The Gold Coast Academy of Sport (GCAS) alongside Women’s Golf Gold Coast (WGGC) is proud to announce the commencement of a regional academy sports development program for Golf. The academy will see the organisations combining to provide the best possible pathway for talented female junior golfers on the Gold Coast. The program will be open to applications for girls of all ages.
This program is organised to enable athletes to participate in the sessions which includes both practical and educational components. The program orientation and first session will be conducted in January 2020 as part of the ALPG tour Pro-Am at Windaroo Golf Club. Players will have the opportunity to play with touring professionals on this day. Sessions will be run from January to October, meeting once a month at various greens around the Gold Coast.
Regular monthly training sessions will focus on individual skill development along with ‘life skill’ topics such as Nutrition, Body Maintenance, Psychology topics, Study skills and many more to choose from.
The Gold Coast Academy of Sport will advise how selection will take place when all aspects of the program is finalised. If interested, please do not hesitate to contact the Academy.
For any enquiries please contact the GCAS office.
The program is open to female golfers Athletes must be residents of the Gold Coast region or hinterland and be a current financial member of their Local Association.
Players will also be involved with life skill sessions including social media, injury prevention and treatment, nutrition and topics which will develop their approach to training and competition. Educational components including topics of body maintenance, nutrition, media training and sports psychology will be presented by professionals in their fields.One of the benefits will be the opportunity to play with some of the Gold Coast golfing ambassadors which include former and current touring professionals, who will help with young player’s approach and mind development while playing. Communication to athletes and parents will be via TeamApp. Athletes will also be given access to the Inspire App where they can record several aspects of their training and monitor their progress
Applications are currently closed. Please contact GCAS office for more details.