Junior Programs

We're proud to have introduced thousands of new players to the game of golf over the last decade.  Our programs are designed to teach the fundamentals in a fun and engaging environment young players of all skill levels will enjoy.  Check out the exciting classes we host for kids as young as 4 years old!

 

SUMMER 2018 JUNIOR GOLF PROGRAMMING

Ages 4-15

We can’t wait to kick off our updated lineup of junior golf programs this summer!  We have spent the off-season improving our existing classes and creating new offerings for junior players of all skill levels.  Join us for an instructional class at the Tam Golf Learning Center to work on building fundamentals, or gain experience on the course by participating in one of our fun junior leagues at the newly renovated Tam O’Shanter Golf Course.  Clubs and range balls are provided for all classes.  Programs are divided into 3 age brackets.

  • Pint Size Pro Division: Ages 4-6
  • Junior Division: Ages 7-11
  • Senior Division: Ages 12-15

 

INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAMS

Pint Size Pro’s

Ages 4-6

Our popular Pint Size Pro class will develop your youngster’s skills and fundamentals while playing an array of fun golf games.  In addition to swing instruction, participants are sure to have a blast taking a trip on the “Tam Trolley” to check out the different sights at Tam O’Shanter Golf Course and learn more about the sport.  This entertaining and interactive class is a great introduction to the game for your future golf star!    

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Location:  Tam Golf Learning Center

MONDAY

 Code    Session     Day  Date   Time  R/NR
 310311-02  Summer Sess 2  Mon  Jul 9-30  4:15-5:00 pm  $65/$80
 310311-03  Summer Sess 3  Mon  Aug 6-27  4:15-5:00 pm  $65/$80

WEDNESDAY

 Code    Session     Day  Date   Time  R/NR
 310311-05  Summer Sess 2  Wed  Jul 11-Aug 1  4:15-5:00 pm  $65/$80
 310311-06  Summer Sess 3  Wed  Aug 8-29  4:15-5:00 pm  $65/$80

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Afternoon Summer Golf Camps

Ages 7-15

New sessions of our consecutive day camp are offered weekly, making them the perfect program to fit into busy summer schedules!  Students will learn the fundamentals of the swing while having a blast trying their skills at our fun & creative golf games.  Campers will also get to take a trip over to Tam O’Shanter Golf Course to utilize the practice green and learn about the facility.  

Location:  Tam Golf Learning Center

Junior Division:  Ages 7-11

 Code  Session   Day    Date   Time  R/NR
 310311-08  Session 2  Mon-Thurs  Jun 18-21  12:45-1:45 pm  $80/$100 
 310311-09  Session 4  Mon-Fri*  Jul 2-6  12:45-1:45 pm  $80/$100
 310311-10  Session 5  Mon-Thurs  Jul 9-12   12:45-1:45 pm   $80/$100
 310311-11  Session 7  Mon-Thurs  Jul 23-26  12:45-1:45 pm   $80/$100

*No Class Wednesday July 4

Senior Division:  Ages 12-15

 Code  Session   Day    Date  Time  R/NR
 310311-12  Session 3  Mon-Thurs  Jun 25-28   12:45-1:45 pm  $80/$100
 310311-13   Session 6  Mon-Thurs   Jul 16-19    12:45-1:45 pm   $80/$100
 310311-14  Session 8  Mon-Thurs  Jul 30-Aug 2  12:45-1:45 pm   $80/$100

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Junior Division Golf Classes

Ages 7-11

Our Junior Division class is offered on both Monday evenings and Saturday mornings.  This class will focus on the basic fundamentals of the game of golf.  Beginner and intermediate players will enjoy the interactive class structure to help them develop their skills.  Instructors incorporate challenging games into the program, ensuring a fun and exciting experience for participants!  As part of the class, we also take a field trip to Tam O’Shanter Golf Course to utilize the practice area and familiarize students with the facility.

Location:  Tam Golf Learning Center

MONDAY

 Code   Age  Day  Date   Time  R/NR
 310311-16  7-11  Mon   Jul 9-30  5:15-6:15 pm $80/$100
 310311-17  7-11  Mon  Aug 6-27  5:15-6:15 pm  $80/$100

SATURDAY

 Code  Age  Day  Date   Time  R/NR
 310311-19   7-11  Sat  Jul 7-28   10:00-11:00 am  $80/$100
 310311-20  7-11  Sat   Aug 4-25  10:00-11:00 am  $80/$100

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Senior Division Golf Classes

Ages 12-15

Our Senior Division class is built for new and experienced players looking to develop their golf technique & expand their knowledge of the game.  In addition to swing fundamentals, this class will also touch on the far reaching benefits of golf as it applies to networking, personal responsibility, and healthy living.  Participants will also visit the Tam O’Shanter Golf Course during the class to utilize practice areas and familiarize themselves with the facility.

