Golf Program

Campbelltown Golf Club

Major Program Partner


Major Program Partner

Program Summary

Program Season: October - July
Age Group: 13-18 Years of Age
Gender: Male and Female

Current Program Status:
2023-2024 Program has Concluded
Information pending Update for 24/25

The South West Sydney Academy of Sport implements high performance programs for talent identified athletes from South Western Sydney across a number of sports. The Academy implements a Golf program in association with local club's and the Jack Newton Junior Golf Foundation (JNJGF), and is provided by high performance coaching staff.

This program is targeted for athletes who are participating within the JNJGF / Golf NSW junior performance pathways. The focus of the program is on achieving high standards of individual performance and excellence within a squad and/or team environment. 

To view more on our Golf program information, click on the drop down headings below.

  • Create an environment where athletes can develop the necessary tactical, technical, physiological and psychological skill competencies to aid progression through to the National Athlete Pathway.
  • Develop athletes to be competitive, with a fundamentally sound base.
  • Provide fundamental individual skill development sessions within a squad / team environment.
  • Compliment athletes local Club participation and tuition, develop and encourage athletes to be leaders within those local Club environments.
  • Prepare athletes for High Performance Golf pathways, including State and/or National Junior Championships and representation. 
  • Prepare athletes to move towards future tours and competition opportunities.




The program provides access to pathway performance coaching, analysis of individual skill and development within a squad structure, sports science testing, and access to high performance strength and conditioning programs.


A large range of athlete appropriate education workshops such as sport psychology, nutrition, drugs in sport awareness, public speaking, resilience, media training, sports medicine and injury prevention are also undertaken as a part of the regular training program.


The South West Sydney Academy of Sport Golf program is closely aligned to the Jack Newton Junior Golf high performance curriculum, and operates in conjunction with fellow Regional Academy of Sport Golf programs, and as such is designed to introduce athletes to the State and National high performance pathways. And include training and development in individual match play skills and an increased level of understanding of the game.  


Key performance opportunities will be selected to best suit the current development level of athletes, and may include events scheduled in conjunction with JNJG Tour, other NSW Regional Academies of Sport and/or camp-like training environments.


Selected athletes will also participate within the Academy's Corporate Golf Day, providing additional exposure to corporate branding, sponsorship and marketing education, alongside the performance aspect of the game. 


  • Athletes must be between 13 and 18 years of age as of 31 December 2024. 
    • ie born 2006 - 2011
  • Athletes must be a registered golfer of Golf NSW, and a financial member of a local Golf club.
  • Athletes must reside in, or attend school, or compete for an affiliated club within the Academy area of Campbelltown, Camden, Liverpool or Wollondilly local Government areas.

In addition;

  • Athletes are recommended to have a Golf Australia handicap of; 
    • 12 and under for Males;
    • 18 and under for Females. 
  • Athletes with handicaps outside of this range may be considered and are encouraged to nominate.
  • Athletes must be committed to achieving higher honours within their chosen sport. 


What to Expect: 

The Golf squad is selected based on information provided by the athlete during the nomination process. 


This includes declaration of experience, current handicap and goals listed on the nomination form. 
Following the closing date, the athlete may be asked to provide further or supporting information, through way of an interview or skills assessment. 


This skills assessment may include attending an on-course session, including demonstrating various scenarios and skills within the game of Golf. This assessment may take place individually, or alongside other nominees.


There is no required "pass mark" for this assessment, however information gained by coaching staff is used to gauge an understanding of the athlete's current skill level and potential. 


Selection Process:

  • Athletes must complete a South West Sydney Academy of Sport Athlete Nomination Form. 
  • Following the closing date, athletes will be advised if they are required to attend an interview, or complete a skills assessment. 
  • If an athlete is unable to attend any interview they must provide a reason in writing, to gain an exemption. 
  • The Academy may select up to 12 athletes from the 13-18yr age group.
  • The Academy will select athletes to train and develop as a squad, not as individuals.
  • Final selections, number of athletes and squad composition will be made dependant on the talent available during the trial process. 
  • Successful athletes will be advised no later than Friday 3 November 2023, and will need to attend an Induction Session held in November.


