Australia has announced its high performance national squad for 2015. The nine-member squad will be provided assistance from Golf Australia to further develop their golfing careers whilst working closely with State High Perfomance programs. Squad players have been categorised by performance criteria.
Golf Australia’s High Performance Director Brad James said that being named to the squad was reward for player dedication.
"The players in this year’s squad have all performed at an elite amateur and professional level," James said.
"The increased resources and opportunities that National Squad athletes receive will only further their development as GA strives to produce world class athletes."
The 2015 Golf Australia national squad:
Cameron Davis (Tier 2) – NSW
Cory Crawford (Tier 2) – Queensland
Anthony Murdaca (Tier 2) – South Australia
Lucas Herbert (Tier 2) – Victoria
Ryan Ruffels (Tier 2) – Victoria
Todd Sinnott (Tier 2) – Victoria
Brett Coletta (Tier 2) – Victoria
Shelly Shin (Junior) – NSW
Zach Murray (Junior) – Victoria
Golf Australia will also continue to closely watch the progress of other players in 2015.
"It is important for athletes to understand that Golf Australia is monitoring and assisting the development of players outside the National Squad," James said.
"The development/watch list athletes are also the future of Australian golf as they challenge for national squad selection."
The 2015 Golf Australia development/watch list:
Soo Bin Park
Tom Power Horan