2019 WINTER GOLF ACADEMY schedulE

We are pleased to announce that The First Tee of Corning and the Arnot Mall are again partnering for the 2019 Winter Golf Academy.  This year, we will be located in the old Macy’s store-east entrance.  We are offering multiple sessions during the winter months to provide a more extensive indoor golf experience for our participants.

Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter to learn more about our programming opportunities.  Please contact us directly at 607-962-4441 or info@thefirstteecorning.org  with any questions.

 

SUper Juniors CLASS   (5 to 6 years old)

This level introduces kids to the game of golf in a safe and supervised environment that promotes curiosity about the game.  Introductory SNAG Equipment and real golf equipment are utilized to make each session fun while progressively improving golf knowledge and skills.

SESSION #1
DATE:   SaturdaysJan 5, 12, 19, 26, Feb 2 and 9th   (6 sessions total)
TIME:   9:30 am – 10:30 am
or
DATE:   Tuesdays – Jan 8, 15, 22, 29, Feb 5 and 12    (6 sessions total)
TIME:   6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

COST:  $75 covers all six sessions.  Equipment is available upon request.

SESSION #2
DATE:   Saturdays – Feb 23, March 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30   (6 sessions total)
TIME:   9:30 am – 10:30 am
or
DATE:   Tuesdays – Feb 26, March 5, 12, 19, 26 and April 2  (6 sessions total)
TIME:   6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

COST:  $75 covers all six sessions.  Equipment is available upon request.

SESSION #3
DATE:   Saturdays – April 6, 13, 27, May 4, 11 and 18   (6 sessions total)
TIME:   9:30 am – 10:30 am
or
DATE:   Tuesdays – April 9, 23, 30, May 7, 14 and 21   (6 sessions total)
TIME:   6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

COST:  $75 covers all six sessions. Equipment is available upon request.

Juniors – Player Level CLASS (7 to 9 years old)

This class is open to all past participants and anyone interested in becoming involved with The First Tee of Corning.  Each class will focus on one of The First Tee Nine Core Values matched with golf skill instruction that includes putting, chipping, and full swing.

SESSION #1
DATE:   Saturdays – Jan 5, 12, 19, 26, Feb 2 and 9  (6 sessions total)
TIME:   11:00 am – 12:00 pm
or
DATE:   Tuesdays – Jan 8, 15, 22, 29, Feb 5 and 12  (6 sessions total)
TIME:   6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

COST:  $75 covers all 6 sessions. Equipment is available upon request.

SESSION #2
DATE:   Saturdays – Feb 23, March 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30  (6 sessions total)
TIME:   11:00 am – 12:00 pm
or
DATE:   Tuesdays – Feb 26, March 5, 12, 19, 26 and April 2  (6 sessions total)
TIME:   6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

COST:  $75 covers all 6 sessions. Equipment is available upon request.

SESSION #3
DATE:   Saturdays – April 6, 13, 27, May 4, 11 and 18  (6 sessions total)
TIME:   11:00 am – 12:00 pm
or 
DATE:   Tuesdays – April 9, 23, 30, May 7, 14 and 21  (6 sessions total)
TIME:   6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

COST:  $75 covers all six sessions. Equipment is available upon request.

Juniors – Par Level CLASS  (10 to 12 years old)

This class is open to all past participants and anyone interested in becoming involved with The First Tee of Corning.  Each class will focus on one of The First Tee Life Skills Experience Curriculum matched with golf skill instruction that includes putting, chipping, full swing and course rules and etiquette.

SESSION #1
DATE:   Saturdays – Jan 5, 12, 19, 26, Feb 2 and 9  (6  sessions total)
TIME:   12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
or
DATE:   Thursdays – Jan 10, 17, 24, 31, Feb 7 and 14  (6 sessions total)
TIME:   6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

COST:  $90 covers all six sessions. Equipment is available upon request.

SESSION #2
DATE:   Saturdays – Feb 23, March 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30  (6 sessions total)
TIME:   12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
or 
DATE:   Thursdays – Feb 28, March 7, 14, 21, 28 and April 4  (6 sessions total)
TIME:   6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

COST:  $90 covers all six sessions. Equipment is available upon request.

SESSION #3
DATE:   Saturdays – April 6, 13, 27, May 4, 11 and 18  (6 sessions total)
TIME:   12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
or
DATE:   Thursdays – April 11, 25, May 2, 9, 16 and 23  (6 sessions total)
TIME:   6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

COST:  $90 covers all six sessions. Equipment is available upon request.

Advanced player Class

This class is designed for older participants new to the game of golf.  Instruction will be matched to the student’s skill and understanding of the game.  This is a great way to explore if your child is interested in the game while learning about The First Tee 9 Core Values and Life Skills Experience.

SESSION #1
DATE:   Thursdays – January 10, 17, 24, 31, Feb 7 and 14  (6 sessions total)
TIME:   6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

SESSION #2
DATE:   Saturdays – Feb 23, March 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30  (6 sessions total)
TIME:   12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
or
DATE:   Thursdays – Feb 28, March 7, 14, 21, 28 and April 4  (6 sessions total)
TIME:   6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

SESSION #3
DATE:   Saturdays – April 6, 13, 27, May 4, 11 and 18  (6 sessions total)
TIME:   12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
or
DATE:   Thursdays – April 11, 25, May 2, 9, 16 and 23  (6 sessions total)
TIME:   6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

COST:  $90 covers all six sessions. Equipment is available upon request.

Juniors – birdie/eagle level certification Class

INVITE ONLY – RETURNING PARTICIPANTS LOOKING TO COMPLETE THEIR CERTIFICATION AND TO BECOME ELIGIBLE FOR NATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES WITH THE FIRST TEE
Participants will complete written assessments on Life Skills and Golf Knowledge as well as golf skills utilizing the extensive short game practice area and simulators.  Please contact Coach Matt or Mr. Jon Wilbur with questions regarding eligibility.

SESSION #1 ONLY
DATE:   Saturdays – Jan 5, 12, 19, 26, Feb 2 and 9 (6 sessions total)
TIME:   12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

COST:  $50 covers all six sessions. 

Elite Player Class for High School Golfers

The First Tee of Corning’s Elite Player Class is for any male or female currently competing on a local high school golf team and who is looking to take their game to the next level during the winter months.  The First Tee of Corning Lead Coach and PGA Professional, Matt Jaynes, will utilize the Winter Golf Academy to work on flexibility and strength exercises specific to golf as well as provide one-on-one golf skills instruction.  The facility is equipped with three golf simulators for 2019 to go along with an extensive short game practice area to work on scoring (chip, pitch, putt).  As in the past, we will have several full-swing hitting bays and our teaching simulator available for play also. Participants receive handouts of everything covered in class, so they can use them into the playing season and keep improving their games.

DATE:   Saturdays – Jan 5, 12, 19, 26, Feb 2, 9, 16, 23 and March 2   (9 sessions total)
TIME:   2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
or 
DATE:   Thursdays – Jan 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, Feb 7, 14, 21 and 28   (9 sessions total)
TIME:   4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

COST:  $150 covers all nine sessions.

THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST IN OUR PROGRAMS!

Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter to learn more about our programming opportunities.  Please contact us directly at 607-962-4441 or info@thefirstteecorning.org  with any questions.

 

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