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PINNACLE POINT OPEN
Posted on 18 April 2019

Well done to all our Academy57 Juniors on your great performances during the recent Pinnacle Open, won by Jordan Duminy.  Martin Vorster was runner up and Christo Lamprecht 3rd. We had 7 Academy players in the top 10. Thank you to  Val Holland (coach) PING, Titleist / FootJoy, SwitchGrips, R&A 

PINNACLE POINT OPEN
Posted on 15 April 2019
Jordan Duminy successfully defended his Pinnacle Point Open title on 14 April 2019. Jordan carded scores of 64 and 74 for yet another title. Well done Jordan!
SIMOLA JUNIOR OPEN
Posted on 09 April 2019

Congratulations to Martin Vorster on winning the Simola Junior Open on 7 April 2019 with a score of 68.  Ian Pautz, also an Academy 57 member, was tied second on 71.  Well done!

Academy 57 members selected for GolfRSA National Squad
Posted on 09 April 2019

Congratulations to Academy 57 members, Martin Vorster and Jordan Duminy on being selected as part of the GolfRSA National Squad to their upcoming tour to the UK and Ireland.  Your selection is well deserved.

Mossel Bay Golf Club Championships
Posted on 01 April 2019

Martin Vorster won both the Mossel Bay Golf Club Senior and Junior Club Championships on brilliant scores of 70 and 65.  Jordan Duminy and Ian Pautz, also Academy 57 members, were tied 3rd.  Well done, you are all great ambassadors of Louis’ Academy!

Nomads SA boys u/19
Posted on 28 March 2019

Well done to Jordan Duminy on finishing 5th on a score of -7 at the Nomads SA Boys u/19 played at Humewood Golf Club.  We wish you well for the Stroke play.

Riversdale Open
Posted on 18 March 2019
Many congratulations to Jordan Duminy on winning the 36 hole Riversdale Open on Saturday 16 March, on a score of -6.  Jordan was also the 2018 defending champion.  Ian Pautz finished as the runner-up on -3 and JP vd Watt finished tied 3rd.  Thanks to coach Val Holland, PING, TEITLIST/FOOTJOY and SwitchGrips for your sponsorship of Academy 57.
Sanlam Cape Province Open
Posted on 07 March 2019
Congratulations to Martin Vorster for finishing as runner-up on a score of –16, in the Sanlam Cape Province Open, played over 4 rounds at George and Kingswood Golf Clubs. Jordan Duminy and Christo Lamprecht finished in the tied 8th position. We are proud of your continuous great performances.
Stilbaai Junior Open

Posted on 28 February 2019

The Stilbaai Junior Open was another fantastic event for the Academy 57 Juniors. Well done to JP vd Watt on winning the Stilbaai Junior Open on 24 February.  Ivan Verster was runner-up and Franco Gericke was tied third. Kass Muller from Academy 57’s Development Tier won the B Division. We are proud of your performances !
Southern Cape Mixed Championship

Posted on 27 February 2019

Many congratulations to Ian Pautz (Academy 57) and Lize-Mari Prinsloo on winning the Southern Cape Mixed Championship on Sunday at Oubaai. The Tournament was played over 36 holes Combined Better Ball and Foursomes. Photo credit SCGU

Jordan Duminy finish second at SA Amateur

Posted on 22 February 2019

Jordan, well done with your fantastic performance in the Final of the SA Amateur. You have put up a great fight till the end. We are all very proud of your Runner-Up achievement. Congratulations to Wilco Nienaber. SA are proud to have such great junior golfers !

Duminy boosts local challenge in SA Amateur

Posted on 21 February 2019

Southern Cape teenager Jordan Duminy showed maturity well beyond his 16 years to ensure three South Africans will challenge in the quarter-finals of the South African Amateur Championship at King David Mowbray Golf Club on Thursday.

Jordan Duminy at the SA Amateur

Posted on 20 February 2019

We wish Jordan Duminy all the best for his quarter finals match on Thursday at the SA Amateur at King David Mowbray Golf Club!!  We are proud of your great achievement.

Stilbaai open

Posted on 11 February 2019

Well done to Ivan Verster of Academy 57 , on winning the Stilbaai Open today. Ivan won the 27 hole Open in a play off on -2.

All Africa Junior Golf Challenge

Posted on 05 February 2019

Congratulations to Academy 57 members, Christo and Martin on their selection to represent South Africa at the upcoming All Africa Junior Golf Challenge in Botswana, during March 2019. The other two members of the GolfRSA Team is Casey Jarvis and Sam Simpson. We wish you all the best, play well and have fun !

Wishing all the junior golfers in SA only the best for 2019

Posted on 15 January 2019

Louis with his Academy 57 Juniors and some of the proud family members, at Pinnacle Point. We wish all the junior golfers in SA, GolfRSA and other golf Academies, only the best for a fantastic and successful 2019 ! We are all so privilege to play this wonderful game.

