The VIS Golf Program together with the support of program partners, Golf Australia and the PGA of Australia, provides Victoria’s leading amateur players and emerging talent with the best possible coaching and support to assist them in achieving their full potential on and off the course.

The program plays a key role in the pathway from elite amateur to professional golf, delivering world’s best practice in golf coaching, sport science, strength & conditioning, nutrition, psychology and medical services, as well as equipment benefits and tournament participation support.

2XU Coach Awards Winners

November 23rd, 2020

14 Victorian Institute of Sport athletes were today named winners of the 2XU Coach Awards. The awards were announced as part of the 2020 Victorian Institute of Sport Awards.

When Matthews got told to sprint

August 14th, 2020

Born without a left arm or left lung, Tim Matthews never felt he had a disability, reaching for the stars he went onto become a triple Paralympic gold medallist.

VIS tele-health servicing for Sports Medicine and Physiotherapy

April 1st, 2020

The Victorian Institute of Sport remains committed to servicing our athletes and have started to implement remote service delivery and support.


March 16th, 2020

The sporting calendar has been heavily impacted by the global coronavirus outbreak.

Murray & Bunque win Amateur of the Year awards

August 12th, 2019

Victorian Institute of Sport golfers, Zach Murray and Stephanie Bunque, both earned the title of 2018 Victorian Amateurs of the Year.

VIS Golfer Andre Lautee places 7th in his first international trip

July 22nd, 2019

VIS golf program scholar, Andre Lautee has had a strong performance at the 113th Southern Amateur Championships at Arkansas in the US.

Regionally-based talented athletes to enjoy a High Performance Experience at the VIS

July 8th, 2019

A selection of regional Victoria’s most talented young athletes will have the opportunity to rub shoulders with some of Australia’s World-class athletes at a High Performance Experience at the Victorian Institute of Sport.

Micheluzzi makes his move

June 24th, 2019

VIS golfer David Micheluzzi’s stellar run in the British Amateur was halted in the semi-finals on Saturday in Portmarnock, Ireland.

VICS home in #IntSeries nail biter

May 13th, 2019

Victorian Institute of Sport golfers helped team Victoria pocket its third straight Interstate Series title in dramatic style at Tasmania Golf Club over the weekend.

Bunque wins Rene Erichsen Salver

March 25th, 2019

VIS golfer Stephanie Bunque sealed a gritty two-shot victory at Royal Adelaide, edging out Japan’s Yuna Nishimura to win the 2019 Rene Erichsen Salver last week.

Stephanie Bunque

1st 2019 South Australia Amateur & Rene Erichsen Salver, Royal Adelaide Golf Club, Adelaide, SA

3rd 2019 Interstate Series, Tasmania Golf Club

Brett Coletta

T4th Staal Foundation Open (Canadian Tour event)

T3rd Savannah Golf Championship, Georgia, USA (Korn Ferry Tour)

Blake Collyer

1st Cotton State Invitational, Bayou DeSiard Country Club, Monroe USA

1st Dunes Medal, Dunes Golf Club, Vic

1st 2019 Interstate Series, Tasmania Golf Club

Ben Eccles

T7th  SEC NZ PGA Championships

Alizza Hetherington

3rd South Pacific Ladies Open Classic, Surfers Paradise, Qld

Andre Lautee

1st 2019 Interstate Series, Tasmania Golf Club

1st Victorian Amateur, Kingston Heath, Vic

Konomi Matsumoto

2nd South Australia Women’s Amateur Championships, Flagstaff Hill, SA

3rd 2019 Interstate Series, Tasmania Golf Club

Kyle Michel

1st Mandura Amateur Open, WA

2nd Men’s Victorian Amateur Championships, Huntingdale Golf Club, Vic

1st 2019 Interstate Series, Tasmania Golf Club

David Micheluzzi

5th Emirates Australian Open

3rd British Amateur

2nd Nexus Risk TSA Group WA Open, Mount Lawley Golf Club, WA

1st 2018 Golf Australia Order of Merit

Zach Murray

1st Nexus Risk TSA Group WA Open, Mount Lawley Golf Club, WA

2nd 2018 Golf Australia Order of Merit

1st New Zealand Open, Millbrook Resort and The Hills, NZ

Ryan Ruffels

T2nd Buenaventura Classic, Panama

Matias Sanchez

1st 2019 Interstate Series, Tasmania Golf Club

Jack Wilson

2nd PNG Open (PGA Tour Australasia)

Brett Coletta, Zach Murray, Lucas Herbert

All selected in the GA Rookie Professional Program for 2019

Dean Kinney Head Coach

Daniel Dymond Sports Psychologist

Andrea Farrow Performance Lifestyle Adviser

Andrew Herwynen Club Fitting Specialist

Ben King Physical Preparation Coach

Darren Lay Physiotherapist

Ryan Lumsden Biomechanist

VIS Gymnasium

Spring Valley Golf Club

Various private courses as organised by Golf Victoria

Golf Australia

Professional Golfers Association (PGA) of Australia

Acushnet Company (Titleist)

Spring Valley Golf Club

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