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Juniors Section

 

Ingestre Juniors

Ingestre Park Golf Club welcomes all Juniors!

Golf is a great sport for juniors as it enforces life skills, develops friendships, extremely rewarding and most of all FUN!

We have a good spread of ages, from 6 to 18, and abilities, from beginners to nearly scratch, in the junior section so you are always bound to find a playing/practising partner to suit you.  The Club is very welcoming to Juniors and are always open to new ideas to make the section even more vibrant and exciting.

 

 

Girls Golf Rocks!

In 2018, we were selected as one of 4 venues in Staffordshire to host “Girls Golf Rocks” which aimed to increase the number of girls taking up golf. The project was a huge success, resulting in England Golf producing a case study on Ingestre Park GC – Click here

We are delighted to have been chosen to host Girls Golf Rocks for 2019! We will be holding a 2 hour FREE taster session on Sunday 19th May (2pm – 4pm) for all girls aged 5-18 years. To book, click HERE

Following this, there will be a 6 week course on Sundays (2pm-3pm) starting on Sunday 2nd June. Costing just £35, this includes your very own 9 iron to practice with and a goody bag. More details coming soon

If you wish to know more on how to get Juniors in to Golf, please call the Pro Shop on 01889 270304

Membership – We have fantastic NEW Membership offer for Juniors. Click here to find out more

 

Ben – PGA Professional

PGA Qualified

Fully DBS Checked

First Aid Trained

Safeguarding & Protecting Children

Ben is a great advocate of Junior golf at Ingestre, throughout  the year he runs series of lessons.  They take place on Saturday and Sunday mornings at a cost of £30 for 6 weeks and focus on all aspects of the game. These sessions are usually run during term times with fun Golf Camps taking place during the holidays. Sessions are adapted to all abilities with team games and challenges helping develops skills meaning complete beginners will be at ease.

Saturday 9am-10am (5-9 years)
Saturday 10am-11am (10-13 years)
Sunday 10am-11am (all ages) 

Next course starting 27th/28th April. You are welcome to join in to the current 6 week course, please get in touch.

Contact Ben in the Pro Shop (01889 270304) for friendly advice on how to get get involved. Individual coaching sessions are included in your membership fee giving you the opportunity to improve your golfing ability and also to learn the rules and etiquette of the game as well as a sound competitive attitude to your play.

Competitions

There are 18 hole competitions most Fridays of the school holidays, from Easter onwards, teeing off at 10.30.  The prizes are awarded at the Junior presentation afternoon which takes place during the February half term holidays.  Also, on most Saturday’s there are 9-hole ‘fun’ competitions at 3pm.  All the 18-hole competitions count for handicap and some of the 9-hole competitions are also qualifying comps.  If you do not have a handicap, all juniors can still join in and have a card marked which can contribute towards gaining a handicap.

Girls

Every Encouragement is given to our Juniors and as soon as they obtain a CONGU handicap, they are encouraged to enter ladies competitions.

How to gain a handicap

When you are course ready (Ben will let you know when you are) you need to put in cards of 54 holes.  These can be in any combination, for example 3 -18 holes, 6 -9 holes or even. 1-18 hole and 4 -9 holes.   When you have completed them pass the cards to either Jeff or Sharon and we will organise your handicap, be it a club or CONGU depending upon your starting point.  Your cards will need to be signed by another member, adult or another junior who already has a handicap.

Junior team

We are part of the North Staffs junior league which means there are 6 matches over the year, 3 at home and 3 away.   Which provides you with the opportunity to play at different courses throughout the year.

JUNIOR HONORARY MEMBERSHIP

This is available to any person below the normal entry of 10 years old who wish to learn the game and in particular encourage those who have an obvious talent. We take into account factors such as age (below the normal entry of 10 years old), current height, and responsibility for their safety on and off the course.

Junior Welfare Policy

Ingestre Park Golf Club is committed to providing a safe and junior friendly environment to ensure all juniors can enjoy the game and remain safe. Click here to view our Welfare Policy.

We look forward to meeting you

Sharon and Jeff Metcalfe

Junior Chairs

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