CHESTER, Vt. – PGA professionals in the Chester area are offering PGA Junior League Golf, a fun and social opportunity that gives boys and girls ages 13 and under of all abilities the opportunity to learn, play and enjoy the game of golf. Parents can visit PGAJLG.com/TeamGolf to learn more, find a team and register for the 2017 season.
PGA Junior League Golf takes a team approach. Kids wear numbered jerseys and play on teams with friends, in a popular scramble format for competition. In 2016, a record-setting 36,000 kids participated in the program nationwide.
Facilities hosting PGA Junior League Golf in the Chester area are: Tater Hill Golf Club (Chester), Manchester Country Club (Manchester Center), and Okemo Valley Golf Club (Ludlow).
“PGA Junior League Golf presents a welcoming and engaging way for kids to play and learn golf in a fun, engaging and encouraging team environment,” said Mike Higgins, executive director of the New England PGA Section. “Kids are learning more than just a game they can enjoy for a lifetime. And PGA Junior League Golf is an excellent option for parents looking for a sport that develops character skills and life lessons for their children.”
PGA and LPGA professionals serve exclusively as captains for PGA Junior League Golf teams, ensuring kids are given the opportunity to learn from the experts in the game. With parents and family members encouraged to serve as coaches, volunteers and spectators, PGA Junior League Golf involves the entire family.