Tee It Up
The Joplin Golf Foundation in conjunction with area PGA Professionals and High School Golf Coaches from Carthage, Joplin, Webb City and Carl Junction have put together a junior golf development program for area youth. The program is open to area youth that are entering grades 3rd through 8th. Golf instruction will be administered by area PGA Professionals and High School Golf Coaches. Instruction that will be covered includes the short game, full swing, course safety, etiquette and an introduction to playing the golf course. If a child does not have any golf clubs, don’t worry, the Joplin Golf Foundation has your child covered! “Tee it Up” will provide equipment during instruction and playing opportunities.
Two sessions will be held on the following Monday mornings at Rangeline Golf Center:
June 3rd, 10th, 17th & 24th
The first session is from 8:00 – 9:30 AM for children entering grades 3rd – 5th
The second session is from 9:30 – 11:00 AM for children entering grades 6th – 8th
June 24th “Tee it Up” Party at Rangeline Golf Center!
“Tee it Up” junior golf party at Rangeline Golf from 6:00 – 8:00PM. All of the “Tee it Up” participants are invited out for pizza and fun at Rangeline golf.
“Tee it Up” Drive, Chip and Putt Night!
June 6th “Tee it Up” participants are invited to the Drive, Chip and Putt Practice Night! hosted by Carthage Golf Course from 5:00 – 7:00PM. This event will give youth golfers an opportunity to practice the Drive, Chip and Putt competition in preparation for the local qualifier in Springfield, MO and Northwest, AR. Please check out the Drive , Chip and Putt tab for more information on DCP!
On Course Development Opportunities
Briarbrook Golf Course, Carthage Golf Course and Schifferdecker Golf Course are hosting a schedule of playing opportunities for the participants of “Tee it Up”. Those youth completing all areas of instruction, etiquette and course safety will have supervised playing opportunities at these area courses. More information on dates and times will be provided during instruction sessions.
PGA Professionals at Briarbrook Golf Course, Carthage Golf Course, Schifferdecker Golf Course and Twin Hills Country Club are captaining teams in the Joplin PGA Junior League. For more information, please go to www.pgajl.com . PGA Junior League Golf is a fun, social and inclusive opportunity for boys and girls, ages 17 and under, to learn and enjoy the game of golf from PGA Professionals. Like many other recreational youth sports, participants wear numbered jerseys and play on teams with friends.
The Joplin Golf Foundation, area PGA Professionals and the High School Coaches from Joplin, Carthage, Webb City and Carl Junction are working together to grow the game.
Briarbrook Golf Course – (417) 649-6777 Kaleb Forkner
Carthage Golf Course – (417) 237-7030 Mark Peterson, PGA
Schifferdecker Golf Course – (417) 624-3533 Daryn Buholt, PGA