PGA Professional Aims to Grow the Game One Pee-Wee Golfer at a Time

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Release of New “Golf FUNdamentals” Coloring Book Leads His Charge.

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Little Linksters, LLC is pleased to announce the release of its Little Linksters Golf FUNdamentals Coloring Book. The book was written by PGA Professional Brendon Elliott, Head Golf Professional at the historic Winter Park Country Club in Winter Park Florida and founder Little Linksters, a unique golf program for children 3-8 years old. The book was illustrated by Toby Maurer, co-owner of the Brandinghouse in Asheville, NC.

Little Linksters’golf coloring book and program features child-friendlymascots Floppy, Birdie & Bogey. The goal of the coloring book and programis to make golf fun and accessible for children as young as 3 years of age.

The coloring book is currently available online at LittleLinksters.com and will soon be available in select pro shops and major retail outlets as well. Little Linksters’ coloring book teaches golf fundamentals—including etiquette, setup and golf terminology—and is a companion guide for Little Linksters’ comprehensive children’s golf program.

In conjunction with the launch of its new coloring book, Little Linksters is hosting a coloring contest with prizes awarded in multiple age categories. Coloring pages may be previewed and downloaded by visiting the activities section of the Little Linksters website. Rules of the contest can be found in the blog section of the site.

TheLittle Linksters golf program targets an underserved but rapidly growing segment of the golf industry—the pee-wee golfer. Little Linksters’ core mission is to grow the game of golf by encouraging young children to pick up a club and, in turn, benefit from the many life lessons golf has to teach.

The Little Linksters golf program was designed specifically for children from 3 to 8 years old. The program is taught in a fun and interactive way using both traditional and non-traditional instructional methods to ensure children’s first introductionto golf is FUN!

Little Linksters’ founder, Brendon Elliott, is a PGA professional with experience teaching both adults and children. Since 2008, Elliott has offered the Little Linksters golf program in numerous locations across central Florida including preschools, YMCAs and municipal parks.

Elliott’s unique children’s program has been praised by professional golfers and PGA leaders.
“Brendon is an innovative PGA golf professional whose youth golf programs are the foundation on which the game of golf will rely upon for growth in the years to come,” notes John Reger Jr., President of the North Florida PGA Section.

Elliott and the Little Linksters golf program have also attracted industry attention with features in the July 2010 issue of PGA Magazine, Junior Golf Central Magazine, and numerous interviews on golf programs such as “Speaking of Golf” with Tom Horan.

Patricia Hannigan, author of the Golf Girl’s Little Tartan Book and the popular golf blog Golf Girl’s Diary, shares
“Brendon Elliott is a dedicated and inspiring golf leader, and with Little Linksters he’s created an innovative, exciting and very effective golf program for children. The Little Linksters program is having a positive impact on the future of golf, starting with its youngest players.”

Little Linksters is currently developing a turn-key franchise package that will enable teaching professionals across the country to grow their business and the game of golf with a proven program that combines a child-friendly approach with the industry’s best training aids and golf companies including U.S. Kids Golf, Almost Golf, Eyeline Golf and The Littlest Golfer.

For more information about Brendon Elliott Golf or Little Linksters, please visit http://www.littlelinksters.com or contact Brendon Elliott at Brendon(at)LittleLinksters(dot)com or by phone at (321) 278-1611.

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