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May 23, 2005

2005 CW Junior Golf program invites young differs to tee it up!

Have you ever wanted your youngsters to take a swing at golf? Now’s your chance! The Golden Horseshoe’s 2005 Junior Golf Program gives children and teens a convenient and affordable opportunity to explore the game.

Open to children ages 6-16, Colonial Williamsburg’s Junior Golf program will be presented on seven Monday afternoons— June 13, June 20, June 27, July 11, July 18, July 25 and Aug. 1. Youth ages 6-10 play from 3:30-4:30 p.m. and youth 11-16 play from 5-6 p.m.

“Many former students have gone on to play competitive golf in area schools,” said the Golden Horseshoe’s head PGA golf professional Jeff Winters, “but all leave Colonial Williamsburg’s summer golf program with a better understanding of the game and how to enjoy it regardless of skill level.”

During the one-hour sessions, Winters and assistant PGA golf professionals, Raleigh Scott and Charlie Florio, will provide instruction on the:

  • Rules and etiquette of golf;
  • Fundamentals of the golf swing;
  • Use of short and long irons and woods; and
  • Short game topics of pitching, chipping and putting.

    All sessions take place at the Golden Horseshoe’s Green Course driving range and putting green.

    Cost is $80 per junior, which includes instruction, as well as a cookout and awards ceremony on the last day. Maximum enrollment is 25 players. Deadline for enrollment is 5 p.m. Friday, June 10.

    For more information or to register, call (757) 565-8697.

    Media Contact:
    Penna Rogers
    (757) 220-7121



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