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Jack Newton OAM

I would like to welcome you to the great game of golf and to our website, providing information about everything you want to know about junior golf.

The game of golf has taken me all over the world meeting other great players, Kings, Queens and prominent people from every walk of life. The game of golf provides the opportunity to form friendships that will last a lifetime. Mastering the game and achieving a high level of proficiency is no pushover and the development of personal characteristics such as honesty, discipline and respect are all part of the journey.

More than any other sport, learning to play golf requires a great deal of self discipline and determination. Learning the right technique is just the start. Since Jack Newton Junior Golf began in 1986, thousands of kids have graduated from our programs with many going on to represent NSW and Australia as both amateurs and professional players. More importantly most have continued playing the great game at club level.

Even more gratifying to me and my wife Jackie is the never ending flow of parents who unanimously express their delight over the personal and social skills their kids have attained through playing golf. Honesty, respect, discipline, integrity and a strong work ethic are basic requirements of this great game.

I have no hesitation in urging all parents to encourage their kids to play the game of golf. It can be a rewarding experience that I am sure will lead to providing young children with more confidence in approaching life’s challenges during their formative years.     





GOLF WORLD PRODUCTION - April 2018: Former Australian professional golfer Jack Newton has not let a horrific accident in 1983 prevent him from continuing his passion for golf and setting up and developing the Jack Newton Junior Golf (JNJG) organisation



Jack Newton is a former professional golfer, journalist, television commentator, golf course designer and public speaker.

Jack’s professional record includes victories in over 13 countries including parts of Europe, USA, Africa, NZ & Australia.

Highlights include;

1972 Dutch Open, Benson & Hedges (U.K.), City of Auckland Classic (N.Z.)

1973 Nigerian Open (Africa)

1974 British Matchplay

1975 BRITISH OPEN – equal 1st, lost 18 hole play-off by 1 stroke (71 – 72) to Tom Watson.

1976 N.S.W. Open – At Royal Sydney, 19 under par – won by 10 shots.

1978  Buick Open (U.S.A.)

1979 Australian Open, NSW Open

1980 2nd  U.S. MASTERS – Runner-up to Seve Ballesteros

In 2007, Jack was awarded an OAM for services to golf, and on 13th October 2016 was inducted into the Sport Australia Hall of Fame.

Through events such as the Jack Newton Celebrity Classic, Jack has raised millions of dollars for diabetes research and junior golf.

For more information on Jack and his activities please visit