The Gary Gilchrist Golf Academy is committed to inspiring and motivating junior golfers by providing the structure and tools to allow student-athletes to reach their full potential. Our coaching team is comprised of the world’s best trainers, offering a wealth of experience and knowledge to juniors that attend our Full-Time Program, Post-Graduate / Gap Year Program and Camps. Our coaches live and breath junior golf and understand the training of and world of junior golf better than anyone else.
Coach Grant Balcke, Director of Training at the Gary Gilchrist Golf Academy, shares his advice for junior golfers looking to improve their golf game:
“Have a great plan, and remember the amount of time you have to improve your game.”
About Coach Grant
Grant joined the GGGA team in the fall of 2013, bringing a great deal of knowledge and experience to the Academy and Elite Junior Development Business. Grant started his professional coaching career at the acclaimed National Golf Club in Melbourne, Australia as a part of the Australian PGA Education system. After 2 years, Grant moved to South East Asia to become the Junior Development Manager and eventually the owner of the Asian Golf Institute based at the Keppel Club in Singapore. Grant would remain in Singapore for 6 years coaching players of all levels. Prior to turning professional, Grant enjoyed a successful junior and amateur career and played NCAA DI golf at the University of Southern Mississippi.
Learn, Prepare, Perform
At GGGA, our training is intensive with incredible attention to detail and is personally overseen and directed by Gary Gilchrist. The learn, prepare and perform model is the foundation of the golf program and player development. The focus is on training and preparing for the ultimate objective: peak performance in competition.
Gary Gilchrist has developed a specialized training program to accelerate student development and achieve optimal results in the shortest amount of time.