High Performance

GOLF SA HIGH PERFORMANCE & DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

July 2015

The Golf SA High Performance Program and Talent ID Squad provides a defined development pathway and program to enable talented golfers to achieve their individual goals. These programs lead to the National High Performance Program conducted by Golf Australia.

The Golf SA Program begins with participation in the Talent ID Squad leading to the High Performace Program which has three tiers. Players may then be invited to participate at State HP Camps and finally selected for the National High Performance Program.

Selection for State Teams (Interstate Series) and Representative Players (National Ranking Events) is not dependent on being in a HP Squad or Talent ID Squad. Criteria for State Team & Representative selection is shown separately.

Talent ID Squads:
• Aimed at identifying talented Athletes and providing a development pathway
• Includes one (4 day) Festival annually (Oct)
• Selected in July-August annually
• Selection Guidelines (approx. and not limited to):
      • GA Handicap Range > Boys 0 - 18 / Girls 0 - 30
      • Age > Boys & Girls 12 to 15 years
• There are approximately 30 positions available in the Talent ID Squad
• Includes advanced coaching, elements of sports medicine & sports science and competition
• Players selected by HP Committee & Expressions of Interest
• Coordinated by the Golf SA Development Coach

Applications now open - Closing Date 10 August 2015

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High Performance Tier 3 Squad:
• Aimed at identifying talented Athletes and providing a development pathway
• Provides 5-6 development sessions annually
• Selected after the Talent ID Festival annually.
• Selection Guidelines:
     Up to 12 athletes in the Talent ID Squad will be selected for the Tier 3 Squad.
• Includes further advanced coaching & elements of sports medicine & sports science
• Players selected by HP Committee & Expressions of Interest
• Coordinated by the Golf SA Development Coach

High Performance Tier 2 Squad:
• Aimed at developing talented Athletes to their full potential
• Runs from July to June annually
• Selected in June annually
• Includes junior and transitional players (17-20 Years)
• Approximately 16 athletes
• Includes Coaching, Strength & Conditioning, 3D Biomechanical Analysis, Physiotherapy, Sports Psychology & Nutrition
• Players selected by HP Committee & Expressions of Interest & Interview
• Coordinated by the Golf SA State Coach

High Performance Tier 1 Squad:
• Aimed at developing talented Athletes to their full potential
• Runs from July to June annually
• Selected in June annually
• Specialised HP Camps
• Approximately 6-10 athletes 
• Includes Coaching, Strength & Conditioning, 3D Biomechanical Analysis, Physiotherapy, Sports Psychology & Nutrition
• Players selected by HP Committee & Expressions of Interest & Interview
• Coordinated by the Golf SA State Coach

 
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