Khama Billiat scored for Chiefs while Siboniso Conco and Michael Gumede netted for Abafana Bes’thende to hand them maximum points.
The defeat left Amakhosi in fifth on the standings on 39 points, one behind Cape Town City and Orlando Pirates.
GOLDEN ARROWS VS KAIZER CHIEFS: STARTING LINEUPS
Golden Arrows XI: Mlungwana, Nxadi, Cele, Mantshiyane, Sibiya, Ndwandwe, Magawana, Dube, Mutizwa, Zuke, Mhlongo.
Kaizer Chiefs XI: Pietersen, Ngezana, Mphahlele, Nj. Ngcobo, Blom, Frosler, Alexander, Nk. Ngcobo, Dolly, Billiat, Castro.