 2012

The Junior Open, played at Fairhaven Golf Club, Lytham St Annes, was won by 16 year old Asuka Kashiwabara, from Japan.  She is the first girl ever to win the Junior Open, and her amazing winning margin of 14 strokes after 54 holes is also a record for the tournament.

Two South Africans Cara Gorlei and Thriston Lawrence competed but failed to qualify when then the cut was reduced from 80 to 33 players due to incessant rain.  They are pictured here with defending Open Champion Darren Clarke.

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Bertine is leading amateur going into the final round of the SA Open

15 Jul 2012

Bertine Strauss, on 150  (78, 72) is the leading amateur at the SA Open being played at Selborne Park Golf Club this weekend. A good level par 72 in windy conditions increased her chances of winning the Jackie Mercer Trophy awarded to the leadig amateur in this  LET sanctioned event.

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Bonita’s Benoni blitz earns her Sanlam SA Match Play title

11 Jul 2012

Namibia’s Bonita Bredenhann overcame the disappointment of a near miss two years ago and won the Sanlam South African Women’s Amateur Match Play Championship at Benoni Country Club on Wednesday.   Bredenhann beat KwaZulu-Natal’s Michaela Fletcher 3/2 in the final, producing some magnificent golf.

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Fletcher on fire as favourites stumble in Sanlam SA Women’s Amateur

10 Jul 2012

The Sanlam SA Women’s Amateur Match Play Championship has been thrown wide open, with all of the favourites knocked out of the tournament on a thrilling second day at Benoni Country Club on Tuesday.
South African number one Kim Williams and reigning SA Stroke Play champion Nobuhle Dlamini were beaten in the quarterfinals on Tuesday afternoon, while Bertine Strauss couldn’t get past the third round earlier in the day.

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Williams leads favourites into third round of SA Match Play

09 Jul 2012

South African number one Kim Williams has led all of the favourites into the third round of the Sanlam SA Women’s Amateur Match Play Championship at Benoni Country Club.
Williams won her first two matches 7/6 and 3/1 on a day when reigning stroke play champion Nobuhle Dlamini also won comfortably, as did Bertine Strauss.

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Krüger stuns big names in Sanlam SA Amateur qualifying

08 Jul 2012

Pretoria golfer Magda Krüger surprised the biggest names in South African women’s amateur golf when she led Sunday’s 36-hole qualifying round for the Sanlam SA Women’s Amateur Match Play Championship at Benoni Country Club.
Krüger posted rounds of 73 and 69 to finish at two under par and one stroke clear of second-placed Bertine Strauss and Bonita Bredenhann.

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Bertine wins Gauteng North Match Play Championship

04 Jul 2012

Bertine Strauss, on vacation from her US College, won the Gauteng North Match Play Championship when she defeated Namibian Bonita Bredenhann 2/1 in the 18 hole final played at Irene Country Club today.  She is pictured here with the Stroke Play Champion, Kim Williams.

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WGSA announces Team for Espirito Santo Trophy

02 Jul 2012

Women’s Golf South Africa has pleasure in announcing the team to represent South Africa at the World Amateur Team Championships to be played at the Gloria Golf Club in Antalya, Turkey from 27 to 30 September 2012.

The team is Bertine Strauss, Alana van Greuning and Kim Williams. Accompanying them will be non-playing Captain, Sandra Winter, and National Coach, Val Holland, with WGSA President Cynthia Rayner as Manager.  Pictured here are two of the players, Alana van Greuning and Kim Williams.

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Kim Williams wins the 54 Hole Gauteng North Stroke Play Championship

02 Jul 2012

Top-ranked Kim Williams (pictured) won the 54 Hole Gauteng North Stroke Championship on 217, two strokes ahead of Bertine Strauss on 219.

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Nobuhle aims for double at SA Amateur

28 Jun 2012

2012 SA Amateur Stroke Play Champion, Nobuhle Dlamini will be pulling out all the stops when the Sanlam SA Match Play Championship is played at Benoni Country Club from 8 to 11 July.

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Michaela wins the Nomads SA Girls Championship

26 Jun 2012

KZN’s Michaela Fletcher lifted the 2012 Nomads SA Girls 54 hole Championship Trophy at Orkney Golf Club by four strokes from Gauteng North’s Carrie Park and the Under 16 Champion, Se Young Chun from Western Province.   She is pictured here receiving her trophy from Nomads Chairman Mark Philp.

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Michaela increases her lead in frosty conditions

25 Jun 2012

KZN’s Michaela Fletcher increased her lead to six strokes going into the final round of the 54-Hole Nomads SA Girls’ Championships. She and second placed Carrie Park carded two-over 74s in the second round played today at Orkney Golf Club in the North West Province.

After the benign weather on the first day of the championship, the players awoke to stunning views of a white golf course with mist rising over the Vaal River flowing alongside the 10th tee.West Province.   WGSA President Cynthia Rayner is pictured here teeing the players off on a frosty fairway.

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Michaela Fletcher cards 69 at the SA Girls Championshups to lead the field

24 Jun 2012

KZN’s Michaela Fletcher leads the field by five strokes after the first round of the 54-hole Nomads SA Girls Stroke Play Championship at Orkney Golf Club in the North West Province this week.

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WGSA President looks forward to Nomads SA Girls

18 Jun 2012

WGSA President Cynthia Rayner sends a message to all the lucky girls competing in this year's Nomads' SA Girls Championship.

It’s June - out with the beanies and the gloves that have been packed away for many months, and get ready for that special experience at Orkney in the North West Province.

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South African players take top honours in Botswana Ladies Open

11 Jun 2012

Bertine Strauss (pictured) on her summer break from the University of Texas, won the Botswana Ladies Open played over 36 holes at the Gabarone Golf Club on Saturday and Sunday.

She carded 150 (77, 73), two strokes ahead of Kim Williams 152 (79, 73) and Lejan Lewthwaite 152 (78, 74) tied runners-up.

 

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SA Junior Girls finish fourth in Jakarta

09 Jun 2012

The SA Team of Bianca Theron and Eleonora Galletti finished in fourth place at the Jakarta World Junior Champioships played in Indonesia this week.   Pictured with Bianca on the final day are Gianti (on the left) from Indonesia and Okamura the winner from Japan.

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South Africa wins the All Africa Challenge Trophy

07 Jun 2012

South Africa won the All Africa Challenge Trophy played in Botswana at Phakalane Golf Estate by a convincing 24 shots from Zambia (452).   Zimbabwe finished third on 464. Pictured here are Lejan Lewthwaite, Kim Williams the indiviual winner and Alana van Greuning.

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Introducing GolfRSA

Womens Golf South Africa and the South African Golf Association (Men) have joined forces to form GolfRSA, a new unified company that will professionally administer the commercial interests and golf operations of amateur golf in South Africa.

Look out for the new GolfRSA website coming soon.

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