Open tryouts for a new USSSA boys 9 and under travel team will be held for boys under 9 as of May 1, 2008. No trainer fees are charged. Practices are to be held in Evans. Some overnight travel is involved. For information, call Trevor Adkins at (706) 284-7379.
The Columbia County Recreation and Leisure Services and Bartram Trail Golf Course will present a four-week youth golf program. The program will meet once a week from 9 to 11 a.m. and cost $75. The program will run July 16 and 23 for ages 8-10 and July 18 and 25 and Aug. 1 for ages 11-13. There will be a limit of 10 children per age division; additional sessions will be available on Aug. 27. Head golf pro Robby Watson and assistant pro Patrick Gantt will be the instructors. For information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call the club office at (706) 210-4681.
Bartram Tail Golf Club will hold a Junior Golf Clinic on Aug. 6-9 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Class size is limited to the first 20 paid children ages 6-18. The cost is $150, which includes range balls, instruction, lunch, entry fee and prizes for a nine-hole tournament. Sign up online at www.bartramtrailgolfclub.org or e-mail email@example.com.
Aquinas High School is offering summer sports camps for children entering grades 5-8 for the following sports:
Volleyball, July 16-20, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; football (under the lights), July 25 (will be conducted by varsity football staff at no cost, 6-9 p.m.). Call coach Bill Tenore at (706) 736-5516 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
The 2007 YMCA Golf Camps for ages 6-17 will be held at Bartram Trail Golf Course July 23-26 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The camps will include comprehensive instruction from PGA professionals and certified golf instructors and will include unlimited range balls and nine holes of golf with prizes and awards. Register at any Family Y. The cost is $129 for Y members and $149 for others. For information, call Jay Brooks at (706) 830-2752.
The Dip Metress Basketball Academy will hold a clinic July 20-21 for boys and girls in grades 1-9. Camp will run from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. July 20 and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on July 21. The cost is $50, which includes lunch July 21 and a camp basketball. For more information, contact Augusta State men's basketball coach Dip Metress at (706) 667-4765 or e-mail email@example.com.
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