This program is supported by:


               Newcastle District Golf 19     Hunter river Golf Logo 19  Golf Jason Laws Logo


Nominations for the 2020-2021 program are NOW OPEN!

Click HERE to nominate


Program Coordinator & Head Coach: Mark Ingrey


The purpose of the HAS golf program is to develop promising young golfers and assist their progress in game development. The Hunter Academy of Sport plays a vital role in the Jack Newton Junior Golf (JNJG) pathway by identifying, monitoring and developing the skills of young male & female golfers.


The program provides education in the following areas but is not limited to:

• Social media awareness & use

• Nutrition

• Strength & Conditioning

• Motivation

• 3D Analysis

• Public Speaking

• Life Coaching

• Mental Approach

• Course Management

• Skills Tests

• Statistical Analysis

• Use of Apps

• Tournament Preparation & Play


Athlete Benefits

The following benefits will apply to those selected in the program:

• Monthly Training Sessions to Further Develop Skills

• Access to a Network of Specialised Coaches

• Educational Sessions in Topics such as: Physiotherapy, Sport Specific Strength & Conditioning

• Tournament Participation (JNJG International, Wagga Wagga Masters, Peter O’Malley Jnr Masters/Academy Challenge & Your Local Club Academy Games) 



To be eligible to apply for a position, athletes must satisfy the below:

• Males and Females, 12 to 17 years of age in 2020 (ie. Born 2008 - 2003);

• Reside within the Hunter Region;

• Attend school within the Hunter Region;

• Must be a current registered member of a NSW Golf Club in the Newcastle/Hunter Region;

• Must have a handicap of 10 and under for males / 15 and under for females*

• Must be ready and willing to undertake a structured development program

*As a guide

**If you reside outside of the Hunter Region and your regional academy does not offer a golf program, you are eligible to apply for the HAS program.



A program levy and uniform levy will be applicable to selected athletes (inc. GST).

Training venues utilised and we thank you for the support:  



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