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U.S. Kids Golf Sunshine Coast Local Tour!

We launched our Sunshine Coast Local Tour Sunday 1st May at the majestic Mount Coolum Golf Club. A total of 27 players competed across 11 age divisions and 6 different course lengths.

“Mount Coolum provided a fair challenge for the field, which included 2 players flying up from Sydney, we’re very pleased with 27 starters for our first tournament and look […]

Headland installs family tee system

We recently put a proposal to the Board at Headland GC to consider installing 3 extra tee off locations on each hole on the front 9. The Board recognises the importance of fostering young players and promoting family golf and voted unanimously in favour of installing the family tee system.

The extra 3 tee off locations will coincide with our Player […]

6yr old Max Everingham

6yr old Max joined the academy in February this year and is loving his golf! Max has already earned 4 of his Level 1 achievement pins for Putting skills, Around the Green skills, Full Swing and Knowledge, just 1 more achievemnt pin for Scoring and Max will Master Level 1 and move onto the Level 2.

Max is son to BGC […]

9yr old Reuben scores an albatross!

The walk up to the green to find your ball that appeared to be tracking towards the hole, but you’re not quite sure, can be a little unnerving. Check out 9yr old BGC Cadet and academy student, Reuben Read as he takes this exact walk, only to find his ball in the bottom of the cup, for an albatross on […]

Coach Leon earns Master Kids Coach Award

Leon Faulkner, from Bayview Golf Club, located in Sydney, NSW, has been honoured as a Master Kids Coach by U.S. Kids Golf, the world’s leading organisation in developing young golfers. The Award recognises coaches who have excelled in developing players, fostering a positive environment, and using the best available resources to help advance their students.
In 2008, U.S. Kids Golf introduced […]

Jack Castle becomes first Gold Star Player!

7yr old Jack Castle has become the academies first Gold Star Player! Gold Star Player Awards are an aspirational goal for students who complete Levels 1 through 5 of our Pathway Program.

Players learn the forms required to execute consistent putts, chips, pitches, sand shots, full swings with irons and woods, including building their golf knowledge. Each level challenges the players […]

Claudia Maestre (7yrs/L2) chipping skills test!

Claudia Maestre is fast developing her golfing skills, much to the delight of her Parents including Grandmother and BGC Member, Irene Newport. Just 8 months in the game, Claudia has mastered Level 1 of our Pathway Program and is already halfway through Level 2!

Watch Claudia Chipping Here

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