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Posts Tagged ‘junior’

Van Wyk tames St Francis Links for Nomads win

Ben van Wyk got instant redemption with a two-shot triumph in the Nomads National Order of Merit Coastal at St Francis Links just days after faltering down the stretch while in contention in the Dimension Data Junior Open. The reigning Nomads SA Boys U-19 Match Play champion posted the lowest junior score in the club’s…

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Schaper reaches No 1

Jayden Schaper, winner of no fewer than eight Nomads tournaments, including the ‘Grand Slam’ of all four national age group titles, has reached No 1 in the men’s amateur ranking. The 18-year-old reigning SA Stroke Play champion reached top spot after a stunning run of performances that has seen him finish outside of the top…

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Van Wyk edges Simpson in Nomads U19 thriller

George teenager Ben van Wyk ended Sam Simpson’s dream of the winning the elusive Nomads SA Boys Under-19 Championship double when he fired four superb shots at the first extra hole to capture the Match Play title. The pair were all square after a thrilling 36-hole skirmish at Humewood Golf Club and had to return…

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Wilsenach is Nomads SA Boys U15 champ

Kempton Park junior golfer Jonathan Wilsenach captured his first national title in stunning fashion after a final round 76 gave him the chance to defeat Jordan Wessels in a playoff for the Nomads SA Under-15 Challenge title. The 14-year-old Ekurhuleni junior beat Wessels with a par at the first extra hole to triumph after the…

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Williams claims dramatic Nomads Rose Bowl victory

South African number one Kaylah Williams lifted the prestigious Nomads SA Girl’s Rose Bowl Championship trophy after she edged out overnight leader Caitlyn Macnab in a pressure-packed final round at Langebaan Golf and Sports Club. The Western Province junior carded a two-under-par 70 in the final round to close out a one-stroke victory on one-over…

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Schaper on top in Nomads NOOM

Ekurhuleni junior Jayden Schaper cemented his number one spot in the Junior Rankings with a two-shot victory in the Nomads National Order of Merit Inland. Schaper overhauled overnight leader Yurav Premlall with a brilliant four-under-par 68 at Benoni Country Club to triumph on 11-under-par 205. South Africa’s top ranked junior made South African golfing history…

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Bhana credits Nomads after U15 title win

Amilkar Bhana won his third SA Boys title with a dramatic playoff victory over fellow Central Gauteng junior Hannes Strooh at the Nomads SA Boys Under-15 Championship at Killarney Country Club. The Country Club Johannesburg golfer was quick to thank all those who played a part in the event, but reserved a special mention for…

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Schaper’s Nomads domination continues

Schaper's Nomads domination continues

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

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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