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Junior golf academy Melbourne

Inspiring young golfers, one game at a time...

Golf training for children


Junior Golf Discovery Zone

Unleash your child's golfing potential at Melbourne's premier junior golf academy. Our programs are crafted to ignite a passion for golf while fostering essential skills and character development. Whether your child is a beginner or an advanced player, our engaging Games-Based Learning approach ensures they learn with joy and enthusiasm. For those aiming higher, our performance-based training hones skills and builds resilience. Secure your child's place now for a journey that promises success on and off the course. Give them the gift of a transformative experience and a lifelong love for the game.


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​James is dedicated and passionate golf coach renowned for his exceptional ability to nurture the growth and development of golfers at all skill levels. With 12 years of invaluable experience as a coach with the esteemed Bannlynch Coaching Team at Yarra Bend, James has played a pivotal role in shaping the future of golfers and guiding beginners on their journey to club and state representation.   Currently serving as the head coach of golfstudio, James continues to demonstrate unwavering commitment to the holistic development of golfers. His expertise, patient guidance and technical proficiency enable him to tailor coaching methods to suit the unique needs of each individual, fostering a supportive and inclusive environment where golfers of all abilities can thrive. Through his genuine passion for the sport and tireless efforts, James has earned a reputation as a highly respected coach who empowers golfers to reach their fullest potential, making golfstudio the preferred destination for those seeking excellence in their golf journey.

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Game On In Schools


Your Safety Matters

Comprehensive Safety Protocols:
GameonGolf ensures junior golfers' safety with strict staff background checks, regular safety training, and first aid availability.

kits and emergency procedures at all times.
GameonGolf has top-tier security, including gated entry points and surveillance cameras, ensuring only authorized individuals enter.

Parental Involvement and Communication:
GameonGolf values open communication with parents, keeping them informed about their child's progress and welcoming their participation in select sessions to foster transparency and trust.

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Our Coaches


What Our Clients Are Saying​​

Junior golf academy Melbourne
Golf programs for kids

James has been my coach now for around 6 years.  His skill and knowledge along with a patient and fun approach has continued to drive my love for the game.  With James’ help I became a single figure golfer by age 11 and made the U12 Victorian State Team for the last two years.  How good is golf!!

Louie Inifer

Thanks James for your help with Allen. Building his golf skill and confidence. Golf is a a hard game and we are so lucky to have you coaching Allen in his golf journey. Your golf passion and personality inspire so many young golfers. Golf is not just a sport, it’s a lifestyle. Your guidance helps develop honesty, respect, and to simply be a good human being. We are so lucky to have you in my son’s golf journey. 

Vivien He 


Frequently Asked Questions

  • What age groups do you accept at golfstudio Junior Academy?
    Our junior program is designed for students aged 4-16 years. It features a multiphase pathway: Learn Phase (4-6 years): Focuses on games-based learning and uses fun golf metaphors to engage students while they learn basic fundamentals. Train Phase (7-14 years): Continues games-based learning while introducing our 11 golf subjects and incorporates an introduction to on-course play. Perform Phase (9 years+): Designed for students who have progressed past the 9-level tee system and have shown an interest in taking golf more seriously. Compete Phase (10-16 years): Designed for club-level juniors who have achieved a club-level handicap of 15 or less. It focuses on long-term development, periodisation planning, and competition preparation.
  • What is the duration of each and class and length of the term?
    1. Learn Phase - 45 min session 2. Train Phase - 60 minute session 3. Perform Phase - 90 minute session 4. Compete Phase - 120 minute session Our Junior Academy runs in line with the school term over consecutive 8 weeks.
  • How can I enrol my child in the golfstudio junior golf academy, and what are the costs?
    Enrolling your child in our golfstudio junior golf academy is a straightforward process. Simply visit our golfstudio junior academy page on our website. From there, you have two payment options: you can either purchase a single class or choose to pay upfront for the entire term at a discounted rate. This flexibility allows you to select the best option that fits your schedule and budget, ensuring your child gets the most out of their golfing experience. Visit our page today to get started!
  • What equipment does my child need to bring?
    All equipment is supplied, however if students already own clubs, they're encouraged to bring them to each class. As there is an athletic component to each session students are asked to bring a water bottle.
  • What is the student-to-coach ratio in the academy?
    Each class has a coach to student ratio of 1 to 6. As classes grow in size extra coaches are available to assist.
  • What qualifications do the coaches have?
    Our coaching team are Accredited PGA Professionals with many years of experience working with junior golfers of all ages and experience including all ability students.
  • What happens if my child misses a scheduled class?
    At golfstudio Junior Academy, we understand that schedules can be unpredictable and children may occasionally miss a class. To accommodate this, our Academy offers multiple class options throughout the week. If your child cannot attend their scheduled class, we provide the opportunity for them to join another class during the week to make up for the missed session. This flexibility ensures that your child won't miss out on valuable learning time and can continue to develop their skills consistently. Simply contact us ahead of time to arrange the make-up class.
  • Can my child trial a class before committing to the term program?
    At golfstudio Junior Academy, we understand that parents want to be certain their child will enjoy a new activity before making a commitment. That's why we offer a free trial class for new students. This gives your child the chance to experience a class firsthand without any obligation. If your child enjoys the trial but you're still not ready to commit, we also offer single session tickets for each class. This flexible approach ensures that you can make an informed decision that's best for your child, without any pressure. Visit us to take advantage of these options and see why golfstudio is a great place for your child's golfing journey.
  • Can parents stay and watch their child during class sessions?
    At golfstudio Junior Academy, we understand that parents would like to hang around and watch their child train. To accommodate this, we have a designated parent area where classes can be observed comfortably. However, we have found that student engagement is often stronger when parents are not in close proximity. Therefore, while you are welcome to stay and watch from the parent area, we recommend allowing your child to train independently to maximize their focus and development during the session.
  • What is the process for advancing through the different skill levels?
    At golfstudio Junior Academy our junior golfers advance through levels by earning stickers for their bag tags and hats for each of the 9 levels. Parents receive term-end progress reports, ensuring clear communication on their child's achievements and areas for improvement.
  • Are there opportunities for my child to compete in golf tournaments?
    Competitive play starts in the Train phase. Student's test their skills twice each term in a friendly, competitive setup using a 9 level tee system to track progress. After building a solid foundation, they move to the Perform and Compete phase on the full-length junior course, ensuring comprehensive skill development for advanced play.