Shane DeKock and Yaaseen Manual selected to Clovelly Men’s League Team

After replacing golf clubs for matric. school books for much of 2014, Shane and Yaaseen are enjoying some time back on the golf course at last. This has earned them a call up into the Clovelly 2nd Challenge Team, a step closer towards their goal of a place in the Premier (1st league) Team. Well […]

Jessica Green wins WP Junior Girls event!

Readers may recall reading of Jessica Green’s huge improvement with her golf in our December 2014 Newsletter. This became much in evidence when Jess, playing in her first ever WP Junior Event blew the rest of her competitors away and comfortably won the 19 -24 handicap division. A blushing Jess was called on to the […]

Club champs 2014 – Yaaseen brings a trophy home!

Yaaseen Manuel

Yaaseen Manuel, playing off a 6 handicap was well placed to perform well at the 2014 Clovelly Club Champs. Played over 36 holes Yaaseen brought back the Apprentice Cup for the Best Junior at Clovelly. A great achievement by Yaaseen: well done! Considering that Golf constitutes just 30 % of RAGA activity, and how school […]

Mr Raymond Ackerman inducted into the SA Golf hall of fame

Clovelly President and RAGA Patron, Raymond Ackerman recently received the Harry Brews Lifetime Contribution to Golf Award at a Gala dinner held in Johannesburg. Mr Ackerman has proudly flown the Clovelly Country Club flag for many years. His contribution to social upliftment for the growth and betterment of the game goes back many years. Fittingly […]

Jo Eayres – Great friend of RAGA returning to the UK

8 years ago, Jo Eayres arrived in South Africa and soon after became involved in assisting RAGA on a volunteer basis. She was able to assist RAGA in its development and growth and was pivotal in allowing RAGA to achieve its desired outcomes. Using her remarkable ability to work so well with people, she was […]

Boys selected for Clovelly Senior League team


Golf takes time – time to understand the game, the various formats, the rules and of course to improve skill levels. One of the objectives when students join the Academy is for them to be the very best that they can be given the time split between Academics and Life skills. This is why it […]

Juniors On The Golf Course

RAGA Juniors On The Golf Course

It’s not long before we will see all of our junior students achieve handicaps. For the vast majority of our junior students 2013 was their “Introduction to Golf” year. This cognitive phase of learning the game entailed the learning of the basics to a mental understanding of the game. The latter parts of 2013 saw […]


What make sport such a great life skill is that when the pressure is on true winners stand tall! Our RAGA Schools League Golf Team did exactly that: stand tall! The Schools League see eleven teams of school age players compete over 4 months. The boys went out in the final two matches needing to […]

RAGA Girls represent Western Province at SA Girls Champs in Orkney

Munashra Meyer Lauren

For the second year running, our five senior girls jetted off to Johannesburg to represent Western Province in the SA Girls Championships held at the Orkney Golf course. The Western Province team came back victorious. The RAGA girls, although not collecting any individual performances prizes, contributed to the game count to help WP bring back […]

Boys perform admirably in the Clovelly Chammy cup

Luke Delcarme, Fellow student of the year

The Chammy Cup (the Clovelly Members-Only Knockout Better Ball Match Play Competition) sets teams of two against another team of two. This year eighty teams entered, four teams of which were RAGA students. The pairing of Shane De Kock and Yaaseen Manuel overcame strong opposition to reach the 4th round and were narrowly beaten. The […]