Location:  Tam Golf Learning Center

 Code  Age  Day  Date    Time  R/NR
 310311-22  12-15  Wed   Jul 11-Aug 1  5:15-6:15 pm  $80/$100
 310311-23  12-15  Wed  Aug 8-29  5:15-6:15 pm  $80/$100

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Senior Division Advanced Class

Ages 12-15

This new 8-week, 90-minute program is for serious players looking to improve their games for competition or high school try outs.  We will work on all facets of the game and incorporate playing lessons on the newly renovated Tam O’Shanter Golf Course to improve scoring.  Individualized instruction and practice time will help each student develop a personalized game plan for success! Green fees, Logo Towel and Hat, and USGA Rule Book all included in registration.

 Code  Age  Day  Date   Time   R/NR
 310311-24  12-15  Fri    June 22-Aug 10  9:00-10:30 am*   $325/$375

 *Program will run longer on playing lesson days.

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JUNIOR LEAGUES

Junior Division Golf League

Ages 7-11

Join us for an exciting session of this 5 week junior golf league!  This program was created to familiarize beginning and intermediate players with playing on an active golf course.  Coaches will teach basic rules and etiquette while incorporating golf games and friendly contests into weekly play.  Each class will have the feel of a fun outing!  Sign up with friends or come make new ones.

Location:  Tam O’Shanter Golf Course

 Code  Age   Day  Date  Time  R/NR
 310311-25  7-11  Mon   Jun 25-Jul 23   10:30am-12:30pm  $100/$125
 310311-26   7-11  Tues   Jun 26-Jul 24   10:30am-12:30pm  $100/$125
 310311-27  7-11  Wed   Jun 27-Aug 1*  10:30am-12:30pm  $100/$125
 310311-28  7-11  Thurs  Jun 28-Jul 26  10:30am-12:30pm  $100/$125
 310311-29  7-11  Fri  Jun 29-Jul 27  10:30am-12:30pm  $100/$125

*No class Wednesday July 4

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Senior Division Golf League

Ages 12-15

Our Senior Division Golf League is a 6-week program open to beginning through experienced junior players.  Groups will be organized by age and skill level.  Our coaching staff will incorporate fun challenges and contests into play each week to keep participants wanting to play their best!  They’re sure to return home with stories of the afternoon’s best shots and prizes won out on the course. 

Location:  Tam O’Shanter Golf Course

 Code  Age  Day  Date  Time  R/NR
 310311-30  12-15  Wed  Jun 20-Aug 1*  2:30-5:30p  $120/$150

*League does not meet Wednesday July 4

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Additional sessions of both Junior Golf Leagues are held on weekends in the Fall.  Keep an eye out for dates beginning in September!

 

SPECIAL EVENTS

SWING INTO SPRING JUNIOR GOLF OUTING

With the delayed opening of the course following the completion of our major renovation project, we are sadly unable to host our Swing Into Spring Outing this season.  The popular event will return in 2019!

 

TAM O’SHANTER JUNIOR GOLF GAMES

Friday, August 3

Our flagship junior golf event of the year is the 4th Annual Tam O’Shanter Junior Golf Games! The outing is an end of summer celebration for all golfers to enjoy before the start of the new school year.  This fun filled afternoon will include time playing out on the golf course, as well as golf and carnival games afterwards!  Events will be split up by age groups and all participants will get a golf themed prize pack, including a food ticket for dinner.  Space is limited and groups are organized in advance, so please register early.  Additional concessions will be available for purchase, and friends and family are invited to attend our raffle and game area at the Tam Golf Learning Center following play.

Pint Size Division

Ages 4-6

All our Pint Size Pro’s class participants are invited to show off their skills on our fun and interactive Pint Sized Golf Course!  We’ll set up 3 short golf holes and an array of different targets for golfers to take aim at on our Wacky Range.  Attendees can even take a tour of the golf course on the Tam Trolley cart ride!  Parents and guardians are asked to accompany players while they enjoy their hour out on the golf course.

 Code   Time  Fee
 310311-34  4:30-5:30 pm  $20 per player                   

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Junior and Senior Divisions

Ages 7-15

A “Shotgun” Format Outing awaits participants in the Junior (7-11 yrs) and Senior (12-15 yrs) Divisions.  This will be a non-competitive, fun round of golf with contests spread throughout the course.  Sign up as an individual or group!

Check in begins at 5:30 pm.  Golfers will be playing on the course from 6:00-8:00 pm.  Our raffle & carnival games will take place from 8:00-9:00pm.

 Code  Time   Fee
 310311-35  5:30-9:00 pm   $30 per player          

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SPOOKY SCRAMBLE

Ages 7-15

Saturday, October 20

After having to miss last season due to golf course construction, we’re thrilled to be hosting the 2nd installment of our Spooky Scramble this fall!  Special illuminated golf balls and glow in the dark lighting around the greens and tees will create a frighteningly fun experience for participants.  Golfers are invited to come in costume and participate in trick-or-treating for candy and golf prizes throughout the course!  Every group MUST be accompanied by an adult supervisor.

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Check in begins at 5:30 pm.  Shotgun outing begins at 6:00 pm

 Code   Time   Fee
 410115-24  5:30-8:30 pm  $30 per player

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