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Symone Henriques selected to represent SA in Jakarta World Junior Championships

Congratulations to Symone Henriques of Glenvista Golf Club on being selected to represent South Africa, along with Caitlyn MacNab of Ekurhuleni, in The Jakarta World Junior Championship, 54 hole stroke play at Damal Indah, PIK Course. It will take place from the 31st May to 3rd June 2016. Wishing them both the best of luck and loads of fun on your first even International team event.

Telfer wins Sanlam SA Women's Amateur Stroke Play

Johannesburg’s Kaleigh Telfer claimed her maiden Sanlam SA Women’s Amateur Stroke Play Championship title when she won by six strokes at Westlake Golf Club on Tuesday.

The 17-year-old Telfer closed with a tournament low of three-under-par 69 to win on one over par. Eleonora Galletti and Switzerland’s Azelia Meichtry shared second place on seven over par.

Gauteng North's Danielle du Toit closed with a 77 to finish alone in seventh on 228.

Telfer two clear in Sanlam SA Women’s Amateur

CAPE TOWN (25 April 2016) – It’s not yet on the level of her love for Deep House music, but 17-year-old Kaleigh Telfer is slowly starting to understand Westlake Golf Club’s course. And if she can hold onto her two-stroke lead in Tuesday’s final round of the Sanlam SA Women’s Amateur Stroke Play Championship, she may well leave here loving it.

Humble Van Zyl shares Sanlam SA Women's amateur lead

Free Stater Chante van Zyl has had to make do with the forced closure of nine of the 18 holes at her home course and very little in the way of quality greens or even a practice bunker to prepare for this week’s Sanlam SA Women’s Amateur Stroke Play Championship. But she was still able to share the lead in Sunday’s first round at Westlake Golf Club.

SA sweeps to 12th AACT victory

South Africa’s top trio Ivanna Samu, Kaleigh Telfer and Zethu Myeki collected an unprecedented 12th victory for the country in the 13th edition of the All-Africa Challenge Trophy (AACT) in Hammemet, Tunisia on Friday.

After braving wet weather on the second day of the biennial showpiece, the international field were tested by very windy conditions on the final day at the La Floret course.

Gauteng North pair gain control in Reunion

Gauteng North duo Danielle du Toit and Keegan Mclachlan took command in the 2016 World Amateur Golf Audi Reunion on a tough scoring day at the magnificent Golf Du Bassin Blue on Reunion Island on Sunday.

Du Toit, who took the first round lead in the Ladies Championship with an opening 69, added an even-par 72 on day two to open up a yawning gap on the field.

Telfer hits great form at KZN Champs

Kaleigh Telfer kicked her preparation for the All-Africa Challenge Trophy in Tunisia into high gear when she followed team-mates Ivanna Samu and Zethu Myeki into the winner’s circle on the Womens Golf South Africa (WGSA) circuit on Sunday. She fired a course record 66 in the final round at Victoria Country Club to claim a runaway victory on in the KZN Ladies Golf Stroke Play Championship.

Woo-Ju Son wins Curro SA Junior Internationals today

Woo-Ju has just won the championships by one shot after leading the tournament from the first round, she has a 6 shot lead going into the final round but started off with 4 bogeys in the fisrt 5 holes. She managed to get things under control and came with pars on the next four holes. The back nine started pretty much as her from nine did but this time with a nasty triple bogey 7 on the 10th hole followed by a bogey on the 11th hole.

Son and Higgo keep control at Curro SA Juniors

Overnight leader Woo-Ju Son protected her overnight lead in the Girls Division of the Curro South African Junior International against a 43-strong line-up at Durbanville Golf Club, while De Zalze golfer Garrick Higgo has been in a league of his own in the 97-strong Boys Division through two rounds of the 56-hole Global Junior Golf Tour event.

Son shines at SA Curro SA Juniors

Country Club Johannesburg’s Woo Ju Son leads the South African charge in the 44-strong Girls Division after day one of the Curro South African Juniors International (SAJI), while Boland golfer Garrick Higgo has the overnight lead in the Boys Division through 18 holes of the 54-hole Global Golf Junior Tour strokeplay event being contested at Durbanville Golf Club.

