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contents 16 March - April 2020 FEATURE 16 24 THE BENEFITS OF COLLEGE GOLF College Golf allows developing student - athletes to mature at a pace consistent with their physical, emotional and mental development while providing appropriate levels of competition and supervision. Junior golfers are still developing; they continue to learn from the experience of a seasoned College Coach. 24 FOCUS ON THE START Planning a career in golf is not a straightforward line of practicing by spending long hours and taking expert coaching. Something which the great Vijay Singh demonstrated while working in the Sabah Golf club deep inside the forests of Malaysia. INSTRUCTIONS 18 AT WHAT AGE CAN MY CHILD START PLAYING GOLF 20 PRACTICE WITH A PURPOSE Tips from By Martin Rentenberger, Junior Golf, Vienna The question of when a child can start playing golf is always asked. In general, this question is difficult to answer. There is no certain age here because each child develops at different speeds. Follow these steps to help your child get started with golf. 20 Tips from By Frank Mantua, Director of Golf at US Golf Camps We hear a lot of technical talk about the golf swing and putting stroke, but we don’t hear much on how to get the most out of your practice time. Hopefully the following tips will help you get more out of your practice time and help you. Read to learn more. CLUB NEWS 33 33 TEENAGE SENSATION MEGHA GANNE RECEIVES SPONSOR EXCEPTION The ShopRite LPGA Classic Presented by Acer has awarded a sponsor exemption to New Jersey junior Golf standout Megha Ganne, who will compete as an amateur in the annual LPGA tournament held May 25-31, 2020 at Seaview, A Dolce Hotel. Ganne, a 16 year old attending high school in Holmdel, New Jersey, is the reigning New Jersey State Golf Association Junior Girls champion. 35 THE MILKHA JUNIOR GOLF CHALLENGE 2020 The 3rd Milkha Junior Golf Challenge, an initiative by Mr. Jeev Milkha Singh was organised at the Kensville Golf & Country Club Jeev Milkha Singh signature golf. Top performers in these tournaments will be given an opportunity and support to compete in international golf tournaments around the world. GolfPlus Junior March-April 2020 3