2018 Golf Program

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.

Training Dates

All sessions for the 2018 Golf Program will be held at Yallourn Golf Club: Golf Links Rd, Newborough.

Saturday April 14th: 1pm-5pm, Yallourn Golf Club

Saturday April 28th: 1pm-5pm, Yallourn Golf Club

Saturday May 5th: 1pm-5pm, Yallourn Golf Club

Saturday May 19th: 1pm-5pm, Yallourn Golf Club

Sunday June 24th: 8am-12pm, Yallourn Golf Club

Sunday September 16th: 8am-12pm, Yallourn Golf Club

Wednesday 3rd of October: 9am-4pm, Spring Valley Golf Club

Saturday 27th October: 1pm-5pm, Leongatha Golf Club

Sunday 28th October: Leongatha Golf Club Tournament 36 holes.

Support Staff

  • Richard Cooney (Head Coach)
  • Tom Wheeler  (Strength & Conditioning)
  • Lirit Janover (Psychology)
  • Emily Orchard – Hex Health (Nutrition)

Advisory Panel

  • Robert Goldie (GSA Board Rep)
  • Ben Sweeney (Golf Foundation Victoria)
  • Richard Cooney (Head Coach)
  • Jim Vivian (GSA E.O)


  • Lachlan Bambridge
  • Corey Hardy
  • Jordy Hay
  • Zac Bambridge
  • Jack Hopper

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