The Tarkio Golf Club is hosting its annual Youth Clinic Tuesday, June 4, through Thursday, June 6. Lessons will be from 4:00-6:00 p.m. followed by a meal. Brad Volker will again be leading the clinic. Brad is the teaching pro at Shoal Creek Golf Course in Liberty and is a graduate of Tarkio High School.

Tuesday’s clinic is for high school students and high school coaches are invited to attend with their players. Wednesday is for those 7-10 years old and Thursday is for those 11-13 years old. The clinic is free to all participants.

To help with preparation, you need to register with the Tarkio Golf Clubhouse at 660-736-4776 by Friday, May 31.

Brad will be available for private lessons those days from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Private lessons cost $50 and last 45-50 minutes. If you would like a private lesson, email Brad at You can also contact Rich Pearson at 660-736-0141 if you have questions about the clinic.

Through a recent agreement between the Tarkio schools and Tarkio Golf Club, East Atchison high school boys’ and girls’ golf teams now have free memberships for the entire golf season. All Tarkio students have free memberships and driving range privileges for the season as well. Golf is free for all students under 13, but they must be accompanied by an adult.