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May 20, 2014

Junior golfers have numerous camp options

PORT ARTHUR —     For juniors just getting started and those looking to take their games to the next level, there are numerous instructional summer golf camps hosted by area golf professionals at golf facilities all over the greater Golden Triangle area, many featuring the Life Skills Experience programming of The First Tee.  

    These camps will focus on the fundamentals of the game and character values inherent to the game and all are sure to be a lot of fun.

    “Summer Junior Golf Camps are, for some, a rite of passage.   I meet parents and grandparents all the time who share the fond memories they have from their own summer golf camp experiences.   Juniors who participate in summer golf camps learn how to become better golfers and they meet new friends and have a lot of fun in the process,” says  First Tee of the Golden Triangle Executive Director Jerry Honza.

    Below is a pretty thorough list of facilities, camp dates and contact information.  Camp fees, registration information, meeting times and other details vary so contact the golf professional or staff at each facility for more complete information.

Babe Zaharias Golf Course – Contact Jerry Honza, PGA at 409.543.6364

Session 1             June 23-26         

Session 2             June 30-July 3

Session 3             July 28-31           

Bayou Din Golf Course – Contact Don Keen, PGA at 409.796.1327

Call for dates and details

Beaumont Country Club – Contact Rob Lietzke at 409.898.7011

Session 1             (Golf Only)          June 24-27

Combo camps also scheduled – call for details

Brentwood Golf Club – Contact David Bell at 409.840.9440

Session 1             June 16-20

Session 2             July 14-18

Games People Play – Contact GPP Staff at 409. 866.7159

Session 1        June 16-19

Session 2        July 14-17

Henry Homberg Golf Course – Contact Billy Thillet at 409.223.6723

Session 1             June 9-13

Session 2             July 7-11              

Session 3             August 11-15

Idylwild Golf Club – Contact Ronnie Pfleider, PGA at 409.753.2521

Session 1             July 8 -11

(only 1 scheduled)

Silsbee Country Club – Contact Jerry Honza, PGA at 409.543.6364

    In the planning stages - Call for more information

Sunset Grove Country Club – Contact Kerry Lamb, PGA at 409.883.9454

Session 1             June 17-20

Session 2             July 22-25

Wildwood Golf Course – Contact Richard Cockrell at 409.834.2940

Session 1             June 10-14

Session 2             July 15-19           

Session 3             August 5-9         

*Facilities not listed here may also have summer junior golf camps planned.

 

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