MyGolf at Corowa Golf Club
There has never been a better time for children to engage in junior sport.
The benefits of sport for children are widely known and now the community of Corowa has an opportunity to get involved in golf.
Corowa Golf Club’s Trainee Professional Levi Burns will be conducting a MyGolf program on Saturday mornings from February 11.
This will complement the current Golf for Teens course that Levi and Head Professional Rob Rowe have been conducting since 2016
MyGolf is Australia’s national junior introductory program to develop and promote participation in golf.
The MyGolf program is designed for 5 to 12 year olds and is the major driver of junior golf participation in Australia endorsed by both Golf Australia and the PGA of Australia.
The MyGolf program aims to increase participation and engagement in golf by children and provide a fun, accessible and satisfying introduction to the sport of golf by promoting skills development, as well as the social and fun aspects of the sport, to the wider community.
There are a few simple program philosophies that the MyGolf program has been based around. Above all, it’s imperative that any activity is fun and engaging for juniors to keep them involved and excited about golf.
Juniors, particularly at the introductory level, are looking for fun with their friends and therefore that is the platform for which MyGolf has been based.
Children are introduced to valuable skills throughout the program that will not only assist them on the course but also in everyday life. Each level of the program focuses on developing specific skills such as respect, sportsmanship and perseverance.
The MyGolf program is full of game based activities. Using games is the best way for juniors to learn and develop skills while still having fun.
The MyGolf program encourages learning through fun, team-based, inclusive games and activities which allow for skill repetition and progression.
The essence of the program is for juniors to enjoy golf and learn and develop new motor and life skills along the way.
It’s important from the outset, regardless of age or ability, that the program shares the idea that golf is simple and easy to understand.
In essence, there is one swing in golf that can be shortened or lengthened to make the ball travel different distances.
The cost for the program is $60 and registrations can only be made through www.mygolf.org. au and by searching for 2646 as Corowa’s post code.
MyGolf participants will also have the opportunity to purchase a Participation Pack at registration which includes a 7-Iron, PVC Golf Ball, Drawstring Backpack and a MyGolf Cap.
Corowa Golf Club will be conducting the junior MyGolf program on Saturday mornings from February 11.