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  From the Founder's Desk
  Hole-in-one alert!

Congratulations to Pieter du Preez who aced hole no. 5 on Royal Johannesburg and Kensington West Golf Course in the BSI Premier Medal on Friday, 6 May 2022.

Pieter du Preez

  Drill to improve weight transfer
  Performance tip of the week

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 BSI Tournament results

BSI Premier 18-hole Medal

Well done to Bernard Meyer and Titouan Tregouet for their score of 69 and jointly taking the BSI 18-hole Premier Medal win on Friday, 6 May 2022 played on Royal Johannesburg and Kensington West GC.

Titouan has now won three tournaments this year and continues to impress with some good consistent form showing through, and his coach Tyrone Gibb, is obviously doing the right things with him. Bernard has won three of the four BSI medals that he has now entered this year and gone back-to-back on these last two tournaments, and with that, dare we say the word “treble”?

Keep up the great work guys, but look over your shoulder as the pack is chasing you.

Personal bests:
  • Titouan Tregouet 69
  • Michael Coertzen 73
  • Viljoen Reinecke 73
  • Owami Chimanyi 75
  • Pieter du Preez 77
Excellent work by coach Tyrone Gibb, who coaches four of the above players.

Bernard Meyer and Titouan Tregouet

BSI Junior Academy 18-Hole Medal

Congratulations to Eric Ncube and Grant Labuschagne on winning the Friday, 6 May 2022 BSI Golf Junior Academy Medal with scores of 71 on Royal Johannesburg and Kensington West Course.

This win sees Grant going back-to-back, taking his third title for the year. Is it going to be a ‘three-peat’? Eric has really stepped up his game this year with five top podium wins and is still aiming for more.  

A big shoutout to coach Chris Wright who coaches both of these rising stars! Well done to all involved and keep up the hard work on and off the course.

Eric Ncube and Grant Labuschagne.

  External Tournaments results and news

Nedbank Junior Challenge

Well done to Vuyisani Makama for his T16 position in last week’s Nedbank Junior Challenge played at the Gary Player Country Club and also to Bernard Meyer who placed T36.

Woodlands Junior Masters Golf Championship

Well done to our High School team of Pranay Kapur, Grant Labuschagne, Vuyisani Makama, Mojalefa Nale, Eric Ncube and Pieter-Andre van der Merwe, who came second in the Woodlands Junior Masters played at Royal Johannesburg and Kensington GC from 8 to 10 May 2022.

The boys not only did well as a team, but their individual placing is highly commendable as we had four boys finish in the top 10 in a field of 98 players.

Individual positions:

3rd: Vuyisani Makama
Tied 4th: Eric Ncube & Mojalefa Nale
8th: Grant Labuschagne
Tied 12th: Pranay Kapur
Tied 34th: Pieter-Andre van der Merwe

You boys keep doing the BSI family proud!

Mojalefa Nale, Grant Labuschagne, Pranay Kapur, Pieter-Andre van der Merwe, Vuyisani Makama and Eric Ncube.

 Alumni news

In last week’s newsletter we reported on our very own Maverick Faber, who qualified for the Sunshine Tour 2022/2023 season. We had the opportunity to sit down with Maverick and catch up with him and chat about his time at BSI and what he has been up to since graduation.

Watch the interview below that we had with Maverick and listen to his inspirational words for aspiring BSI golfers:

Watch Maverick's interview

  Let’s get to know our partners in the game

Our partner acknowledgement for this week is ProItUp, the company that is offering high-performance rangefinders across Africa. Read below how the Founder and CEO, Arvy Shongwe considers the relationship with BSI:

“The true purpose behind our partnership with BSI comes from our commitment to impact the golf industry in South Africa by supporting the development of golf in the communities we are in. After meeting Michael Balderstone, founder of BSI for the first time, I knew that he had something great going with the programme and the overall institution. I knew we could play a fine role in supporting each other.

ProItUp is not a specific clientele's brand, but instead it’s the people's brand. A golf brand everyone can afford, and a brand that is passionate about building community in the golf industry. We are providing a product for the average guy. So, from this narrative, one may clearly see our vision: ‘To support the growth of the game of golf in South Africa and Africa as a whole.'

We are fortunate to partner with BSI to support the growth of their players/students through our technology.”

 BSI Golf Open Day

Golf Open Day on Saturday, 14th May

We’ll be showcasing the following programmes:
  • Junior Academy with schooling
  • PGA Diploma
  • Greenkeeping
  • Sports Management
  • Elite Academy
You’ll be able to view the academy in action on a campus tour, and chat to staff and students for all your questions answered.

    Make this day, your day
Come and enjoy a day surrounded by fellow golf enthusiasts. Golf is more than just a sport, it is a community and one we would love for you to be a part of it. Make your booking today and come and enjoy the wonderful game of golf.

Count me in 

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 Find your perfect fit

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 Not just golf

Study Centre – Open Day
14th May 2022

Is your child a sports-focused high school student or moving to high school in 2023? Do they want more time and flexibility to train and compete in their sport?

Join us for our Open Day on Saturday, 14th May to learn about the BSI International Study Centre. It is specifically designed to support sports-focused student athletes and their parents. All sports welcome.

RSVP to to book your seats.

 Let’s recap

Catch up on our previous newsletters and re-familiarise with our performance tips:



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