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The Riverina Junior Golf Academy was launched at the beginning of Term 2, 2017. The program has 4 tiers, catering for boys and girls, from 5 year old and up. The programs are only available in term blocks. If spots are available, your child is welcome to join the Academy at any time during the term and the fee will be charged at a pro-rata rate.

Juniors can become members of the Wagga Wagga Country Club for a rate of $99.00 per year.

The Junior Academy offers different coaching programs. During each coaching session, juniors will learn new skills in relation to putting, chipping, bunkers, full swing, woods, irons, rules and golf etiquette. The coaching programs are based on age and ability, ranging from;

 

 

Cubs - Ages 5-8 years

This program is for an introductory level of golf with an emphasis on having fun. Involves group games, competitions and prizes. Parents are encouraged to participate or watch. Each session focuses on a different element of the golf game.


All equipment is supplied and is specifically designed for children.

Ages: 5 - 8 year olds

Cost: $80.00 per term ($16.00 per lesson) per person

Schedule: Alternative Saturdays,

Term 2-4 - 2pm to 3pm
Term 1 - 9am to 10am

Dates:

  • Term 4 2017 Dates:
  • Term 1 2018 Dates: TBC
Cadets - 9-16 years

This program is for junior golfers who are looking for a fun way to improve their golf. The relaxed social environment allows juniors to build their confidence alongside other juniors of similar experience and skill level. The program encompasses; drills, games, competitions & prizes, skills challenges and golf etiquette.

All equipment is supplied and is specifically designed for children.

Ages: 9 - 15 year olds

Cost: $90.00 per term ($18.00 per lesson) per person

Schedule: Alternative Saturdays,
Term 2-4: 3.30pm - 4.30pm
Term 1: 10.30am - 11.30am

Dates:

  • Term 4 2017 Dates:
  • Term 1 2018 Dates: TBC

 

Development Squad (Ages 9 to 16 years)

This program is designed for junior golfers who have a golf handicap. It provides formalised weekly coaching with a 3 week rotation of long game, short game and on course skills. Each term, junior golfers who participate in this program will receive 9 group lessons and 1 individual lesson with the Club’s resident professional.

Ages: 9 - 16 year olds.

Cost per junior: $360.00 per term ($40.00 per lesson) per person

Class Size: 4 - 6 per program.

Schedule: Every Thursday, 4.00pm - 5.30pm.

Dates:

  • Term 4 2017 Dates:
  • Term 1 2018 Dates: TBC
Scholarship Program (Ages 9 to 17 years)

This program is for juniors with a golf handicap who show outstanding ability for the game. Structure also includes a 3 week rotation of long game, short game and on course skills The program includes 9 group classes and 1 individual lesson with the resident professional.

Ages: 9 - 17 year olds.

Cost per junior: :$360 per term.

Class Size: 4 - 6 per squad.

Schedule: Every Tuesday, 4pm – 5.30pm.

Dates:

  • Term 4 2017 Dates:
  • Term 1 2018 Dates: TBC

 

Grants

The Tom Hillis Foundation is a funding program formed within the club designated to support junior golf members wishing to further their golfing goals. Application forms are available at the office. Assistance is considered for the following:

  • Coaching costs, including tuition fees, travel and living expenses
  • Travelling and living costs incurred at approved golfing events
  • Golf equipment (including any clothing worn on a golf course)