  • An Athlete Scholarship levy of $400 inclusive of GST, will apply to all successful athletes. 
  • This levy assists in offsetting the program costs of;
    • Annual Athlete Membership including athlete uniform consisting of Academy Polo Shirt, Walkout Shorts and Gym T-shirt, Water Bottle, Athlete Journal and Annual Awards Dinner admission. 
    • Training and Development including training venue hire, sports equipment, skill development programming, and guest / coaching costs.
    • Education and Support Services including online access to programs / XPS network, targeted sports education lectures and workshops with guest presenters, sport specific strength and conditioning program with an Academy S&C partner facility, sport science testing, and access to athlete wellbeing and support service network providers.


Additional Fees / Levies

Uniform Costs

  • Additional competition uniform costs exist, specific to sport requirements, which athletes will need to purchase through the online store from the official uniform supplier, Aceit. The required items will be identified at the sport program induction. 
  • Athletes may purchase additional Academy items, that includes Hoodie, Socks, Towel, Sports Bag, Backpacks, and Active Wear. 
  • Athletes who are NEW to the Academy will be provided a tracksuit in their first year only. Athletes entering their third year or greater will be offered the purchase of a new tracksuit at half-price. 


Camps, Tours and Tournaments

  • Camps, Tours and Tournaments form an important part of each sport program structure. The costs of these events, as with the overall sport program, are heavily subsidised by the Academy and its partners.
  • Camp / Tour costs may be applied for certain activities throughout the program year and will be communicated well ahead of the event. These are generally costed at $100-$150 per day and include transport, accommodation and the majority of meal costs, as well as any entry fees associated with tournaments or performance elements of the camp / tour. 
  • Eligible athletes who are selected to represent the Academy at the Regional Academy Games in Wagga Wagga in April 2024 will be required to pay a Games levy of between $300 and $450 (subject to sport requirements), which will be invoiced separately to the above Athlete Scholarship Levy.
  • Tournaments held locally (where the Academy does not provide Accommodation) may attract a nominal fee of between $10 and $50 depending on the sport requirements, and are used to assist in covering the tournament entry, venue hire and any transport costs.


All Athlete levies must be paid in full within 30 days of the invoiced date, or the scholarship offer will be automatically withdrawn; unless financial hardship or payment plan arrangements have been made with the CEO.

  • The Academy will conduct regular training sessions that will include individual and squad based skill development training between October and July each year. A focus on team dynamics and both individual and team tactical match play development will take place towards the latter part of the program in the lead up to NSW State Championships and Jack Newton Junior Golf Tournaments.


  • Academy education sessions will take place during the program period, with the program concluding at the Annual Athlete Graduation and Sport Awards Dinner, generally held in late July. 


  • Regular training sessions will be aligned to avoid clashes with local club tuition and competition schedules of those clubs within the South West Sydney Academy of Sport catchment area, as much as possible. 


  • Athletes will be required to undertake a strength and conditioning program, which may include access to a supervised gym program throughout the scholarship period. 


  • Athletes are required to participate in a number of pre-determined JNJG Tour Events throughout the program.


  • Athletes are eligible to participate in the 'ClubsNSW Your Local Club Academy Games' at Wagga Wagga and will participate in individual and match-play opportunities over 2 days. 


  • Athletes are required to participate in the Academy Corporate Golf Day, held at the Campbelltown Golf Club on Friday 24 November 2023. 


  • Subject to commitment shown to the Academy, and performance, two (2) athletes will be selected to represent the Academy at the North v South Cup, generally held in May each year. 


  • Training sessions will take place at the Campbelltown Golf Club. Additional training and education sessions may include day and/or overnight camps, match practice at targeted courses, or access to Golf training facilities throughout NSW.  A full training and performance schedule will be provided to successful athletes through the XPS Network online communication tool. 

2023-2024 Golf Coaching Staff

Head Pro: Scott Martyn

Assistant Coach: Zackie Kadir


2023-2024 Golf Squad 



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