Free lessons at Vail Golf Club on May 31
VAIL, Colorado Returning for its second year, Vail Golf Club staff in Vail, Colorado, will offer free 15-minute lessons from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., on May 31, in conjunction with the Professional Golf Association’s 12th Free Lesson Month. To sign up for a free 15-minute lesson on May 31, call 970-479-2260. For detailson Play Golf America, visit http://www.playgolfamerica.com.Other instructional programs at the Vail golf course include the junior golf program run by the Vail Valley Youth Foundation’s First Tee of Eagle County. The lessons are for kids age 6 to 17 and take place throughout the summer. The cost is $85 per child, per session. For details, visit http://www.vailgolfclub.net/sites/courses/view.asp?id=515&page=2643.Senior clinics are from 11 to noon, every other Thursday, beginning June 4. The clinics are open to golfers are 50 and over. Cost is $20 per person and there a discounts available for seniors at the Happy Valley Grill and the Vail Golf Club pro shop. There also are weekly ladies’ clinics from 5:30 p.m. to 6:45 p.m.,Thursdays, beginning June 4. These weekly classes are limited to 16 women and offer a variety of instruction including short and long game, equipment needs and course management. Cost is $25. There is the Coors Coaching Hour, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., on Thursdays beginning June 4. The weekly program is limited to 25 people and includes unlimited range balls, two drink tickets and instruction from the Vail Golf Club professional staff.Finally, a new program, the “Art of Scoring,” which takes place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., on Sundays beginning June 7, is a small class to help golfers shoot lower scores by improving various swings. The class costs $100 and golfers must register 48 hours in advance. For more information on all these programs, visit http://www.vailgolfclub.net.