The Rangiora Golf Club "Junior" Programme will commences with the start of daylight saving each year, with a break in the programme over the Christmas holiday period.

The programme is suitable for children 6 yrs to 18 yrs and will be held on Sunday morning from 9.00am until 10.00am and has been designed to introduce the game of golf to prospective and budding young golfers.  Golf clubs are not necessary as the Club has a selection of clubs available for use.  Gold coin donation would be appreciated.

The programme is aimed at introducing the following aspects to participants: 

    • coaching on how to swing the golf club 
    • introduction to the basic rules of golf 
    • etiquette on the golf course 
    • organised golf days and competitions

The programme has a two tier coaching structure with the programme being run by the Club Professionals and Volunteer club members.

Level 1 - is for new entrants joining the club, mainly primary school children 6 to 14 years of age

Level 2 - is for Juniors progressing from level 1, Secondary School students and juniors with an official club handicap

Frequently Asked Questions 

When is the membership year   - runs from 1 March to end of February annually
   
What are the membership fees   - fees as at 1 March 2018
              $135.00 for Juniors under 16 years
              $250.00 for Juniors 16 to 18
    - member joining during the year shall have the fee assessed proportionally
   
How to join as a member   - contact either the office or Pro Shop and complete the membership form
   
Office Hours   - Tuesday to Thursday from 9.30am to 3.00pm
   
Any playing restrictions   - Members over 12 years have full playing rights
    - Members under 12 years must be accompanied by an adult family members,
           a full playing member, coach or a junior member on a handicap below 25
   
Can a junior play in Club competitions   - yes, provided they have an official NZ Golf handicap
    - both Men's and Women's competitions are run on a Saturday
   
How to gain a handicap   - by completing 10 9 hole rounds or 5 18 hole rounds and submitting these cards
    - cards should be submitted each time either 9 or 18 holes are played
   
Who assists with the coaching   - Club Professionals, members, parent or grandparents
   
What happens if it's raining

  - phone the Rangiora Pro Shop on 313 6666 option 2

 

 Junior Competitions

As part of the Junior Programme, competitions will be held periodically on a Sunday specially for the programme participants.  A small entry fee may apply to cover the cost of prizes.  All entry fees collected go back into the programme.

Juniors who have official handicap are also welcome to join in the weekly Club Competitions run by the Men's and Women's sections.

Alan Forward memorial Trophy - is played for by members under 18 who have official NZ Golf handicap with the competition being match play on handicap.

Junior Inter-Club Competition - this is a Canterbury wide competition which runs from January to April each year.

 

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