Samu set for Curro SA Junior Internationals

DURBANVILLE, 7 March 2016 – Top ranked junior Ivanna Samu is riding a wave of confidence ahead of the prestigious Curro SA Junior Internationals this week after she lifted the Edith Bowie Trophy for a second time in three years on Sunday.
Samu overcame a seven shot deficit in the final round to claim a two shot victory on one-under-par 143 in the Pam Golding Properties Western Province Championship on Sunday.

Kelsey Nicholas best amateur at SLT Supersport Challenge

We are extremely proud of Kelsey Nicholas who won best amateur on Friday at Huddle Park. Kelsey was playing in the Sunshine Ladies Tour Supersport Challenge. Former top ranked amateur Bertine Strauss claimed her second successive victory on the Sunshine Ladies Tour with a five shot triumph in the SuperSport Ladies Challenge Royal Johannesburg and Kensington's Kelsey Nicholas claimed the Leading Amateur honours at Huddle Park Golf and Recreation.

Noluthando is Modderfontein Club Champion

A huge congratulations to Noluthando Mdanda of Modderfontein golf club on winning their Ladies Club Championships this weekend. Noluthando has worked so hard at her game and she is now reaping the rewards of all that hard work. We are all very proud of the wonderful achievement. Noluthando plays off a 10 handicap and shot rounds of 81 and 79, super golf.

Ivanna Samu wins Western Province Championships today

News hot off the press. Ivanna Samu won the championships by 2 shots after carding scores of 74,69 (143) from fellow Gauteng golfers Shawnelle De Lange 74,71(145) and Kaleigh Telfer 69,76 (145). We had 6 girls finishing in the top ten. Kajal Mistry finished T5 on 72,75 (147), 7th place on her own was Woo-Ju Son 77,71 (148), and Chiara Contomathios 75,75 (150) Cara Ford and Kaiyuree Moodley also took part and finished T19th and T34 respectively.

Samu leads pro stars in SLT Cape Town Ladies Open

It was one for the books as top ranked amateur Ivanna Samu upstaged the country’s leading professionals to grab the first round lead in the Cape Town Ladies Open at Royal Cape Golf Club on Wednesday.

The lanky 17-year-old Ruimsig golfer showed some exceptional skills in a testy north-westerly wind to fire an opening six-under-par 68 for a one stroke lead over the high profile likes of Lee-Anne Pace, Ashleigh Simon and Monique Smit.

Ivanna leads after first round of SLT Cape Town

Ivanna Samu carded a brilliant six under par 68 in the Sunshine Ladies Tour event in the Cape Town Ladies Open today. It is being played at Royal Cape Golf Club, a par 74 layout.  Ivanna had five birdies, an eagle and one bogey. She leads the field by one shot from Monique Smit, last weeks winner at the Tshwane Open, Ashleigh Simon and Lee-Anne Pace all on five under par.

Obituary Angie Watson

It is with a very heavy heart that we inform you of the passing of a wonderful friend and golfer, Angie Watson. Angie passed away last night after a very long and brave battle with cancer. She was taken far too young, only 49. We will remember her for her vibrant and bubbly personality and her great sense of humour. She will be sorely missed by all at Dainfern and all her fellow golfers and friends from clubs around South Africa. RIP Angie.

Samu best amateur at SLT Chase to Investec Cup at Houghton today

The SLT Chase to Investec Cup at Houghton finished today with Rebecca Hudson of England winning the tournament on -4 from South Africans, Stacey Bregman and Ashleigh Simon on -3. Ivanna Samu and Swiss player Azelia Meichtry were tied for Best Amateur on +5 with South African professional Liezel Klotz. If there was a count out, Ivanna would win it on the last 18 played with a 76 over Azelia's 80 but we have had no official word as yet.

Woo-Ju Son wins Western Province Junior Championships

The Western Province Junior Championships have just finished at Durbanville Golf Club. Gauteng Juniors have taken the top three spots. Woo-Ju finished on 226 with rounds of 76,72,78. Kaiyuree Moodley second on 228 with rounds of 77,78,78 and Eleonora Galletti third on 229 with rounds of 80,73,76.

