The Dick Smith Golf Academy is now offering Junior Golf Instruction Clinics for boys and girls ages 8 - 15 years old. The program will consist of a series of six (6) clinics ( 1hour for ages 8 - 11 and 2 hours for ages 12-15) throughout the summer. The clinics begin the week of Tuesday, July 18th and Thursday, July 20th. The series will run for 6 weeks.

The clinics will focus on basics pertaining to; grip, stance/alignment, posture, ball position and the swing. Fundamentals will be stressed and the object of the clinics is to build a solid foundation to support a sound and correct golf swing.

Basics will be covered in the first 20 minutes of each clinic....grips checked, alignment and posture checked, ball position checked followed by instruction on levels 1, 2 and 3 of the golf swing. Specific attention will be paid to the components of a good golf swing, such as forward spine tilt, shoulder turn, weight shift (transfer, wrist hinge and swing finish.

The four basic clubs groups will be covered:

1. Short irons - pitching and chipping, 2. Mid-irons - ball position, 3. Fairways and Hybrids and 4. Driver.

Finally, the last clinic will cover putting and bunkers.

The cost is $15 for each clinic date for 8 - 11 year olds and $20 for each clinic for the 12 - 15 year olds.

The dates are Tuesday's from 9 - 10am for the 8 - 11 year olds (1 hour each date) 

The dates for the 12-15 year olds ( 2 hours each date) are Thursday's from 9am to 11am.

                                                  All sign-ups via the Registration Forms page.