Event Details

  • School Sport WA (SSWA) participates in the School Sport Australia (SSA) Golf Championship for  students 18 years and under.


  • 18 Years and Under – All players will be  eighteen (18) years of age or under as at the 31st December in the year of competition
  • Students must have a Club Handicap which is recognised by Golf Australia and play regularly.
  • Students representing state teams must attend schools or TAFE institutions


  • The positions of Coach, Manager and Tour Manager are advertised bi-annually
  • Appointed officials will be selectors

Selection Process 18 & Under

  • Selectors meet to discuss selection criteria.  A squad will be formed & participants will be notified.
  • The Selection Panel will assess athletes on the following data, competencies, and attributes (but not limited to):

  • Data:
  • GolfWA Crunch&Sip Junior Stroke Averages
  • GolfWA Men’s and Women’s State Rankings
  • Golf Australia National Junior Order of Merit
  • Golf WA Senior Pennant Record
  • Playing Competencies:
  • Student possesses sound technical ability.
  • Student demonstrates appropriate course management.
  • Achievement and maintenance of fitness requirements for this level of competition.
  • Personal Attributes:
  • Student can overcome adversity and adapt to the surroundings/circumstance.
  • Student communicates positively and is open to receiving feedback.
  • Student is dedicated to the process of reaching their full potential on and off the golf course.


  • Players are to nominate for Interstate Team Selection completing an online nomination forms.  This is forwarded automatically to the Sports Coordinator and SSWA.
  • Successful players are notified at the completion of the selection process when a final team plus reserves is named and invited to attend a Parent Information Session.
  • Selectors may replace team members at their discretion should they be ruled out prior to the championship for any reason.

18 & Under Medal Winner Policy

 One Medal Winner from the Boy’s team and one from the Girl’s team will be selected based on:

  •  25% Individual results
  • 50% Matchplay results
  • 25% Demonstrated team spirit and attitude.(This judgement will be made by both Managers and the Tour leader in collaboration).