Junior Development Program - 'How good is golf!'
2020 Autumn School Holiday Junior Golf Clinics are scheduled to run on Wednesday 15 April and Thursday 16 April 2020 from 11:00am to 1:00pm each day. The clinics are free and children participating are welcome to bring their own golf clubs, but all equipment is provided. Children are also requested to have a cap, sunscreen and a water bottle.
Children need to be registered to attend these clinics...the registration form will be posted on the website in the near future.
2020 Encourage Shield
The revised draw for the 2020 Encourage Shield has been released:
Round 1: Sunday 2 February 2020: The Vale (Bye) - no match
Round 2: Sunday 9 February 2020: Kiama v The Vale (@ Kiama Golf Club)
Round 3: Sunday 23 February 2020: The Vale v Wollongong (@ The Vale GC)
Round 4: Sunday 1 March 2020: The Vale (Bye) - no match
Round 5: Sunday 8 March 2020: The Vale v Kiama (@ The Vale GC)
Round 6: Sunday 15 March 2020: Wollongong v The Vale (@ Wollongong GC)
Final: Sunday 29 March 2020: 1st v 2nd (@ The Grange GC)
2019 Junior Matchplay Championship
The 2019 Junior Matchplay Championship was won by Heath Wheeler who defeated Tom Eagleton in the final. Congratulations to Heath on his first Championship victory.
2019 Junior Club Championships
The 2019 Junior Boys and Girls Club Championships were played over two rounds in May 2019. The Junior Boys Champion was Tom Eagleton, runner up was Josh Hayes. Net Winner was Bryn Newton. The Junior Girls Champion was Sarah Eagleton.
2019 Russell Vale Junior Classic
The 2019 Russell Vale Junior Classic was held on Sunday 5 May 2019. The winner of the Junior Classic was Eddie Ward from St Michael's Golf Club. The Illawarra Junior Cup (best nett score) winner was Tom Eagleton from Russell Vale Golf Club. The winner of the Girls Gross Event was Selena Bosevski from Port Kembla Golf Club and the Girls Nett winner was Sarah Eagleton from Russell Vale Golf Club. The Boys Stableford Event was won by Charlie Curyer from The Country Club Vincentia.
2019 Encourage Shield
The Encourage Shield Team of Tom Eagleton (Capt.), Jack Pritchard, Heath Wheeler, Sarah Eagleton, Bryn Newton, Kaydn Fleuren and Max Stewart completed their six matches and ended up with 2 wins, 1 draw and 3 losses and finished second on points. The team missed out on the final on a points for basis. The team is improving all the time and is well placed to take out the title next year. Congratulations to all the team members and thanks to the parents and Dennis Moore who walked in all the matches to provide support and guidance.
Junior Golf Events - RV & Golf Illawarra
- 16-17 January 2020 - Touchdown 36 (GI Junior Open Series)
- 23-24 April - Illawarra Junior Masters
- 3 May 2020 - Russell Vale Junior Classic (GI Junior Open Series)
- 25 October 2020 - Jamberoo Junior Open
- 6 December 2020 - Wollongong Junior Open
For entry forms on junior golf events, please refer to the following links:
Junior Promotions Officer(JPO)
JPO: Phillip Peace
M: 0411 281 381
Dress Regulations for RVGC Junior Golfers (as per JNJGF)
Boys: Shirts with collar and remain tucked in at all times, tailored trousers/shorts, and socks.
No jeans (any type denim), cargo pants or 3/4 length pants.
Girls: No midriffs showing, tailored shorts/slacks/skorts/skirts.