Boston College students get into golf

By NickiBlake on March 6th, 2013 - comments

46 students from Boston College took part in a free golf taster session under the watchful eye of Boston West Golf Academy professional Sophie Hunter.

During the session, the students learnt iron play, chipping and putting.

Over the 17-week course, 21 of the students will participate in coaching from Sophie at the Peter Pain Sports Centre and also at Boston West.

The Get into golf free taster session, organised by the Lincolnshire Golf Partnership, is part of the national Get into golf campaign which aims to inspire people to take up the game.

James Lammin, the County Get Into Golf Project Coordinator, commented: “We were absolutely delighted by the number of students who had a go at golf and who are keen to follow up. I’m sure many of them will be contacting local clubs and driving ranges, as well as taking advantage of our coaching initiatives to encourage new golfers.”

The Partnership, which works to grow the game of golf in Lincolnshire, is taking the fun show to major county events this year. For more details visit; www.lincolnshiregolfpartnership.org

Get into Golf is a national campaign to raise awareness about the game and the opportunities for newcomers and returners. It is run by the England Golf Partnership (EGP) through its network of County Golf Partnerships. Together, they work to grow the game and to achieve the EGP’s vision of making England the world’s leading golf nation by 2020.

The Get into golf website is at www.getintogolf.org or the free 0800 information line with detailed taster and coaching opportunities across England: 0800 118 2766.