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  BSI Golf
 An albatross has been sighted!

Congratulations to Shaun Mofokeng on holing his second shot on the par 5 18th on the West Course at Royal Johannesburg & Kensington Golf Club during his Matchplay round last week. This is the second albatross recorded this year by a 1st year BSI PGA Diploma student.

Shaun Mofokeng



 
  Golf specific warm-up guidelines
  Performance Tip of the Week

Brought to you by Renee Reinecke, resident BSI Sports Scientist

With the sudden cold snap this week, we thought it imperative and would like to stress how important it is to warm up before a round, or even prior to practising.

Click on the link below to read on and see how one should correctly warm up before a round of golf.

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  Another week of great golf
  BSI Tournament Results

Well done to Mangezi Maswanganyi for his third win this year in the BSI 18-hole Premier Medal on Friday, 27 May 2022, played on the West Course at Royal Johannesburg & Kensington GC. Mangezi’s first two wins were at the back-end of Cycle 1, so we hope that he finishes Cycle 2 in similar fashion and brings home more ‘Ws’ in the next 4 weeks.

Personal bests:
Daniel Macdonald - 78

Congratulations to Grant Labuschagne on his fourth BSI Golf Junior Academy Medal in 2022, on Friday, 27 May, with a score of 72 on the West Course at Royal Johannesburg & Kensington GC. Grant has bounced back well and it is good to see him on top of the leaderboard again. Keep up the intensity and focus Grant as it is working.

Personal bests:
Tylah James - 76

Mangezi Maswanganyi
Grant Labuschagne



 
  Celebrating our students' achievements
  External Tournaments Results & News

Wanderers Junior Club Champ

Well done to Eric Ncube in winning the Junior Club Championship 2022 at Wanderers Golf Course.

Eric Ncube

Sunshine Tour – Sishen Open

Well done to BSI Tour Client Maverick Faber for finishing T44 in only his 2nd Sunshine Tour Event. The PGA Diploma graduate tees it up again today in the SunBet Challenge at Gary Player CC. We are proud of you Maverick, and confident that you will continue to develop within the tour and grow from strength to strength.


IGT Road to #3 Riviera on Vaal CC

Well done to Reece Mckain (T19) and Jules Helary (38) for their solid performances at the IGT Road to #3 played at Vaal Country Club.

Zimbabwe Junior Open

BSI Junior Academy students Pranay Kapur (from India) and Yaone Mokgatle (from Botswana) were competing in the inaugural Zimbabwe Junior Open last week. Pranay finished 5th overall and Yaone finished 7th in the girls section.



 
  Some incredible golf
 Players of the month!

Congratulations to Eric Ncube who was voted as BSI Junior Academy Player for the Month for May.

Eric won two medals during the month with a stroke average of 71,66. He won the Junior Club Champs at Wanderers GC, finished T58 in the Nedbank Junior at Gary Player CC, and finished 4th at the Woodlands Junior Masters at Royal JHB and Kensington GC.

Well done, Eric!

Eric Ncube

Congratulations to Bernard Meyer who was voted as BSI College Player of the Month for May. Bernard won 1 medal during the month with a stroke average of 69.

He finished T36 in the Nedbank Junior at Gary Player CC and finished T14 in the Prince’s Grant Invitational. Bernard represented his province North West and was part of the winning team at the SA Country Districts at Sishen GC.  Bernard is currently 19th in the Open Amateur National GolfRSA rankings.

Well done, Bernard!

Bernard Meyer



 
   Our alumni students are going from strength to strength
  Alumni News

Congratulations to 2021 BSI Junior Academy graduate and Order of Merit winner Michael Wallace on making the cut and finishing T55 as an amateur in the Zim Open on the Sunshine Tour two weeks ago at Royal Harare.

He followed that up by finishing runner-up in the Zimbabwe Junior Open held at Borrowdale Brook Golf Estate last week.

Michael Wallace



 
  Our graduates are all over!
 Alumni Job News

Heinrich Prinsloo - Club Fitter and Sales Consultant for Global Golf

2021 PGA Diploma graduate Heinrich Prinsloo has been appointed as a Club Fitter and Sales Consultant for Global Golf, working at both Serengeti Golf Estate and Benoni CC. Heinrich has added to his PGA Diploma qualification by becoming a qualified Xact Fitter.

Mark Fairley, another 2021 PGA Diploma graduate, is working at Royal Johannesburg & Kensington GC as Assistant Professional in the Pro Shop.

2021 PGA Diploma graduate Armand Muller has taken up the appointment at ERPM as Assistant Professional in the Pro Shop.

Heinrich Prinsloo

Mark Fairley and Armand Muller



 
 BSI Junior Tour 2022

BSI is thrilled to announce the dates of the BSI Srixon Junior Tour 2022 schedule in conjunction with KZNGU, EGU, CGGU and NWGU.

We’ve lined up great courses and amazing prizes for each event. A big thanks to our partners Srixon Golf for their continued support in sponsoring and promoting junior golf in South Africa.




 
  Not just golf
 Football

WMACA Athletes Against Child Abuse Awareness Campaign

On Saturday, 28 May 2022, we hosted an awareness-raising event at the BSI Football Campus for WMACA Athletes Against Child Abuse. Our community and guests were presented with two highly informative, thought-provoking  and emotional talks by Luke Lamprecht and Olivia Jasriel, one for parents, educators and coaches, and another for our youth athletes.

These were followed by a celebrity football match with the likes of Gavin Hunt and Matthew Booth participating.  A high level of competitiveness was still shown by the more “experienced” players on the day. 


A big thank you to all who gave their time to attend and participate, to SuperSport for covering the event, and to our food and beverage sponsors on the day, OBC Butchery and Liquor City Stoneridge. Well done to our football department for hosting such a great event.

Balderstone Sports Institute is proud to play an ambassadorial role for WMACA Athletes Against Child Abuse. Look out for more awareness and fundraising events for this highly important cause.

Sponsorship announcement

BSI Football is proud to announce our title sponsorship deal with ACDC Dynamics.

We have partnered with ACDC Dynamics to enhance youth football development in the region. The partnership will strengthen our brands and create synergy across our industries. ACDC Dynamics powers households across the country and we are proud to be a part of the family.




 
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