Rick Ellison Golf Academy 
Junior Program

Spring/Summer 2017

At Guyan Golf and Country Club, we strive to direct an active junior program for game improvement and life skill development!  There are various opportunities to get your junior golfer involved with the game based on age and skill level.  To sign up for any of the listed activities, text/email/call Rick Ellison using the contact information at the end of this page.

Golf Camps (Ages 12 & Under)

Time: 9:00 a.m. -10:30 a.m.
Location: Driving Range
Cost: $99 (Tuesday thru Friday)

Junior camps are a great way for beginners and intermediate players to learn the game!  Juniors will be exposed to short game, long game, specialty shots and on-course training.  Spaces are limited to 14 students.  Juniors may sign up for one can and can be an alternate for others if available.  Guests will be permitted based on availability and will be alternates.  Due to waiting lists, cancellations must be received one week in advance.  Full entry will be charged after this time as well as "no shows".  Dates are below:

June 13th thru 16th
June 27th thru June 30th  
July 11th thru 14th

Weekly Junior Clinics 

Day: Fridays
Ages: 9 & Under
Time: 9:00 a.m. -10:30 a.m.
Location: Driving Range
Cost: $15
Day: Saturdays
Ages: 10 thru 15
Time: 9:00 a.m. -10:30 a.m.
Location: Driving Range
Cost: $15

Intermediate and advanced junior can take advantage of weekly junior clinics created for those looking to increase their skills and prepare for middle school golf and other competitive golf events.

All classes begin in April!

Junior Golf League

Day: Saturdays
Ages: Experienced on the course! (see Rick Ellison)
Time: 3:00 p.m.
Location: #1 Tee
Cost: No Charge

Each Saturday (Weather Permitting), experienced juniors are invited to participate in the junior golf league!  Juniors will play in a competitive and fun format paired by the golf professional staff.  This is a great opportunity to meet other young players and develop friendships!

League play will begin in April!


US Kids Golf Learning Program

Day/Time: By Appointment
Ages: 12 & Under
Location: Driving Range
Cost: See Private Lesson Rates

This program is a proven method to introduce golf to young players. The program becmes more difficult as juniors advance through each of the three levels.  The level booklets provide the framework for both the coach and parents to assist the junior in learning all the golf skills needed to succeed!  The five core areas are putting, around the green, full swing, knowledge and scoring.  As an incentive to advance, players earn achievement pins each time the complete one of the checkpoints.  In order to pass each level, players must play 9 holes from a distance provided by their coach and meet the scoring requirement.

Book your junior session today!


Junior Club Fitting

Day/Time: By Appointment
Ages: All Ages
Location: Driving Range
Cost: See Private Lesson Rates

Having the proper equipment is a key to success!  There are many great companies that provide golf clubs that are custon fit to the needs of a variety of juniors.  Companies like US Kids Golf provide a wide array of options including boys and girls custom colors.  Before you buy your junior a set, check with Rick Ellison and his staff and ensure that your child has the greatest opportunity for success!

Clubfitting is available now!


Junior Private Instruction

Day/Time: By Appointment
Ages: All Ages
Location: Driving Range / On Course Training / Seasonal Indoor
Cost: See Below

With over 35 years of combined teaching experience, our instructors are eager to help take your juniors game to the next level.  Lesson are provided year round by appointment.  Guyan is very proud of the long standing tradition of assisting juniors learn the game of golf and representing the community in local and national golf events!

Rick Ellison, Director of Golf /
Golf Professional
Call/Text: (304) 638-0408

Junior Member One Hour - $55
Junior Member 1/2 Hour - $30

- Shared lessons are additional $10 per student
- Lesson series package = 6 for the price of 5

Stuart Wiley, Asst. Golf Professional
Call/Text: (304) 972-1734

Junior Member One Hour - $45
Junior Member 1/2 Hour - $25

- Shared lessons are additional $10 per student
- Lesson series package = 6 for the price of 5

Guyan Junior Tournaments

Drive, Chip & Putt Tournament: June 24th @ Noon
Adult/Child Championship: July 9th @ 2:00 p.m.
Junior Club Championship: August 5th & 6th @ 1:00 p.m.

Cell: (304) 638-0408

Email: rellison@guyancc.com

Other Guyan Hosted Tournaments:
Cabell County M.S. Championship - Monday, May 15th @ 4:00 p.m.
US Kids Golf Spring Tour - Saturday, April 8th  @ 1:00 p.m.
WVGA Callaway Tour - Monday, July 10th @ 8:00 a.m.
Tri-State Junior Golf Tour - Friday, July 28th @ 8:00 a.m.
Duke Ridgley HS Tournament - Friday, August 18th @ 9:00 a.m.

Local Tournament Websites:

WVGA Callaway Junior Tour / www.cjgt.org
Tri-State Junior Tour / www.tjgt.com
U.S. Kids Golf Tour / www.uskidsgolf.com