Vermont Golf Association
PO Box 1612 • Station A • Rutland, VT 05701-1612
The Vermont Golf Association is dedicated to growing the game of golf by offering a selection of free and low cost clinics, seminars, and competitions for the beginner, intermediate and advanced junior golfers. Most of our member clubs present junior golf programs, hosted by the club PGA Professional.
The First Tee® National School Program™teaches elementary school children The First Tee Nine Core Values: honesty, integrity, sportsmanship, respect, confidence, responsibility, perseverance, courtesy, and judgment through the game of golf. Instruction takes place during scheduled physical education classes with the children using developmentally appropriate SNAG® (Starting New at Golf) equipment. www.thefirstteensp.org
LPGA-USGA Girls Golf was formed to connect girls, ages 7-17, with the game of golf. A developmental junior golf program and the only national initiative of its kind, Girls Golf presents an opportunity for girls to make lasting friendships, gain self-confidence, learn to compete and have fun, while fostering a lifetime of enjoyment for the game. Girls Golf is administered through a partnership between the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) Foundation, a non-profit 501(c) (3) charitable organization, and the United States Golf Association (USGA). http://lpga.com
Vermont PGA sponsors a series of competitive events for junior boys and girls (ages 9-17) culminating in the Vermont Junior Stroke Play Championship at the Ralph Myhre Country Club (Middlebury) in August. www.vermontpga.com
The New England Junior Championship competes in August each year.