Kids can get in the swing

Christian Goodman, professional at Matlock Golf Club
Christian Goodman, professional at Matlock Golf Club

MATLOCK Golf Club is offering expert tuition to boys and girls aged seven to 16 who would like to have a go at the sport.

The club has a new junior organiser and junior committee, running a progressive and enlightened junior coaching programme.

Youngsters who get involved will be able to benefit from structured coaching sessions followed by short skills competitions on Saturday afternoons. There are also to be regular fun competitions arranged for all abilities, on one evening per week, plus medal and trophy competitions in the school holidays. In addition, there will be a short cadet course for young or experienced new juniors.

The junior coaching sessions start at the club, based on Chesterfield Road, Matlock Moor, on Saturday, March 19, running from 2pm to 4pm over eight weeks. The cost of the sessions is £24.

The club is also making junior membership available. This starts at £45 for the year for Cadet Membership (under 12s) and £90 a year for under 16s. There are also no joining fees with junior membership.

If you are interested, contact club professional Christian Goodman on 01629 584934.