Date: February 22, 2011

MYGolf launched at Brisbane Boys College

Over 48 Prep to Year 4 students at Brisbane Boys College (BBC) became the first MYGolf members in Queensland following today&aposs the launch of the National golf skills challenge and awards program for 2011. Working with Golf Queensland development officer and golf professional Lee Harrington and BBC Junior Coordinator Jarrod Turner, the students will be part of the National junior program and skills challenge. Students will undertake an eight-week program at BBC and will be monitored through the MYGolf skills challenges Rip It, Roll It, Chip It, Fly It, Blast It and Bend It. Queensland development officer Lee Harrington said Golf Queensland was thrilled the MYGolf program would be rolled out at BBC. It’s a great program that gives both the professional and student structure and purpose to develop and improve their golf skills, Ms Harrington said. The skills the children will learn through the program are constantly tested to enable them to develop the six key elements of the game.” The BBC students will receive expert advice from PGA trainee Neville Austin who will work with the school s teachers to deliver the program. Students receive a skills chart, bag tag, Prepare to launch booklet, posters, membership card and insurance by joining MYGolf. Clubs and professionals are actively taking up the program which was developed by Golf Australia who hope to have 50 per cent of golf clubs in Australia on board within five years. Visit the website to find a MYGolf Centre nearest to you.