Our LPGA*USGA Girls Golf Program is a great way to introduce your girl to the game of golf, new friends, and First Tee – North Florida. Our classes and events help build confidence and friendship with other girls from the community. Our Girls Golf Coach Team includes female mentors who guide the girls through activities designed to enhance their golf and leadership skills. This program helps build leaders and discuss what females can achieve in sport and the community.
LPGA Girls Golf membership is open to all girls, ages 5-18. All skill levels are welcome, and golf clubs are provided if you need them.
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New Facebook Page: @girlsgolfFTNorthFlorida
Learn more about Girls Golf by scrolling below:
• LPGA-USGA Girls Golf Membership
• Our Weekly Girls Golf Classes
• Our Girls Golf Events
• The Girls Golf “eLeader” Program
LPGA*USGA GIRLS GOLF MEMBERSHIP
It’s FREE to sign up for official membership in LPGA*USGA Girls Golf! Once you’re a registered member of LPGA*USGA Girls Golf for the calendar year, you’re eligible to participate in our Chapter Girls Golf classes and events, and you can get other great perks, too! LPGA*USGA Girls Golf members receive official Girls Golf membership gifts (including fun logo’d golf merchandise and accessories), and are granted free entry to LPGA Tour, Symetra Tour, and USGA Championships.
For more information about LPGA*USGA Girls Golf at First Tee – North Florida, contact Linda Johnson, at email@example.com, or 904-586-4854.
THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT LPGA GIRLS GOLF MEMBERSHIP:
• LPGA*USGA Girls Golf Membership at First Tee – North Florida is required to participate in our Girls Golf Classes and our Golf & Social Events — it’s free to join LPGA*USGA Girls Golf! Please note that the First Tee – North Florida Junior Membership – a separate annual paid membership through our Chapter – is also required to attend all of our Girls Golf Classes and Events (unless otherwise noted).
• HOW TO SIGN UP: Register for your free calendar-year 2021 LPGA Girls Golf Membership through the LPGA Girls Golf mobile app on your smartphone. Be sure to select “Girls Golf at First Tee of North Florida” AND make it your “Home” Girls Golf Site (the little “house” next to our name will then turn pink) — that’s the only way to be an official LPGA Girls Golf Member at our location and be included on our chapter LPGA Girls Golf roster and mailing list, so that you get notified of events and updates. LPGA encourages the use of the LPGA Girls Golf mobile app. LPGA Girls Golf membership runs for a calendar year and must be renewed annually. See the link below for Girls Golf App details.
• Once the 2021 LPGA Girls Golf Membership Packets become available, we will distribute them to Girls Golf Members at our Girls Golf Classes and at our Events (one packet per Girls Golf Member). You can also arrange to pick up your Girls Golf membership packet at our Chapter Office by contacting Linda Johnson (above). We will also offer a Girls Golf packet mailing option for $5; mail sign-up info details will be available soon.
SIGN UP FOR YOUR FREE 2021 LPGA*USGA GIRLS GOLF MEMBERSHIP
WITH THE LPGA GIRLS GOLF APP: Click the phone below to learn more!
2021 — SUBMIT YOUR PHOTOS OF GIRLS GOLF MEMBERS WEARING GIRLS GOLF HATS AND GIRLS GOLF GEAR!
We want to see photos of our Girls Golf Members wearing their Girls Golf hats and using their Girls Golf bags while playing golf, engaging in sports and hobbies, attending school, or whatever else they do! Please send photos to Coach Linda at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include girl’s first name, a short description of what she’s doing, and consent of a parent/guardian for us to use the photo in our social media pages. We’ll connect one of the Girls Golf 5E’s with the photo to make a short story (or, tell us which one of the 5E’s work best for you!). You might be in one of our features! Get involved today!
WEEKLY GIRLS GOLF CLASS
We offer a weekly Girls Golf class at our local area golf course sites! Girls Golf Class costs $50 for each five-week session. Girls from every level of the First Tee program, ages 5-18, are welcome. Along with an introduction to the First Tee Nine Core Values, Girls Golf participants will gain a deeper understanding of The Five E’s of LPGA*USGA Girls Golf:
- ENRICH girls lives by expanding their minds and horizons
- ENERGIZE girls with passion for the game of golf
- EMPOWER girls with confidence and inspire them to dream BIG
- ENGAGE girls with positive female role models and mentors
- EXERCISE girls’ minds and bodies helping them unlock their full potential
2021 GIRLS GOLF CLASSES (Five-Week Sessions):
SPRING SESSION II – Begins Week of February 22 (Registration closes February 17)
Palm Valley Golf Club: Saturday Girls Golf Class, Saturdays, 3-4pm (CLASS IS FULL)
Brentwood Golf Course: Monday Girls Golf Class, Mondays, 4-5pm
SPRING SESSION III – Begins Week of April 12 (Registration closes April 7)
Palm Valley Golf Club: Saturday Girls Golf Class, Saturdays, 3-4pm
Brentwood Golf Course: Monday Girls Golf Class, Mondays, 5-6pm
• LPGA*USGA 2021 Girls Golf Membership at First Tee – North Florida is required to participate in Girls Golf Classes. See LPGA Membership information, above, to sign up – LPGA Girls Golf Membership is free to join.
• A separate 2021 Junior Membership purchased from First Tee – North Florida is required to participate in all weekly classes. Junior Membership cost for 2021 is $55 per participant. CLICK HERE for more Junior Membership information.
GIRLS GOLF EVENTS
In addition to classes, our Girls Golf program conducts Golf & Social Events designed to be fun, engaging, and empowering for all girls, ages 5-18. We intend to offer 10-15 Girls Golf special events during the calendar year, so be sure to check here regularly for updates.
