GOLF PROGRAM

The Western Sydney Academy of Sport’s Golf Program provides high performance training opportunities for talented young athletes in the western Sydney region. In partnership with Jack Newton Junior Golf (JNJG) the program provides opportunities for pre-elite golfers in the areas of technical skill, education and personal development, preparing athletes for the next level of elite sport representation.

The Academy Program follows the golf curriculum set by JNJG which includes specific skill components, testing and reporting procedures. Together with competition opportunities, this assists athletes to further progress in the golf development pathway.

Duration: October – April

Venues:  Twin Creeks Golf & Country Club

The Program comprises of technical development, athlete education, sports science, fitness elements and personal development opportunities for Academy scholarship holders. The Program aims to prepare athletes for progression to higher levels of individual performance and achievement, specifically the JNJG State Junior Talent Development Program.

Athletes will have the opportunity to compete at the ClubsNSW Academy Games.

To be eligible for the Academy Golf Program, athletes must be: 

  • Aged between 13 – 18 during years during time of participation in the Program;
  • Committed to progressing to higher representation within the sport of golf;
  • A current financial member of a golf Club or Association within the western Sydney region;
  • Currently residing within the Local Government Areas of Blacktown, Blue Mountains, Fairfield, Hawkesbury, City of Parramatta, Penrith or The Hills.

An athlete levy of $390 is applicable to athletes, which assists in meeting the costs of the Program. This will be advised at the time of nominations.

In addition to regular scheduled training sessions, the following benefits will apply to athletes selected within the WSAS Academy Golf Program: 

  • Access to first class training facilities at Twin Creeks Golf & Country Club;
  • Individual, as well as squad coaching;
  • Insight into what it takes to become a professional golfer;
  • Identification and training methods to correct technique;
  • Opportunities to represent WSAS at various events;
  • Athlete education program including seminars provided by specialists in nutrition, physiology and injury management & prevention;
  • Access to online portals for ASADA, AIS My Basecamp and other relevant websites;
  • Access to the latest golfing technology provided by TrackMan;
  • Academy athlete uniform clothing;
  • Access to Fit 4 All gym located in Penrith;
  • Ability to nominate for the annual Woolworths Athlete Scholarship;
  • Access to the WSAS Sportslocker online communication system;
  • Privileged pricing on Callaway products;
  • Privileged pricing on 2XU compression clothing purchases;
  • A 20% discount on services provided by Sydney West Sports Medicine.

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