Pupils enjoy Topgolf experience
PUBLISHED: 09:30 10 November 2016
Chigwell venue hosts first Primary School competition
Chigwell’s Topgolf venue recently invited 10 primary schools in teams of four to compete in the first School Topgolf Champions in an initiative to work closely with the local community.
Competitors from Theydon Bois, Epping, Staples Road, Epping Upland, Hill House and Chipping Ongar schools took part and were coached and assisted by Topgolf’s PGA Advanced Professional coaches.
Epping Upland were the overall winners and all participants were given a free coaching voucher.
Following the success of the event, Topgolf is sending its coaches to local schools to teach Tri Golf and offer free coaching lessons at Topgolf at weekends.
Tri Golf is the Golf Roots version of golf that is introduced at schools to key stage two and three pupils and is designed specifically for young children.
Tri Golf comprises youngster-friendly equipment including plastic clubs and soft balls, is affordable for schools and is easy for teachers to coach and supervise.
The introduction of Tri Golf has made it possible for the education sector and golfing community to work closely together with young people, benefitting schools and golf clubs alike.
Topgolf is on a mission to prove that everyone can take part in fun golfing activities, with facilities suitable for all ages and all abilities.
Tri Golf coaching lessons will take place at Buckhurst Hill Primary and Dr Walkers Primary in Ongar on November 18 and December 1 respectively.
Topgolf currently has three UK venues at Chigwell, Watford and Surrey, with plans to expand. For more information go to topgolf.com/uk.
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