South Florida Chapter
The Midnight Golf Program – South Florida
To improve under-served young adults’ personal development, educational preparedness and appreciation of the game of golf.
The Program is now in South Florida.
The Midnight Golf Program South Florida
Marqus Fisher, Executive Director
For more information call: (305) 458-5073
Download Membership Application (pdf)
12973 SW 112th street
Miami, FL 33186
The South Florida Chapter is focused on empowering young people in South Florida.
The Program is conducted twice weekly at the Palmetto Golf Course
Palmetto Golf Course
9300 SW 152nd St
Miami, FL 33157
- Every Monday and Wednesday for 20 weeks beginning November 2, 2009
- Life skills are taught by business, human service and educational professionals.
- Golf instruction is delivered by PGA Professional instructors.
- Adults serve as mentors to the participants.
- A full course dinner is provided at each session.
- Post secondary education is the main goal.
The Midnight Golf Programs
Financial Literacy Education – Understanding personal finance is one of the critical factors that impact the success of people. The topics discussed include the financial impact of College, personal credit, basic banking, saving and investment.
Personal Development – This programming includes interpersonal communication skills including non-verbal techniques connected with attire, greeting, posture and attitude.
Professional Skill set – Every participant is required to participate in the public speaking contest producing a three minute speech. There is also emphasis on effective professional and creative writing.
College Preparation – The college preparation training helps participants select schools based on choosing post secondary education options on factors including professional interest, academic thresholds and financial capacity.
Golf – Every participant learns to play golf, taught by PGA professionals. They are instructed in playing and non-playing aspects of the game including history, rules, etiquette, score keeping and equipment maintenance.
Mentors – play an important role in supporting youth participation and ensuring their success. Focused mentoring is conducted in small group discussions on a wide variety of subjects intended to supplement the life skill focus of the session.