Tech offers free golf lessons to junior golfers

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As one group of young golfers were wrapping up their session on Tuesday, another round were trickling onto the driving range for their lessons. Coaches and parents were scattered about, offering tips, guidance and support.

Yesterday was day one of Session 1 of New Mexico Tech Golf Course’s Junior Golf Program. The session will run through June 27, and Session 2 will being July 9, and run through July 30. There is still time to join Session 1, or youth can join Session 2 when it begins. This program is funded by the City of Socorro and New Mexico Tech. It invites junior golfers ages six through 18 and of all levels to participate.

The sessions are segmented by age and skill level, from beginning golfers ages 6 through 11, to advanced golfers. For a complete schedule and other details, contact Sabino Grijalva or Miguel Griego at 835-5335.