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13 June 2012

Junior Golf at Portumna Golf Club
Attention all budding golfers. Assesment Day (Boys and Girls) Saturday 16th June on the hour from 10am to 1pm (4 sessions) to facilitate boys and girls of similar age and ability contact Jim Hynes 09097 41492 or the Golf Club 09097 41059 to book a time.

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Competition Dates (2011)

Internal Competitions
Date to be Confirmed Lady Presidents Prize
Date to be Confirmed Mens Captains Prize to the Juniors
Date to be Confirmed Lady Captains Prize to the Juniors Boy’s and Girls

Junior Fixture List
Athenry Monday 28th June - 7.30am to 11am
Gort Wednesday 14th July - 9am to 1pm
Portumna Tuesday 20nd July- 9am to 2pm (Open Day)
Loughrea Thursday 29th July- 9am to 12pm
Curra West Saturday 7th August - 9am to 12pm
Galway Wednesday 18th August - 9am to 1pm

G.U.I. Competitions
Irish Junior Foresomes Thursday 24th June at Oughterard Golf Club
U15 Inter Club Strokeplay Friday July 2nd at Westport Golf Club
U13, U15, U17 Connacht Junior Close Championship Tuesday 27th July at Portumna Golf Club
Kenny Cup Monday 9th August at Swinford Golf Club

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Junior Golf Information

Junior Golf at Portumna GC is flourishing at the moment, we have over 90 members from all ages. In 2005 the management committee at the club adopted the Junior Golf Ireland Charter "'Code of Ethics for Golf for Young People"

We have excellent facilities for coaching Juniors of all ages-beside the famous 17th green is a chipping and putting green with sand bunkers as well so you can keep your short game in focus. Also included is a practice ground adjacent to the 1st fairway, so all the facilities are in and around the clubhouse.

The Junior Convenor is Jim Hynes 087 6411711 and the committee are Mairead Taylor O Neill, Sharon Maloney, Ann Carty and Johanna Burke.

We are always looking for volunteers to join our helpers, and we envisage running a Leader Programme held over 1 day in order to train parents both male and female to help with the coaching. We will need about 10 people so if you are interested in becoming a Volunteer ring any of the committee.

Saturday mornings the "Junior Juniors" programme is implemented-this is an innovative idea and it is set up to teach junior boy's and girls from the ages of 6 to 11 years of age. It has proven very successful and we hope to keep it going through the Fall and the Winter.

On Saturdays the 1st tee is reserved from 3pm to 3.45pm for the more senior juniors in other words those kids that can get around the course without causing delays.

The following people are the committee responsible for running the Junior Club

Junior Convenor Jim Hynes 087 6411711
Committee Member Mairead Taylor O'Neill 087 2908610
Committee Member Sharon Maloney 086 2347895
Committee Member Ann Carty 087 9695958
Handicaps Johanna Burke 087 6411711

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