Junior Golf Clinics-2017
2017-Barcovan PGA Junior League-
What Is Barcovan PGA Junior League Golf?
This is a fun, interactive opportunity for boys and girls aged 16 and under to learn and enjoy the game of golf. A minimum age of 9 years old is suggested, experience is necessary. An assessment will be completed by Coach Linda or Coach Paul for any youth under the suitable age.
The concept of the league is set up similar to any other recreational sports team, there will be 10-12 participants play on each team. It will be a scramble format which creates learning, team environment both on and off the golf course.
The main focus of this program is to have fun, recreational involvement, good health, and sportsmanship. This program acts as a feeder system from recreational youth golfers into more competitive golfing endeavors.
How Does Barcovan PGA Junior League Golf Work?
Format includes: 24 PLAYERS -12 on each Team - Last year Team Blue VS Team Purple
- 2 vs 2
- Scramble Format
- The goal is to play has many holes as we can- we are at the tee at 4:00 and horn blows at 5:30, wherever you are you finish and come in and total up points.
- There is also a individual competition that runs throughout the year based on matches played
As in traditional match play, each hole is won by the team with the lowest score on that specific hole.
- Each Match has team points at stake
- 4 Matches X points = points at stake in a Competition
- The team that wins most points is winner of the Competition
- This is RECREATIONAL golf, Ties are a win/win for all involved! Treat them that way!
Parent & Volunteer Involvement
PGA Junior League, as in most other recreational youth sports programs, was designed to have parents and other volunteers assisting in the administration of Team Competitions.
Parents are needed for:
- Encouraging, Cheering, and being supportive of your PGA JLG Team; however, unless they are officially involved in the competition, they must stay on the cart path or in the rough
Open to the first 24 players registered.
Dates Mondays: May 15th, 22nd, 29th, June 5, 12, 26, July 3, 10 , 17, 24th
Time 4:00-6:00 , warmup on the range 3:15 with instruction ( optional)
Cost $150.00 + HST - Team Shirts will be provided and will need to be worn on league night .
Please call or email to register 6134752155 or email@example.com
Snag - Little Olympian Ages 5-10 Years -
- 5 week program
Over the past 10 years snag golf has built a premier learning system recognized by PGA professionals around the world as the superior method to teach golf fundamentals in a fun and easy way. Snag golf is an exciting coaching and skills development program for boys and girls between the ages of 5 -10. The SNAG system contains age appropriate equipment and programming to effectively teach the game of golf to kids of all ages and ability levels in exploring the sport of golf. Coach Linda Shephard and Paul Hussey Will provide all SNAG equipment for the children.
SPACE LIMITED TO FIRST 8-10 PARTICIPANTS.
DATES- SUNDAYS FROM 2:00-2:45, JUNE 25TH, JULY 9TH, JULY 16TH, JULY 23, JULY 30TH.
Individual lessons, playing lessons, group clinics and junior clinics. Request a lesson.
2 people, 1 hour
3 people, 1 hour
Linda Shephard turned professional in 1987. Since then, she has established herself as the foremost player in the Club professional golfing ranks, dominating the scene in the 1990's. Her talents led to her numerous achievements including: Winner of the 1992 and 1993 l'Esterel Championships, 1992 Overall Money Winner CPGA Ontario, 1993 CPGA Ontario Match Play Champion, 1997 DuMaurier Series Event champion, and Ontario PGA Champion 1995-1997, 2001. In One stretch of golf, from 1990-1997 Linda finished five of the eight yerars within the top 6 money leader on the duMaurier Series Tour. It culminated in 1995 with being named Ontario PGA Professional of the year. Linda qualified four times for the duMaurier Classic, then a major championship on the LPGA tour. Most recently, Linda won the 2005 BMO Financial Group Canadian Tour Event in Gatineau, Quebec. Runnerup in the 2012 Ontario PGA ladies Championiship
. Linda was just recently inducted into the Hall of Fame in her home town of Quinte West.
Linda's teaching record is as impressive as her credentials. She began teaching in 1990 under master professional Murray Tucker and has attended several seminars, such as "The Swedish Approach" and a seminar with the late Dr. Dede Owens, co-author of the LPGA's Guide to Every Shot, also in 2011 attended Vision 54 which is founded by Lynn Marriott and Pia Nilsson,.
They are both featured among the top 50 list for golf digest magazines best teachers and are ranked #1 and #2 female best teachers in the United States. They have coached some of the worlds best players including Annika Sorenstam, Suzann Pettersen, Ai Miyazato, Britttany Lang, Kevin Streelman, Nayeon Choi and many more. Also co anuthored the smash books "Every Shot Must have a purpose" and "The game before the game " and most recent" Play your best golf Now".
Following in her father's footsteps, she and her husband Greg purchased Barcovan in 1994.
Greg Shephard turned professional in 1979. From 1980 to 1988, he has played in and won numerous professional tournaments. In 1989, he became the head Golf Pro at the Board of Trade Country Club in Woodbridge.
Greg is no stranger when it comes to running and managing a golf course. In 1991 he went to King Valley Golf Club to act as the head Golf Director for all golf courses bought and built by Mark Frey of Switzerland.
He purchased Barcovan with his wife Linda in 1994 and now sits on the panel for Golf Digest magazine.
Don turned professional in 1970 as a assistant golf professional in the Montreal area.He later moved to the Toronto area as teaching professional under Mr. John Henrick at the Brampton Golf Club. Don then moved to the Oakdale Golf Club in Toronto for 8 years as head teaching professional before moving back to Brampton to assume the duties as Head Golf Professional where he spent over 20 years. In total Don has over 40 years experience with the CPGA as both a teacher and player.
Joined Barcovan Golf Club's greens keeping staff in 1985. In 1995, Paul became a member of the PGA of Canada and was Barcovan's assistant golf professional from 1995 - 2001. In 2001, Paul started a teaching career at East Northumberland S.S. and is currently the head of the drama program. He has been married to his beautiful wife Eileen for almost thirteen years and has three beautiful children, Aidan , Molly and Cael . He is looking forward to coming back to Barcovan to work with the juniors.