From the Founder’s Desk

As a proud member of two of the worldwide PGA’s, it is always a highlight of my year when BSI alumni complete their work hours and other requirements and graduate as fully qualified members of the PGA. As mentioned below, Yusuf Raidhan did so this week at the PGA’s Cape Town graduation. We will have a few more alumni take the same step at the Gauteng graduation ceremony in November.

Who are your picks for the US Open this week? Patience is always key at US Opens. I wouldn’t be looking outside the top three favourites; Dustin Johnson, Justin Thomas or John Rahm.

Yusuf qualifies as
Class A PGA Professional

An inspiration to us all!

Congratulations to BSI PGA Diploma graduate, Yusuf Raidhan on qualifying as a Class A PGA Professional. Yusuf graduated from BSI in the class of 2019, and is the Head Teaching Professional at Metropolitan GC in Seapoint, Cape Town.
Follow Yusuf’s footsteps towards your own career in golf

Apply now for 2021 enrolment for the PGA Diploma programme to Limited spaces available.

BSI Tournament Results

Who's in it to win it!

In our Junior Academy section, Dean Herbert and Bernard Meyer won the BSI Junior Medal on 11th September with a score of 72 on the East Course at Royal Johannesburg & Kensington GC.

In our Global Medal, Junior Academy student, Michael Wallace won with a round of 79 at Borrowdale Brooke, in Harare, Zimbabwe. The Global Medal is played between the BSI students who are not able to return to South Africa at the moment.
 Dean Herbert and Bernard Meyer  Michael Wallace
A big shout out as always to Srixon Golf SA for their continued sponsorship of our Tournament prizes and Order of Merit. The next time you’re buying golf balls, gloves or clubs, please have a look at the Srixon range. They have great models to suit all types of player.

Alumni Profile

Keaton has jumped the hurdles in his golf career

Keaton Slatter
BSI Programme: PGA Diploma (Class of 2016) Elite Academy Programme 2017
Current Position: Sunshine Big Easy Tour Professional (2nd year on tour)

Here’s what Keaton had to say about his experience at BSI:

“BSI helped me get over the first hurdle of competitive golf. The opportunity of practicing everyday with the facilities provided gave me the ability to improve on my game. The competitive golf every Friday, the 4-day tournaments, inter-year matchplay challenge. Also the Coaches available on the range when you need them and gym available for the whole day in the facility

I was able to understand the game a lot better with the coaches and staff that we had, and the PGA Diploma helped me to understand my swing, how to build clubs, and what techniques to use in certain situations. I can honestly say that this is a MUST DO.”

Keaton Slatter
Contact to apply for this prestigious programme. Limited spaces available for January 2021 enrolment.

Performance Tip

A simple drill to help you strike your chip shots better

Here’s another great drill from BSI Coach and former Sunshine Tour player, Coenie Stoop to help improve the strikes of your chip shots.

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