Golf NSW State Team Selection Protocol
The following guidelines outline the selection criteria for the NSW and ACT Junior & NSW (Senior) State Team to compete in the Australian Interstate Team matches.
Each team will comprise five (5) male and five (5) female members.
- Membership of an affiliated NSW Golf Club (or ACT & surrounding golf clubs for ACT Junior Team).
- Age eligibility for team selection (Junior Teams only): Players must be under 18 as of April 10, 2023.
The NSW Selection Panel, appointed by the Golf NSW Golf Committee, will use several benchmark indicators and tournament results to guide the selection of players for the 2023 Australian interstate teams & Junior Teams matches.
The list of benchmark indicators below is not all-encompassing, nor are they in priority order or weight:
- World Amateur Golf Ranking (WAGR).
- Golf Australia Order of Merit Rankings (GA OOM).
- Results in Season 2022-23 PGA Tour of Australasia (PGATA)events (NOT TPS Junior events).
- Inter Club Pennant, NSW Regional Open Series, and the NSW Country Championship.
Selectors may also use performance in the following events as part of the 2023 selection process:
|NSW Junior Team – Important events||Event||Date||ACT Junior Team -Important Events||Event||Date|
|JNJG International (JNJG)||Sep 27-30 2022||JNJG International (JNJG)||Sep 27-30 2022|
|Bonville Champions Trophy (JNJG)||Nov 29- Dec 2 2022||Brett Ogle Junior Masters (JNJG)||Nov 19-20, 2022|
|ACT Week of Golf (JNJG)||Jan 3-6, 2023||Bonville Champions Trophy (JNJG)||Nov 29- Dec 2 2022|
|Aust. Am (GA)||Jan 10-13, 2023||ACT Week of Golf (JNJG)||Jan 3-6, 2023|
|Avondale Amateur||Jan 17-20, 2023||Aust. Am (GA)||Jan 10-13, 2023|
|NSW Medal & Amateur (GNSW)||Jan 23-29, 2023||Avondale Amateur||Jan 17-20, 2023|
|NSW Medal & Amateur||Jan 23-29, 2023|
NSW Team – Important Events
|Port Phillip Open and Vic Am||Dec 8-13, 2022|
|Master of the Amateurs||Jan 3-6, 2023|
|Australian Amateur||Jan 10-13, 2023|
|Avondale Amateur||Jan 17-20, 2023|
|NSW Medal and Amateur||Jan 23-29, 2023|
|Concord Cup||Feb 16-18,2023|
- NSW & ACT Junior Teams – named early/mid-February.
(Athletes selected in the NSW and ACT Junior teams are expected to enter and play in the Australian Junior Championships in the week prior to the Interstate Series).
- NSW Senior Team – named late February/early March
Selected athletes are expected to be exemplary representatives of Golf NSW and the sport while participating in the Australian Interstate Teams matches.
Athletes will also be required to agree to a representative player agreement, and be bound by the Golf Australia and Golf NSW Code of Conduct
Information about the events can be found on the following websites:
Golf NSW – https://www.golfnsw.org.au/
JNJG – http://www.jnjg.com.au/
Golf Australia – https://www.golf.org.au/
PGA of Australia – https://pga.org.au/
Avondale GC – https://www.avondalegolfclub.com.au/cms/
Concord GC – https://www.concordgolfclub.com.au/cms/
Master of the Amateurs – https://www.masteroftheamateurs.com.au/cms/