victoria-golf-foundation-logo-final ab_121216_0418   Yallourn Golf Club


The Gippsland Sports Academy  Golf Program, proudly supported by Victorian Golf Foundation will act as the peak golf program throughout Gippsland.  The G.S.A.  gratefully appreciates the support that the Yallourn Golf Club provide with regular access to their venue for training throughout the year.

The Academy team will be coordinated by the Gippsland Sports Academy Golf Advisory Panel and Program Staff and will provide a development pathway to the Victorian Institute of Sport for regionally based athletes.

The Academy shall also provide off-course services around strength and conditioning, sport science and athlete education to compliment the work being done on the course to develop the Golf athletes.

The 2017 program commenced with an ACE day on April 4th, and will be followed by a coach observation session and specialist coaching at the Yallourn Golf Club



Well done to the athletes on their progress in the program so far.

The next few coaching session will all be held at Yallourn Golf Club.

Dates are as follows:

Tuesday April 4th Induction Day 

Monday April 10th Lang Lang Tournament (coach observation)

Sat April 29th 1.00pm-5.00pm (Yallourn GC)

Sat May 20th 1.00pm-5.00pm (Yallourn GC)

Sun May28th 8.00am-12.00pm (Yallourn GC)

Sun June 25th 8.00am-12.00pm (Yallourn GC)





Support Staff

Richard Cooney

(Head Coach)

Tom Wheeler 

(Strength & Conditioning)

Lirit Janover


Konsita Kuswara

(Nutrition & Hydration)

Advisory Panel

Robert Goldie

(GSA Board Rep)

Jamey Mullen

(GSA Board Rep)

Ben Sweeney

(Golf Foundation Victoria)

Richard Cooney

(Head Coach)

Brett Wyllie

(East Gippsland Rep)

Daniel Poyton

(South Gippsland rep)

Jim Vivian



Athletes (2017)

Lachlan Bambridge

Daniel Churches

Alex Geyer

Corey Hardy

Jordy Hay




Athletes (2016)

Lachlan Bambridge

Alex Geyer

Cory Hardy

Jordy Hay

Charley McKenna

Angus McPherson

Tia Tompkin