• LPGA*USGA 2021 Girls Golf Membership at First Tee – North Florida is required to participate in our Girls Golf Events. See LPGA Membership information, above, to sign up for your free calendar-year LPGA Girls Golf Membership.
• A separate 2021 Junior Membership purchased from First Tee – North Florida is required to participate in our Girls Golf Events (unless otherwise noted). Junior Membership cost for 2021 is $55 per participant. CLICK HERE for more Junior Membership information.
2021 GIRLS GOLF EVENTS:
NEW! YEAR-LONG GIRLS GOLF POINTS PROGRAM: Earn Points for Attending Events, Classes & More! — YOU could be our Girls Golfer of the Year! More details soon — JOIN OUR FREE VIRTUAL CHAT on MARCH 5 TO LEARN MORE!
• EARLY BIRDIE NOTICE: JUNE/JULY – GIRLS GOLF SUMMER CAMP! TWO LOCATIONS –
JUNE: JAX BEACH GOLF CLUB; JULY: ST. JOHNS GOLF CLUB (SR207) – ONE WEEK EACH! DETAILS + REGISTRATION COMING IN MARCH!
• APRIL and MAY: COMING SOON: EASTER AND MOTHER’S DAY EVENTS
• WEDNESDAY, MARCH 17: SHAMROCKIN’ GIRLS GOLF SPRING BREAK CAMP DAY at Grand Reserve Golf Club
Time: 10am-2pm. Cost: $35.
Join us for a Shamrockin’ time at our inaugural Spring Break Girls Golf Camp Day! Wear St. Patrick’s Day Green! We’ll have golf skills practices and fun games. Bring a lunch for lunchtime on the covered patio. Girls can also bring snacks. Be sure to bring a water bottle. Camp Day is open to all LPGA Girls Golf members. Bring your clubs; otherwise, we’ll have clubs if you need them. NOTE: First Tee – North Florida Junior Membership is optional for this camp day. Registration capacity is limited. Registration closes March 14.
• SUNDAY, MARCH 7: GOLF RULES! at St. Johns Golf Club
Just in time for International Women’s Day — Empowering Girls! We have a former LPGA Tour Player helping us out on this one!
1-3pm. Cost: $15
St. Johns Golf Club (aka the “County Course,” just off of I-95, Exit 311, at SR 207)
Course phone: 904-209-0350
(Rescheduled from February 20) — Girls Rock, and Golf Rules! Literally – we’ll go over introductory golf rules and golf etiquette to prepare you to play in our tournaments and for general play on the course. Great for beginners, as well as those girls who have experience on the golf course. And, yes, we’ll make it fun! Golf Rules Clinic followed by fun practice on the driving range or short game area. For details and to register, click the Event Registration button above to access the registration portal. This Event is listed under the category of LPGA*USGA Girls Golf in the registration portal. Limited spots. Please note the required memberships, above, to participate in our events. Registration closes March 3.
• FRIDAY, MARCH 5: ENERGIZE! FEMALE FRIDAY at Your Laptop, Desktop or Mobile Device (Virtual)
FREE TO ATTEND!
We’ll be talking to one of our members, Cady, about her yarn venture. We’ll introduce our new Points Program. We’ll have a food feature. Plus, everyone who attends will be entered into a drawing for a free class!
NEW First Friday Virtual Chat, every other month: 6:30-7:30pm. Free for LPGA Girls Golf Members to attend. Bi-monthly group chat where we’ll talk about Girls Golf Updates and Event Info. We’ll also have a number of features: Golf News, Meet the Members, Who’s Bringing the Food Segment, “Engage” Member Feature, “Enrich” What About You Feature, Golf and Fitness Tips, and More! Sign up for the virtual chat, and the link to attend will be sent the day of the chat. This is YOUR hour! Follow updates on our social media pages. NOTE: First Tee – North Florida Junior Membership is optional for this event. Registration closes March 3.
• SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 28: SWEETHEART SCRAMBLE at Palm Valley Golf Club
Tee times beginning at 2pm (will be assigned before event). Cost: $20 per twosome
Palm Valley Golf Club, Ponte Vedra/Palm Valley
Course phone: 904-824-9279
(rescheduled from February 14) Girls Golf Member + Partner/Guest (parent, grandparent, sibling, friend) for Two-Person Team. 9 Holes, Scramble Format. Tee Times will be assigned starting at 2pm. Valentine’s Day treats after your round. Wear red or pink for Valentine’s Day! It’ll be LOVELY! Please note that this event is for girls ages 6+, who also should be at least Intermediate-level golfers. All twosomes must be able to play “ready golf” to maintain pace of play on the course. For all the details and to register, click the Event Registration button above to access the registration portal. This Event is listed under the category of LPGA*USGA Girls Golf in the registration portal. Better hurry! Limited spots. Please note the required memberships, above, to participate in our events. Registration closes February 24; only two spots left!
GIRLS GOLF eLEADER PROGRAM
The LPGA Girls Golf “eLeader” program is a national volunteer and mentorship opportunity for Girls Golf advocates, ages 13 – 17, who are looking for ways to give back to help their local program. In addition to making a difference in your community, you’ll build professional and leadership skills that will help you prepare for life beyond high school.
Enrolling as an eLeader is the perfect way to earn volunteer service hours and gain experience in teaching, marketing, event/tournament management, communication, technology, and more! Not to mention, your service as a Girls Golf eLeader makes a great addition to your resume and college application!
Once your 20+ volunteer hours have been completed, you’ll receive the following perks:
- A college recommendation letter provided by the Site Director
- Opportunity to complete your high school service hours
- A special eLeader gift upon enrollment and a “thank you” gift for completing your 20+ service hours
- Opportunity to be included in a Leadership Academy and other national events
- Opportunity to be selected as eLeader of the Month (June – September)