COACHING and COMPETITIONS

 Term 3 Coaching Clinics begin on Saturday 20 July at 8:30am followed by the Tuesday Clinic 23 July at 3:45pm.  This Term goes through to Saturday 14 September and is only $90 for Club Members and $120 for new beginners.  With 17 fun-filled coaching sessions this term, members are paying only $5.30 a session, the best value sports coaching around!.
 

The annual Club membership of $30 is a contribution towards the upkeep of the junior facilities, golf club sets for players use and lots of great teaching equipment.   Junior Club members are automatically enrolled in the skills self-development program that allows children to track their skills and scoring improvements.

 

 

Membership also entitles the children to join in the Sunday afternoon competitions held at Bribie Island Golf Club.  These events are structured specifically for the youngsters and are a fun afternoon walking in the outdoors with others.

If you wish to enroll your child or children in our great junior program just call The Golf Shop on 07 3408 1457 during business hours or enroll anytime online at myGolf, Australia’s junior golf program.

NEWS and EVENTS

Sunday 23 June 2019

All the Bribie juniors thank everyone for the great day they had here on Sunday 23 July.  It was the 5th round of the Glasshouse Mountains Zone Juniors Future Tour and we had 65 players in the field across 18, 9, 6 and 3 hole events.  The day went very well with the course in top shape and beautiful weather for the event.

As can be seen from the smiles in the photo the Bribie team had a fun filled day.  In the front row Samuel Conroy (left) and Braith Ferguson (right) are holding up their vouchers for winning the 3 hole Nett and Gross events respectively.   Zane Ridgeway (back 2nd from left) was the Nett winner in the 6 hole event and Joey Ritchie (back 3rd from left) was the runner-up in the same event.   Baxter Smith (not in picture) won the Gross runner-up prize in the 18 holes.

 

 
Sunday 9 June 2019

 

Our Junior group played at Ashgrove in the 4th round of the GMGZ Future Tour on 9 June.  Nina Bohan played a great round finishing Nett Runnerup on a countback with a wonderful score of 64 nett.  Nina is pictured (right) with her trophy and with Zac Heading who has stepped up from the 9 hole competition to complete his first 18 hole event in the Future Tour.

Our other winners were Stephanie Egeberg who won the 3 hole nett event and Braith Ferguson took out the 3 hole pin shot. You have to love those winners smiles!

 

Sunday 19 May 2019

 

The Zone Future Tour moved to Pine Rivers Golf Club on 19 May and Bribie Island had 11 participants, a record for the past few years.  Lots of players were new to the Future Tour and everyone had a fun day despite some early drizzle.  It was our “old hands” who took out some events however, with Zoe Brooks continuing her good form to win the 6 Hole Gross event and Holly Egeberg winning runner-up 3 Hole Gross.

Everyone played close to their handicaps on the day which was a great result for all.

Sunday 5 May 2019

Three of our juniors participated in the Districts’ Short Course Championships at Maleny on 5 May.  Jointly run by the Men’s and Women’s Districts the Championship focusses on those up and coming players in the 6 hole and 9 hole Divisions only.  Bribie Island had 2 winners on the day, Zac Heading played 3 under his handicap to take out the Boys 9 Hole Gross event on a countback, while Zoe Brooks won the Girls 6 Hole Gross trophy.  Maleny Golf course was in fine condition but the hills and thick rough proved a tough challenge for all the players

Zac Heading
SCSBDGA Boys 9 Hole Gross Champion

Zoe Brooks
SCB&DWGA Girls 6 Hole Gross Champion

Jack Brooks – showing great form in the 6 Hole Championship

 

 

Sunday 28 April 2019

he second round of the Zone’s Future Tour was held at Woodford Golf Club on Sunday 28 April and Bribie Island was well represented in all 4 divisions with a total of 10 entrants who all acquitted themselves very well and had great fun.

Cheyenne Smith, in her first Tour event, won the 3 hole Nett event and in the process dropped her handicap from 12 to 9 on her first attempt.  She won the event on a countback from Bribie Island sisters, Stephanie and Holly Egeberg.  With 5 entrants in the 6 hole event we had plenty of good scores with Zane Ridgeway taking out the Nett event with a score of 14.  This was 6 under Zane’s handicap, while Zoe Brooks and Liam Haidle also improved their handicaps on the day..

