From the Founder’s Desk

This week saw the welcome return of our students back to the classroom for both our junior and college programmes, following the relaxation of restrictions. Even though our academic programmes pivot well into remote learning, there is nothing better than having the students on site again for that personal touch.

The Olympic Men’s Golf Tournament starts this week with a decent field of players. We wish Garrick Higgo and Christiaan Bezuidenhout the best of luck in representing South Africa.

What’s happening at BSI?

Our students are swinging back into action

It’s great to have our students back on campus and getting back into the full swing of things. The morning Energiser Sessions are always an awesome hit as it invigorates everybody before a full day of theory and practical learning.

BSI Tournament Results

Who's been named king of the castle?

BSI Premier Division Medal
Congratulations to Mangezi Maswanganyi on winning back-to-back Premier Division Medal Tournaments with 72 on a chilly and windy Royal Johannesburg & Kensington East Course on Friday, 23 July 2021. He bettered his score from the previous round by two strokes.

Well done to Harry Llewellyn (75) who achieved his personal best on the day.
Mangezi Maswanganyi
BSI Premier Division Medal – Catch up 27 July 2021
Accolades go out to Reece Mckain for winning the BSI Premier Division medal on Tuesday 27 July 2021 with a 3-under 69 on Royal Johannesburg & Kensington East Course.
Reece Mckain
BSI Junior Academy Medal
Vuyisani Makama braved the early morning cold to win last week’s Junior Academy Medal with 75 on Royal Johannesburg & Kensington East Course. Congratulations!
Vuyisani Makama

Student Spotlight

Hole-in-one alert!

The spotlight is shared by two BSI students, who both achieved a hole-in-one last week. There were two aces in two days by BSI Academy golfers.

Congratulations to:

1. Sean Paxton
Hole 5 Royal Johannesburg & Kensington (East Course) | Thursday, 22 July 2021

2. Grant Labuschagne
Hole 12 Royal Johannesburg & Kensington (East Course on his weekly medal round) | Friday, 23 July 2021

Nice one!
Sean Paxton Grant Labuschagne

Alumni Spotlight

A BSI preview from Alfred Sutton

Our Alumni Spotlight is on Alfred Sutton – BSI PGA Diploma Graduate 2012. Alfred is presently the Tour Custom Fitter for Srixon Golf SA.
Watch the video and hear Alfred Sutton’s experience at BSI and what he has been up to since graduating.
Way to go Alfred, we wish you many happy years in your golfing career.

Performance Tip

Warm up for winter golf

With the onset of last weeks cold-snap we thought it would be important to high-light the importance of warming up, be it in hot conditions and most definitely in cooler climates.
Here is some advice from our resident Sports Scientist, Renee Reinecke.

Click on the link below to find out more.
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Online Shop

Play the game, BSI style

Go to our Online Shop to view and purchase your favourite BSI gear or come check out our special sale items.
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Not Just Golf

Welcome back!

We are all so happy to welcome our students back onto campus this week. After a few weeks of not having the opportunity to see our Academy students in person, it was with great joy to see our study centre being used again. There is a nice buzz once more amongst the students and seeing the interaction between students and staff is encouraging.
BSI Football Academy – Open Day

Unfortunately, due to the recent Covid-19 restrictions on football training and to ensure the safety of all, we have had to postpone our BSI Football Academy Open Day which was scheduled for Monday, 09 August 2021.

The new date for the Open Day will now be on Saturday, 18 September 2021. We are looking forward to welcoming you all to our training centre and to get the full experience of our Football Academy in a safe environment.

Limited spaces available. Pre-registration essential; no walk-in registrations will be allowed on the day.

Email to secure your space.


Trusted by champions
Cameron Champ is the champ, carding a bogey-free 66 in his final round, securing his third PGA Tour victory at the 2021 3M Open.

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