From the Founder’s Desk

I’ve been phoning many of our student’s parents lately to check in on how they are doing as a family. It has been great to hear how everyone is coping with the situation as best they can. It’s also very pleasing to hear how happy they have been with the structures and support that we have put in place for academics and sports training during lockdown. BSI has always been service-driven, and now that is needed more than ever.

Helping out at home!

Many hands make light work

In addition to keeping our students busy with a comprehensive daily schedule of academics and golf training, we’ve introduced a Weekly Chore Challenge to get the students engaged in some household work during lockdown. Some chores are more enjoyable than others, like making ice-cream vs sweeping up.

Here are some examples of the students at work.

Alumni Profile

Chris has taken his A-game all the way to Arkansas, USA

Chris Hardy graduated in our PGA Diploma class of 2014. Like many of our alumni, he got the chance to work in USA at Frenchman’s Creek Beach & Country Club in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida after graduation. 

This has led to Chris settling permanently in USA now. He worked at Fresh Meadows Country Club in New York for a while, before taking up his current position as Assistant Golf Professional at Blessings GC in Arkansas, where the NCAA National Championship was held last year.
Chris Hardy
If you dream of pursuing a career in golf with international opportunities, then the PGA Diploma or Greenkeeping programmes at BSI are the perfect college options for you. Contact us to start your journey.
Your golf journey starts here >

2021 Enrolment Now Open

Secure your future in golf

We normally have an Open Day in May, but lockdown and social distancing is preventing that right now. Even so, 2021 enrolment is open for our full-time Junior Academy, PGA Diploma or Greenkeeping programmes, and we have been busy with plenty of interviews for all programmes.

Here’s the current process for those who wish to get started;
1. Visit our website to find details of our programmes.
2. Contact our enrolment department through the website, or email
3. Submit the application that you will be sent, along with supporting documentation.
4. Send swing videos as per instructions for us to evaluate.
5. We will book an online interview with the applicant and family.
6. Successful applicants can secure their place.

No need to travel. No need to pay the usual evaluation fee. We look forward to hearing from you and securing your future in golf.


For this week’s Ask BSI, Kalvin Parsons asked us;

"Shaft flex. What are the real options? I keep hearing swing speed is a HUGE factor! Benefits/disadvantages of being on regular when swing speed is enough for stiff and vice versa. Then tapered vs rifle, which is better for who? Thanks."

So we asked Srixon Tour Fitter, Alfred Sutton, to step in on this one. FYI Alfred is a BSI graduate from our PGA Diploma programme and now lectures for us in our equipment subjects. Watch his comprehensive answer in the video below.
Your questions answered

We’d love to hear your questions on anything golf training/performance, fitness training, mental game, football training/performance (we run a football academy too), youth development, sports parenting or general high performance related.

You can send your questions by replying to this email, or by going to our Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Twitter or LinkedIn feeds.

Performance Tip

Golf myth-busting - face vs path

Understanding how the face and path relationship combine to affect the flight of the ball can help you to lower your scores.
Debunk the myth here >

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