The Country Club of Roswell’s Junior Golf Program has something for all junior golfers, boys and girls, all skill levels and all ages.
The program consists of a Wee Linkster program, Future stars clinics for all ages, a summer play day program for all ages, Junior Golf Academy One, private instruction, advanced coaching for competitive players and PGA Junior League Golf teams. CCR Golf Staff member, Jackie Cannizzo, is the Club’s Junior Golf Director and is widely recognized as a Junior Golf Leader both nationally and in the State of Georgia.
The program begins each spring with a series of clinics that meets at various times after school during the week and on weekends. Clinics are for the junior golfers that wish to learn the game as well as for those that are looking to improve their game. Clinics consist of Wee Linksters (7 and under) and Future Stars (8 & older).The instruction program also consists of private instruction and features a junior competitive program for the junior that wishes to compete. Several juniors have gone on to play at the college level. Clinics and camps continue through the summer and in to the fall season.
PGA Junior League Golf is a team concept that is “the little league of golf”. This program is for juniors ages 8 -13 that are established in the game. This program is conducted on the local level with league play throughout the area, then continues to a city championship, regional and finally to CCR teams a national competition. CCR has teams that compete in summer and fall.
Our weekly playday program is the highlight of our junior program and starts in late May or early June beginning with a kickoff luncheon and Adult Junior Tournament. The weekly program meets on Thursday mornings with our young golfers divided up into different skill levels; three holers, six holers, junior tee nine holers, nine holers and eighteen holers. The season culminates with the Junior Club Championship and Awards Dinner in August.
The USGA/LPGA Girls Golf Club is another junior program we offer designed specifically for the girls and meets once a month all year long. This
program is organized by Lisa Chirichetti of our Golf Professional Staff. The program includes a wide variety of social/golf activities such as Trick or Treat Golf, End of Year Gift Exchange, Golf Ball Decorating, Golf/SwimParty, a Father/Daughter Day and a Mother/Daughter Day. All of these activities revolve around golf and helping the girls develop friendships at the club so that they are comfortable playing the game.
Junior Golf Academy one is directed by CCR LPGA Professional Luciana Bemvenuti. This program is a long term athletic development program founded by LPGA Professional Suzanne Strudwick, that uses physical and mental activities that are appropriate to a child’s biological age. This program is conducted at various times throughout the year.