Gove Country Golf Club
Address: Golf Course Road Nhulunbuy
Contact Number: 08 89873191
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Junior Golf

About Junior Golf

March 19, 2017

In 2010 after many years of inactivity, junior golf was revived by two passionate golfers, Alan Fanning and Mitchell Banks with three juniors attending a Sunday morning junior program. In a relatively short time it has grown to become the biggest junior club in the NT, with 35 registered MYGolf members in 2013.

The Gove Junior Golf program is successful because parents are encouraged to attend sessions with their children and this promotes a positive sense of community. Junior sessions are free, but all junior golfers must become junior members at the club. This year 66% of juniors enrolled were part of junior golf the previous year.

To encourage greater participation, the Gove Country Golf Club introduced a full playing family membership fee. This approach has resulted in increasing adult membership and participation in golf, which is energising our local club. The juniors are the future of all clubs and a healthy junior program supported by its members will bring success at all levels.

Junior Golf

March 02, 2018

  • Junior Golf Team:

    •  Vic Epiha– GCGC Committee Juniors Representative

    • Junior Golf Coordinator – Esther Rika

    • MYGOLF Club Community Instructors: Esther Rika, Jonetani Rika,

    • MYGOLF Schools Community Instructors: Esther Rika, Troy Ferrier

  • Contact email:

What programs are on

May 28, 2023

  • The GCGC Junior Team volunteers run the Nationally accredited MYGOLF Program as a grassroots introduction to the basics of golf.

  • Program is run on Sunday mornings 9-11 am during the school calendar timetable

  • We annually hold a Junior Open in October/November each year. This is also the juniors end of year presentations of awards for the year

  • We have a visiting PGA Professional that visits Gove once a term to deliver coaching services to all juniors, including clinics for adults and private coaching lessons

    • PGA - Graham Bolton – Cairns  - Aspire Golf

    • He also supports 3 of our Golf NT Junior Academy members with elite training instruction

    • Term 2 PGA Coaching Clinics: 3rd, 4th June – Times TBA

    • Term 3 and 4 PGA visits TBA

    • Adults coaching sessions

    • Schools visits and Indigenous Clinics

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