CGI Launch Virtual GolfSixes Challenge alongside Scottish Golf

Last week Scottish Golf launched their new Virtual GolfSixes Challenge amid school closures in Scotland. We are delighted to have joined up with them for the next few weeks to bring you a variety of fun and creative golf challenges that you can do from the safety of your home.

With grassroots golf activity in clubs across the country and all CGI activities being postponed, we want to provide parents and children across Ireland with an opportunity to take part in our new virtual CGI Golf at Home challenges.

Aimed at supporting young people across the country in continuing their education during this uncertain period of isolation, this fun and creative event will take commence on Monday 30th March, providing daily challenges to engage and stimulate children through a series of fun, golf related tasks. All that is required to take part over the coming weeks it everyday items that you can find in your house.

This week, the brief is all about creating your own outfit and golf course! We will reveal one assignment at 10am each day and you can submit your work by tagging @CGI_Golf on Twitter or Instagram or tag @cgigolf on Facebook to be in with a chance of winning some great goodies!

Irish Professionals Paul Dunne and Stephanie Meadow will be judging the challenges and will then pick the best submissions from each day as winners.

CLOSING DATE for this weeks entries is 5pm on Saturday 4th April.

Day 1 (Monday 30th March): Design your own golf outfit

Today, you have been tasked with designing your own golf outfit. Get your child to design a three-piece outfit and one accessory for the golf course.

Our expert judges have given the following hints and tips on what might make for a great outfit:

  • Get as creative as you can, your designs do not have to adhere to golf dress codes – we are all practicing from home at the moment anyway!
  • The winning submissions will be selected based on: Originality, Versatility, Colour/Pattern
  • Use any drawing tools you like – pens, pencils, crayons etc
  • Make sure that your design is clear and easy to read

How to submit your entry:

Once you’ve created your outfit you can upload a picture/ video of your design to your (or your parents) social media account including #LevelPar and, tag @IrishLadiesGolf @CGI_Golf on Twitter or Instagram or tag @cgigolf  on Facebook to be in with a chance of winning some great goodies!

If you do not wish to share on social media you can email your submission to carla@ilgu.ie

More information: https://www.golfnet.ie/news/ilgu/4646/levelpar-competitiondesign-your-golf-outfit

Day 2 (Tuesday 31st March): Design your golf club logo

Having designed your ideal golfing outfit, today you have been tasked with designing a logo for your new golf course. Get your child to design an eye-catching logo that reflects what their new golf course is all about – think about making it stand out from the crowd and ensure it highlights the key things about their new course.

Our expert judges have given the following hints and tips on what might make for a great course logo:

  • Use any drawing tools you like – pens, pencils, crayons etc
  • Make sure that your logo is clear and easy to read
  • Ensure your logo is colourful

How to submit your entry:

Once you’ve created your logo, tag @CGI_Golf on Twitter or Instagram or tag @cgigolf  on Facebook to be in with a chance of winning some great goodies! If you do not have social media you can email maeve@cgigolf.org to submit your entry.

Day 3 (Wednesday 1st April): Design your own golf bag

Having designed your golf club logo, your next task is to design your own personalised golf bag. Get your child to design a fun golf bag that reflects their individual personality and preferences – think about making it as unique and as colourful as they like!

Our expert judges have given the following hints and tips on what might make for a great bag design:

  • Use any drawing tools you like – pens, pencils, crayons etc
  • Make sure that your bag reflects your personality
  • Ensure your bag is colourful

How to submit your entry:

Once you’ve designed your own golf bag, tag @CGI_Golf on Twitter or Instagram or tag @cgigolf  on Facebook to be in with a chance of winning some great goodies! If you do not have social media you can email maeve@cgigolf.org to submit your entry.

Day 4 (Thursday 2nd April): Design a challenging Par 3 for your golf course

Now you have a logo and a personalised golf bag, it’s time to hit the course! Today, we are tasking your child to design a challenging Par 3 for their golf course – think about using hazards like water and bunkers to make sure it is a true test of golf.

Our expert team of judges have given the following hints and tips on what might make for a challenging Par 3:

  • Use any drawing tools you like – pens, pencils, crayons etc
  • Make sure that your hole includes some difficult challenges for golfers
  • Ensure your Par 3 looks like a fun challenge to play

How to submit your entry:

Once you’ve designed your challenging Par 3, tag @CGI_Golf on Twitter or Instagram or tag @cgigolf  on Facebook to be in with a chance of winning some great goodies! If you do not have social media you can email maeve@cgigolf.org to submit your entry.

Day 5 (Friday 3rd April): Design your golf club’s Championship Trophy

Now you have an outfit, your club logo, personalised golf bag and challenging Par 3 hole, it is time to get ready for your first Club Championship!

Today, we are tasking your child to design a Championship Trophy for their golf club – think about the history this Trophy might have in the future and make sure it is a special prize to win for golfers.

Our expert team of judges have given the following hints and tips on what might make for a challenging Par 3:

  • Use any drawing tools you like – pens, pencils, crayons etc
  • Make sure that your Trophy is a special prize to win at your golf club

How to submit your entry:

Once you’ve created your club’s Championship Trophy, tag @CGI_Golf on Twitter or Instagram or tag @cgigolf on Facebook to be in with a chance of winning some great goodies! If you do not have social media you can email maeve@cgigolf.org to submit your entry.

Make sure you check back tomorrow to see what your final challenge of the week is…

 

Day 6 (Saturday 4th April): Design your Golf Club’s Clubhouse and finishing hole

Welcome to our final Virtual GolfSixes challenge this week!

Now you have a golf outfit, logo, personalised golf bag, challenging Par 3 hole and a trophy for your Club Championship, it’s time to think about your finishing hole and Clubhouse!

Today, we are tasking your child to design a tricky finishing hole that will live long in the memory of any golfer taking to their course. We also want them to design their Golf Club’s Clubhouse and have got some handy hints below to help with the design.

Our expert team of judges have given the following hints and tips on what might make for a challenging Par 3:

  • Use any drawing tools you like – pens, pencils, crayons etc
  • Make sure that your finishing hole is challenging and your Clubhouse is a great place to relax after a day on the course

How to submit your entry:

Once you’ve created your clubhouse and finishing hole tag @CGI_Golf on Twitter or Instagram or tag @cgigolf on Facebook to be in with a chance of winning some great goodies!

CLOSING DATE for this weeks entries is 5pm on Saturday 4th April.