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First Tee – Indiana in Northwest Director Nancy Bender will offer the following classes at The Course at Aberdeen, Creekside Golf Course, Curtis Creek Golf Course , Sandy Pines Golf Club and Valparaiso Country Club in the Northwest area.   Please contact Coach Bender if you have any questions regarding class placement or other inquires. Nancy Bender at [email protected].

The Course at Aberdeen

First Tee – Indiana at Northwest Coaches Art Grimes , Virginia Haunfelder and Bill Haunfelder will offer the following classes at The Course at Aberdeen in Valparaiso.             

SessionDatesTimeLevels
2021 Summer 1June 7 – June 102-4pmPLAYer, Par
2021 Summer 2July 12 – July 1511am-1pmPLAYer, Par

Creekside Golf Course

First Tee – Indiana in Northwest Coaches John DeVaney, Bill Haunfelder, Art Grimes, Wendy Simms, Jim Jeselnick and Barb Smith will offer the following classes at Creekside Golf Course in Valparaiso.            

SessionDatesTimeLevels
2021 TeenSaturdays, May 1 – May 223-5pmPLAYer
2021 Playing LeagueWednesdays, June 9 – July 288:15am start timeEAGLE (9 holes)
Wednesdays, June 9 – July 288:15am start timeBirdie (9 holes)
Wednesdays, June 9 – July 288:30am start timePar (6 holes)
Wednesdays, June 9 – July 288:30am start timePLAYer (3 holes)

Curtis Creek Golf Course

First Tee – Indiana in Northwest Coach Wendy Simms will offer the following classes at Curtis Creek Golf Course in Rennselear.              

SessionDatesTimeLevels
2021 SummerJune 7 – June 108-9:30amPLAYer
June 7 – June 108-9:45amPar
June 7 – June 108-10amBirdie

Sandy Pines Golf Club         

First Tee – Indiana in Northwest Coaches Lauren Peretin, Dave Thurman, Andy Simpson and Gary King  will offer the following classes at Sandy Pines Golf Club.  

SessionDatesTimeLevels
2021 JuneMonday – Thursday, June 21 – June 247:45-9amPar
Monday – Thursday, June 21 – June 249:15-10:15amPLAYer
2021 JulyMonday – Thursday, July 12 – July 157:45-9amPar
Monday – Thursday, July 12 – July 159:15-10:15amPLAYer
2021 AugustMonday – Thursday, August 2 – August 57:45-9amBirdie
Monday – Thursday, August 2 – August 59:15-10:15amPar

Valparaiso Country Club         

First Tee – Indiana in Northwest Coaches Jeff Zurawicz, Tom Thorley, Wendy Simms and Dan Kattalia will offer the following classes at Valparaiso Country Club for members only. 

Session DatesTimeAge
2021 Summer 1June 1st – June 4th8:30-9:30amTarget (ages 5-6)
June 1st – June 4th10-11amPLAYer (ages 7+)
2021 Summer 2June 15th – June 18th8:30-9:30amPar (ages 9+)
June 15th – June 18th10-11:30amBirdie (ages 13+)
2021 Summer 3July 27th – July 30th8:30-9:30amPar (ages 9+)