Date: October 12, 2015

Schools can apply for funding through Sporting Schools that can be used to book a primary or secondary golf program. Schools can either select a teacher delivered, or coach delivered (either by accredited Community Instructors or PGA Professionals) program with the option of including MyGolf Equipment kits. Sporting Schools funding can also be used for professional development (online teacher training through the Community Instructor program) and transport to a local club/facility as part of the Sporting Schools program.

What Schools Can Receive:

The MyGolf online shop ( contains all your school’s golfing equipment needs. There are kits for lower (grade 3-4) and upper primary (grade 5-6) and secondary schools. The equipment is highly modified to ensure that it is safe and easy to use.

  • MyGolf School Golf Kit ( contains: 10 x 7-Irons, 10 x Putters, 100 x PVC golf balls, 10 x hitting mats, 10 x Putting targets) – this can be purchased at the MyGolf online store

  • Golf Australia endorsed/accredited coach – to be placed by state/territory coordinators or please notify if you have a coach

  • Access to interactive coaching resources manuals and app (once teachers become a MyGolf School Ambassador)

  • Access to online teacher training (

  • Transport to local golf club/facility (when applicable)

Cost Breakdown

The below table shows the breakdown of the costs that school will incur when delivering the MyGolf and Golf Australia Sporting Schools programs. The model is designed to allow schools to select the elements that they will require to run the program.

Sporting Schools Cost Breakdown

Online teacher training*
(*required when program delivered by teacher)

MyGolf school equipment kit $726
Deliverer/Coach cost $88 max per session

Transport to golf club/facility*
(optional for final week)

$500 (estimated)
Administration fee*
(*paid to state/territory bodies)
$100 per program
All prices are inclusive of GST


State/Territory Contacts for Sporting Schools

Golf Australia
Contact: Johanna Tilden
Phone: (03) 9626 5000

Golf Australia (SA)
Contact: Allan Telford
Phone: (08) 8267 1353

Jack Newton Junior Golf (ACT/NSW)
Contact: Ross Abbott
Phone: (02) 9567 7736

Golf Australia (Tasmania)
Contact: Simon Weston
Phone: (03) 6244 3600

Golf Australia (NT)
Contact: Peter Hargreaves
Phone: (08) 8927 6950

Golf Australia (Victoria)
Contact: Henry Paye
Phone: 0400 487 198

Golf Australia (Queensland)
Contact: Scott Simons
Phone: (07) 3252 8155

Golf WA
Contact: Billie Burvill
Phone: (08) 9367 2490


Roles and Responsibilities

For Schools

  • Book the program through the Sporting Schools online booking system
  • Engage a minimum of 10 and max of 30 per students per session
  • Deliver a minimum of 4 sessions for 45-60mins
  • Order MyGolf School kits prior to program commencing (if required)
  • Have the kit and other sports equipment on hand for coach to use during all sessions
  • Provide active supervision to assist coaches in all sessions
  • Receive and pay invoices – Coach (deliverer fee) State/Territory Admin fee
  • Work with SSA/Local Club or Facility to arrange week 5 club visit (when required)

For Accredited Deliverers

  • Hold current Community Golf Instructor or PGA accreditation
  • Hold a current Working With Children Check /Police Check/Blue Card
  • Accept program offering email from Golf Australia
  • Deliver a fun, safe and engaging MyGolf Sporting Schools program by following the resources provided 
  • Report any issues with the program directly to State/Territory representative
  • Invoice the school directly at the completion of the program

If you are an accredited deliverer, login above to access the MyGolf school resource page.

To access the MyGolf school resources within this page you need to be a current accredited Community Instructor or PGA Professional.

Please enter the email address you provided when completing one of above mentioned accreditations.

If you would like more information on how to become an accredited Community Instructor and deliver golf programs in schools and clubs, please visit


To assist schools with gaining a better understanding of the MyGolf Sporting Schools program offering we have put together the answers to a number of FAQs that we have received regarding the program. Please CLICK HERE