The next Future Tour event is at Pine Rivers on 9 May.  Entries can be made on the sheet in the Junior Shed or by email to juniors@gmgz.com.au

 

Sunday 31 March 2019

The first GHMZGA Junior Futures Tour event was held at Laidley Golf Club on Sunday 31 March 2019 and 5 of our very keen juniors made the trek to play.  It was a very successful day for Bribie Island with Jack Brooks winning the 3 hole gross event and the Nearest the Pin.  Stephanie Egeberg, in her first Future Tour outing, had the equal best Nett score and won Nett Runnerup on a countback.

In the 6 hole event Zoe Brooks mirrored her brother’s wins with her Gross Winner trophy and the 6 hole Nearest the Pin.  Holly Egeberg (3 holes) and Zac Heading (9 holes) also returned good scores.  Many thanks to the very keen parents and caddies for taking them such a distance to compete.

The next Future Tour event is on 28 April and as it is much closer to home at Woodford we hope to have more players from Bribie Island. Click here GMZJGA Future Tour Woodford 2019 to get the entry form for this event and details can be emailed to the Junior Coordinator at bribiejuniors@gmail.com or directly to the Zone at juniors@gmgz.com.au

 

JUNIOR GOLF CLINICS

Coaching every Saturday morning and Tuesday afternoon for 2019:

Term 3 – Saturday 20 July to Saturday 14 September

Term 4 – Saturday 12 October to Saturday 7 December

  • Coaching Clinics and Fun Events for Junior Golfers and those just starting out
  • Great coaching with our young PGA Professionals, all equipment provided – $90 a Term
  • Come along to join in the group fun – learn a new sport or sharpen your golfing skills
  • Cadet Membership of the Bribie Island Golf Club only $30 for 2019
  • Call the Golf Shop on 3408 1457 to book a place

UPCOMING JUNIOR EVENTS

Click here to view the Junior events in the zone: Glasshouse Mountains Junior Events

Click here to view the Junior events in the zone: Sunshine Coast South Burnett District Events

 


Golf – A great game for children of all ages.          

Below is a list of the “Top 10 Reasons Kids Should Play Golf” as recommended by the Player Development Committee of the PGA of America – a group dedicated to introducing the game to people of all abilities and backgrounds.

  1. Develop Life Long Benefits: Benefits of golf include making life-long friends and learning a game that can be played.
  2. Spend Quality Time with Family: Golf can be an event around which all family members can gather for several hours. It is a great opportunity for parents to provide positive feedback and encouragement to children.
  3. Spending Time Outdoors: Walking and being active in the outdoors allows for breathing in fresh air and establishes healthy exercise habits, far beyond indoor video games or television.
  4. Business Skills: In addition to etiquette and the ability to play comfortably with new acquaintances, golf teaches self-confidence, improves the ability to work with numbers, and applies problem solving skills that are critical in business.
  5. Anyone Can Play: Men, women, children, people from all over the globe and all walks of life come together on a golf course. The diversity found on a golf course opens young golfers to a broader view of the world and all people.
  6. Self-Improvement: Golf challenges the player toward constant self-improvement. Players analyze what they did well and what has to change to improve. Players develop habits of self-improvement by self-analysis skills, seeking professional instruction, and accepting critiques from others.
  7. Etiquette and Values: Golf has a rich tradition of etiquette which lives on today. Playing golf teaches youth how to behave towards self and others, and imparts values such as truthfulness and strength during adversity.
  8. Health: Golf is an active game and is less injury prone than contact sports. Conditioning for golf improves strength of core muscles that support the spine, improves flexibility, and allows participants the opportunity to be active and fit.
  9. Controlling Emotions: In golf as in life, there are achievements and disappointments. Learning from mistakes and overcoming obstacles improves a player’s game, and teaches them to optimistically carry out the same pattern in day to day life.
  10. Fun: Young people grow up too quickly in today’s busy, technological world. Gathering with friends to play golf gives young golfers the opportunity to spend enjoyable times in friendly competition or collegial companionship.

Bribie Island Golf Club has a well coordinated Junior Golf program.

Click here for our 2019 Junior Membership Information Package.