KirkwoodGolf: ILGU 2017/2018 Performance Panels Announced

Tuesday, November 07, 2017

ILGU 2017/2018 Performance Panels Announced

The High Performance, Funded Performance and Horizon Performance programmes have been announced for the 2017/2018 season. Please see panels and programme overviews below

Paula Grant
Leona Maguire*
Olivia Mehaffey*
Annabel Wilson
(*Denotes US based players)

To produce World Class players who consistently achieve Podium finishes at International events

· To create a process based environment and support players to focus on the controllable as they as they strive to achieve excellence
· To supply players with a world class coaching system that consists of in depth performance analysis and appropriate service provision, delivered by world class coaches
· To design training plans that meet the individual needs of the player and complimentary competition schedules which offer world-wide playing opportunities in appropriate WAGR events

Shannon Burke
Georgia Carr
Ciara Casey
Valerie Clancy
Meadhbh Doyle
Lisa Maguire
Mairead Martin
Julie McCarthy
Jessica Ross
Chloe Ryan
Sinead Sexton
Rachel Thompson
Lauren Walsh

To encourage players to compete on the international stage and represent Ireland at international team events, while also pursuing personal goals.

· To empower players to become self-sufficient in the design and execution of their personal performance (training and competition) plan
· To provide financial assistance that supports players participation in international amateur events
· To support players as they strive to balance competing at international level with commitments outside of the sport, such as careers and education.

Jan Browne
Sara Byrne
Beth Coulter
Aine Donegan
Kate Dwyer
Emma Forbes
Anna Foster
Nicole Joyce Moreno
Kate Lanigan
Leah Temple Lang

To offer a holistic approach to player development and achieve notable performances at appropriate international events, whilst preparing players to join the Elite Performance Programme in years to come.
· To provide young players, and their personal coaches, with access to expert holistic support from the ILGU Coaching Team, in terms of all aspects of the game
· To support young players, and their parents, in terms of psychology and lifestyle planning to equip them to negotiate the journey towards high performance
· To create a safe environment where young athletes are free to play golf and challenged to learn in order to enhance their skill-set