2019 Merrill GC Junior Golf Program
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The classes and their schedules are as follows each Monday Morning:
 
Advance Students:
Ages 12 to 17.   This age group will have 1 hour of full swing, short game and on course instruction every week starting at 8 am.  After the hour of instruction the students may play 9 holes to complete their day of Junior Golf.  Play should finish between 11:15-11:45
 
6 Hole Students:
        Ages 8 to 11.   This age group will have 1 hour of full swing, short game and on course instruction every week starting at 9:15 am.  After the 1 hour of instruction the students may play 6 holes to complete their day of Junior Golf. Play should finish between 11:45-12:15 for 6 hole players.
 
Beginner Students:
        Ages 5 to 7.  This age group will have 30 minutes of full swing, short game and on course instruction every week starting at 10:30 am.  After the 30 minutes of instruction the students will play 1-3 holes to complete their day of Junior Golf.  Play should finish between 12:00-12:15 for these players.
 
Fee Structure:
 
Advanced Students    $100
6 Hole students          $90
3 Hole students          $75
 
Cost on a per-session basis is $15
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2019 Junior Golf Sign-Up
 
Junior golf will begin on Monday, June 17th
 
Name ________________________________________Age________
(please check box)
□  Advanced       □  6 Hole           □  1-3 Hole              
Address:_______________________________City____________Zip__________
Parents/Guardian Name______________________________________________
Parent Guardian Phone#_____________________ Email____________________
Youth Shirt Size__________ or Adult Shirt Size___________
Date Paid__________Amt___________
 

 
   
Make checks payable to Paul Bjerke and mail to:
                Merrill Golf Club
                1604 O Day Street
                Merrill, WI 54452
                Payment due by the first day of Lessons.                                                            
****Advanced payment is appreciated!****



2019 Merrill GC Junior Golf Program
Weekly Schedule
 
Monday, June 17 - Program begins and payment is due
  • Lesson - Safety on the golf course and practice areas (Meet at Clear Cut Range just down the road from the golf course - Kids will need a ride to the golf course after we are done using the practice range)
              - Proper grip, stance, posture & ball position
              - Full Swing with emphasis on proper follow-through position
              - Rules & Etiquette
 
Monday, June 24
  • Lesson - Chipping and Pitching: Teach proper stance, ball position and how to control                        distance and trajectory.
 
Monday, July 1
  • Lesson - Putting: Teach proper stroke with emphasis on how to control distance
                 and direction
              - Rules and Etiquette on and around the putting green
             
Monday, July 8
  • Lesson - Bunker play (greenside and fairway bunkers): Teach proper stance, ball position and    swing technique
              - Rules and etiquette in the bunkers and hazards
 
Monday, July 15
  • Lesson - Review proper grip, stance, posture & ball position (Meet at Clear Cut Range just down the road from the golf course - Kids will need a ride to the golf course after we are done using the practice range)          
              - Full Swing with emphasis on proper backswing motion
                        (No golf on the course today due to an event at the golf course)
 
Monday, July 22
  • Chipping Championships
 
Friday, July 26
  • Dale & Audrey Zentner Junior Golf Tournament - 4 Hole, 9 Hole & 18 Hole divisions.
     Entry forms available and additional fee does apply.
 
Monday, July 29
  • Putting Championships
 
Monday, August 5
  • Due to an event at the course - No Jr. Golf Today

Monday, August 12
  • Junior Golf Fun Day - Games and Awards
  • Pizza Party @ 12:15                                                      
  • Hand out awards and Tee Shirts

 
* We need parent volunteers who are willing to walk along with the 6 hole groups when they play golf.  Please let Paul know if you are willing to help out and walk along with these groups.  
 
* In the event of questionable weather, please call the golf course to get an update on the status of the program for the day.

To schedule a lesson or if you have questions please call Paul at
 (715) 536-2529.