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JUNIORS

MyGolf Clinics starting 14 November
MORE INFORMATION....here


We are running after school MyGolf clinics for Primary School students in School Term 3 and Term 4. To register go to www.mygolf.org.au.

Clinics for Secondary School students will be commencing later in the year.


JUNIOR GOLF CLINICS EVERY SUNDAY
(Age 6 - 14 years)*
Week 7- EGGC Juniors
Our last junior clinic for 2016 had the young stars testing their skills on the course, refining their pitch shots on the range and mastering shots from the sand. Aiden and Ash were our Junior Golfers of the Week and went home delighted with an EGGC drinking glass and ball.

The club has been very pleased with the level of interest and participation numbers over the last few weeks. It has been awesome to see the kids so keen to learn this great game.  

A huge thanks to all the parents and club members for helping support this fantastic program. The kids have really loved it !!!

We have a number of special events coming up over the school holidays and there will be opportunities to participate in competitions.

Junior membership is now available:-

Only $75.00 per year (Category: Under 18 years of age)

● No joining fee

● May play on the course at any time outside of club competition times.

● Eligible for an official Golf Australia Handicap (maximum 36 for boys, 45 for girls) so they can participate in club competition and junior tournaments.

● May use the practice facilities at any time i.e. putting green and practice range.

● May attend club programs for free to develop their skills and knowledge of the game.

● Free clinics will be continually offered to all our junior members throughout the year.

● PARENTS: If you are currently a 7 day FULL member, the first year of membership for your child is FREE !!!

Furthermore, the Club is in the process of developing a short course for our younger membership base. Stay tuned.

Once again, we hope the clinics have been an enjoyable experience and we look forward to helping your child take the next step on their golfing journey


Week 6- EGGC Juniors
A perfect morning for golf saw 18 junior golfers grace the fairways at East Geelong Golf Club.

This week Danielle and Harry shared the Junior Golfer of the Week Award and received a limited edition EGGC glass and golf ball. Fantastic effort!!!

Our last clinic for 2016 will be next SUNDAY DECEMBER 11th from 10am – 11.30am followed by a sausage sizzle and drink for all participants


Juniors on the Vin Nivarovich range


Week 5- EGGC Juniors

Overcast but mild conditions greeted this week's crop of budding young superstars.

A good turnout of 15 strong.

Putting competition was fierce with Emily being crowned “The Long Putt Boss”

This week’s focus for the full swing shots was on timing and tempo.

With everyone making some strong improvements as the session progressed.

We finished the clinic off with a 5 Ball “Nearest the Bin” Challenge. The eventual winner being Soli who hit it 6ft from the Bin.

   


Week 4- EGGC Juniors
A beautiful spring day met with our junior golfers today at East Geelong Golf Club (20/11/2016).

Players hit balls under the watchful eye of 4 time club champion Nik Tayler while another club legend and life member Rob Ryan took a group onto the course for a playing lesson.

This week Anna was our Junior Golfer of the Week for taking out the “nearest the pin” challenge while Mitch won the Ned Kelly Award for shooting down Ned on the driving range.

Well done to all the parents for finding our meeting point due to RUN GEELONG road closures!!!

Our next FREE clinic will be on SUNDAY NOVEMBER 27th from 10am – 11.30am. 

Note: Next week we'll go back to our usual meeting point on the putting green near the clubhouse carpark at 10am.
 


Junior Golfer of the Week- Anna

Nik and Rob on the range

Chloe putting

The putting group

Children enjoying golf on the Vin Nivarovich practice range


2016 VICTORIAN PRIMARY SCHOOLS GOLF REGIONAL FINAL

On Tuesday (15/11/2016), one of our new junior members competed in the Victorian Primary Schools Golf Regional Final at Curlewis Golf Club.

Anna finished in equal 5th place (Girls section). Well done Anna !!!


JUNIOR GOLF CLINICS EVERY SUNDAY
(Age 6 - 14 years)*

Week 3- EGGC Juniors
Another successful junior clinic was held today at East Geelong Golf Club (13/11/2016).

The players tested their skills on the putting green, smashed balls down the practice fairway and blasted shots out of a bunker.

Here's Emily our Junior Golfer of the Week about to launch one down the middle


 

Sam took out the Ned Kelly Award for shooting down Ned and his brother.

Jacko won the Sandman Award for nearest the pin out of a bunker.

Next week there will be limited access to the clubhouse carpark due to RUN GEELONG so please meet at the end of the practice fairway on Limeburners Road (enter via Ryrie Street) at 10am.


Week 2- EGGC Junior Clinic

Calm, cloudy conditions greeted the players at our junior clinic today (06/11/2016).

After a few putting tips and drills, Club legend Brad ushered a group onto the course for a playing lesson while another group had some fun hitting balls on the practice range.

This week we had two Junior Golfers of the Week, first timer Will and experienced campaigner Maddy
 

Well done to all involved and keep up the great effort !!!

Our next FREE clinic will be on SUNDAY NOVEMBER 13th from 10am – 11.30am. Please meet on the practice putting green in front of the clubhouse. 

 ***ALL WELCOME***


Player of the Week- Week 1

Fantastic effort from all our junior golfers today (30 October)

We did some putting, chipping and full swing practice in the challenging blustery conditions and managed to enjoy a light refreshment in the clubhouse afterwards.

Special thanks to all the parents/grandparents and club members for all your support and encouragement.

 Our Junior Golfer of the Week Award goes to Jimmy W.  

Jimmy amazed us with his positive energy and super ball striking display. Keep up the great work Jimmy!!!

 Our next FREE clinic will be on SUNDAY NOVEMBER 6th from 10am – 11.30am - Meet on the practice putting green in front of clubhouse 

 ***ALL WELCOME***

 

Here's our Junior Golfer of the Week tapping in a putt on Sunday morning

 Jimmy receives a COMPLIMENTARY FAMILY PASS to Bellarine Adventure Golf for taking out this honour.

 http://www.bellarineadventuregolf.com/

 

Please contact Alex on 0437 048 117
or 
juniors@eastgeelonggolfclub.com.au for more information
 
*Free clinic for all current junior members or children/grandchildren of playing members, $5 for non-members. Sessions conducted by PGA approved instructors with relevant Working with Children Check
 

East Geelong Golf Club
Ph. (03)5229 3634
Fax. (03) 5224 2926