Besant Hill School makes history by fielding its very own golf team

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The Besant Hill School golf team includes (from left) Eli Myer, Clayton Weisberg, Nicolas Rosen, David Yan, Kadutoshi Saito and coach Kevin Henschel.
Mike Miller, Ojai Valley News sports editor
When Besant Hill athletic director Mike Biermann noticed he had a core group of students who enjoyed golf and who were rapidly improving, he decided it was time to start a golf team.
“This is my third year at the school and starting a golf team has always been in the back of my mind. Besant Hill has always had golf as a fitness program, but never an official team. Our kids play at the Ojai Valley Inn and Soule Park and they take lessons. When I saw that some of our kids were getting pretty good, I talked to them about starting a team and they were very interested right away,” said Biermann.
After Biermann created the CIF team, the Coyotes made school history when they competed for the first time, facing off against Villanova Preparatory School.

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