Christo Lamprecht – Academy 57, Golfer Of The Year 2018

Posted on 15 January 2019

Congratulations to Christo Lamprecht on winning the Academy 57, Golfer Of The Year Award for 2018. Christo has completed a hat trick of Golfer Of The Year awards for 2016, 2017, 2018. Well done, its fully deserved !

Ben Van Wyk won the Academy 57’ Order Of Merit for 2018

Posted on 15 January 2019

Congratulations to Ben Van Wyk on winning the Academy 57’ Order Of Merit for 2018. We wish you all the best for your future golfing career. It was a privilege to have you in Academy 57, for the past two years !
Martin Vorster awarded special canvas signed by Louis

Posted on 15 January 2019

Martin Vorster was awarded a special canvas signed by Louis to commemorate his winning of the Junior Open Championship last year at St Andrews. Academy 57 is blessed to have Louis as The Open Champion 2010, as Founding Member as well as Martin as the Junior Open Champion !

Martin Vorster begins 2019 on a high note

Posted on 07 January 2019

2019 began on a high note for Martin Vorster and Academy 57. Well done on winning the Pinnacle Point Club Championship, played over 36 holes !!!

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.
Jordan is Plettenberg Bay Junior Open Champion

Posted on 21 May 2018

Well done to Jordan Duminy on winning the Plettenberg Bay Junior Open, played on Sunday 20 May 2018. Jordan’s winning score was a –4 (68). You make Academy 57 very proud with your continuous great performances.

Academy 57 Home of Champions

Posted on 08 May 2018

Ben van Wyk recently won the Pezula Open (Knysna) with a brilliant score of – 4 (66 / 74), 5 shots clear of the runner-up. Christo Lamprecht, also from Academy 57 won the Goose Valley Open on Saturday 5 May 2018, with scores of 68 and 70. He almost made it a double on Sunday 6 May when he was tied for the lead with scores of 69 and 68 at the Plettenberg Bay Open. He lost the play off against a chipped in eagle on the second play off hole. Well Done guys ! Also a big thank you to Louis, the parents, coaches and other golfers which contribute to this wonderful game.
Ben Van Wyk Pezula Open Champion

Posted on 01 May 2018

Well done to Ben van Wyk, on winning the Pezula Open on 22 April 2018, with scores of 66 and 74, for a total of 140. He won the Title 5 shots clear of the runner-up !

WP Amateur Matchplay

Posted on 30 April 2018

Well done to Jordan for reaching the quarter finals at the WP Amateur Matchplay. Jordan put on a great fight loosing 2 and 1. You make us proud!
WP Amateur Strokeplay

Posted on 26 April 2018

Well done to Academy 57 members, Christo and Jordan, for yet another great performance at a national event. Christo finished 3rd at the WP Amateur Strokeplay, played at Milnerton Golf Club from 23-25 April 2018, on a score of –13. Jordan also had a good tournament and finished T15 on –2.

Christo Runner-Up at Bridge Fund South Final

Posted on 17 April 2018

Christo Lamprecht of Academy 57, was tied runner-up at the South Final, of the Bridge Fund Managers Junior Series, played on 15 April 2018 at King David Mowbray Golf Club. Christo finished with scores of 68 / 68 only one shot behind the winner Deon Germishuys. Well done Christo, we are proud of your continuous great performances!
Jordan Pinnacle Point Open Champion

Posted on 17 April 2018

Well done to Jordan Duminy, the new Pinnacle Point Champion for 2018. Jordan won the Open on Sunday 15 April with scores of 68 and 70 for a total of 138, 6 under par. Martin Vorster and Ben van Wyk, also Academy 57 members, were tied second on 3 under par.

Nomads SA Boys u/19 Championship

Posted on 05 April 2018

Well done to the Academy 57 Juniors, for great performances at the Nomads SA Boys u/19. The Tournament took place from 2-4 April 2018 at the Woodhill Country Club, in Pretoria. Christo Lamprecht was 4th on –10, Martin Vorster T6 on –8, Jordan Duminy T18 on –1 and Ben van Wyk 32th on +5. All the best for the Match Play Championship, go for gold !
Jordan Won the Mossel Bay Club Championship

Posted on 12 March 2018

Jordan Duminy won the Mossel Bay Club Championship on 11 March with scores of 64 and 68 for a total of 12 under par. Well done! Academy 57 is proud of your performance!

All-Africa Junior Golf Challenge

Posted on 06 March 2018

Academy 57 wish Martin and the rest of his SA Boys team members all the best for the All-Africa Junior Golf Challenge, being played at the Royal Dar Es Salam GC in Marocco. Play well and have fun !
Martin Vorster finish T3 in the Sanlam SA Amateur Championship

Posted on 27 February 2018

Well done to Martin Vorster for finishing T3 in the Sanlam SA Amateur Championship on a score of –2. The 36 hole Championship was played at Durban Country Club, from 25 – 26 February 2018. The Championship was also the qualifying event for the Sanlam SA Amateur Matchplay that starts on 27 February. We wish Martin and Christo al the best for the Matchplay ! Christo Lamprecht is the defending Champion.

