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Indigenous and CALD

Indigenous golfers

All people should have equal opportunity to participate in golf. Golf Australia promotes inclusion with under-represented populations. These populations include culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) and Indigenous.

 


Acknowledgement of Country

Aboriginal flag

Golf Australia acknowledges the traditional owners of the land on which the game of golf is played and pays respect to Elders both past and present.

 


Your Golf Pro - Remote Golf

 

Your Golf Pro, a group of dedicated PGA Professionals growing the game of golf around Australia, developed the Remote Golf Program in 2010.

The first Remote Golf program took place in Alice Springs, NT delivered to 507 indigenous kids ran by 50 PGA Professionals in partnership with MyGolf, Australia’s National Junior Participation Program.

Today, the program has expanded nationally, with MyGolf clinics delivered around Australia for indigenous youth to experience the game of golf, linking participants to MyGolf clubs and facilities.

For more information on the Remote Golf Program, visit yourgolfpro.net or contact;

Mark Rainey

National Communications Manager – Your Golf Pro

markr@performancegolf.net.au 


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Golf Championship

The National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Championship is played annually and is a time when Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people from all corners of the country gather to renew and create friendships, craft memories and embellish stories of their golfing experiences.

Event information:

  • •   Adults (ages 18+) and juniors (ages 12-17 at start of comp), both male and female.
  • •   GA Handicap and non GA Handicap golfers welcome
  • •   Prizes awarded in all grades
  • •   Male & Female Champions gain exemption to the Australian Amateur Championships*

* Subject to meeting handicap conditions

For further information please contact:
Christian Hamilton - National Inclusion Manager

christianh@golf.org.au

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