Chiara Contomathios finished 9th to make the top ten, Cara Ford T11th, Kelsey Nicholas 13th with an eagle on the par 5 11th hole and Symone Henriques 15th

Christmas Alliance 23 November 2015 at Randpark and photos

The Christmas Alliance today at Randpark on the picturesque Bushwillow Course was a great success with a full field of 126 ladies playing enjoyable golf followed by a lovely lunch and prizegiving. This brings to an end this year's LGG activities and all that's left is for us to thank everyone for your participation in all our events and wish you a blessed and safe Festive Season and we look forward to an even more successful 2016.

Final LGG Christmas Alliance Timesheet - Randpark 23 November 2015

The Christmas Alliance is Ladies Golf Gauteng's fun event of the year. There are nearest the pin prizes on all short holes and prizes go to 6th place. It is also the occasion when we present the trophies and certificates to all winners and runner-up teams in the different leagues. Please check the timesheet and ensure that all ladies are aware of their tee times. There is still a four ball time available at 06h45.

Sunday Handicap & Scratch League Finals at Wanderers on 15 November 2015

Congratulations to Bryanston Country Club for winning a keenly contested Sunday League Final against Killarney played at Wanderers GC today. Two matches were all square after 18 holes with the other one won on the 18th.  Well done to all players for coping with the heat and wind. 

CCJ 1 are the winners of this year's scratch league and have the distinction of having won all their matches thoughout the year! Well done to CCJ. The runners-up are Ruimsig 1.

Thursday Silver and Bronze League Finals 12 November 2015 at Dainfern

And the winners in the Silver Division are...... RJ&K and in the Bronze Division..... Eagle Canyon!  Well done to both teams but also the Runners-up Wanderers 1 and Kyalami 1. These ladies played in almost unbearably hot and dry conditions. A great thank you to all the ladies who played in the Thursday league, it was played in the best friendly spirit and many new friendships were formed. Photos to follow.

LGG Christmas Alliance Timesheet - Randpark 23 November 2015

The annual fun event of LGG is being held on 23 November on the Bushwillow course at Randpark. We once again have a full timesheet and look forward to a most enjoyable day. The cost for the day will be R300.00 per person which includes the green fee, competition fee and a light lunch. Carts are available for own account and must be booked directly with the club on (011) 215-8600.

Some Gauteng IPT History

Looking back on the website, I have realised that for the first time since we have had the website up and running in 2009, that both Gauteng A and B qualified in the top four and finished first and second, no other Union has done this before.

In 2010 at Irene, Gauteng North A won and Gauteng A were third in Section 1 and Gauteng were third in Section 2.

In 2011 at George, Gauteng North A  won and Gauteng A were runners up and Gauteng B came third in Section 2.

Gauteng teams thrash Gauteng North teams at IPT today

Our teams have once again excelled themselves. Gauteng A gave Gauteng North A a serious drubbing when they beat them 8-1. Kajal and Eleonora won their foursomes match 5&4, Woo-Ju and Natasha won 6&4 and Ivanna and Kaleigh lost their match 3&2. They won all their singles matches. Eleonora 6&4, Kajal 4&2, Tash 4&3, Woo-Ju 3&2, Kaleigh 3&2 and Ivanna 3&2

Latest news in from IPT

Gauteng B have won their match today against Gauteng North A, a brilliant result. They beat them 5 points to 4 which means they win the 2 match points available for today. They will be taking on Gauteng North B tomorrow. The results for the foursomes this morning were as follows :- Chiara and Symone won their match 4&3, Shawnelle and Kaiyuree lost their match 2&1 and Jacqui and Lauren lost their match 5&3.

Epic battle looms at SA Women's Inter-Provincial

Gauteng and Gauteng North will go head-to-head for the 55th South African Women’s Inter-Provincial title after finishing in the top draw of the A-Section Qualifier at Centurion Country Club on Tuesday.

Gauteng North is counting on their home course advantage to revive a seven-year winning run that was ended by Western Province last year, but Gauteng threw down the gauntlet with a first and second place finish.

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