The First Tee of Columbia Spring Golf Sessions 

The First Tee of Columbia at the James E. Clyburn Golf Center is now accepting registrations for its Spring Junior Golf sessions for children ages 5-17.

Coaches will introduce participants to the game of golf through The First Tee curriculum. Participants will learn golf skills, the rules of the game and The Nine Core Values such as Sportsmanship, Honesty and Responsibility.

Registration Information

WHAT: Peewees (new or returning participants)

WHERE: James E. Clyburn Golf Center, 2091 Slighs Ave., Columbia, SC

AGES: 5-6

DATES: March 12-May 7

WHEN: Tuesdays from 5:30-6:15 p.m. or from 6:30-7:15 p.m. 

FEE: $20

This level is limited to 15 participants.


WHAT: PLAYer

WHERE: James E. Clyburn Golf Center, 2091 Slighs Avenue, Columbia, SC and Cobblestone Park Golf Club, 1298 University Parkway, Blythewood, SC

AGES: 7-17

DATES: March 12-May 11 

WHEN: Tuesdays from 5:30-6:45 p.m. at Cobblestone; Wednesdays from 5:15-6:15 p.m. or 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Clyburn Center; or Saturdays from 8:30-9:30 a.m. at the Clyburn Center

FEE: $50

Open to all first time participants or those who have yet to reach PAR certification.


WHAT: PLAYer (Military or those with access to Fort Jackson)

WHERE: Ft. Jackson Golf Club, 3652 Semmes Rd., Columbia, SC

AGES: 7-17

DATES: March 20-May 8 

WHEN: Wednesdays from 5:15-6:15 p.m. 

FEE: $35


WHAT: Par

WHERE: James E. Clyburn Golf Center, 2091 Slighs Ave., Columbia, SC

DATES: March 14-May 9 

WHEN: Thursdays from 5:45-6:45 p.m.

FEE: $50

Must be a certified PLAYer to participate

Open to all first time participants or those who have yet to reach PAR certification.


WHAT: Par

WHERE: Cobblestone Park Golf Club, 1298 University Parkway, Blythewood, SC

DATES: March 13-May 8 

WHEN: Wednesdays from 5:30-6:45 p.m.

FEE: $50

Must be a certified PLAYer to participate


WHAT: Birdie (Must be a CERTIFIED PAR to participate)

WHERE: James E. Clyburn Golf Center, 2091 Slighs Ave., Columbia, SC

DATES: March 16 – May 11

WHEN: Saturdays from 10:30 a.m. -12 p.m.

FEE: $50 


WHAT: Eagle (Must be a CERTIFIED PAR to participate)

WHERE: Cobblestone Park Golf Club, 1298 University Parkway, Blythewood, SC

DATES: March 13 – May 8

WHEN: Wednesdays from 4:30-7 p.m.

FEE: $50 

No equipment is needed. Financial scholarships are available for those who qualify. 

The deadline to register is Wednesday, March 6. 

For more information or to register, call the golf center at 803-255-8920 or visit www.TheFirstTeeColumbia.org.

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2091 Slighs Avenue, Columbia, SC

803-255-8920

About the James E. Clyburn Golf Center

The James E. Clyburn Golf Center  is a full-service golf practice facility and learning center located in downtown Columbia off of Harden Street. The Golf Center offers a lighted driving range, covered hitting area, a short game practice area with a large practice green and a bunker and a putting green and clubhouse with meeting space.

Hours of Operation 
Monday - Friday 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. 
Saturday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
 
Range Ball Prices*
Large bucket-$7
Medium bucket-$6
Small bucket-$5
 

*Please note that the center closes early on Wednesdays and Thursdays during The First Tee of Columbia sessions. Hours on those Wednesdays and Thursdays are from 10 a.m. -4:30 p.m.

 *All active duty military and veterans, seniors ages 55 and up, and students with a school ID receive $2 off.
 
Range ball sales end 30 minutes prior to closing.


On golf courses, driving ranges, in elementary schools and on military installations, we've helped shape the lives of young people from all walks of life by teaching them values like integrity, respect and perseverance through the game of golf. In addition to learning fundamentals of the golf swing and the game, our character education and life skills programs help young people prepare for success in high school, college and life.

For more information, contact Sally McDaniel at 803-545-3100 or [email protected].



James E. Clyburn Golf Center Home to LPGA-USGA Girls Golf Program


The James E. Clyburn Golf Center is a recognized LPGA-USGA Girls Golf Program site. The only national initiative of its kind, Girls Golf is administered through a partnership between The Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) Foundation and the United States Golf Association (USGA), both non-profit 501(c)(3) charitable organizations. LPGA-USGA Girls Golf prepares juniors for a lifetime of enjoyment of the game and provides a solid foundation for girls who want to play for fun with friends and family, to compete at the high school, college, and/or local, state and national levels or to learn for future career purposes, both inside and outside of the golf industry. 

For more information regarding The LPGA-USGA Girls Golf program, The First Tee of Columbia, or for volunteer and sponsorship opportunities, please call (803) 255-8920 or email [email protected].







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