Shooting a Par Round

On Tuesday the 2nd April two spritely gentlemen, Tim Johnson and Basil van Riet gathered up their clubs and wits and headed off to Elderslie GC on a beautiful still crisp Autumnal morning. Little did they know what was about to transpire…..

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The Basil Slam


Basil marking his ball on the magical 18th hole at Royal Hobart, the penultimate moment in his seven year quest to win the Slam.

The jewels in the crown of the Gentleperson’s World Tour are it’s four Major tournaments : the Lost Bougle, Wanderer, Matchplay Masters and the Bash’n’Dash.
Unlike other inferior golf tours, the GWT’s Majors test players across a number of formats : Stroke, Stableford and Matchplay. To achieve the slam you need to master them all.
One name on the GWT is synonymous with masterful golf – and that’s BvR.

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GWT World Number Ones


Cravo : ** weeks (4th week June 2019 – ****)


Tim J : 8 weeks (1st week of May 2019 – 3rd week June 2019)


Basil :  28 weeks (mid Oct ’18-end April 2019) (all time = 293 weeks)


Cravo : 2 Weeks (Oct ’18 )


Basil : 191 weeks (February ’15 to end Sep ’18) (all time = 265 weeks)


Felix : 9 Weeks (November 2014 to January 2015)


Leroy : 39 Weeks (January 2014 to October 2014)


Ian : 9 weeks (October 2013 to December 2013)


Basil : 74 Weeks (April 2012 to September 2013)