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     TLC Youth Golf League

 

 

Our Saturday Youth Golf League is open to golf members ages 6 and older.  Our goal is to encourage youngsters to come out and play, meet new friends, spend time with current golf friends, earn points towards team standings and learn to play the game by themselves as kids need to learn.  Pairings will be made by program coordinator PGA Assistant Golf Professional Derrick Caruso for either the 5 hole or 9 hole division using The Wave format.

 

The 2018 series will be played at a rotation of all six courses at The Landings Club.  Check-in and warm-up will begin at 1:30 followed by play of up to 5 or 9 holes.

 

2019 enforced weekly registration deadline is Saturday by 10am to allow for staff to create pairings and get over to the host course by the start of League play.

 

PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT

Parents will be requested to help as volunteers on the course based on Positive Coaching Alliance guidelines in monitoring pace of play and safety only. 

Parents may not coach or caddy for players / children (club choice, line-up, advice, shot selection, coaching tips, playing tips)... Let the Kids play and make their decisions, it's about self-discovery, learning and having fun kid-style for THEIR round of golf, not an adult's round of golf!  Kids will learn frmo their mistakes and our culture via Positive Coaching Alliance honors the fact that mistakes are how we learn and they are totally OK, we just brush it off and move forward!  We want to help our youngsters develop both on and off the course and are focused on making them both better golfers and people with integrity, character-building and respect for themselves, others and the world in which they live.

 

Who:     TLC Youth ages 6+ with golf privileges (Youth, Limited and Full… contact Mary Morgan at TLC Ops for Youth Golf upgrade if needed... no initiation fee, just a monthly $74/family for 1+ children)

 

What:    A fun youth golf league with The Wave format for the 5 or 9 hole divisions and a chance to win overall team points for season-ending gift cards! Youngsters will be assigned a starting point in The Wave by Coach Derrick and will progress from there, earning points for their team by surpassing their old records.

Where: Rotating courses… see Golf Shop fliers & TLC webpage under GOLF/Golf Schools & Instruction Events

 

How?    Participants must register through Derrick by Saturday 10am so staff can create pairings and get scorecards/pairings to the weekly host course.  Contact Derrick at 598-2596 (Marshwood Golf Shop). **

 

When:   Saturdays, 1:30pm Check-in/Warm-Up

 

Cost:      $10 / event goes towards awards and event set-up

 

Parent Assistant Coaches:  With TLC golf professional staffing schedules (an assistant might not be able to run the event with other golf operations going on simultaneously), we will be relying on help from Parent Volunteer "Assistant Coaches" to help get groups started, help on course during the round and turn in scores to the golf shop inside scoreboard.  Thank you for helping this program with your assistance!

 

Team Point Standings:  There will be a TLC ‘Draft’ in which participants will be placed on a team towards which they can earn points whenever they can play with the League.  Teams will have names and anytime a participants plays, he or she can earn points towards the overall team during the season. 

 

Schedule of 2018 Fall Events:

DATE Course
Sep 1 Oakridge
Sep 8 Marshwood
Sep 15 Deer Creek
Sept 22 Oakridge
Sep 29 Deer Creek
Oct 6 Magnolia
Oct 13 Deer Creek
Oct 20 Plantation
Oct 27 Marshwood
Nov 3 Oakridge
Nov 10 Deer Creek
Nov 17 Marshwood
 
   

* Courses are tentative based on availability from member events and site may be changed.

 

Point System:

Individual points awarded to places in each the 5 and 9 hole divisions...

1st Place 5 points

2nd Place 4 points

3rd Place 3 points

4th Place 2 points

5th place 1 point

 

Team points awarded to teams based on individual play.

1st Place 6 points

2nd Place 3 points

3rd  Place 1 points

 

Event Points:

+1 point for attending and playing

... Individual points added together from across the divisions will determine 1st - 3rd Team points at each event.

... Team points will be added to total of individual points so all points will count towards the season total / individual.

... Team awards and Individual awards will be given out at end of season.