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Wednesday, 16th May 2018

New golf coaching programme for youngsters

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A new Leinster Golf Development Coaching Programme aimed at 12 year olds and under has just been launched with the objective of providing a developmentally appropriate foundation to support their improvement in golf. 

​The Programme will also facilitate improved alignment of player pathways within the Talent Development Environment and assist players who may wish to transition onto the GUI HP Programme. 

Considering changes in 2017 with the introduction of the GUI's HP Programme, Leinster Golf recognises that effective Talent Identification is a continuous process and should not be dependent on a young player's performance during a single assessment.

Therefore, players will have a number of opportunities to register/be nominated to participate in a structured programme which will permit a more effective and efficient development of young players golfing talent and ensure a more coherent pathway between all levels of the game.


Leinster Golf Development Coaching Programme Overview

Phase 1 – Coaching Camps (Approx 4 hours) – 6 locations around the Province 
Coaching Camps to take place in June – dates on registration link below.

Phase 2 – Leinster Golf Development Coaching Programme in July & August. Players for this programme will be selected from Phase 1.

Phase 3 – Summer Camps
3 / 4 day Coaching Camps to take place in July/August

Phase 1 Coaching Camps which will be open to both members and non-members of golf clubs in Leinster, will take place at various locations around the Province (including Co. Louth Golf Club in Baltray) in June. Players seeking selection to a Leinster Golf Development Coaching Programme will be required to attend one of these coaching camps.

The purpose of these camps is to provide structured coaching to players and also assess players for participation in the Leinster Golf Development Coaching Programme. During the coaching day, players will be assessed regarding their readiness to participate in the Development Coaching Programme.

To register for a Coaching Camp go to Leinster Golf Coaching Camp - Phase 1 

Places are limited and are subject to availability.  Closing date for applications is Thursday 24th May.

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