Sefton Council encouraging new golfers to attend tuition from Expert Golfer’s at Southport’s run down public golf course May 23rd, 2014 jmr jmr Latest News Latest Sports Latest Whats On Shares Comments Free golf taster sessions are available at Southport Pitch and Putt and Southport Golf Links during the May half term holidays. As part of the national ‘Get into Golf Month’ scheme, Southport Golf Links has joined forces with Southport Pitch and Putt to offer the sessions. People of all ages and abilities are invited to come along to the Pitch and Putt which is located in between the revamped King’s Gardens and Ocean Plaza retail park, and Southport Golf Links, Park Road West. Free taster session on the Pitch and Putt course are available on May 27/28 between 5pm-7pm. Similar sessions are available between 5pm-7pm on May 29/30 at Southport Golf Links which will include free tuition from expert golfers, buggy tours of the course and a chance for a free round. We assume the tutors are fully qualified and insured No dress code applies and all beginners’ equipment will be provided. Declan Kearney (Left), Senior Parks Officer at Sefton Council, said: “We are delighted to team up with Southport Pitch and Putt to offer the free taster sessions as part of the ‘Get into Golf’ scheme. “No matter how old or young you are, whether you have played golf before or not, please come down and give it a try. “Playing a round of golf has many associated health benefits and could be better for you then a quick, intense workout, according to new research. “Treading the grassy terrain of the golf course, carrying or pulling your clubs and hitting the golf ball burns more calories than a straightforward walk on concrete pavements. “A game of golf will see you walk around five miles and playing regularly will help you easily achieve the recommended 150 minutes of moderate exercise a week. There is also the opportunity to meet new people and make new friends so why not give it a go?” Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07930717137 Email [email protected] Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Facebook www.facebook.com/otsnews.co.uk Related Comments comments!