INTERSTATE GOLF 12s

SELECTION POLICY

Event Details
School Sport WA (SSWA) participates in the School Sport Australia National Golf Championship for 12 years and under school students at the Pacific School Games

Eligibility
12 Years & Under Selection in 12 years and under team is restricted to students who turn 11 or 12 years old on or before 31 December in the year of competition. Students who turn 11 in the year of competition and who are selected in the final team must be accompanied to the event by a parent or nominated guardian even if the student stays in the team accommodation. It is highly recommended that parents of 12 year olds also attend the Championship.

Selectors

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

Selection process 12 & Under

  • Selectors meet to discuss selection criteria.
  • Selectors will take account of the performances of players relative to their age through Golf WA events, school competition and any other golf activities
  • Champion School event dates are determined by officials and SSWA
  • Details and nomination form are posted on the SSWA website
  • The State Sporting Associations are asked to distribute information to all affiliated clubs advertising selection information

Nomination

  • 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.

Selection Criteria Pillars

  • Golf WA will make a team selection for the 12 and under National School Sport Australia Golf Championship Team based on the below selection criteria:
  • Selection criteria is made on 4 pillars:
  1. Performance – Nett Score Average
  2. Participation – minimum number of 8 rounds (Junior Stroke Average events)
  3. Code of Conduct, Behaviour & Attendance at Golf and School
  4. Behaviour and Attitude at set training sessions

Division Selection

Players will be selected from the below 3 divisions based on ability.

    • Division ‘A’            Official GA Handicap 9 and below
    • Division ‘B’            Official GA Handicap 10 – 20
    • Division ‘C’           Official GA Handicap 21 and above

    The team will comprise of a range of handicaps

    Handicap 9 & below       Handicap 10 – 20           Handicap 21 & above

    Boys               3                                    3                                    2

    Girls               2                                     1                                     1

    • The Official GA handicap of the player, as of the EOI closing date, will determine which category a squad member is selected from.
    • Golf WA and School Sport WA reserve the right to modify the Division Selection dependant on the number of athletes available for team selection.