Sunraysia Academy of Sport athlete, Sophie Crouch has recently been awarded the Senior Woman Golfers‚Äô Association 2014 Junior Girls Scholarship through Golf Victoria.
The Senior Women Golfers‚Äô Association (SWGA) offers an annual scholarship of $1000
(AUD) to a developing female junior golfer. The scholarship is offered in by SWGA in effort
to promote the development of junior golf across Victoria and provide opportunities to female
golfers who may otherwise not have the opportunity to develop to their full potential.
She must display promise and a drive to succeed in golf however there is no handicap limit imposed.¬†
The Selection Criteria was:
- ¬∑ Between the ages of 14 and 17 as of December 31st, 2014.
- ¬∑ Female
- ¬∑ Must have attended the Anglesea Girls Golf Camp in 2014.
- ¬∑ Must demonstrate promise and leadership within the golfing community.
- ¬∑ Must outline how the funds will be used.
- ¬∑ Recipient must agree to abide by the etiquette and rules of golf and behave in a
manner that is respectful and courteous. The scholarship recipient is an ambassador
for Golf Victoria and the SWGA.
The Scholarship Guidelines are as follows:
- ¬∑ Funds can be used for: purchase of golf equipment, tournament entry fees,
registration fees for Anglesea Golf Camp and other Girls Golf Network events, other
golf specific costs as approved by Golf Victoria & SWGA (in conjunction with the
Rules of Amateur Status).
- ¬∑ Scholarship recipient must make herself available to attend the SWGA Annual
General Meeting in late November for presentation.
- ¬∑ Acceptance of scholarship funds will not impact on recipients Amateur Status
(although it will ultimately be the responsibility of the scholarship recipient to ensure
the funds are spent accordingly.)
Sophie is in her third year of the Sunraysia Academy of Sport Golf Program. Her dedication and persistence to the sport of golf has seen her handicap improve dramatically over the last few years. The Academy would like to congratulate Sophie on winning this prestigious scholarship.