The Children’s Golf Camp is a three day camp for kids ages 5 - 8 that features an introduction to golf from the Camp Staff at South Granville Country Club. Each session includes swing fundamentals, rules & etiquette, a skills challenge, fun competition, individual prizes, and most importantly FUN! Tuesday evening will include a Hot Dog Cookout with an awards ceremony. $60/student
2015 Junior Golf Camp
July 27 - 30
Ages 9 – 15 * 8:00am - 12:30pm
The Junior Golf Camp is a 4 day camp for junior golfers ages 19 – 15 seeking a sport that will be enjoyed for a lifetime. Each session includes swing fundamentals, rules & etiquette, a skills challenge, fun competition, individual prizes, and most importantly FUN! Thursday at Noon will include a Hot Dog Cookout with an awards ceremony. $80/student
2015 Introduction to
High School Golf
Those Entering 8th – 10th Grade
Friday, July 31 * 8:00am - 3:00pm
An Introduction to High School Golf is a one day session which will cover rules specific to HS Golf, competition etiquette, keeping a fellow competitor’s score, as well as golfer skills assessment. Pizza Lunch is included followed by 9 holes of golf as if it was a High School Golf Match. $20/student
Meet our Staff
Henry Price - Club Manager of SGCC & Golf Coach of Granville Central High School. Henry has coached at GCHS for 4 years. During that time members of his Lady Panthers have reached State Regional’s three years and State Championship two years. During that time members of his men’s teams have reached State Regional’s three years. In 2012 one member was named Conference Player of the Year while he was named Conference Coach of the Year.
Morgan Johns - South Granville High School’s 2015 Male Golfer of the Year, qualified for the 2015 HS 2-A State Championship, entering Campbell University’s PGA Management Program. Morgan has a passion for golf and a heart that will inspire even the youngest to enjoy the game of golf.
Cameron Patrick - South Granville High School’s 2015 Female Golfer of the Year, qualified for the 2014 HS 2-A State Championship, recently attended Duke University’s Junior Golf Academy.
Cameron’s ability has grown immensely over the past three years. She has enjoyed other sports as well, however she has now turned her attention primarily to golf. She is being taught by renowned golf instructor, Karl Kimball of Hillandale Golf Course.
Additional Staff to be introduced at Golf Camp.
SGCC Junior Golf Camps will incorporate the First Tee’s Nine Core Values as the basis of the camper’s experience.
The First Tee Nine Core Values
The First Tee has established Nine Core Values that represent some of the many inherently positive values connected with the game of golf.
1. Honesty - the quality or state of being truthful; not deceptive Golf is unique from other sports in that players regularly call penalties on themselves.
2. Integrity -strict adherence to a standard of value or conduct. Personal honesty and independence. Golf is a game of honesty, etiquette and composure. You are responsible for your actions and personal conduct on the golf course.
3. Sportsmanship- observing the rules of play and winning or losing with grace. You must know and abide by the rules of golf and be able to conduct yourself in a respectful manner.
4. Respect- to feel or show deferential regard for; esteem. In golf, it is important to show respect for yourself, your partners, your opponents and the golf course as well as for the honor and traditions of the game.
5. Confidence- reliance or trust. A feeling of self-assurance Confidence plays a key role in the level of play that you achieve. You must have confidence in your abilities every time you play.
6. Responsibility- accounting for one’s actions; dependable. In golf, you are responsible for yourself and your actions on the golf course. It is up to you to keep score, repair divots, rake bunkers, repair ball marks on the green and keep up with the pace of play.
7. Perseverance - to persist in an idea, purpose or task despite obstacles. To succeed in golf, you must learn to persevere through bad breaks and your own mistakes.
8. Courtesy - considerate behavior toward others. A polite remark or gesture. A round of golf should begin and end with a handshake between fellow competitors. Show courtesy toward others by remaining still and quiet while they prepare and execute a shot.
9. Judgment - the ability to make a decision or form an opinion. A decision reached after consideration. Using good judgment is critical in golf. It comes into play when deciding on strategy, club selection, when to play safe and when to take a chance, the type of shot you consider executing, as well as understanding and abiding by etiquette.