Junior Golf is the future
Golf is an Olympic game from 2016. With top ranked male and female golfers currently under the age of 25, the game has never been more popular amongst the young.
Rory McIllroy 22 Worlds no 1 male in 2012, Yani Tseng 21 worlds no 1 female Matteo Manassero 17, youngest winner on the European Tour 2010. Seung-Yul Noh 19 first European Tour win 2010. Ricky Fowler aged 21, plays British Open and Ryder Cup 2010. 2010. Ryo Ishkawa aged 19, youngest to reach the top 100 in 2008. Michelle qualified for LPGA event aged 12. Lydia Ko, 15 amateur wins New Zealand Womens Open in 2013
“A golfers resume is never complete until he’s been to St Andrews” Bobby Jones Our aim is to inspire and nurture young talent at the Home of Golf
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Join this exciting golf programme this summer!
To come to the Home of Golf at such a young age I would have jumped at the chance Mel Reid (LET Player) 2012
Working with St Andrews Links Golf Academy and renowned Tour professionals, our two week programme aims to educate, inspire and develop young golfers. Through coaching, competitions and skills tests our professionals take you through the speciality of Links golf. We cover the technical and mental game of golf as well as history and traditions.
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Our inaugural event St Andrews 2012 was a resounding success
18 youngsters from different corners of the world joined us at St Andrews, to sample the delights and traditions of the Home of Golf and learn from some of the world’s top coaches.
Enjoying a comprehensive itinerary of golf based education including coaching, psychology, and competitions; one of the highlights for the juniors was a clinic with Ladies European Tour Player Melissa Reid. A tour of the R&A clubhouse, visits to the R&A Equipment Test Centre and British Golf Museum created the experience of a lifetime!As they played the famous old links including the Old Course, the juniors of different nationalities made some friends for life.