NAME: Grant Balcke

AGE: 31

HOMETOWN: Melbourne, Australia

COLLEGE ATTENDED: University of Southern Mississippi / PGA of Australia

MAJOR COACHING QUALIFICATIONS / EDUCATION: Australian PGA / TPI Level 2 Junior & Golf Professional


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 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.

Working for Gary Gilchrist is the most professionally rewarding experience of my life. To be able to assist him coaching players on a daily basis from juniors to major winners is unbelievable. Gary is so passionate about golf, coaching and especially junior golfers and watching him bring out the best in a person, both professionally and personally, is something that is amazing to watch. There is a difference between INSTRUCTING and COACHING, and Gary is truly the best in junior golf at COACHING players in all 5 areas. The GGGA System of training truly allows students to LEARN, PREPARE and PERFORM.

To schedule private lessons with Grant, please email