Talent assessment day at Mendip Spring

PUBLISHED: 12:33 12 September 2012

Mendip Spring Golf Club coaching.

Mendip Spring Golf Club coaching.

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Mendip Spring Golf Club hosted a junior talent assessment day, organised in conjunction with the Somerset County Golf Partnership.

MENDIP Spring Golf Club hosted a talent assessment day for junior golfers, organised in conjunction with the Somerset County Golf Partnership.

Over 30 boys and girls attended from all over the county. Supported by Sport England and England Golf, the programme is aimed at developing talented young players in the Somerset club network. Junior tuition is a regular Saturday morning feature at Mendip Spring.

The Mendip Spring assessment day was managed by Somerset County development officer and PGA professional Paul Barrington, together with academy director and PGA professional Sarah Burnell. Mendip Spring PGA professional Patrick Baker was a member of the coaching and assessment team.

A quarter of the Sport England funding is being allocated to junior girls and dispensation is being made for young players from socially disadvantaged groups and those with disabilities.

For details of junior golf tuition at Mendip Spring, contact Patrick Baker on 01934 852322.


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