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Emirates Golf Club Launches The Region’s Only Elite Junior Programme

Emirates Golf Club has recently launched the region's only Elite Junior programme for a handful of talented youngsters looking to make it big in the world of golf.

The Elite Juniors are a hand selected group of seven youngsters, ranging in age from 10 to 18 years and covering various nationalities including Indian, Spanish, Kenyan, British, Tawainese and Lebanese. Led by Head Golf Professional Stephen Deane, these young golfers meet every week to hone their skills and not only improve their technical game, but also gain valuable experience in competitive play.

The first of its kind in the UAE, the programme is providing a platform for these dedicated youngsters to move towards making golf a career choice. Meeting four times per week, twice before school along with two evening sessions, the programme includes supervised practice, golf specific exercises, strokeplay and technical sessions.

Head Professional Stephen comments, "It isa pleasure to work with such a talented and dedicated group of young athletes and help them progress on a daily basis.  The programme allows us to work on all aspects of their game and implement the building blocks to success.  Bringing such a talented group of players together makes the programme an instant success as they feed of each other's desire to succeed."

Dubai Golf also offer a Junior Development Programme suitable for children from four years old and of all levels of golfing experience and ability.  The programme is available at both Emirates Golf Club and Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club, for more information please contact The Academy at Emirates Golf Club on +971 4 417 950 or email emiratesacademy@dubaigolf.com