We have our own Cornish Links golf course on the school grounds and our Golf Program is led by a passionate team of coaches, who are committed to developing a world-leading golf program:
We have a great balance of coaches and deliver many facets of golf.
For further information please contact Sean Kirschenberg, Cornish College Golf Program Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org or 0418 552 668.
To make a booking, see our fees and see our terms and conditions, please visit our booking page.
Our course is specifically designed for children and we are very grateful for all the help and generosity we have received along the journey. We commenced our course by developing seven holes and, in 2015, we developed two further holes (nine holes in total). Our two newest holes are 200 metres long and provide some challenges for our students.
Tom Humphreys, Cornish College Grounds Manager, is responsible for the course design and construction. Tom has incorporated a creek, bridges, seating, tee signs and native plantings. Phil Kingston is a school parent who has also donated valuable time to develop the two new holes. We have also had help from many parents and local businesses, including Anco Turf who donated the turf for our tees.
Although some of our holes are short, they can be quite challenging. Our golf course uses ‘big holes’, which allows the use of golf balls or tennis balls. Tennis balls are suitable for our younger early learning students.
Students can learn many great life skills from golf. Golf encourages students to practice, learn etiquette and develop persistence. Golf rewards integrity and is also a ‘game for life’ that has many social, mental and physical benefits. Golf handicaps allow children to compete with adults or beginners to compete with professionals. Golf also allows children to indulge with the environment and be amongst the great outdoors. Having fun is critical to the success of our golf program.
In the future we plan to develop a committee of students who can look at many aspects of golf, the golf program and the golf course. This may include golf handicaps, special events, course developments, charity events and golf competitions.