Steady Strooh claims Nomads SA Boys U19 crown

Hannes Strooh defeated Daniel Bennett 1-up in a thrilling 36-hole final to lift the Nomads SA Boys U-19 Match Play Championship title at Waterkloof Golf Club. The Krugersdorp golfer fired rounds of 70, 73, 72 and 70 in the Stroke Play Qualifier to make the field for the Match Play tournament. He then cruised through the knock-out…

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Craig holds on for Nomads U15 title

Pretoria junior Roelof Craig held off challenges from SAGDB member Vuyisani Makhama and GolfRSA National Squad player Marno Lange to win his first national title at the Nomads Gowrie SA U15 Challenge. The field was tested by windy conditions over the first two days at Gowrie Farm Golf Estate and sweeping rain across the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands compounded the pressure on…

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RIP Carl Potgieter

We are deeply saddened to advise that our National Junior Vice Chairman, Carl Potgieter, has passed away from a suspected heart attack. Carl was a wonderful man with a gentle spirit. He was generous with his time and rose quickly through the Nomads ranks to become our National Junior Vice Chairman. He was captain of…

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Maas defends Nomads Inland NOOM title

GolfRSA National Squad member Christiaan Maas continued the stunning form he showed at the end of 2020 to successfully defend his Nomads National Order of Merit Inland title at ERPM Golf Club. Maas opened with an impressive four-under 68 to take a share of the lead with Christopher Bagnall , but blitzed the course in the second round,…

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Shutt is your Nomads U15 champion

Keegan Shutt  celebrated his first victory on South African soil when he claimed the prestigious Nomads SA Under-15 Championship at Selborne Golf Club. The 14-year-old from Zimbabwe, who also finished in a tie for fourth in the Nomads Coastal National Order of Merit event a few days prior, shot rounds of 75, 71 and 75 to win…

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First title for Cubitt as Nomads tournaments return

KwaZulu-Natal’s Jack Cubitt combined a solid short game with home course advantage to claim the Nomads National Order of Merit Coastal at Selborne Golf Club. Played under strict Covid-19 Risk Mitigation protocols, this was the first GolfRSA tournament of the year and the first Nomads event since the Nomads SA Juniors International in March last year.  “I…

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2021 Sunbird Nationals update

Dear Fellow Nomad, I trust that you are well and are keeping safe during this lock down period. We all certainly hope that it is not too long now before we are allowed back onto the golf course. There is no doubt that all Nomads have been negatively impacted by Covid-19 and the unprecedented 9-week…

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National Chairman update June 2020

Fellow Nomads, I greet you from a cold and wet Port Elizabeth after 64 days of lock down. I hope that you and your family’s are all in good health and that you are staying safe. The Covid-19 virus has impacted us all in some way and we look forward to the return to normality…

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Ken Walker and Mark Philp recognised for service to Nomads

Western Province’s Ken Walker and Boland’s Mark Philp were both recognised for their outstanding service to Nomads when they were awarded honorary life memberships at the recent Buffalo Nationals. Both former National Chairmen are extremely deserving of what is the highest honour bestowed upon Nomads. They become the 14th and 15th Nomads respectively to receive…

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Mwale and Healey triumphant in Nomads SA Juniors International

Carl Mwale and Kera Healey claimed the biggest wins of their young careers when they captured their respective divisions of the Nomads South African Juniors International. Healey went wire-to-wire at Rondebosch Golf Club, courtesy of a flawless seven-under-par 65 in the opening round that earned her an eight-shot lead on the field. “It was the…

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