The Drive, Pitch and Putt Competition is a free annual one-day event designed to help junior golfers build confidence and a love of the game. This years event will be Thursday, July 13, at Rockford Park Districts Elliot Golf Course, 888 S. Lyford Rd., and is open to all Winnebago and Boone County residents ages 5-17.
Boys and girls compete in four age divisions each, with starting times mailed in advance. A revolutionary scoring system makes global competition possible by simulating ideal playing conditions for all competitors.
Pre-registration is required to allow for adequate staffing; register online at www.rockfordparkdistrict.org (click on Registration) or by mail, fax, or in person at Park District Customer Service downtown, 401 S. Main St., Rockford.
Registration ends when capacity is reached, or no later than Friday, June 23. Registration brochures are available at Park District golf courses and offices, or by calling 987-8800 (TTY, 963-DEAF).
For information about disability support, adapted equipment, and golf programs for people with disabilities, call 987-1600 (voice/TTY).
From the June 7-13, 2006, issue