Girls Golf Rocks – how to join the fun
Are you a girl aged 7 - 14 and want to learn to play golf? Do you want to team up with other girls your age and have fun learning a new sport? Why not come down to our golf club and get involved…
FREE TASTER SESSIONS
We are offering a couple of free taster sessions here at Royal North Devon Golf Club – a great way for you to discover how much fun golf can be.
We will be running sessions on:
Saturday 19th June 1pm – 2pm &
Saturday 7th August 1pm – 2pm
We are also offering six weeks of girls-only coaching sessions with the emphasis on fun and making new friends along the way. Each session is an hour long and on the final week you will get to go out on the golf course. If you sign up for our coaching sessions you will receive a Girls Golf Rocks player pack including a branded polo shirt, water bottle, drawstring bag and certificate.
At these sessions you will be supported by our friendly Girls Golf Rocks ambassadors Emily & Freya Goddard who will be assisting our PGA professionals Ross Daniel & Josh Salmon to deliver the sessions. You can be assured that our PGA professionals are SafeGolf accredited too.
Coaching Courses Options
Option 1 Ages 7-11 – Start date - Saturday 10th July - Time: 11am- 12pm.
(coaching course runs for 6 weeks)
Option 2 Ages 11-14 – Start Date – Saturday 21st August – Time – 11am- 12pm
(coaching course runs for 6 weeks)
If you would like to get involved in the coaching please book your place at www.girlsgolfrocks.org Each coaching block is priced at £35.
Learn more about Girls Golf Rocks by watching the video below:
What should I wear at a Girls Golf Rocks session?
You can wear what you like as long as it’s comfy and keeps you warm or cool depending on the weather! Trainers are fine for footwear.
What else do I need to bring to a session?
Remember to bring a bottle of squash or water, especially if the weather is hot because you will be outside. All equipment will be provided, but if you already have some clubs then feel free to bring them along.
How much will the sessions cost?
The taster session is free. The six-week coaching course costs £35. You will need to pay via the online booking process before the first session. Please note, no payments will be taken at the venue. Payments can be made online at https://girlsgolfrocks.played.co/venues/royal-north-devon-golf-club The online payment will secure your place on the programme on a first come, first served basis.
How long will the taster session last?
The taster session will run for one hour. This is a great chance to see if you enjoy golf before signing up to the six-week coaching course.
Do I need to attend a taster session before booking onto the six-week course?
You don’t need to attend the taster session, but you do need to book online to secure your place for the coaching sessions.
The coaching course will last six weeks. Every week there will be a one-hour coaching session. The last session will be out on the course. The sessions will be:
- Focus on team/group-based activity
- Include a variety of fun, golf challenges
- Encourage social time for all participants
What time do you arrive for the sessions?
Please arrive 10 – 15 minutes before the stated time on the online booking.
Will photos be taken at the sessions?
Photographs may be taken for promotional purposes. When you place your order online you will be asked to provide photographic consent.
Who will be delivering the programme?
Every golf club putting on a Girls Golf Rocks session will have England Golf’s SafeGolf accreditation. Each club has also been reviewed against criteria which England Golf and The Golf Foundation deem necessary for their selection. Clubs also meet the following safeguarding requirements:
- PGA professionals are PGA DBS accredited have attended a Safeguarding and Protecting Children workshop within the last three years
- Safeguarding and Protecting Children policies and procedures are in place and have been adopted and reviewed within the last three years
- Club Welfare Officer in position having attended a Safeguarding Protecting Children workshop within the last three years
What happens after the six-week coaching programme?
We are offering lots of ways to encourage you to progress with your golf. Just speak to the Professionals leading the programme to find out what’s on offer. There is no obligation to commit to these extras and there may be additional costs if you choose to participate in further programmes.
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