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About Golf West Gippsland

Golf West Gippsland (GWG) was formed in 2019 when West Gippsland District Golf Association (WGDGA) and Women’s Golf West Gippsland (WGWG) merged

Mission

Golf West Gippsland works in partnership with Golf Australia and our member clubs to inspire more people to play more golf across Australia.

Our Philosophy

All golf is golf and all of us can be golfers. Golf is a sport for life and fun for all.

Values

Everyone: We strive to be inclusive and welcome everyone to feel they belong when playing our great sport.

Equality: We believe in equal opportunity for all people and that you can play your own way. We are a proud signatory of the Women in Golf Charter

Connected: We show genuine care and respect, believing collective success comes from connection, mutual understanding and working together

Our Best: Our culture inspires people to achieve great things and we encourage people to be themselves and to experience all the benefits that golf has to offer

Courageous: Our vision is bold, we inspire leadership change and growth, we challenge the status quo, encourage learning and to beyond just making the cut.

The role we play in golf across the region

Club Services

We work in partnership with our affiliated clubs to provide services including event coordination and promotion, golf operations, advice and support to increase participation, gender equality and policy development.

Events

We deliver a range of events, including Championships, other events and competitions including Mid-Week Pennant and Weekend Pennant.

Junior Development

We support clubs to obtain the resources to establish and expand their range of golf development programs and activities for people aged 5 to 18, including clinics and competitions. We aspire to re-establish Junior Pennant, My Golf Girls Squad, and junior events, to provide a golf development pathway for young people to be challenged and see golf as fun.

We support juniors in the district to participate in the Gippsland Sports Academy Junior Golf Program and the Golf Australia Scholarship Program.

Golf Development

We support clubs to obtain the resources to establish and expand their range of golf development programs and activities for adults, including entry level, development clinics and coaching opportunities.

Representative Teams

We field representative teams in Golf Australia competitions and events, including the Victorian Junior Country Regions and Country Teams Event.

GWG 2024-2027 Strategic Plan

GWG Strategic Action Plan - 2024