Lots of Golf Activities in the Month of May at Creekside for Adults of All Skill Levels

By: Valpo Parks Last Updated: May 1, 2012

The Valpo Parks Department has instructional opportunities for adults of all skill levels. Classes are instructed by Nancy Bender, LPGA teaching professional at Creekside Golf Course and Training Center.


In just 3, two-hour classes you can learn to golf by participating in this small group ‘skill development’ program. Designed for the beginner, males or females, this course will help you learn the fundamentals of golf and get you out on the links with others of similar abilities. Tuition is $99 for 6 hours of instruction, range balls, and scramble play on course. Pre-registration required.

Session 1: Thur, May 3; Tues, May 8; Thur, May 10; 5 – 7 pm
Session 2: Sat, May 5, 12, 19; 8 -10 am
Session 3: Sat, June 2, 9, 16; 3 – 5 pm


Lower your score with this 3 day, two-hour class. Spend equal time on the full swing, the short game and course management. Individual action plans using drills and practice programs are designed to improve all aspects of your game. Players of both genders with playing experience are welcome to register. The May session is Monday through Thursday, May 14- 17, 5 – 7 pm. Tuition is only $99 for 6 hours of instruction, range balls, and on-course play. Pre-registration is a must.


Players of all abilities will benefit from this one hour class, where one aspect of the golf game is addressed each session to either refresh or expand basic skills. Price is $15 per session plus range balls. Wednesdays at 6 pm on the following dates:

May 2 Bunker Shots 101
May 9 Solid Contact with Irons
May 16 Putting 101
May 23 Pre-Swing Fundamentals
May 30 Woods: Tee and Fairway

For complete details and information on all golf instruction programs, contact Nancy Bender at 219.531.PUTT (7888).