A Tee Level
Clinic, where youngsters will receive six sessions of free
instruction in the fundamentals of playing golf, starts June 2 and
runs on Monday and Wednesday mornings until June 18 at the Lincoln
Elks Country Club.
Youngsters will receive a starter set of golf
clubs, a golf shirt, golf balls and other supplies, such as an
easy-to-understand rule book. Youngsters ages 8-15 can participate
free of charge through the generosity of the Elks Charitable Trust
Foundation along with a special grant from both the state and
national Hook A Kid On Golf foundations. To be eligible to
participate, youngsters must have never played golf, not own a set
of golf clubs and be between the ages of 8 and 15.
"Lincoln College and the Elks Charitable Trust are excited about
the opportunity to host this program again," said John Stoltzenburg,
local site coordinator for the program. "Most kids have unlimited
opportunities to play sports such as baseball, basketball and
football, but only a select few get the opportunity to learn about
Sessions will be June 2, 4, 9, 11, 16 and 18 from 8:30 to 11:30
a.m. For more information or to register for this program, contact
the following individuals at Lincoln College: Stoltzenburg at
217-732-3155, ext. 327, or Jeff Nelson at 217-732-3155, ext. 315.
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