Lower Mainland: Junior News

P2F - Playground To Fairway, A Sport For Life

Last Updated on Monday, 16 June 2014 21:19 Monday, 16 June 2014 20:46

by Morgan Gibbens (BRITISH COLUMBIA GOLF)
 

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If there was ever any doubt that golf truly is a “Sport for Life”, Kathy Gook, director of British Columbia Golf’s school program for young kids, Playground to Fairway, can set the record straight.
 
Playground to Fairway (P2F) is a program directed at young children to help them learn, at an early age, not only the fundamentals of the game of golf, but also physical literacy skills, such as balance and coordination, that are essential in any sport.
 
In four years of delivering the program around British Columbia, Gook has gathered some incredible stories about school-aged kids learning to golf.

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Eaglequest Coquitlam Expands Junior Programs

Last Updated on Monday, 16 September 2013 23:52 Monday, 16 September 2013 22:58

 

altThe Eaglequest  Golf Centre in Coquitlam is not only one of the best practice and learning facilities in the Lower Mainland, but they have outstanding junior programs for kids of all ages.

And they recently expanded their program so that not only do they offer the typical weekly five - 1 hour classes, but several more comprehensive lesson packages as well.

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Junior Golf: Keep It Fun!

Last Updated on Tuesday, 13 August 2013 17:49 Tuesday, 13 August 2013 17:28

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Andrew Hajer is this year’s winner of the PGA of BC Junior Golf Leader of the Year.
 
Here, Hajer, in his own words, gives us some tips on how to engage young golfers in the sport for a lifetime.
 
Junior Golf: Keep It Fun!
 
by Andrew Hajer

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CJGA Announces The Great Waterway Junior Series

Last Updated on Thursday, 09 May 2013 02:46 Thursday, 09 May 2013 02:38

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RICHMOND HILL, Ontario -- The Canadian Junior Golf Association (CJGA) is pleased to announce the inaugural Great Waterway Junior Series.

Spanning across Eastern Canada, this five-event series will act as a conduit to The Great Waterway Classic, a PGA TOUR Canada event. As host organization for The Great Waterway Classic, the CJGA is extending a possible four exemptions to CJGA members through the junior series.

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Burnaby Golf "reaches out" to 20,000 new youth golfers

Last Updated on Monday, 01 April 2013 10:05 Monday, 01 April 2013 09:39

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By Alfie Lau; It's a Lower Mainland golf success story that has seen 20,000 students in the last decade pick up the pointers of a sport that they play for the rest of their lives.

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