JP vd Watt Stillbaai Junior OoM Winner

Posted on 21 February 2018

JP won the Stilbaai Junior OoM on 11 February 2018. He showed nerves of steel by winning the play off against another Academy 57 player, Ben van Wyk. Well done to both juniors!
Ben is Heidelberg Open Champion

Posted on 21 February 2018

Well done to Ben van Wyk on winning the Heidelberg Open on 10 February 2018, with a score of –6. Academy 57 is proud of your achievement.

Christo & Martin Strong Performances in African Stroke Play

Posted on 19 February 2018

Well done to both Academy 57 Champions, Christo Lamprecht and Martin Vorster on your brilliant performances during the African Amateur Stroke Play Championship, which was played at the Glendower Golf Club from 13 – 16 February 2018. Christo finished the 72 hole Tournament as runner up, on a score of -11 and Martin was 3rd on a score of –10. The Tournament was won by James du Preez on –14. South Africa are blessed with such Junior talent !

Martin and Christo Part Of SA Junior Winning Team

Posted on 19 February 2018

Congratulations to the Junior South Africa team, on winning the African Amateur Team Championship on a total of – 18, 4 shots ahead of second place, Team Ireland. The 54-hole Championship took place from 13-16 February 2018, at the Glendower Golf Club. You made us proud! From L to R: Jayden Schaper, Martin Vorster (Academy 57), Rusil Moss (Glendower GC Captain), Wilco Nienaber and Christo Lamprecht Jnr (Academy 57).

Academy 57 in the top 10 on the SAGA Open-Amateur Ranking

Posted on 13 February 2018

Academy 57’s Champion golfers, Christo Lamprecht and Martin Vorster are both in the top 10 on the SAGA Open-Amateur Ranking. Christo holds the 5th and Martin the 8th position. Christo is currently ranked 3rd and Martin 6th on the SAGA U/19 ranking. Well done to both, you are worthy ambassadors of Louis and his Academy.
 
Academy 57 at the African Amateur Stroke Play Championship

Posted on 12 February 2018

Academy 57 beliefs in identifying juniors, with golf potential, already at a young age and to assist them with professional coaching for their future careers. Martin Vorster and Jordan Duminy are proudly Louis fans and Academy 57 members since they were respectively 9 and 8 years old. At age 16 and 15 today, they are already Champions and proud ambassadors of Louis and his Junior Golf Academy. We also appreciate the role that parents play in the lives of their children and supporting them with their dreams.

Thank you to PING for your loyal and continuous support!

Posted on 12 February 2018

Much appreciation to R&A for their loyal support of Academy 57, since 2010 when Louis won The Open Championship at St Andrews. With the assistance of the R&A we are able to run a well-structured and successful golf development program

Martin Vorster & Jordan Duminy proudly Academy 57 members

Posted on 08 February 2018

Academy 57 beliefs in identifying juniors, with golf potential, already at a young age and to assist them with professional coaching for their future careers. Martin Vorster and Jordan Duminy are proudly Louis fans and Academy 57 members since they were respectively 9 and 8 years old. At age 16 and 15 today, they are already Champions and proud ambassadors of Louis and his Junior Golf Academy. We also appreciate the role that parents play in the lives of their children and supporting them with their dreams.

Thank you to R&A for your loyal and continuous support!

Posted on 08 February 2018

Much appreciation to R&A for their loyal support of Academy 57, since 2010 when Louis won The Open Championship at St Andrews. With the assistance of the R&A we are able to run a well-structured and successful golf development program

Thank you to ATKV for your loyal and continuous support!

Posted on 06 February 2018

Many thanks to the ATKV for your loyal support of the Louis 57 Academy’s Junior Golf Development Programme, since 2013. Together we change life’s! Baie Dankie!

Martin to make National debut

Posted on 05 February 2018

Martin Vorster from Academy 57, was named by SAGA as one of the talented juniors to make his National debut in the SA Junior Team, at the upcoming African Amateur Stroke Play Championship, at Glendower in February. Martin was also selected by GolfRSA to be part of the SA Junior Team to defend SA’ title at the All Africa Junior Golf Championship from 6-9 March in Morocco.

Thank you to Titleist and Footjoy for their continuous support!

Posted on 01 February 2018

Thank you to Leonard Loxton and his team from Titleist South Africa / FootJoy South Africa for your continuous sponsorship of the Louis57 Junior Golf Academy! You have been loyal supporters since Academy 57’s founding in 2009 & we pride ourselves in the association with all your brands.

Christo Does It Again!

Posted on 29 January 2018

Christo won the Bridge Fund Manager Junior Series at PE Golf Club on 28 January 2018, on a score of -3. The Event was the 11th of the Junior Development Series. Well done Christo, yet another trophy for your cabinet !

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