The WRAS 2017 golf squad was announced on Monday 22 August 2016

Who is eligible?

Previous WRAS athletes and invited athletes from the 2016 Golf Talent Identification Day who are living or attending school in the Western Region

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What area is Western Region?

The area bounded by Lithgow, Mudgee, Gilgandra, Narromine, Condobolin, West Wyalong, Young and Oberon

Age and Number of Athletes

The WRAS 2017 golf program will cater for pre-elite athletes born after 1 July 1999 and attending high school in 2016


You must attend all development training activities and events that are conducted throughout the duration of the program


The program will run from September 2016 to July 2017


Athletes will be assessed on a set criteria. WRAS expects cycling to be your primary sport of participation

Benefits to athletes selected in WRAS 

  • Training by a professional golf coach
  • Skills Development
  • Development Camps (including live in camps)
  • Strength and conditioning programs, support and advice (including functional movement screening)
  • Optical Screening
  • Sports science testing and support
  • Education/personal development sessions
  • Opportunities to compete in events