Immaculate Conception Dardenne- The Gateway PGA Foundation kicked off the winter in school program at ICD in 2013. This 3 week program is run for students in 6th-8th grades on Mondays-Fridays.
Quincy, IL area Schools - We will be in Quincy starting in February of 2013 where golf will be introduced to 3 different schools! More to come.
What is the Gateway PGA and Gateway PGA Foundation?
The Gateway PGA is one of the 41 sections of the Professional Golfers Association of America. These men and women are the professionals who serve the game of golf in Central/Eastern Missouri and Southern Illinois. The Gateway PGA Foundation is the charitable arm of the Gateway PGA. The GPGA Foundation serves the less fortunate youth in our communities while growing the game of golf.
What are they offering?
The Gateway PGA Foundation is offering the opportunity for students of all ages to get exposed to the game of golf. Gateway PGA Professionals will teach the basics of the golf swing while encouraging your junior to embrace this life-long sport.
Who can attend?
Students of all ages. Programs are tailored to meet the level and age of the students.
What are the typical dates and length of the program?
Programs are tailored to be 2 -5 weeks in length. The programs are conducted in the Winter, Spring, and Fall
The times can be flexible to meet the desires of the school
What Schools are currently involved?
The Gateway PGA Foundation currently administers this programs to the schools listed above.
Who teaches the program?
The program is administered by PGA Professionals and P.E. Teachers
How much does a school have to pay?
While our resources are not unlimited, we strive to pass no expense on to the schools.
Who should I contact if my school is interested in this program?
Ali Wells, PGA
Foundation Programs Director Gateway PGA