No golf, so SA star whips out the guitar and plays some Foo Fighters

2020-03-18 15:53

South Africa's Erik van Rooyen has taken self-isolation into his own hands after the PGA Tour and European Tour have cancelled several events.

Thomas leads in Mexico, SA's Van Rooyen in the hunt

2020-02-23 07:32

Justin Thomas fired a six-under par 65 to seize a one-stroke lead after Saturday's third round of the WGC Mexico Championship.

Van Rooyen's Masters invitation arrives at SA Open

2020-01-10 18:06

Erik van Rooyen was sitting in the players' area at Randpark Golf Club on the first day of the South African Open when his letter arrived.

5 SA golfers in European Tour finale

2019-11-20 14:28

There will be five South African golfers in the 50-man field at the European Tour's final event of the season, the DP World Tour Championship in Dubai.

Gutted Van Rooyen believes Ernie made the right call

2019-11-13 12:55

South African golfer Erik van Rooyen believes International captain Ernie Els made the right decision in omitting him from December's Presidents Cup team.

Springboks RWC win inspire SA golfers

2019-11-05 15:53

The Springboks victory in the Rugby World Cup final has now given the country's golfers on the European Tour a new-found "winning mentality".

Van Rooyen banks R4.2m after maiden European Tour win

2019-08-26 11:22

Erik van Rooyen has shot up the world golf rankings after his maiden European Tour win at the Scandinavian Invitational at Hills Golf & Sports Club.

Van Rooyen leads in Sweden after late birdie blitz

2019-08-24 18:23

South Africa's Erik van Rooyen produced a sensational finish to earn a one-shot lead after Round 3 of the European Tour's Scandinavian International.

Wiesberger surges into Scottish Open lead

2019-07-13 21:31

Austrian Bernd Wiesberger fired a six-under-par to seize a two-shot lead heading into the final round of the Scottish Open.

Sterne, Van Rooyen qualify for Open Championship

2019-06-26 12:30

South African duo Richard Sterne and Erik van Rooyen have earned their spots at next month's Open Championship at Royal Portrush Golf Club.


Van Rooyen holds his head high after Mexico heroics

2020-02-24 13:47

South Africa's Erik van Rooyen looked at the positives after finishing tied for third at the PGA Tour's WGC-Mexico Championships at Chapultepec Golf Club in Mexico.

Van Rooyen's journey from the Sunshine Tour to Augusta

2020-01-17 16:34

Masters-bound Erik van Rooyen has made great strides in golf over the last two years.

Van Rooyen has PGA Tour card in his sights

2020-01-08 11:34

After a breakthrough 2019 season on the European Tour, South African Erik van Rooyen has his eyes set on America - and more titles.

'Frustrated' Van Rooyen eager to go low at Sun City

2019-11-16 15:20

Erik van Rooyen revealed his disappointment despite finishing under par following his third round at the Nedbank Golf Challenge in Sun City.

Tee times: Nedbank Golf Challenge - Round 1

2019-11-12 18:18

Tee times for the opening round of the Nedbank Golf Challenge at the Gary Player Country Club starting on Thursday.

Ernie has SA trio on his Presidents Cup radar

2019-08-29 12:01

Presidents Cup captain Ernie Els has hinted at the possibility of selecting South African trio Branden Grace, Erik van Rooyen and Justin Harding as his wildcards.

Van Rooyen claims breakthrough win in Sweden

2019-08-25 18:53

South African Erik van Rooyen birdied the final hole to grab his maiden European Tour title by beating Matthew Fitzpatrick at the Scandinavian Invitational.

Van Rooyen 1 back as Green leads Czech Master

2019-08-16 10:12

Gavin Green picked up where he left off 12 months ago with an opening 64 to take the first round lead at the D+D Real Czech Masters.

Van Rooyen shares lead at Scottish Open

2019-07-12 21:42

South Africa's Erik van Rooyen and Austrian Bernd Wiesberger grabbed a share of the lead at the halfway stage of the Scottish Open.

Bradley leads Canadian Open, SA's Van Rooyen lurks

2019-06-07 07:02

Keegan Bradley fired seven birdies in a seven-under-par 63 to take the first-round lead at the US PGA Tour Canadian Open.

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