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Golf Academy

The Robina Golf Academy is one of the strongest programs of its kind in Australia. With a large number of alumni that have gone on to play in a variety of tours around the world, and a high performance platform that gives our current students every opportunity to succeed, the Golf Academy at Robina State High School is a program we are very proud of. 

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We are the only school in Australia to have worked with the Golf Australia High Performance personnel for over a decade and have continued to evolve and enhance our coaching and strategic approach to the game of golf. Our players are provided with a range of golf experiences including:

  • 5 hours of professional coaching each week plus additional time on our school driving range
  • 20 rounds of golf each year (including resort style courses famous to the Gold Coast
  • 12 hours of classroom work each term covering a variety of education units
  • Technology advances in their training
  • Golf specific athlete development program
  • An extra strength and conditioning session each week under the guidance of qualified staff 
  • Physical screenings 
  • Use of all school equipment
  • Physical testing and individualised feedback
  • Golf specific physiotherapy and psychology​

Golf Experiences

 

Robina’s Golf Academy is open to all students interested in developing their game. Whether you are an intermediate player seeking the skills that will improve your golf or an advanced player aiming to fine tune your performances we have the program for you. Our advanced program is  suited to students looking at elite development resulting in squad selection, playing careers and competing at a state, national and international level. 


Our physical training sessions are designed around Golf Australia’s golf-specific strength and conditioning, motor patterns, warm up and equipment procedures to ensure our students are offered the best preparation for their golf careers beyond high school. As such, Golf Australia recognise Robina State High School as the national leading school for Long Term Athletic Development with junior golfers.

Robina state high school has a purpose built golf practice facility featuring two pitching greens, greenside and fairway bunkers and three target greens on a 300m driving range. We also have an indoor putting facility with instant video and data feedback. All golf equipment is tour quality Titleist, including clubs and Pro VI balls used as range balls. Students play in a variety of tournaments representing Robina State High School across Queensland and around Australia. Those that qualify for the Australian Junior Amateur Championships attend this event as a Golf Academy excursion as well.


The Gold Coast is renowned for its high quality golf courses. Students in the Academy play at leading Gold Coast Resort Courses such as: Lakelands, Robina Woods, Colonial, Sanctuary Cove, Burleigh and RACV Royal Pines during the year.​

Alumni

 

Amy Yang attended Robina State High School from 2005-2007. As a year 11 student she won the Ladies European Tour (LET) event the ANZ Ladies Masters and has since gone on to win three LET tournaments and an amazing two Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) events. She has finished runner-up in the Ladies US Open twice and in 2016 represented her home country of South Korea at the Rio Olympic Games finishing 4th.


Haeji Kang (LPGA Tour), Simon Viitakangas (Australiasian Tour), Courtney Massey (Australiasian Tour), Saki Suzuki (Japanese Ladies Tour) and Amy Walsh (Ladies European Tour) have all utilised their experiences with the Robina Golf Academy to go on and play in major Golf Tours around the world.

 
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For more information contact:

     For more information contact
     Daniel Norton-Smith
     Sports Academy Director      
 
 
  


 

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