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Junior Golf Academy

Junior Academy Update

The Junior Academy started again on Saturday the 27th April 2019. It is be led by Jonathan Hodson who we’re sure you will all make feel welcome in his new role here at Willow Valley Golf. Thanks you again for your patience during this change over period.

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Willow Valley Golf have created a modern junior golf development center to help Juniors learn every aspect of the game of golf in a professional but fun environment.

The junior academy offers great progression for all junior golfers, especially if they become members of both the academy and the golf club. Upon completion of a certain scoring trend on the 9 hole course, the will be offered the next level of membership, giving them access to the intermediate 18 hole course Pine Valley. And once they reach a certain standard on Pine Valley they will then be offered full access to all of the Willow Valley facilities, which includes the prestigious and challenging championship course Willow Valley.

The Junior Academy at Willow Valley Golf gives youngsters from the age of 6 a fantastic opportunity to learn golf.  Willow Valley Golf is dedicated in conjunction with the Golf Foundation to promote;

1. Professional and ethical values

2. Inclusive and equitable practice

3. Professional coaching and continuous development

The academy programs run all year round for 6 weeks and are structured to encourage and motivate young people to take up golf. The Coaching takes place on the covered all year round driving range, short game area, putting green and the specifically designed short game practice course. Each programme consists of a 45 min lesson each week over an 6 week period. All aspects of the game are covered starting with the basics of how to hold and swing a golf club, putting, chipping, irons, woods, golf etiquette, rules and playing the golf course. There is a premium placed on safety at the academy and all juniors are taught how to stay safe both on the driving range and on the golf course.

The academy is coached by Level 1 Golf Coach, Jonathan Hodson.  The main aim of the Willow Valley Junior Academy is that children come to learn how to play golf but also have fun and enjoy themselves. The dates for the upcoming course of lessons are as follows:

22nd June 2019
29th June 2019
6th July 2019
13th July 2019
20th July 2019
27th July 2019

The price of the course is £45.00 (siblings £25), this includes club hire use of the driving range balls and the companies facilities.  For further information on how to book please ring 01274 878624 or email sales@wvgc.co.uk

There are spaces available for the junior academy, please contact Julian Haworth via the sales email as soon as possible if interested as they do fill up quickly.