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Free Junior Rules of Golf Symposium
With PGA Champions Tour Rules Official Joe Terry

Saturday, March 12 / 8AM -4PM/ Cleveland Heights Golf Course

This is a unique opportunity to learn about the Rules of the Game with practical on- course, ”hands on” situations with some of the leading experts on the Rules. This is a unique concept to get in touch with the Rules of Golf. This will be a day long exercise at no cost to Junior Golfers and Students. We will learn how to use the Rule Book and then go to the course for multiple stations and thoroughly work through the most common situations and mistakes in dealing with the Rules of Golf.

This event is free to all juniors but they must register in advance to reserve a spot to attend. This event is also open to adults that want to sharpen their Rules of Golf knowledge for a minimal charge of $20.00.

REGISTER for this event through the 
YMCA Par 3, Home of The First Tee of Lakeland 
Call: 863-577-0236
Or stop in to our facility: 1740 George Jenkins Blvd., Lakeland, FL 33815


Polk County Commissioner John Hall and City of Lakeland Commissioner Phillip Walker are hosting a town hall at 6 p.m. on Thursday, March 7 at the North Lakeland YMCA, 2125 Sleepy Hill Road, Lakeland.

Residents are invited to meet with the commissioners to discuss issues and concerns relevant to the community.

For more information, contact Commissioner Hall’s office at 863-534-6049 or the City of Lakeland Communications office at 863-834-6264.