2019 WGI Talent Development Programme

Those Under 19 players (as at  October 31st 2019 wishing to be considered for selection into the WGI Talent Development Programme (TDP) for 2019 should complete the Expression Of Interest form on the WGI webpage - click on Junior Golf tab, Wellington TDP > 2019 TDP selection EOI, and complete and submit. PLESE COMPLETE BY WEDNESDAY APRIL 10th

The 2019 TDP will follow a similar format to the 2018 programme.

-  Performance Group for up to 12 players, lead by two coaches, significant parts of the programme being camps away from Wellington focussed of event preparation and course management; modules on  Physio and Strength Conditioning (improvement, prevention, injury analysis and rehab) , Mind Skills Development, Personal Planning, Diet and Rules.

- Development Group for up to 24 players, lead by one coach with assistance as required; one day coaching and playimng modules, Mind Skills Development, Personal Planning, Diet and Rules. Also there will be a module on the role of parents, caregivers, support persons, how to best contribute to your young players progress.

Criteria for consideration are as follows, but not limited to;

  • Performance Group. Interclub (especially Junior Competition) results, Tournament results, Represenative results where applicable, Interpersonal and Communication skills, Leadership, contribution and value to Interclub and Representative teams, where applicable
  • Development Group. Junior Interclub results where applicable, rounds played in a year, handicap reduction, interpersonal and communication skills, enthusiasm and raw potential. 

The final event for consideration will be the Wairarapa 54 Hole Strokeplay 6th / 7th April (primarliy for performance group aspirants), with EOI closing date for both groups being Wednesday 10th April. 

Announcement of the two groups will be in the period following the Wairarapa Open. All under 19 players are entitled to an entrance subsidy for this event - please e/mail office@wgi.co.nz to advise of your participation in the event. 




2019 Talent Development Programme

Performance Group


Development Group