From the Founder’s Desk

Last Friday evening we held our annual graduation and awards evening to finish off the academy year. We’re still waiting for the official photos, so will publish the key images next week. In the meantime, here’s our PGA Diploma graduates posing for the official photo. So proud of them all.

BSI Tournament Results

Hard work pays off,
ask Daniel and Regan

Congratulations to Daniel Nduva on winning the BSI Cycle 4 Premier Championship at Royal Johannesburg & Kensington GC, with rounds of 69,67,67,70 for a fantastic total of 15 under par. Check out his impressive scorecards and stats below. In winning this event, Daniel was confirmed as the 2020 BSI Premier Order of Merit Champion.
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Congratulations to Regan Gay on winning the BSI Cycle 4 Junior Championship at Royal Johannesburg & Kensington GC, with rounds of 72,71,69,79 for a total of +3. Regan’s victory also confirmed him as the BSI Junior Order of Merit Champion for 2020.
Daniel Nduva Regan Gay

Yet Another Alumni
Pro Victory

Stuart shows
us how it's done

Congratulations to BSI alumni, Stuart Smith on winning the PGA Pro/Am at Royal Johannesburg & Kensington GC on Monday with a score of 70 on the East Course.

They Play, You Relax

Give your child the
gift of golf

Our final Kids Golf Camp of the year is underway this week. The next one will be from 5th to 7th of January, so bring your kids down to Huddle Park and enjoy some ‘me time’ for a few hours while the kids have fun and learn in the fresh air. Age ranges from 5 to 12 years old. Times are 9h00 to 12h00 each day. R650 per child for the full camp or R250 per day, if you can’t make every day.

Contact Jason at or on 072 784 3434 to book. Limited spots available.

Performance Tip

Reading Greens

Reading greens effectively is one of the three key skills you need to be an effective putter.

Here are some tips on how to improve this skill:

1. When reading a putt, don’t just look at your line. Try to get an overall picture of the green, it will usually only slope one way.

2. Go to school by watching your playing partners’ putts, it can only help you.

3. Don’t rely on your caddie if you take one. Always try to read the green yourself first. This is a skill you can only develop through experience.

4. Feel the slope with your feet as well as seeing with your eyes.

5. Select the pace at which you want the ball to enter the hole (dying in, medium or firm), before figuring out the line.

6. If you have time, circle the hole looking at the putt from all angles.

7. On a breaking putt, the start line is higher than the apex of the putt.

8. If in doubt, hit it straight

9. Once you’ve picked your line, don’t change your mind. Your second choice is rarely right.

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