Welcome to our August quarterly issue of your territory newsletter!
August is a huge month for Junior Golf with the ACT hosting the National Schools Championships. Many of the local clubs and golfing community are involved. See below for details.
Important News for ACT School Students aged 12 and under! The Primary Schools Golf Championship will be held on 17 September 2015 at a venue to be confirmed. This event is the selection trial for the inaugral ACT Primary Schools representative team to travel to Newcastle in November. For more information see below.
ACT Boys at the Interstate Series
The ACT junior boys again put in a fantastic effort in the Australian Boys Championships held in South Australia. Click here to read the full report on the Interstate Series.
July Junior Week of Golf
School holidays in the ACT Monaro are never dull. Plenty of golfing opportunites were taken by local and visiting juniors in the week of golf held in July at various district courses. Thank you to the many volunteers who assisted in the running of the event. Check out the full report here.
School Sport ACT Team Announcement
Click here for details of who has made the School Sport ACT Golf Team.
School Sport Australia National Golf Championships to be held in the ACT.
Watch our local elite juniors compete against Australia's best at the National Schools Golf Championships. Find out when and where here.
Opportunity to Represent ACT in 12 and Under Golf Championships
On Thursday 17th September, the School Sport ACT 12 and Under Golf Championships will be held at a venue to be confirmed. This event will be the selection trial for the inaugral ACT Golf team to represent the ACT at the National Championships in November at Newcastle Golf Club. You must be 12 and under and have a Golf Australia handicap to be eligible for selection.
Partnership Between Schools and Golf Clubs
Magpies Belconnen continue their work with local schools providing opportunities for students to experience golf and become junior golf club members. Find out how Latham Primary and Giralang Primary fared by clicking here.
CSGA Girls Golf Program
The CSGA Girls Golf Program has been a great success providing benefits for local girls, local clubs and local Professionals. To find out how the program was delivered click here.
JNJG Junior AM Raises $8,500
Thanks to the help of generous sponsors and golf clubs JNJG and Golf NSW managed to raise $8,500 to develop junior golf in the host region of the Subaru State Championships. This is the second year JNJG has hosted this event and it is a promising sign for the future with participants, sponsors and local club members enjoying a great day out. Read more about Junior AM by clicking here.
Spring and Davidson Claim Honours at State Championships
The Subaru State Championships is one of the biggest events on the JNJG Tournament Calendar but unfortunately this year the silverware travelled home with Kiwi Henry Spring and Queenslander Karis Davidson. Check out all the action from this year’s championship hosted by the Illawarra Region by clicking here.
2015 Junior Masters Series Continues to Thrive
As we reach the second half of the year the JNJG Junior Masters Series continues to attract a large number of junior golfers. In May and June we hosted two more events at Kew Country Club and Campbelltown Golf Club. Read all about these events by clicking the links below:
North Coast Junior Masters - Kew Country Club
Macarthur Junior Masters - Campbelltown Golf Club
Want a Career in Golf?
Looking for a career in golf after you finish in the junior ranks? Why not apply for the PGA IGI JNJG Scholarship and get your career in the golf industry underway in 2016.
Click here to read more about this excellent opportunity.
Local Events highlighted in Blue
2nd - Catalina FSC District Junior Open @ Catalina CC
16th - Highlands Junior Open @ Highlands GC
22-23rd - Mollymook Amateur @ Mollymook Hilltop GC
29-30th - South Coast Junior Masters @ Catalina CC
30th - Mudgee Junior Classic @ Mudgee GC
13th - Gerringong Junior Open @ Gerringong GC
17th - 2015 ACT Schools 12 and Under Championships @
19-20th - 2015 Goulburn Cup @ Goulburn GC
20-21st - 2015 NSW Fayde Junior Match Play @ Mt. Broughton CC
21st - 2015 Eden Junior Open @ Eden GC
24th - 2015 Jamberoo Junior Open @ Jamberoo GC
27th - 2015 Pambula Merimbula Junior Open @ P/M GC
27th - 2015 Magpies Belconnen Junior Championship @ Belconnen
28th - 2015 ACT Junior Pitch and Putt Championship @ Canberra International.
29Sep-2nd - 2015 ACT Monaro Junior Week of Golf 2 @ various
1st - Royal Canberra Junior Open @ RCGC
29Sep-2nd - 2015 Srixon International Junior Classic @ Cypress Lakes and Stonebridge.
2nd - 2015 Liverpool Junior Open @ Liverpool
11th - 2015 Russell Vale Junior Open @ Russell Vale
18th - 2015 Bathurst Junior Classic @ Bathurst
8th - 2015 Kiama Junior Open @ Kiama GC
21-22nd - 2015 Brett Ogle Junior Masters @ Goulburn GC
29th - 2015 Moss Vale Junior Open @ Moss Vale GC
For a full list of JNJG events and entry forms click here.