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29.07.2015 17:25

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  • ROUGH NEWS

    JUNIOR NEWSLETTER - 13th EDITION 26th July 2015

    Hello Juniors - I hope you are all enjoying the summer holidays. It’s good to see you all playing golf ; playing the course helps you practise what you’ve been taught during the weekly coaching sessions and the more you play, the better you’ll become.

    CLUBGOLF DEVELOPMENT CENTRES

    2015/16 Development Centre Coaching Programme :
    http://www.clubgolfscotland.com/

    The programme is ideal for any junior golfer between the age of 11 and 20 with an official golf handicap who aspires to improve their game, and includes national skills assessments to monitor their progress and help them meet their potential.

    How do I join the programme? Players must book during the booking period which is through the ClubGolf website. Current Scottish Golf Development Coaches, Areas and Counties can also nominate players.

    There is a cost for this. ALL PLAYER BOOKINGS WILL CLOSE ON SUNDAY 31st AUGUST 2015.

    PROFESSIONAL GOLF TRAINING AT MUCKHART JUNIOR EVENINGS
    starts on Thursday 20th August for 5 weeks ending on Thursday 17th September

    I have managed to secure funding under the ClubGolf Roving Professional Programme for 10 hours of professional coaching. This will take the format of 5 x2 hour sessions at Muckhart on a Thursday –time to be confirmed but it will be during the normal coaching sessions. This is aimed at Stage 1 and Stage 2 golfers so one hour for five weeks will be dedicated to Stage 1 golfers and 1 hour for five weeks will be given over to Stage 2 golfers. These will be group lessons and I hope to have a maximum of 5 or 6 per group. This will be on a first come, first served basis.

    There is a small charge for this : The 5 weeks of coaching for one hour to Stage 1 and Stage 2 is £10 ie £2 a session, which I think is very good value for a professional golfer's services.

    This programme will be repeated again next year in April/May 2016 with a similar charge.

    If you are interested please either email me or telephone me as soon as possible so I have an indication of numbers.

    Best wishes, Jan

    Jan King, Junior Golf Convener
    Tel. no. 01577 840524
    Email : janking153@yahoo.com

  • MGC Child Protection Officer

    Information

    As MGC is part of the Clubgolf Coaching Programme we have been requested to advise all members of our club who our Child Protection Officer is.

    In our case this is Christine Laing - Tel. No. 01259 781442, Email christinalaing@hotmail.com

    This information needs to be displayed on both our club and junior websites, at the request of the SGU.

  • Junior Club - Now recruiting

    Thursdays from 4.30pm

    Please contact Junior Convenor, Jan King, 01577 840524, for further information on membership fees etc.

  • Muckhart Junior Section

    Competitions and Coaching

    bigpicAll three courses and the Practice Areas are exclusively available to Junior Members on a Thursday evening from 4.30pm until 6.30pm. 
    The Practice Area is generally available at all times to Juniors.
    To encourage Juniors to participate in the sport,  we offer the use of free golf equipment to any Junior wishing to join us to take up golf, and the dress code does not apply to Juniors.
    We encoursge our Juniors to obtain handicaps and to to enter junior competitions both at Muckhart and elsewhere.
    Following on from last year, Muckhart Golf Club Junior Section has further embraced the ClubGolf Academy Model for coaching. On Thursday nights, Juniors (aged 9 or over) will be allocated to one of 3 sections according to their level of golfing skills.    The 3 sections are:
    Stage 1  Beginners  (Entry Level) (Development)
    Stage 2  Intermediate
    Stage 3  Advanced
    Our volunteer coaches are registered with Disclosure Scotland and have been briefed in Child Protection procedures.
    Junior Coaching can be a very rewarding experience which is highly valued by the Juniors and by the Club itself.  Contact the Junior Convener if you'd like to become a trained junior coach or simply help out.

  • Information for Parents

    2014 Junior Booklet

    The Junior Booklet answers many of the frequently-asked questions parents have.