Junior Golf

Welcome to the Junior Golf section of Youghal Golf Club.

This years Junior Captain is Andrew O’Brien.  This indeed is a special year for the O’Brien family as Andrew’s father Donnacha is our serving Captain for 2017.

Liam Burns, our Club Pro, continues as our Junior Officer

Junior competitions will be held on Tuesday and Thursdays during the summer months & over the mid terms.

Junior Golf Camps throughout July and August, dates to be confirmed.

Should any member wish to sponsor a prize or competition for the juniors please contact Liam.

For more details contact Liam in Pro. Shop 024/92590/92787.

Rules of Golf for Junior Members

JUNIOR GOLF

Policy Statement;

Youghal Golf Club is fully committed to safe guarding the well being of their members. Every individual in golf should at all times, show respect and understanding for members rights, safety and welfare and conduct themselves in a way that reflects the principles of the organisation and the guidelines contained in the Code of Ethics and Good Practice for Children’s Sport.

In working with young people in golf our first priority is the welfare of the young people and we are committed to providing an environment that will allow participants to perform to the best of their ability, free from bullying and intimidation.

Introduction:

A junior must be 8 years of age before they can be registered with Youghal Golf Club.

A player is a junior until their 18th birthday.

A player under 10 years may apply for membership and play accompanied by an adult at all times.

A player 10 years and over is eligible to play junior competitions.

COMPETITIONS:

Throughout the year junior competitions will take place mid-terms, Easter and summer breaks every Tuesday and Thursday at 12.00 where fixtures permit.

Please note that competition dates/times may be subject to change. For updates please check online, junior notice board and Professional Shop. Juniors may play other days subject to contacting Pro. Shop 024/92590.

Weekends after 5.00 p.m.

Club Competitions:

Male junior members with an official club handicap of 20 and under may participate in all club competitions at a reduced competition fee also limited to winning first prize in certain events.

All female junior members with an official club handicap of 36 may participate in all club competitions.

Safety, Course & Clubhouse

In the interest of health and safety we recommend all juniors engage in structured coaching programmes.

In the event of an emergency please phone Pro. Shop 024/92590 or Office 024 /92787.

Course etiquette/ Code of Behaviour/Dress code:

The following items of dress are not acceptable on the course or in the clubhouse:

  • Tracksuits
  • Untailored shorts
  • Denim Jackets
  • Mobile Phones must be switched OFF on the course.
  • Respect and be courteous to adult members on the course.
  • Play quickly and do not hold up any players behind you.
  • Repair divots, rake bunkers and pitch marks.

Parents/ Guardians Role:

Parents should assist in

  • Supervision
  • Management of junior competitions
  • Ensure juniors are collected within 30 minutes of golf finishing