FLORHAM PARK — Sammie Dolce, is an eighth grader at Ridgedale Middle School is trying to get more girls involved in playing golf. Sammie is a competitive junior golfer who hopes to grow the game for girls in our area. She wants girls to know that golf is a great sport to play and it can be a lot of fun with friends. Playing in golf tournaments has allowed her to travel around the state and meet amazing girls while making lifelong friendships. As an e-leader of the Girls Golf Program, Sammie worked with Jay and the LPGA to make this day happen. She will help Jay Orsino (Director of Instruction, PGA, at Brooklake Country Club) host this LPGA*USGA “Girls Golf Experience” day on Saturday, May 11 starting at 3:00 p.m.
Jay Orsino has been doing great things to grow the game of golf for all juniors at Brooklake CC. He’s a certified U.S. Kids Golf and WallyMade instructor, coaches a PGA Jr. League, and hosts several junior clinics. Over the past year, Sammie has been volunteering for Jay at these clinics and noticed there’s not a lot of girls who attend. So when Sammie presented this opportunity for Girls Golf to Jay, he was thrilled to help and get involved. The Girls Golf is a junior golf program that specializes in providing a girl-friendly environment to learn the game of golf, while making it fun, along with learning valuable life skills like confidence and perseverance.
Brooklake Country Club is excited to host their first “Girls Golf Experience” in association with the LPGA and USGA at on Saturday, May 11, from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
The purpose of this event is to get Girls exposed to the game of golf in a fun, social way. This event is open to all members, friends, and family (boys too). The success of the Girls Golf Experience will help launch future girls golf developmental programs at Brooklake Country Club. The day of the Girls Golf Experience event will include a Swing & Snag Station, Putting & Chipping Station, Fitness Station, Golf Craft Station, and a Snacks Station.
Click here for the LPGA Girls Golf website.