Junior Section 2016/17

We have an active Junior section with about 50 boys and girls learning to play golf.

The Junior Organiser is Philip Kay who is a PGA Level 1 Volunteer Coach. Call him on 01746 781653 or 07711 317681 and by email

The PGA Professional is Steve Russell. Call on 01746 762045 or 07815 028296 and by email

For our Junior Application and Parental Consent forms please see
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Junior Golf Academy Lessons - From Saturday April 16th

Junior boys and girls can learn how to play golf at our Golf Academy. Steve Russell runs his popular Golf Academy during the Spring and Summer each year. Groups are made up according to age and ability.

Juniors (ages 6-14) on Saturday afternoons from 12-2pm. The cost is 25 per block of five 1 hour lessons. Lessons take place on the Bridgnorth Golf Club practice area on Stanley Lane. All clubs and balls provided if you don't have any.

If you attend the lessons you are welcome to come to the Junior Club Night on Wednesday evenings 6-7.30pm throughout the summer. You can join the club as an Junior member and play the course and go on to gain your handicap.
Membership

Junior membership rates for boys and girls is competitively priced.
  • Junior Under 18 100
  • Junior Under 16 60
  • Junior Under 14 50
  • Academy Under 12 40
  • Academy Under 10 30
The playing year commences on 1st April and the age as of 1st Jan is used for the above rates.

Membership entitles the Junior to attend Junior night on a wednesday 6-7.30pm where we have coaching, games and competitions to introduce the children to golf in a safe and friendly atmosphere.

Juniors can play the course and are encouraged to gain a handicap and when of a reasonable standard enter junior and later adult competitions.
Junior Club Night

Junior Club night takes place during the Spring and Summer on Wednesday evenings from 6-7.30pm at the Club House using the first 3 holes of the course.

More experienced are encouraged to play the rest of the course in groups of 3 or 4.


Handicap League & Knock-out Matches

We play in the Shropshire and Hereford Junior Handicap league. This year with have drawn Hawkstone Park, Market Drayton and Lilleshall Hall.

Any Juniors keen in playing in the team please contact Philip Kay, Junior Organiser on 07711 317681

Pee Wee Tour

Younger players (boys U11 and girls U13) can take part in the popular Pee Wee Tour playing at county courses during July and August.
  • Tues 26th July Shifnal
  • Mon 1st Aug The Grove
  • Tues 9th Aug Telford
  • Tues 14th Aug Oswestry
  • Thurs 18th Aug Bridgnorth
These are non-handicap competitions played on short holes. We would encourage all Academy members to enter these events. Entry forms from Philip Kay.

Junior Competitions

Well done to all the Juniors who took part in all the competitions during 2015. These are the winners!

CupDiv1Div2
Club ChampionAlex PoultneyHarry Liddle
Leahy CupMax OwenJacob Chainey
Jummy CowardMax OwenYoni Duvalier
George GreenAlex PounltneyNot contested
Dialy TelegraphToby KayHarry Liddle
Roger Elston Matchplay--
ClipperToby Kay
DiddyCharlotte Russel
RoseMaiklemYoni Duvalier

Dates for the junior competitions are:

Sat 19 Mar 2016 Junior Captain Drive In & Match 13.00
Tue 29 Mar 2016 Junior Easter Comp1 9.10
Fri 1 Apr 2016 Junior Easter Comp2 9.10-9.40
Mon 4 Apr 2016 Junior Easter Comp3 9.10-9.40
Thu 7 Apr 2016 Junior Roger Elston Match Play Day1
Tue 31 May 2016 Junior Roger Elston Match Play Day2
Fri 3 Jun 2016 Junior Rosemary Maiklem Trophy 9.10
Tue 26 Jul 2016 Junior Roger Elston Match Play Day3
Mon 1 Aug 2016 Junior Leahy Cup 9.10
Fri 5 Aug 2016 Junior Open Stableford 9.00
Fri 12 Aug 2016 Thompson Trophy (Ladies & Juniors) 10.00
Mon 15 Aug 2016 Junior Daily Telegraph Medal 9.10
Fri 19 Aug 2016 Junior Club Championships (18 holes) 9.10
Mon 22 Aug 2016 Junior Clipper & Diddy Trophy 9.10
Thu 1 Sep 2016 Junior Jimmy Coward Cup 9.10
Sat 17 Sep 2016 Junior Captain's Day 13.00 & 14.30
Mon 24 Oct 2016 Junior George Green Final 9.10
Thu 27 Oct 2016 Purnell Trophy (Seniors & Juniors) 10.00
Protecting our Young Golfers

Bridgnorth Golf Club take your child's safety seriously. The Professional, Assitant Professional and Junior Organiser hold current CRB certificates and have undertaken Safegaurding & Protecting Children in sport training. By following the guidelines set out by the Children in Golf Strategy Group, the Steve Russell Junior Golf Academy and Bridgnorth Golf Club can assure you that the sport of golf is one within which children and young people involved can thrive and flourish in a safe environment.

Key contacts for the Junior Section are:
Steve Russell (Pro)
01746 762045 (Shop)
07815 028296 (Mobile)

Philip Kay (Junior Organiser)
01746 781653 (Home)
07711 317681 (Mobile)

Linda Turner (Welfare Officer)
01746 710502 (Home)
07711 322823(Mobile)