2021 WGI Talent Development Programme

Those Under 19 players (as at  January 1st 2021) wishing to be considered for selection into the WGI Talent Development Programme (TDP) for 2021 should complete the Expression Of Interest form on the WGI webpage - click on Junior Golf tab, Wellington TDP > 2021 TDP selection EOI, and complete and submit. PLESE COMPLETE BY  FRIDAY 9th APRIL

The 2021 TDP will follow a similar format to previous programmes.

-  Performance Group for up to 12 players,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, one day coaching and playing 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. 

Announcement of the two groups will be in the week of 12th April 2021