Sunraysia Academy of Sport (SAS) in partnership with Murray Darling Golf Association and Mildura House of Golf is pleased to offer talented junior golfers in the Sunraysia region a program to develop their skill levels in line with the Golf Victoria High-Performance Pathway for junior athletes.

The 2019 program offers invited athletes with weekly training sessions at various local golf courses and at Sunraysia Golf Range, as well as off-field sports science and athlete education sessions in preparation for the 2019 local and inter-district junior season. These sessions are of an elite standard and are lead by our fully qualified coaches and educators, designed to complement the training and competition requirements and loads.

The Academy is proudly supported by Golf Vic Foundation, Murray Darling Golf Association, the House of Golf – Sunraysia Golf Range, Riverside Golf Club, Mildura Golf Resort and Prestige Staffing.

Target Group:

Males and female athletes 12 – 18 years old who are currently a member of a golf club affiliated with Golf Victoria are talent identified based on participation in local junior competitions.
Athletes are placed in a squad, based on their current handicap.

Development Squad:
Males: 19 – 36

Intermediate Squad:
Males: 6 – 19

Elite Regional Squad:
Males: 6 or less
Females: 6 or less

Head Coach & Technical Director of Coaching:

Mike McKenzie – PGA Golf Professional

  • On course training: Monday 25th March – Monday 25th November 2019 (various locations)
  • Coaching session with Mike McKenzie: Thursday 21st March – Thursday 28th November 2019 at The House of Golf – Sunraysia Golf Range

Sport’s Liaison Officer:

Garth Doherty – Junior Development Officer Murray Darling Golf Association

Strength & Conditioning Coaches:

Damien Gibson – Wildside Outdoors

Michael Fotheringham – Wildside Outdoors


For more information, please contact Maddy McManus:

Maddy McManus
Manager of Programs
M: 0432 354 460


2019 Golf Program Information Sheet





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