• Triumphing in the SA U17 champs

    "I've ticked a lot of boxes this year but winning all four Nomads SA Boys Titles is the most special of all, People say it is a dream come true at these things and it is for me."-Golf Digest
  • About Jayden

    "I've wanted to win the Grand Slam ever since I won the Under13 title. It's been a goal for five years and I am just so stoked. This one is for my parents (Ryan and Yolanda) for all their support and for always keeping me positive. And for my coach and my Rock, Grant Veenstra "- Golf Digest
  • About Jayden

    “Jayden hit a superb three-iron straight into the wind at 11, a par three measuring 171 metres, but still came up 40 metres short. He saved par with a great up-an-down"- Lali Stander
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This Year at a glance 

 

Jaydens highlights for the season include becoming the first ever South African to win the Junior Grand slam-   

SA U13 Title in 2012, SA U15 Title in 2016, SA U17 Title, 2017 U19 title and U19 Match Play Title. 

Jayden is currently ranked #1 in the SA Junior rankings and is ranked 11th in open rankings . He also had the privilege of playing in the inaugural Junior Presidents Cup for the international Team. 

 

JUNIOR TOURNAMENTS FOR THE SEASON

 

NOMADS Inland NOoM1 at Benoni Country Club in January of 2017,Scoring 72,70 and 75. T4th. 

Curro SA Junior International held at Durbanville Country Club scores of 72,70 and 72 in March. T4th

SA Boys U19 Stroke Play Championship in April 2017 scoring 68,67,66 and 73 at The Langebaan Golf and Sports Club. Winner

NOMADS SA Boys U19 Championship Match play at Langebaan.Winner

Jayden won the Dimension Data Junior open held at Fancourt Montagu. Winner with rounds of 67,67,75

NOMADS SA Boys U17 Championship at Rustenburg Golf Club in July 2017 rounds- 69,67 and 69. Winner

NOMADS Inland NooM2 at Houghton Golf Club. T12th with rounds of 69 and 75

Tshwane Junior Open for the second time in a row at Pretoria Country Club scores of 71 and 62. Winner

Bridge fund managers tournament at held at ERPM in October Scored 65. Winner

 

OPEN AMATEUR ACHIEVEMENTS FOR THE YEAR 

 

Free State Open in Maccauvlei rounds of 69,76,68 and 69. T9th

Gauteng North Open at Wingate Park Country Club rounds of 72,70,72,70. 10th

South African Stroke Play Championship finished with rounds of 70,73,71,69. T29th

Rounds of 78,70,71 and 78-African Amateur Stroke Play Championship T31st

Prince's Grant Invitational.73,80,79,73 T16th

KZN Stroke Play held at Selborne Country Club in May with scores of 70,75,70 and 73. T9th

With rounds of 71,71 and 71 at the GNGU Silver Salver held at Irene Country Club. 2nd

Bobby locke held at Parkview Golf Club - Scoring 70,71,75,68 an 73 . 7th

Central Gateng open at Country Club Johannesburg scores of 69,71 69, and 69 .3rd

 

 

JAYDEN REPRESENTING SA JUNIORS

African Amateur Stroke Play held at leopard creek with rounds of 78,70,71 and 78.

All Africa Junior held in Zimbabwe with scores of 70,73,73 and 66 placing him 2nd in the tournament.

Toyota world junior teams championship held in Japan with scores of 72,65,72 and 75 where he tied 14th.

 

INTERNATIONAL TOURNAMENTS 

The Junior Players Championships held at Sawgrass Jayden finished 24th with rounds of 76,70 and 73.

Rounds of 82,78 and 74 at the Duke of York held at Royal Liverpool .11th

Competed at the prestigious Junior Presidents Cup at Plainfield in New Jersey For the international team. 

 

 

 

Jayden Schaper