Market Drayton

Junior Academy

Junior Academy Details


The Junior Academy coaching sessions commence on the third Tuesday in April and run for 26 weeks until the Second Tuesday in October.

The Academy sessions are organised on Tuesday evenings as follows:

Registration at 16.30 and with Coaching from 16.30 – 18.00

Novice players: Beginning on the practice area with fun sessions learning golf skills and progressing onto playing the Par 3 Ken Carr Junior Academy golf course

Intermediate and Advance players: Sessions will include: Golf Skills coaching, On Course practice, golf etiquette, the rules of golf, skills tests, playing in competitions and obtaining a WHC handicap.

The Golf Foundation Junior Golf Passport scheme will be used to monitor the progress and development of each player.

Staffing: The Academy coaching programme is led by PGA Professional Phil Toomer with assistance from Lloyd Readhead (PGA Qualified) and Andy Leonard and experienced and enthusiastic volunteers.

Competition Programme: We offer six club competitions for Intermediate/Advanced players- one each month commencing in May through to October. We also offer 6 and 9 hole competitions for the capable novice players on the dedicated Ken Carr, par 3 blue academy course.

Junior Academy Fees:

4 to 12 years: Membership £30

12 – 15 years: Membership £100

16 – 17 years: Membership £140

Plus Coaching fees: £60

There are concessions on membership fees for children or grandchildren of members of the club and discount for second (£10) and third (£20) child of the same family.

Contact Details:

Tel: 01630 652266


Market Drayton Golf Club - Sutton, Market Drayton, Shropshire, TF9 2HX

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