Date: February 21, 2011

Tasmania launches MYGolf

Tasmania&aposs new state junior development program, “MYGOLF Tasmania” will have its official launch on Saturday 26th February at the Kingston Beach Golf Club during the upcoming TheTOTE Tasmanian Open Championship . The new program forms part of Golf Tasmania&aposs push to stem the current decline being experienced in the number of junior players joining clubs. MYGOLF is aimed at all junior players but specifically targets those in the younger age groups from 8 – 16 years old. MYGOLF Tasmania will be the major junior program within the state, and will be the driving force to reinvigorate the interest of new and current juniors. The program has the major project targets to: Introduce golf back to primary and secondary schools; to forge and maintain school to club links; to assist clubs to create an interesting and sustainable junior program; to provide human, equipment and program resources to assist club junior co-ordinators; and, to promote the National Skills Challenge. Juniors interested in participating in the official launch at Kingston Beach should contact Richard Skeggs at Golf House on 6244 3600.