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Son tees it up in Duke of York

Son tees it up in Duke of York

September 18, 2018

Nomads SA Girls champion Woo-Ju Son tees up in the Duke of York Young Champions Trophy today, looking to improve on her tie-15th finish last year. Son, who won the Nomads SA Girls Championship at Orkney this year, is the top ranked junior in South Africa. She travelled to Scotland with Womens Golf South Africa…

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New Handicap System: what you need to know

New Handicap System: what you need to know

August 31, 2018

GolfRSA launches the new handicap system on Monday 3 September – which fundamentally changes the way that golfers will acquire a Course Handicap. As of Monday, club golfers in South Africa will no longer make use of the traditional Handicap that they have used for years. Instead, before they tee it up, they will need…

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Schaper's Nomads domination continues

Schaper’s Nomads domination continues

August 16, 2018

Jayden Schaper, the only golfer to have won all four Nomads junior age group titles, was at it again when he won the Nomads North vs South event at Country Club Johannesburg. The former No 1-ranked junior had experienced a lean spell, going 12 months without a national title, but recent wins in the Ebotse…

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Tight at the top at Nomads North vs South

Tight at the top at Nomads North vs South

August 15, 2018

There’s something about the Nomads golf events that seems to bring out the best in the junior players. This was once again the case when the Nomads North vs South NOoM event got under way at Country Club Johannesburg’s Rocklands course yesterday, with the cream of junior talent rising to the top of the leaderboard.…

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Nomads winner set for Italian Job

Nomads winner set for Italian Job

July 31, 2018

Newly-crowned Nomads SA Boys U17 champion Casey Jarvis has been rewarded for his fine play by being selected to represent South Africa in the Italian Boys U16 Championship in September. Jarvis, who has won the Nomads SA Boys U13, U15 and U17 titles, will be joined by defending champion and fellow GolfRSA National Squad member…

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Burke gets first Nomads win

Burke gets first Nomads win

July 11, 2018

Christiaan Burke came out tops in the final Nomads National Order of Merit event when he beat GolfRSA National Squad member Martin Vorster with a brilliant birdie on the first playoff hole at Bryanston Country Club to claim his first title on the top tier. Both players had ended regulation play on 9 under par.…

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Jarvis on track for 'Nomads Slam'

Jarvis on track for ‘Nomads Slam’

July 10, 2018

Casey Jarvis’ recent win in the Nomads SA Boys U17 Championship at Middelburg Country Club sees the 14-year-old GolfRSA National Squad player on track to join Jayden Schaper as the only player to have won all four Nomads SA Boys age-group titles. Jarvis, the 2017 English Under-14 Boys champion, fired a flawless final-round of 8-under-par 64…

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Buffaloes interrupt Lowveld Nomads day

Buffaloes interrupt Lowveld Nomads day

July 5, 2018

Golf in Africa is not for sissies, as the Lowveld Nomads discovered when a large herd of buffalo interrupted their monthly golf day. The massive Big-Five beasts crowded the 4th green at Skukuza Golf Club, causing a 15-minute delay in proceedings – although some brave Nomads carried on unperturbed. As Ian Kirby explains, “I think…

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Germishuys success in the US

Germishuys success in the US

July 4, 2018

Reigning Nomads SA Boys Under-19 Stroke Play champion Deon Germishuys continued his remarkable year with an international victory in the 8th Grandover Junior Amateur on the Tarheel Junior Tour in the United States. The 18-year-old from Strand edged compatriot Nikhil Gopal from Victoria Country Club in KwaZulu-Natal to make it a GolfRSA 1-2 finish. The…

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Botha claims Nomads Coastal NOoM Win at St Francis Links

Botha claims Nomads Coastal NOoM Win at St Francis Links

July 3, 2018

Southern Cape’s Barend Botha broke through for his first big title when he defeated Western Province’s Ayden Senger in a playoff for the Nomads Coastal NOoM title at St Francis Links. The 16-year-old from Oubaai shot rounds of 71 and 72 to squeeze into the playoff after Senger bogeyed the final hole, with Yurav Premlall…

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