From the Founder’s Desk

Honouring our student's individual
improvement journeys

Our students step up week after week and make us proud, with impressive victories and personal breakthroughs on their individual improvement journeys.

See below our heroes of the week, including two students who have gone from shooting in the 90s to winning gross tournaments in a short space of time.

Club Champions

It was a victorious weekend

Congratulations to our Club Championship winners from this last weekend around Gauteng.  

BSI Academy player, Jules Helary won the Club Championship at Royal Johannesburg & Kensington GC with scores of 69,72. PGA Diploma students, Heinrich Prinsloo and Sean Paxton were 2nd and 5th respectively.

In the Ladies Club Championship at Royal, Junior Academy graduate, Eleanora Galletti won her 7th title. PGA Diploma graduate, Carman Taljaard placed 2nd and current PGA Diploma student, Michelle Steyn came 3rd.

Elsewhere, Junior Academy student Eric Ncube won the Junior Club Championship at Wanderers GC with scores of 76,74.

From 90s shooter to Club Champ

PGA Diploma student, Samantha Conradie won the Ladies Club Championship at Eye of Africa with scores of 79,78. Samantha has made amazing progress since she joined BSI just over a year ago. Her first two medal scores back then were 92.
Jules Helary Eric Ncube Samantha Conradie

BSI Tournament Results

Another journey from 90’s
shooter to winner

Well done to 1st year PGA Diploma student, David Harrold for his first Premier Medal victory last week with a score of 71 on Royal Johannesburg & Kensington’s West Course. David started with us in mid-January, shooting 92 twice in the first three weeks. That’s a massive 21-shot improvement in 9 weeks.

We also had a personal best last week from JD Ungerer (80).
David Harrold
Well done to Michael Wallace on winning last week’s Junior Medal with a score of 71 on Royal Johannesburg & Kensington East Course. We also had a personal best from Vuyisani Makama (72).
Michael Wallace

Alumni News

Yann is ready to start his new
golfing adventure

Congratulations to PGA Diploma graduate, Yann Ranaivoson on his new appointment as Golf Coach at Golf School Luxembourg.
Here’s what he had to say;

“I am happy to announce that I will join the Golf School Luxembourg team in Junglinster from April 1, 2021.

I would like to thank Leon Marks for giving me the chance to join the coaching team and hope to be able to bring my joy and cheerfulness to the team.

I also thank BSI for giving me the chance to realize my dream of working in golf, where I learned a lot during three years. Special thanks to Mark Fairbank for always helping me, advising me when I needed it.

I also thank my family who have always supported me in my choices and who have always done everything to make me successful. And thank you to my friends who have always been able to help me in important moments and who supported me.

Because even if it was complicated to get there, while others prefer to give up quickly, find excuses and blame others for their failures (in life or professionally), I've always been taught to fight for what you love and to make your dreams come true!

I can't wait to start this new adventure and find you on the golf course or at the range.”

Performance Tip

How to save shots around
the green

BSI Coach, Jose da Mota shows how smarter club selection can help you save shots around the green.

Not Just Golf

Tiaan proves his skill in the
virtual sporting arena

Congratulations to BSI student and eSports/Gaming competitor, Tiaan Prinsloo, who has been selected to represent South Africa in two international matches against Nigeria and Seychelles.

Tiaan has also recently signed a professional gaming contract with Mobile Arena Gaming. Tiaan competes in the game PUBG Mobile under the IGN (username) of AIMBOT.

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