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We all appreciate the impact that declining membership numbers has on the sustainability of a golf club but we have the ability to grow numbers from within by developing our own Junior Section. Our Junior Section consists of Cadets, Course Cadets [non-CONGU handicap] and Juniors [CONGU handicap] The club has joined the Golf Passport scheme providing a structured approach to golf coaching and education through the Golf Foundation. Our Cadets are:
For those who complete the coaching programme they:
Our practice ground has been enhanced by the addition of six practice holes that can be used by cadets who are currently unable to use the main course; cadets will be assessed by our professional and, on reaching a single figure handicap, will progress to play in six hole competitions from the 150 yds, 200 yds, Blue tees and then Red tees markers on the main course.Cadets play for Winter and Summer Order of Merit [OOM] trophies as well as receiving awards at twice yearly Presentation events.For Juniors with a CONGU handicap, there is a fixture list which includes five major trophies, additional stableford events, and an ongoing order of merit to be played for throughout the season. In addition, those Juniors with a CONGU handicap of 18 of lower can apply to enter into men’s or ladies competitions.
Mission statement - To create enthusiasm for playing competitive and social golf by providing the junior members with a golfing experience that is both enjoyable and satisfying; encouraging honesty, integrity and consideration through quality coaching, education and guidance in the rules and etiquette of the game.
The Juniors enjoyed their second Awards Evening of the year with recognition for attitude, skills and medal competitions plus Certificates of Achievement for results outside of the club.
The club has joined the Golf Passport scheme providing a structured approach to golf coaching and education through the Golf Foundation.
The following are officers of the section:Junior Captain: Jack Barker-SabidoAcademy Lead: Jacob PerkinsAcademy Lead : Olivia Streets
Adults:Chairman: Mike BarkerVice Chairman: John BarkerTreasurer: Chris PerkinsSecretary: Marie BonyngeBoard Lead: Martin Bonynge
Are on the Junior Fixtures page. Also downloadable list here.
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