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Frequently Asked Questions

What is First Swing?

First Swing presented by Callaway is the ultimate fun for players of all ages and ability using a fun, active and inclusive approach. First Swing deliver programs at traditional and non-traditional facilities using modified equipment, players will learn the FUNdamentals of golf along with rules and etiquette of the game.

What programs do you offer?

First Swing offer a number of programs all of which are inclusive and available to anyone of any ability/skill level.

Programs we offer are:

  • Weekly Kids
  • Inclusive
  • School Holiday
  • MyGolf Sporting Schools

How do I find my nearest Facility?

Go to www.firstswing.com.au/find-programs/ and select a facility. If you have any issues or would like to become a new First Swing facility please email business@www.stagingpfd.net

When do enrolments open?

Enrolments open at different times around Australia dependant on your State/Territory. First Swing enrolments open usually 5 weeks prior to the start of each term. (eg. QLD Term 1 | Monday 22nd January – enrolments OPEN 20th December 2017)

How much does it cost and how can I pay?

Costs for First Swing programs varies between programs and facilities. If you go to our website www.firstswing.com.au/find-programs/ and find a location you wish to enrol in, it will display the program info along with the price of the program.

I missed a couple of weeks, is there a reduced fee?

Yes! We offer a pro-rata rate for people who start after our first session. The rate changes dependant on when you enrol.

What age can my children play?

Children can start playing golf with First Swing from the age of 3 and they can continue playing until they are ready to move onto a junior development program. If they like they can play until they are 93. That’s the best thing about golf, you can play forever!!

Do you have any girls only groups?

Unfortunately, not. But that doesn’t mean they can’t join a program. All our programs are inclusive.
Go to www.firstswing.com.au/find-programs/ and join a program now

Do you have any all ability facilities?

Yes, all our facilities and programs are inclusive, everyone is welcome to join and play.
Go to www.firstswing.com.au/find-programs/ and join a program now.

Do I have to wait with my child?

Yes, an adult needs to be present for your child’s session but we do love seeing parents/guardians getting involved in their little golfers journey so don’t just sit there, pick up a club and have a swing!

How long does a First Swing program/session run for?

Programs run for minimum 4 weeks up to 10 weeks per term.
Sessions will vary on their length depending on the program.
If you go to our website www.firstswing.com.au/find-programs/ and find a location you wish to enrol in, it will display the program info along with the duration of the session each week.

Who delivers the First Swing sessions?

First Swing sessions are delivered by Australian PGA Professional coaches but we do love seeing parents/guardians getting involved in their little golfers journey so don’t just sit there, pick up a club and have a swing and help your little one.

What does my child need to wear to a First Swing session?

All term enrolled players are required to wear their First Swing club shirts and cap to sessions, players are also required to wear closed in shoes. We encourage players to also bring a water bottle along. Sunscreen is available to all players and parents at each session.

I am having trouble registering or logging into my account

Changed your email?
Please email accounts@www.stagingpfd.net with your child’s name and the facility they are enrolled at along with your old email address and the new email address you would like changed to.

Never registered before?
If you are having issues please contact accounts@www.stagingpfd.net

How do I pay for a First Swing program?

You can pay for your First Swing program online via credit card at the end of the enrolment process.

Wet weather

It is our duty of care to ensure all players are safe at all times, including before and after the sessions. Golf can be played in the rain but is it fun? No!
First Swing is about making it fun and safe. Unfortunately, rain can spoil the fun and our coaches some times deem it unsafe and First Swing will not run sessions.

First Swing HQ will endeavour to provide this information prior to the session if practically possible.

Do you have a refund policy?

We sure do. You can click here to read about our refund policy in the terms of participation.

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