2020 Merrill GC Junior Golf Program
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2020 Merrill GC Junior Golf Program

The classes and their schedules are as follows each Monday Morning:

Advance Students:
Ages 12 to 17.   This age group will have 1 hour of full swing, short game and on course instruction every week starting at 8 am.  After the hour of instruction the students may play 9 holes to complete their day of Junior Golf.  Play should finish between 11:15-11:45

6 Hole Students:
        Ages 8 to 11.   This age group will have 1 hour of full swing, short game and on course instruction every week starting at 9:15 am.  After the 1 hour of instruction the students may play 6 holes to complete their day of Junior Golf. Play should finish between 11:45-12:15 for 6 hole players.

Beginner Students:
        Ages 5 to 7.  This age group will have 30 minutes of full swing, short game and on course instruction every week starting at 10:30 am.  After the 30 minutes of instruction the students will play 1-3 holes to complete their day of Junior Golf.  Play should finish between 12:00-12:15 for these players.

Fee Structure:

Advanced Students     0
6 Hole students         
3 Hole students         

Cost on a per-session basis is
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2020 Junior Golf Sign-Up
Junior golf will begin on Monday, June 15th

Name ________________________________________Age________
(please check box)
□  Advanced       □  6 Hole           □  1-3 Hole              
Address:_______________________________City____________Zip__________
Parents/Guardian Name______________________________________________
Parent Guardian Phone#_____________________ Email____________________
Youth Shirt Size__________ or Adult Shirt Size___________
Date Paid__________Amt___________

                Make checks payable to Paul Bjerke and mail to:
                Merrill Golf Club
                1604 O Day Street
                Merrill, WI 54452
                Payment due by the first day of Lessons.
                ****Advanced payment is appreciated!****


Weekly Schedule
Monday, June 15 - Program begins and payment is due
  • Lesson - Safety on the golf course and practice areas (Meet at Clear Cut Range just down the road from the golf course - Kids will need a ride to the golf course after we are done using the practice range)
              - Proper grip, stance, posture & ball position
              - Full Swing with emphasis on proper follow-through position
              - Rules & Etiquette

Monday, June 22
  • Lesson - Chipping and Pitching: Teach proper stance, ball position and how to control                                distance and trajectory.
Monday, June 29
  • Lesson - Putting: Teach proper stroke with emphasis on how to control distance
                 and direction
              - Rules and Etiquette on and around the putting green
             
Monday, July 6
  • Lesson - Bunker play (greenside and fairway bunkers): Teach proper stance, ball position and              swing technique
              - Rules and etiquette in the bunkers and hazards

Monday, July 13
  • Lesson - Review proper grip, stance, posture & ball position (Meet at Clear Cut Range just down the road from the golf course)
              - Full Swing with emphasis on proper backswing motion

Monday, July 20
  • Chipping Championships
Friday, July 24
  • Dale & Audrey Zentner Junior Golf Tournament - 4 Hole, 9 Hole & 18 Hole divisions.
     Entry forms available - additional fee does apply.

Monday, July 27
  • Putting Championships
Monday, August 3
  • Junior Golf Fun Day - Games and Awards                         
  • Meet at normal times for games & golf on course
  • Pizza Party after golf @ 12:15                                                      
  • Hand out awards and Tee Shirts

* We need parent volunteers who are willing to walk along with the 6 hole groups when they play golf.  Please let Paul know if you are willing to help out and walk along with these groups.  

* In the event of questionable weather I will send out an email if the program will be cancelled for the day.  Please also call the golf course to get an update on the status of the program for the day if you have any questions.