THE SAGDB (SOUTH AFRICAN GOLF DEVELOPMENT BOARD) OPERATES IN NINE AREAS ACROSS SOUTH AFRICA. IT ENJOYS SUPPORT AND ENDORSEMENT FROM REMGRO, THE R&A, THE SUNSHINE TOUR, THE PROFESSIONAL GOLFERS ASSOCIATION OF SOUTH AFRICA, THE WOMENS PGA AND THE SA JUNIOR GOLF.
The South African Golf Development Board (SAGDB) is a non-profit organisation with section 18A donations tax exemption status. Since its formation in 1999, the SAGDB has grown a network of coaches and officials who work across the country to develop the game in the cities and the most remote areas.
It currently operates in Boland, Border, Free State, Gauteng Central, Gauteng North, KwaZulu-Natal, Mpumalanga, the Southern Cape, and Western Province. Through its PGA-approved LTAD coaching programme, the board currently has the capacity to coach 2,500 children per week in 9 regions.
Our primary impact lies with the sport itself. We actively broaden the golfing community and transform its composition to be more representative of society –
The SAGDB started operating in Mpumalanga in 2011 with a 14-
Our biggest success to date was winning the Nomads Imperial Auto MFC SAGDB Challenge at Benoni Lake Golf Club in 2015 –
The most successful player that came out of our program so far is undoubtedly Banele Mavuso. Banele was chosen to represent the SAGDB in Scotland in 2015 and was Most Valuable Player at the SA Nomads U19 IPT in 2015 & 2016.