Junior Golf Convenor -
Helen May Ph 693 7161
Clubs etc available.
Phone Helen for details.
Junior Programme Recognised
The Geraldine Golf Club’s Junior programme has been
awarded the highest achievement category available
under New Zealand Golf’s Junior Plus Programme. A
certificate granting it “Junior Plus Eagle Status”
was presented to the club recently by the Aorangi
South Canterbury Association’s Golf Development
Manager, Graham Keen.
The award is
in recognition of an outstanding junior programme
and the welcome environment for junior Golfers
provided by the Club. Three levels of achievement
are available under the scheme. In assessing these
NZ Golf uses a template comprising 50 questions.
Three levels of achievement are attainable. They are
Par (50 points out of a 100) Birdie (70 out of 100)
and the highest, Eagle (90 out of 100). Geraldine
for this success goes to Helen May and Kit Silcock.
Helen has been running junior courses on Sunday
mornings for a number of years while Kit conducts
weekly coaching sessions for school children
the Club has been supportive of these efforts in
sponsoring an annual district tournament for juniors
which has been running for some years now. Club
Captain Dennis Goodwin has played a major part in
the conduct of these events.
began her classes some years ago Geraldine Golf Club
Eagles members contributed enough money for the
purchase of several sets of golf clubs suitable for
The Aorangi South Canterbury Golf
Association's Golf Development Officer,
Graham Keen (centre)presents the certificate
granting Eagle Club Status to the Geraldine
Golf Club for its Junior Programme.
Receiving the certificate are President Max
Bensemann (left) and Club Captain Dennis