Dante D'Andrea - Golf Course Manager
330-375-2818 - Fax
Good Park Golf Course
Home of the Summit County Amateur Golf Championship,
"The Park" features tree-lined fairways, multiple dog-legs
and subtly contoured greens to challenge hackers and
bombers alike. Golf Digest 4-Star Rating!
Mud Run Golf Course & Driving Range
A slice of North Carolina "low country" golf, with 9 pristinely
manicured holes, beautiful driving range and a one-acre
putting green – welcome to Akron’s best-kept secret.
The First Tee of Akron's program is designed around teaching young people the game of golf, as well as helping them understand and ultimately develop The First Tee Nine Core Values: honesty, integrity, sportsmanship, respect, confidence, responsibility, perseverance, courtesy and judgment. The First Tee's curriculum was developed by experts in the field of positive youth development through sport and is delivered by caring adults (coaches) who have been formally trained by The First Tee.
At The First Tee of Akron, golf and life lessons are seamlessly incorporated into each experience. In addition to learning fundamentals of the golf swing and the game, a sample of life skills lessons include:
- Interpersonal Skills: Proper introduction when meeting someone new and how to effectively communicate with others.
- Self-Management: Techniques for managing thoughts and emotions.
- Goal-Setting: Setting attainable goals to reach desired dreams.
- Resiliency Skills: Strategies to adapt, to manage and overcome challenges.
All residents of Akron and surrounding communities are invited to participate. Participants range in skill from beginner to advanced golfers with the program offering activities and a learning environment to accommodate all skill levels and interests in golf. In addition to golf-related learning opportunities, members of the program in good standing will be eligible for other National activities.