Why golf is so great for kids...
Golf is one of the world's most popular
sports and with good reason.
No other sport can boast it attracts such a wide range
of age groups as golf. Children as young as 3 have joined
the YMG programme and it a sport they can truly enjoy
for the rest of their lives.
|Golf is a great sport
for kids of all ages - healthy, sociable
and great for helping to build confidence
For all the family
What other sport can boast that a 6 year-old can compete
along side an 86 year-old? In golf they can. How many
other sports can honestly say that mum, dad, grandparents
and kids can all play together too?
That's why golf is so appealing to families and especially
Active sport for all
In an age where we are constantly being told our kids
aren't active enough, golf is an outside, sociable sport
that can be enjoyed by every youngster.
What's more, they’ll make lots of new friends
and will have a great time playing a great sport in
wonderful surroundings. And the great thing about golf
is that once you start playing it is a game that can
be enjoyed for your entire life.
|Golf encourages positive
values such as courtesy, honesty, integrity,
sportsmanship and respect..
Golf as a sport also encourages so many positive values
as an essential part of the game and these are values
that serve youngsters well in all their activities.
Values such as sportsmanship, honesty, judgment, courtesy,
integrity, responsibility and respect are all inherent
in the game of golf and it is a sport that by its very
nature, helps youngsters to build their self-confidence
Golf is cool!
Golf these days is also 'cool'. Gone are the days when
it was seen as a stuffy sport for old men. Tiger Woods
and Michelle Wie have a worldwide profile and the game
is now enjoyed by many of youngsters' favourite celebrities
and sporting heroes, including the likes of Justin Timberlake,
Michael Owen, David Beckham, Catherine Zeta Jones, Michael
Jordan, Robbie Williams, Sir Steve Redgrave, Ant McPartlin
and Declan Donnelly and many others all enjoy hitting
Golf is fun
But best of all, with YMG golf is fun. YMG makes learning
the game fun and keeps youngsters constantly engaged
by always giving them someone exciting and new to aim
So get your kids into golf and if you don't already
play yourself, why don't you give it a try too?