Jason Smith is named Gauteng North Golf Union’s Player of Year

13 November 2014 – On the day Jason Smith was named the Gauteng North Golf Union’s Player of the Year, the Pretoria amateur was halfway around the world, playing in the second round of the Stroke Play Qualifier in the 119th Argentine Amateur Championship in Pilar alongside compatriot, NJ Arnoldi. The top ranked …

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South Africa’s ` grabbed a share of the first round lead in the stroke play qualifier for the 119th Argentinean Amateur Championship on Tuesday, while reigning SA Stroke Play champion Jason Smith is handily placed in the top 15 in Pilar, Argentina. Arnoldi got off to a flying start at the Highland Park Country …

Pretoria golfer Paul Prinsloo co-leads IGT Tour’s sixth Race to Q-School

Pretoria golfer Paul Prinsloo seemed oblivious to the cold, wet weather at Wanderers Golf Club as he reeled in nine birdies for an eight-under-par 63 and a share of the second round lead in the IGT Tour’s sixth Race to Q-School on Wednesday. The GFG Academy player wiped out a nine shot deficit to race into pole …

Schalk Naude wins 2014 Ekurhuleni Senior Open Golf in South Africa

BENONI, 12 November 2014 – Gauteng senior Schalk Naude claimed the weather-affected Ekurhuleni Senior Open at Benoni Country Club on Sunday, after organisers were forced to scrap the first round and reduce the tournament to 18 holes. “The lightning storms and constant rain left the course unplayable on Saturday, …

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South Africa’s Jason Smith and NJ Arnoldi (pictured) combined for a ninth place finish in the 43rd Juan Carlos Tailhade Cup at the Los Lagartos Country Club in Pilar, Argentina on Sunday. Arnoldi from Ekurhuleni carded rounds of 71, 77 and 74 and closed with a three-under-par 68 for a final total of 290. Smith …

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South Africa’s Jason Smith (pictured) and NJ Arnoldi combined for a disappointing 153 in the second round of the 43rd Juan Carlos Tailhade Cup to slip to 10th in the prestigious team competition in Pilar, Argentina. Smith from Gauteng North opened with a two over 73 at the Los Lagartos Country Club and carded a 76 …

Louis de Jager won his 2nd title of 2014 at the Nedbank Affinity Cup

Louis de Jager won his second title of 2014 at the Nedbank Affinity Cup this week and it gave him considerable points in the Chase to the Investec Cup. The 27-year-old had to birdie the 17th and 18th in regulation play to earn a spot in a playoff with Vaughn Groenewald and Danie van Tonder, the latter of whom tops …

2014 Juan Carlos Tailhade Cup Scores & Results from Rd 1

South Africa’s NJ Arnoldi and Jason Smith are three off the pace in Argentina after the first round of the 43rd Juan Carlos Tailhade Cup in Pilar. Arnoldi opened with an even-par 71 at the Los Lagartos Country Club, while reigning SA Stroke Play champion Smith from Gauteng North returned a two over 73. The team …

Louis de Jager wins 2014 Nedbank Affinity Cup Golf in South Africa

Louis de Jager made back-to-back birdies at the 18th of Lost City Golf Course on Thursday to beat Vaughn Groenewald and Danie van Tonder in a sudden-death playoff for the Nedbank Affinity Cup. “It’s always a great feeling to win, especially when you do it in a playoff. There’s extra pressure and I’m really happy …

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After her recent epic victories at the Cell C SA Women’s Open at the San Lameer Country Club, KwaZulu-Natal, and the Blue Bay LPGA in Hainan, China, South Africa’s top women’s golfer Lee-Anne Pace is back in South Africa and is geared up for the inaugural First-Pace Golf Day for Girls. The development initiative …