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  From the Founder's Desk
 Charity Golf Day

I watched with immense pride as our 3rd year PGA Diploma students hosted a fantastic charity golf day on Thursday last week. Every detail was managed completely by the students, who have been ably guided and prepared by Head of College Academics Mark Fairbank. This exercise is one of the many practical assessments that the students need to complete to successfully graduate. See full details of the golf day below.

A busy week continued as we hosted two successful open days at our golf and football campuses on Saturday. To showcase the programmes that we have developed, and to hear the impromptu positive feedback that our students give on the day is always special. Another bursting-with-pride moment came during my presentation when I listed some of the success stories of our alumni. Like a proud father I could literally go on for hours on that subject.

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 BSI Tournament results

BSI Premier 18-Hole Medal

Well done to Jacques van der Merwe for his score of 68, 4-under and winning the BSI 18-Hole Premier Medal on Friday, 13 May 2022 played on Royal Johannesburg and Kensington GC West Course. Jacques was part of our high school programme three years ago and came back in April this year to continue his golf ambitions in our PGA Diploma. He was a sound junior golfer in high school and it shows that his base training with us has maintained over the years – Well done.

Personal bests:

Jacques van der Merwe 68
Jonathan Williams 69
Keagan Rollinson 72
George Mawere 75
Alexander Mornau 78

Jacques van der Merwe

BSI Junior Academy 18-Hole Medal

Congratulations to Vuyisani Makama and Eric Ncube on their joint win on Friday, 13 May 2022 in the BSI Golf Junior Academy Medal with scores of 71 on Royal Johannesburg & Kensington GC West Course. This is the second tied-win between our two young, up-and-coming stars. With five wins for Vuyisani and six for Eric in 16 medals this year, only 2033 points separate them in our Junior Order of Merit.

Eric has also won two in a row and is looking for the ‘three-peat’ on Friday!

Personal best:

Yaone Mokgatle 89

Eric Ncube and Vuyisani Makama

  External Tournaments results and news

SA Country Districts Inter Provincial Tournament

Well done to Bernard Meyer and the North West team for their win at the SA Country Districts IPT played at the Sishen Golf Club.

Challenge Inter Provincial Tournament

Congratulations to Jules Helary and the Central Gauteng Golf Union team in their overwhelming win at Ceres Golf Club in the Challenge IPT.

CGGU Cobra/ Puma Series – Kyalami

Congratulations to Pieter-Andre van der Merwe who came T6 with a score of 75 on Sunday, 15 May 2022 in the Cobra/Puma CGGU Series played at Kyalami Country Club.

 Alumni news

Muhammad Warraich
BSI PGA Diploma Graduate 2020

Congratulations to BSI PGA Diploma graduate Muhammad Warraich for a T7 finish in the Laguna Phuket Cup in Thailand on the Asian Development Tour/MENA Tour, with rounds of 66,67,68 (-9) played from 5 to 8 May 2022.

Muhammad Warraich 
(representing in his BSI golf shirt)

Following his T7 the previous week in the Laguna Phuket Cup, Muhammad came second in the Blue Arc Federal Amateur/ FGA JDT Golf Championship played at the Islamabad GC.

Muhammad Warraich

Yusuf Raidhan
BSI PGA Diploma Graduate 2019

Congratulations to BSI PGA Diploma graduate Yusuf Raidhan on his new role as Lead Instructor at the Cape Peninsula Driving Range in Cape Town. Yusuf also has a thriving online coaching service, including coaching PGA graduate Muhammad Warraich (see above results).

Yusuf Raidhan

 3rd Year PGA Diploma students
 Charity Golf Day

Excellent effort and hard work by our 3rd Year PGA Diploma students who put together an outstanding golf day to raise funds for the SA Golf Development Board on Thursday, 12 May 2022. It was a full field who took to Royal Johannesburg & Kensington Golf Course and they were delighted with some nice give-aways and amazing prizes.

Well done and thank you to our students, all our sponsors and good-humoured players, who ensured that we had another memorable and successful day and raised funds for a great cause.

Looking forward to seeing you all at our next Charity Golf Day.

For more photos of this fun and memorable occasion, please click on the button below to see them:

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 BSI Golf Open Day

As much as we enjoy many visitors to our Academy, it is always difficult to show them around during our normal school day as our staff and students are always busy. We therefore encourage members of the public, prospective students and parents to attend our bi-annual Open Days, whereby we are able to dedicate more time and man-power to ensuring people who attend have a better understanding of what we offer. This year’s BSI Golf Open Day was once again well-attended by potential families and supported by our BSI community of staff, coaches, students and parents.

We highlight the various golf and academic programmes that we offer at BSI as well as the many success stories of our alumni around the world.

We would like to thank everyone who came out to the Open Day and hope that you had all your questions answered. We look forward to welcoming you to our BSI family.

If you were not able to make it on Saturday, please reach out to us by clicking the button below for any further inquiries or to book a personal family tour of our campus.

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 Not just golf

Successful Football Open Day
14th May 2022

Congratulations to our BSI Football Management Team and academic facilitators who ran a very successful and informative Open Day on Saturday, 14 May 2022. The event was well attended throughout the day and we were able to showcase our academy, the facilities, our two programmes and answered many relevant and pertinent queries.

If you were not able to make it on Saturday, please contact Eurico Marques by clicking the button below to book a personal tour and to answer any questions you might have.

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 Let’s recap

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