March 08, 2006

PGA professional to lead upcoming clinics

by Tara Livesay

CARBONDALE, Ill. -- Have you been thinking about taking up the game of golf? Now is your chance! Come and learn about putting, chipping, irons and woods from a PGA professional.

An upcoming clinic, taught by golf pro Terry Schwab, offers two beginner sessions and one advanced session at the Stone Creek Golf Course in Makanda. The opportunity for nine holes of instructional play will be available at the end of each session.

The sessions are set for April 18, 20, 25 and 27. Session I is set for 1 to 2 p.m. and Session II is set for 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. those days. Session III is set for 4 to 5 p.m. May 2-3. Session III is the advanced session for golfers with some playing experience. Advanced golfers are required to provide their own clubs.

The fee for Session I and Session II is $65 per participant per session. The fee for Session III is $50. Each class is limited to 12 participants. Customized group lessons are also available by calling 618/536-7751. All participants must be 18 years of age or older.

For more information, contact the Southern Illinois University Carbondale Division of Continuing Education at 618/536-7751. Registration is also available online at

Serving others is among the goals of Southern at 150: Building Excellence Through Commitment, the blueprint the University is following as it approaches its 150th anniversary in 2019.