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Forest Park Golf Course hosts high school golf camp

Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Campers attending the High School Girls' Golf Camp at Forest Park Golf Course work on their drives before a lunch break during the afternoon. The girls began the day by playing six holes before hitting the range.

Times Sports Editor

This week, Forest Park Golf Course is host to the first edition of the High School Girls' Golf Camp held by club pro Mark Rogers.

The camp began on Tuesday morning and runs through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day with fees including lunch, green fees and awards. The regular fee is $195 though a discount will be given to anyone who has a Forest Park pass. Anyone interested may still sign-up before camp begins each day.

The Northview Sectional is already well represented amongst the nine campers that are signed up and were working with Rogers on Tuesday afternoon.

Northview is currently represented by Savannah Pursell and Mandy Thomlinson, who helped lead the team to a second-place finish in last year's sectional.

Terre Haute South's Kelsey Fuqua, who shot 80 in the Braves sectional victory at Forest Park last year, also was at the camp.

Forest Park Golf Course Pro Mark Rogers (right)?instructs Christina Jones during the opening day of camp on Tuesday.
Owen Valley's Ashley Marsh and Michaley Kinser also attended along with Abby Williams and Faith Jones, Christina Jones and Hollie Wokoun participated as well.

The camp also includes a trip to The Legends Course in Franklin for a round on Friday.

There is also a Junior League that continues play for the next couple of weeks on Tuesday's beginning at 4 p.m. Play is free for those who are able to carry their bags during play. The final camp of next week is the Boys' Better Player Camp open to high school and middle school players. The camp costs $225, which includes green fees, awards and lunch running from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day.

For more information, call the Pro Shop at 442-5681.

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