IIIA. Junior Creeker pERFORMANCE golf AcademY
Cherry Creek Country Club will be offering a new and updated extensive junior golf program for the 2018 season! The Junior Creeker Performance Golf Academy (JCPGA) will be designed for juniors of all ages and abilities. The program will provide in depth instruction pertaining to all aspects of the game: rules of golf, full swing fundamentals, short game, putting, course management and the mental side of the game.
The JCPGA is a progressive, goal oriented junior tier academy for junior golfers with the challenge to advance throughout the summer.
The three tiers (Par, Birdie and Eagle) of advancement will be determined by the progression of junior golfer throughout the summer. All juniors will start as Par club members with the goal of advancing to Birdie and Eagle status through the JCPGA skill and knowledge testing. The Junior Creeker Performance Golf Academy will take place on Wednesday’s throughout the summer from 12:30-2pm. Should they choose, kids will be able to enjoy a morning full of camp fun before getting lunch and returning for ice cream treats and pickup.
*Please note that if your child is unable to attend Kids Camp he or she can still participate in the Junior Performance Golf Academy.
Junior Performance Golf Academy Schedule
Wednesday, June 6th
Wednesday, June 13th
Wednesday, June 20th
Wednesday, July 11th
Wednesday, July 25th
Wednesday, August 1st
Cost per session-$35 per junior.
Junior Golf Private Instruction
Private lessons are also available for junior golfers at Cherry Creek Country Club. The PGA Professionals on staff design junior lessons with a mentoring approach, creating achievable goals while
increasing enjoyment of the game. Group lessons are highly encouraged.
Please call the Golf Shop to schedule a private lesson from one of our PGA Golf Professionals, 303-597-4653.
PGA Junior League Golf is designed to bring a “Little League” atmosphere to the game of golf for boys and girls, ages 8-13. (Please note, the ages 8-13 is strictly enforced per PGA Junior League Rules.)
PGA Jr. League features team vs. team competitions. Each competition will consist of 2-person teams in a scramble format, playing a 9-hole match against the opposing teams. Each match will earn points that go to the season-long total and a crown a League Champion.
Cherry Creek Country Club is in the South Denver Private local league with Castle Pines Country Club, Colorado Golf Club, Cherry Hills Country Club, Denver Country Club and Valley Country Club. Team members will compete in 5 regular season competitions and have the opportunity to advance to the post-season and all-star teams. Eight players are needed in each league competition to field a full-sized team.
The entry fee for the 2018 PGA Junior League is $250 per participant. All
Junior League participants will receive a team jersey, team bag tag and instruction from the PGA Golf Professionals at Cherry Creek Country Club included in their entry fee. Please be on the lookout for further details including practice schedule and PGA Junior League Match Schedule.
Please contact Michael Pope, PGA if your junior golfer is interested in
signing up at 303-597-4653.
PGA Junior League Prep Team
The PGA Junior League Prep Team is for the junior golfers who are interested in participating in the PGA Junior League, but might not yet have the experience and ability to play on the team. The goal of Prep Team is to work on the skills and knowledge to eventually play on the PGA Junior League Team. The Prep Team practice will take place one hour before the PGA Junior League Team practice. The practice times will be determined once the official PGA Junior League schedule has been finalized. We will also schedule some
non-competitive scrimmages with other clubs that have younger players with similar abilities to help introduce the format of PGA Junior League to these players.
HIGHLIGHTS OF JUNIOR METRO LEAGUE
Individual Stroke Play Format
Intended for junior golfers looking to play
High School or competitive tournament golf
Drive, Chip & Putt Training Days
The Masters Tournament, USGA and PGA of America are offering junior golfers across the country the opportunity to qualify for the 2019 Masters through the Drive, Chip & Putt Championship. Young men and young ladies across the country, ages 7-15, will compete in their age division at a local level to qualify for one of local Sub-Regionals. Juniors who advance through the local Sub-Regionals will then advance to the Regional at Southern Hills in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The top 80 performers – 40 boys and 40 girls – will earn an invitation to the National Finals at Augusta National.
This year we will host our first Local Qualifier for the Drive, Chip, and Putt on July 9th. Registration has already opened, please go to Drivechipandputt.com to register your juniors for the first step in making it to the 2019 Masters. You have until July 4th to sign up for our Local Qualifier and entry is open to any junior age 7-15. There is no fee to register to participate in the Drive, Chip, ad Putt.
In order to get our juniors ready for the 2019 Masters, the Professional Staff will be offering two complimentary Drive, Chip & Putt Training Days this summer. In addition, all of our Junior Programs will utilize the Drive, Chip & Putt scoring system for added rehearsal.
CCCC Drive, Chip & Putt Training Days
Ages: 7-9, 10-11, 12-13, 14-15
Dates: June 3rd and June 24th | Time: Sunday, 3:00pm
Please contact the Golf Shop at 303-597-4653 to RSVP for our CCCC