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Martin Joyce
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Nickname: Marty

Martin Joyce is a AAA PGA member from Melbourne Australia.

After ten years playing amateur golf, having represented Victoria five times and competing in high level amateur tournaments throughout Europe, the USA and Australia, Martin spent three years getting his professional qualification via a PGA traineeship. During his traineeship he was awarded Victorian Trainee of the Year and Australian Golf Digest Trainee of the Year.

In the years to follow he worked in various roles in the golf community including coaching the Victorian Colts team, co-ordinating the Holden Young Lions coaching program and working closely with the South West Academy of Sport while holding down a full time role as the Director of Golf at Spring Valley Golf Course.

Martin established his place in the Spring Valley Community well enough to pursue his goal of attaining the coaching rights and setting up his private coaching business – Martin Joyce Golf Pty Ltd.

Martin advanced from Victorian Colts coach to Victorian State coach in 2008 and led the team to back to back titles in 2008 and 2009. He is still the current Victorian State coach.

In 2009 Martin was awarded the PGA Victorian Teaching Professional of the Year. He also actively participates in the mentoring program for PGA Trainees.

In 2008 Martin took up the position as the head golf coach at the Victorian Institute of Sport. (VIS)

The VIS is a leading provider of high performance sports programs for talented athletes. The golf program at the VIS works in cooperation with the Professional Golf Association (Victorian Division) and the Victorian Golf Association.

Martin has successfully advanced the VIS program to world class standards using advances in coaching, technology, education and an overall approach to professional sport and the lifestyle associated with it. He has also moved the VIS Golf training facility to Spring Valley, where in co-operation with Titleist, a teaching centre was built on the driving range. This has become the base for most of Martin’s coaching work.

With increasing interest an involvement in player development Martin recently took on the role of High Performance Director for Victoria and became Golf Australia National Coach.

These roles have enabled Martin in conjunction with Golf Australia and GolfVic, to streamline the pathway for developing players and offer eligible players access to service providers and training programs to enable every chance of success.

Martin currently uses the most accurate coaching systems including SAM Puttlab, Trackman and 3D Analysis, these services are available to his clients, students and several professionals he coaches on tours throughout the world.

Academic and Professional Achievements

  • AAA PGA Member
  • Completed PGA Traineeship to obtain Full Membership.
  • Member Australasian PGA Tour 2002-2006
  • Affiliated Member Asian PGA Tour 2005

Details of Experience:

  • World Cup Australian Coach 2010
  • VGA State Coach - 2014 Interstate Title
  • VGA State Coach – 2009 Interstate Title
  • VGA State Coach – 2008 Interstate Title
  • VGA State Coach – 2006 Interstate Title
 

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