Helping to grow golf in Glasgow

Helping to grow golf in Glasgow


Role of Glasgow Golf Union in Junior Development -

o Identify the best Junior Golfers at our member clubs and assist them to progress in the game to National Level and hopefully beyond
o Have a competitive Junior and Youth Team, competing in the West of Scotland League and the Scottish Area Team Championship
o Provide additional training and development opportunities, particularly through the winter months
o Motivate our Junior Golfers to play in National Level competitions
o Identify golfers who’s circumstances make it more difficult and look to provide additional support
o Create role models within member clubs and increase participation

Our Team Managers – Euan Cleary and Craig Dickie -

o Background to employment of Team Managers
o Increased engagement with our Junior golfers
o Improve the level of support GGU provides to Junior golfers
o Euan Cleary and Craig Dickie - Trainee PGA Professionals at Fairways Golf and Sandyhills
o Former County Level players
o Young, engaging, enthusiastic and motivated to help

Responsibilities of Team Managers -

o Lead on Team Selection for GGU boys and matches and Scottish Area Team Championships
o Regular engagement and communication with member clubs and PGA pros within GGU
o Implement and manage a suitable Talent ID programme for GGU boys squads
o Hold monthly training sessions/squad get togethers
o Hold annual squad trials/Talent ID events

Squad Selection and responsibilities -

o Annual qualifying event to be held in October
o Open to junior golfers, support will extend to juniors who start in the program, until they reach 21
o Squad of up to 16 selected

Junior and Youth Competitions -

o Scottish Golf events
o Scottish Junior Tour
o Faldo Series
o Stephen Gallagher Foundation
o GGU County Championship
o GGU Men’s Order of Merit 36 hole events

Our Commitment to You -

o Monthly winter practice sessions at Fairways Indoor Golf Arena
o Liaising with your Coach/PGA pro to identify areas for development
o Fitness screening to allow for personal fitness development program
o Access to Golf Data Lab statistical analysis software
o £100 grant towards coaching with your existing Coach
o Team kit
o Junior Order of Merit competition (details tbc)

 Responsibilities -

o Availability to attend team matches and organised squad get togethers
o Taking events seriously and preparing properly
o Agreement to code of conduct
o Commitment to playing in regular National level events and local competitions
o Finish out and complete every competitive round – complete the scorecard
o Role model for juniors at your club


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