This program is sponsored by:

                      Golf Jason Laws Logo

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

Please note, unlike previous years the 2018/19 Program will only be selecting an Academy squad for the duration of the program.


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) 



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

  • Males and females, 12 to 17 years of age in 2019 (ie. Born 2007- 2002);
  • 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).


2018/19 Golf Squad 

Harry Atkinson
Brock Best
Danny bisby
Jaxon Brooks
Brayden Brooks
Joshuua Crampton
Owen Evans
Quedesha  Golledge 
Pyper Hollis
Brij Ingrey
Thomas Irwin
William Knight
Ella  Scaysbrook 
Amy Squires
Max Stone
Ethan van Zyl
Kaitlin van Zyl
Jasmine Vesper
Taj Vesper


Training venues utilised and we thank you for the support: