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    GOLFING IN 'CUSE

    Syracuse can boast that it owns and operates two nine hole, par 3 golf courses within the city parks system. Both  Burnet  and  Sunnycrest Golf  Courses offers great views of the city, minimal fees and opportunities for the beginning or scratch golfer; from youths to seniors. Both golf courses open May 1,2017 and the hours of operation are from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Private lessons are available at Burnet Park Golf Course by appointment.  ½ Hour Lessons  - $25.00;  Full Hour Lessons  - $40.00;  Series of Five Lessons - $100.00. Please call: 315.487.6285. For golf programs, clinics and leagues for all ages, please see below. Click here for Course Fees

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    IMPORTANT SENIOR GOLF DATES: Annual Spring Golf clinic and Brunch, Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 9:30 a.m. *Must be league or course member to register for senior clinics. *  


     U.S.G.A. GOLF ACADEMY 

    Youth Golf Academy click here for registration form /click here for concussion form
    The City Of Syracuse will present its annual U.S.G.A Golf Academy at Sunnycrest Golf Course. Local youth will partake in golf clinics run by the Central new York P.G.A each Friday for five weeks, starting July 14 and concluding on August 1, 2017. Participants with intermediate golf skills will continue to learn different aspects of the game, including etiquette, grip, stance and swing techniques. Values such as sportsmanship honesty, and respect for others will be discussed in relation to both playing golf, and in real life situations. the program includes breakfast, lunch, and prizes. all participants must be 8 to 16 years of age to participate.
    Date: Friday's, July 14 - August 11, 2017 ( 7/14, 7/21, 7/28, 8/4 8/11)
    Director: Joe Burns
    Hours: 9:30 a.m.  to Noon
    Ages: 8-16
    Site: Sunnycrest Golf Course
    Lunch: Lunch will be provided -*Please send a peanut-free lunch if any allergies*
    Transportation: No
    Limit: 75 Participants
    Fee: City residents: $40/ Non City Resident: $90
     
     
     GOLF LEAGUE OPPORTUNITIES
    Mixed Senior Leagues
    Mixed Senior leagues are offered at both Sunnycrest and Burnet Park Golf Course. The leagues are for both men and women over the age of (55) fifty-five. Each league plays on Tuesday mornings from early May until August. Participants are treated to free PGA clinics each month and have exclusive rights to the course. Mixed League members are treated to a full breakfast to help "kick-off" the year, as well as an awards luncheon and an end of the year tournament.

    The Mary Anne Kotas Women's League

    The Mary Anne Kotas Women's League takes place on Thursday mornings at Sunnycrest beginning May 10 to August 10, 2017. The "women's only" league was named in honor of the city's past golf director. Several in season events such as closest to the pins, low clubs, etc.. help make this the city's most popular league. Participants are treated to free PGA clinics each month and have exclusive rights to the course. M.A.K Women's League members are treated to a full breakfast to help "kick-off" the year, as well as an awards luncheon and an end of the year tournament.

    Junior Leagues
    Junior Leagues are offered at both Sunnycrest and Burnet Park Golf Course beginning in early July. League play is open for boys and girls ages 8-17. The Sunnycrest League takes place on Monday's while the Burnet Park League runs on Wednesday's. Each participant will have a set tee time between 11:00 a.m to 2:00 p.m. and play with the same group each week. League members have exclusive rights to the course and are treated to pizza party and end of the year tournament.

    Twilight Leagues
    Take advantage of the city's Twilight Leagues starting in June, available weeknights at each golf course. Round up your friends, co-workers, and business associates and spend a weeknight at one of the courses. Reserve a night and operate your own league or join on of three city run leagues: Wednesday Women's, Thursday Best Ball or Friday Couples. The city's close proximity to restaurants, bars and other downtown locations make them an ideal spot to start an enjoyable night. 

     GOLF CLINIC OPPORTUNITIES

    Senior Golf Clinics
    On the first Wednesday of each month the city's more "experienced" golfers are treated to a hands on instructional clinic with members of the C.N.Y.P.G.A. The clinic covers the basic swing technique, putting and short game. The clinics are free but require a $5.00 deposit. Registration is limited to 30 participants and is first come first served. Priority will be given to league and/or course members.

    Junior Golf Clinic - click here for registration form /click here for concussion form
    The primary goal of the Junior Golf Clinic is to introduce the game of golf, while developing lifelong golfers. Golfers will work on developing key fundamentals and a solid technique, which include grip, stance, chipping, putting and swing. Values, such as honesty, respect, sportsmanship and confidence will be instilled, which are not only important in the game of golf, but in life as well. Helping junior golfers learn and play golf to the best of their ability, while contributing to their personal growth through positive character values, is our top priority!
    Date: August 7-11, 2017
    Director: Joe Burns
    Hours: 10:00 a.m. to Noon
    Ages: 6 and older
    Site: Sunnycrest Golf Course
    Lunch: Lunch will be provided- *Please send a peanut-free lunch if any allergies* 
    Transportation: No
    Limit: 50 Participants
    Fee: City Resident: $40/Non-City Resident: $90

    The Special Olympics Fall Golf Clinics 
    The ultimate goal of this program is to impart to the athletes' basic golf skills, acceptable social behaviors and fundamental knowledge of the rules, enabling each athlete to participate in a regulation or modified game of golf. The clinics are run in partnership with the Onondaga County Special Olympics - Area 16. For more information or to register your child please call 315.473.2933

     

     
 
       
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