The following is a press release from the Calcasieu Parish Police Jury:
Applications are currently being taken for the Calcasieu Parish Junior Golf Program. This yearly program is designed to not only teach kids the game of golf but to also learn the importance of basic life skills such as honesty, integrity and sportsmanship. The program is open to both beginning and intermediate players. Children ages 7 to 17 can choose to participate in morning summer camps for $40 and individual golf clinics for $15. Parents can apply for financial assistance if needed.
"The game of golf is a socially viable activity that crosses many paths in one's lifetime," says Junior Golf Advisory Panel Chairman, Derek Smith. "As a sport, golf can offer college scholarships, a competitive platform for athletes, a way to conduct business and build relationships, or even a legitimate and fulfilling career path."
The Junior Golf Program will take place at the following locations through August 2nd:
- Frasch Park Golf Course
- Mallard Cove Golf Course
- Pine Shadow Golf Course
- Putter's Junior Golf Academy
Schedules and registration forms can be printed out by going to www.cppj.net, and clicking on the "Calcasieu Kids" button in the lower left corner of the home page. Registration forms can be faxed to (337) 437-3632 or be mailed to:
CPPJ Junior Golf Program
Attn: Dana Mack
P.O. Drawer 3287
Lake Charles, LA, 70602