Golf

The 2017/2018 Nominations have closed.

 

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.

 

Two squads will be selected for this program: Academy squad (14-17 years); and Development squad (10-13years). Following the selection of both squads, there will be a number of compulsory training sessions during the season. The Academy squad will also be required to play in nominated Jack Newton Junior Golf Tournaments during the season.

 

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, and motivation;
  • tournament participation (JNJG International, Wagga Wagga Masters & ClubsNSW Academy Games) 

 

Eligibility

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

  • Males and females, 14 to 17 years of age;
  • 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

 

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

  • Males and females, 10 to 13 years of age;
  • Reside* within the Hunter Region;
  • Attend school within the Hunter Region;
  • Play within the Newcastle, Hunter & Manning Valley Regions;
  • Must have a handicap of 20 and under for males / 30 and under for females

* 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.

 

Cost

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

 

The 2017/18 Golf Squad 

 

Lachlan Charnock
Harry Cleare
Josh fuller
Pyper Hollis
Brij Ingrey
Corey Lamb
Fletcher Murray
Piper Prince
Joshuaa Robards
Caleb Bromley

 

The 2017/18 Development Squad

 

Travers Anderson
Harry Atkinson
Brock Best
Joshuua Crampton
Quedesha Golledge
Benjamin Hawes
William Knight
Ella Scaysbrook 
Jasmine Vesper
Riley Mcclung

 

This program is supported by:

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Training venues utilised and we thank you for the support: