Leeds,
20
May
2015
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00:03
Europe/London

Youngsters given chance to discover delights of golf

Budding Rory McIlroy’s of the future will be able to improve their skills during the half term holidays in a specially designed four-hole course at a public golf club.

Open from Wednesday 27 May - 5 September 2015, youngsters aged 16 and under can for just 50p, hone their talents at the Leeds City Council managed Temple Newsam Golf Club, while at the same time staying active this summer and meeting new friends.

Parents or guardians are also welcome to join their children and test their mettle on the short course at a cost of just £1.

With the facility unsupervised, it is recommended that an adult is present as the children play.

With equipment also provided as part of the minimal cost, this is a fantastic opportunity to introduce young people to the wonderful game of golf.

To find out more about what is on offer at Temple Newsam Golf Club, please see: http://www.leeds.gov.uk/sports/Pages/Golf-courses.aspx

Councillor Mark Dobson, Leeds City Council’s executive member for cleaner, safer and stronger communities said:

"Sport is a great way to keep fit, socialise and meet new friends, and it is fantastic that at Temple Newsam Golf Club, we will be offering from the half term holidays to September this year, a specially designed four-hole area for young people.

"This will be a great place in which children can discover the magic of golf or brush up and improve their skills for just 50p. Parents can also join in for a nominal fee, and who knows, we might just discover a star of the future."

Notes to editors:

For information about golf at Temple Newsam and Roundhay Park contact us on parks@leeds.gov.uk or 0113 3957400