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Christo Lamprecht at the SA Open

Posted on 05 December 2018

We wish Christo Lamprecht all the best for his participation in the upcoming SA Open. We know you will make South Africa and Academy 57 proud ! Play well and have fun.

R&A documentary at Pinnacle Point

Posted on 04 December2018

Academy 57 was privileged to be part of a documentary, filmed by the R&A, at Pinnacle Point, on the influence R&A funding has world wide on the development of golf. The R&A is one of our loyal sponsors since 2010. Academy 57 is also proud to have Louis Oosthuizen, 2010 Open Champion as a founder member, as well as one of its members, Martin Vorster as the current Junior Open Champion.   
Jordan runner-up at Simola Open

Posted on 29 October 2018

Well done to Jordan Duminy for his runner-up position at the Simola Open, played on Sunday 28 October 2018. Jordan shot a magnificent 8 under par in the 27 hole tournament, shortened to 27 holes because of thick fog. Jordan’s putter was red hot on the last 9 holes which he played in 5 under. Proud of you !

Congratulations Christo

Posted on 23 October 2018

Congratulations to Christo Lamprecht on winning the Kingswood Open on Sunday 21 October with scores of 68 and 76. Christo also recently won the Knysna Junior Open with a remarkable score of 63. Well done to all the Academy 57 Juniors on their continuous good performances. You make us proud!
Jordan Duminy wins Riversdale Open

Posted on 01 October 2018

Jordan, one of Academy 57’s young stars, won the 36 hole Riversdale Open on Saturday 29 September on a score of 6 under par.  Well done Jordan.

Christo Lamprecht T11 at The Junior Players

Posted on 03 September 2018

Well done to Christo Lamprecht of Academy 57, for finishing T11 at The Junior Players, with scores of 71/78/67. The Tournament was played from 30 Aug – 2 September 2018, at the well known course TPC Sawgrass (Ponta Vedra Beach, Florida). We are proud of your worldwide achievements.
Christo Lamprecht won the George Junior Open

Posted on 07 August 2018

Christo Lamprecht won the George Junior Open on 5 August in a playoff against another Academy 57 member, JP vd Watt. Both finished on scores of 70 in regular play. Ivan Verster and Martin Vorster were tied 3rd. Well done to all the Academy 57 juniors, as well as to all the other juniors in the Southern Cape for your passion and great performances.

Christo Lamprecht Won Southern Cape Junior Open

Posted on 30 July 2018

Christo won the Southern Cape Junior Open on 29 July 2018, played at Kingswood, with brilliant rounds of 67, 67 for a total of 134. Martin Vorster was runner-up with scores of 72, 66 (138) Well played to all the Juniors.
Ben Van Wyk : Pezula Junior Open

Posted on 23 July 2018

Ben Van Wyk (Academy 57) shared the Pezula Junior Open Championship on 22 July 2018, with Calvin Maia (Kingswood) with a score of 72. Ben also won the Oubaai Open a week ago.

Well done on your continuous great golf performances.

Vorster goes wire-to-wire in The Junior Open

Posted on 20 July 2018

ST ANDREWS, Scotland (19 July 2018) – Southern Cape teenager Martin Vorster banished his demons when he completed a wire-to-wire victory to become the first South African champion of The Junior Open Championship at St Andrews on Wednesday.
Voster holds one shot lead in Junior Open

Posted on 17 July 2018

South Africa’s Martin Vorster carded a four-under-par 66 to claim a one shot lead after the first round of the Junior Open staged over the Eden Course at St Andrews. The giant 16-year-old member of the Louis Oosthuizen Golf Academy goes into the second round with a slender advantage over Argentina’s Abel Gallegos while 13-year-old Englishman Joshua Berry from Doncaster birdied the last three holes to post a two-under-par 68 and share third place with Japan’s Tsubasa Kajitani and Adam Pedersen from Denmark.

Ben van Wyk won the Oubaai Open

Posted on 17 July 2018

Ben van Wyk (Academy 57) won the Oubaai Open on 15 July 2018, with scores of 69 and 73, to win the Tournament by 2 shots. It is the 4 th Open, in the Southern Cape, that Ben has won so far during 2018. Well done Ben !
Martin Vorster runner up at NOMADS National OoM

Posted on 11 July 2018

Well done to Martin Vorster for yet another great performance in a national event. Martin was runner up after a playoff, in the NOMADS National OoM, played at the Bryanston golf club.

Christo Lamprecht wins Dimension Data Junior Open

Posted on 02 July 2018

Christo Lamprecht won the 54 hole Dimension Data Junior Open at Fancourt and Kingswood on a totla of -13. Martin Vorster was runner up on -12. Jordan Duminy was T4 and Ben van Wyk 7th. Another great tournament result for Academy 57.
Ivan Verster runner up at Dimension Data U/15 Challenge

Posted on 02 July 2018

Ivan Verster (Academy 57) was runner up in the 54 hole Dimension Data U/15 Challenge at Kingswood. Well played Ivan

Martin sets new course record in Japan !

Posted on 18 June 2018

Martin Vorster (Academy 57) played a suburb round of 61 on 15 June 2018, to set a new course record at the Ishino Course (Chukyo GC, Japan). Martin was part of the GolfRSA Team that participated in the Toyota Junior Golf World Cup. The SA Team finished the Tournament in overall 5th position. Well Done to Martin and the rest of the SA team and Management. Next to Martin in the photo is his proud dad, Waldo.
JP vd Watt wins Pinnacle Point Open

Posted on 11 June 2018

Congratulations to JP vd Watt (Academy 57) on winning the Pinnacle Point Junior Open on 9 June 2018. JP signed for a 73 on the spectacular Pinnacle Point golf course. JP’s victory is a special one as Academy 57 is proudly based at Pinnacle Point.

Academy 57 Juniors Tour The World

Posted on 10 June 2018

Christo Lamprecht and Martin Vorster, Academy 57 members, are currently representing the SA Squads on two different continents. Christo is playing in the St Andrews Links Trophy at the New Course in Scotland and Martin plays in the 2018 Toyota Junior Golf World Cup in Japan. All the best to the rest of the SA Team members. Thank you for flying the SA and Academy 57’s flags so high and proudly!
Ben Oudtshoorn Open Champion

Posted on 05 June 2018

Ben van Wyk (Academy 57) won the Oudtshoorn Open on Sunday 3 June 2018, with two brilliant scores of 71 and 67 (138). Ben also recently won the Heidelberg and Pezula Opens. Well Done !

Christo Makes History in Ireland

Posted on 05 June 2018

Christo Lamprecht (Academy 57) made history when he became the first international winner and youngest ever champion on 4 June 2018, at the East Of Ireland Amateur Open. Christo signed for scores of 66-68-69-71 to win the tournament with 2 shots on –14, played at County Louth (Baltry Links). Christo is no stranger to winning, he also became the youngest SA Amateur Champion in 2017. You are a true champion and make South Africa and especially Louis’ Academy 57 very proud.