Free golf instruction for Cherokee youth offered this June, July


TAHLEQUAH, Okla. – Cherokee youth who want to learn the basic principles and techniques of golf can participate in free lessons through the Native Tee Program at Cherokee Trails Golf Course.

One-hour classes will be offered from 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. on June 5, 12, 19 and 26, and on July 3, 10, 17 and 24.

“The focus of this free program is to encourage Cherokee youth to participate in the great game of golf, to assist in advancing their abilities and to provide them with a healthy outdoor activity that can be enjoyed for years to come,” said Jeff Jarrett, golf operations general manager.

Instruction will be provided by the professional golf staff from Cherokee Hills Golf Club that has a combined 40 years of teaching players of all skill levels.

To participate, juniors ages 6-16 must provide proof of Cherokee citizenship at the time of registration for each session. Golf clubs can be provided to participants not owning a set but must be reserved at the time of registration. Sessions are limited to a maximum of 24 students. To register, call (918) 458-4294.

Cherokee Trails Golf Course is located at 22706 S. 504 Road in Tahlequah. For more information, visit

Cherokee Nation News Release
Julie Hubbard - 918-207-3896 

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