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!



Ages 4-15

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 organized into 3 age brackets.

  • Pint Size Pro Division: Ages 4-6
  • Junior Division: Ages 7-12
  • Senior Division: Ages 13-15




Pint Size Pro’s

Ages 4-6

Our popular Pint Size Pro's class will develop your youngster's skills while playing an array of fun and interactive golf games.  Parents / Guardians are required to stay and participate in the class with their future pro.    

PSP2       PSP3 

Location:  Tam Golf Learning Center - 7680 N Caldwell Ave.

Time:  3:30p - 4:25p

Fee:  $105 Resident  /  $125 Non-Resident 


MON    March 7-28 110311-02
TUES  (FULL) March 8-29 110311-03
MON  (FULL) April 4-25 210311-01
TUES  (FULL) April 5-26 210311-02
MON  (FULL) May 2-23 210311-03
TUES  (FULL) May 3-24 210311-04
MON  (FULL) June 6-27  310311-01
TUES   (FULL) June 7-28  310311-02
MON   (FULL) July 11-Aug 1  310311-03
TUES  (FULL) July 12-Aug 2  310311-04
MON   (FULL) Aug 8-29  310311-05
TUES  Aug 9-30  310311-06
MON  Sept 12-Oct 3  410115-01
TUES  Sept 6-27  410115-02
MON  Oct 10-31  410115-03
TUES  Oct 4-25  410115-04
MON  Nov 7-28  410115-05
TUES  Nov 1-22  410115-06


Program will be held both indoors and out (weather permitting).  Please be sure to dress participants accordingly.




Junior Division Golf Classes

Ages 7-12

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 - 7680 N Caldwell Ave.

Fee:  $105 Resident  /  $125 Non-Resident 


SAT  (FULL) 10:00a-10:55a March 5-26  110311-04 
MON  (FULL) 4:30p-5:25p  March 7-28  110311-05 
TUES  (FULL) 4:30p-5:25p  March 8-29  110311-06 
WED  (FULL) 4:00p-4:55p March 9-30  110311-07 
SAT  (FULL) 10:00a-10:55a  April 2-23  210311-05 
MON  (FULL) 4:30p-5:25p  April 4-25  210311-06 
TUES  (FULL) 4:30p-5:25p  April 5-26  210311-07 
WED  (FULL) 4:00p-4:55p  April 6-27  210311-08 
SAT  (FULL) 10:00a-10:55a  April 30-May 21  210311-09 
MON  (FULL) 4:30p-5:25p  May 2-23  210311-10 
TUES  (FULL) 4:30p-5:25p  May 3-24  210311-11 
WED   (FULL) 4:00p-4:55p  May 4-25  210311-12 
SAT   (FULL) 10:00a-10:55a   June 4-25  310311-07
MON  (FULL) 4:30p-5:25p   June 6-27  310311-08 
TUES  (FULL) 4:30p-5:25p   June 7-28  310311-09 
WED (FULL) 4:00p-4:55p   June 8-29  310311-10 
SAT (FULL) 10:00a-10:55a   July 9-30  310311-11
MON  (FULL) 4:30p-5:25p   July 11-Aug 1  310311-12
TUES (FULL) 4:30p-5:25p   July 12-Aug 2  310311-13
WED (FULL) 4:00p-4:55p   July 13-Aug 3  310311-14
SAT  (FULL) 10:00a-10:55a   Aug 6-27  310311-15
MON  (FULL) 4:30p-5:25p   Aug 8-29  310311-16
TUES  (FULL) 4:30p-5:25p   Aug 9-30  310311-17
WED  (FULL) 4:00p-4:55p   Aug 10-31  310311-18
SAT   (FULL) 10:00a-10:55a   Sept 10-Oct 1  410115-09
MON 4:30p-5:25p  Sept 12-Oct 3 410115-10
TUES  4:30p-5:25p   Sept 6-27  410115-07
WED  4:00p-4:55p   Sept 7-28  410115-08
SAT 10:00a-10:55a  Oct 8-29 410115-13
MON 4:30p-5:25p  Oct 10-31 410115-14
TUES 4:30p-5:25p  Oct 4-25 410115-11
WED 4:00p-4:55p  Oct 5-26 410115-12
SAT 10:00a-10:55a  Nov 5-26 410115-17
MON 4:30p-5:25p  Nov 7-28 410115-18
TUES 4:30p-5:25p  Nov 1-22 410115-15
WED 4:00p-4:55p  Nov 2-23 410115-16


Program will be held both indoors and out (weather permitting).  Please be sure to dress participants accordingly.




Senior Division Golf Classes

Ages 13-15

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 - 7680 N Caldwell Ave.

Time:  5:00p - 5:55p

Fee:  $105 Resident  /  $125 Non-Resident 


WED  Mar 9-30  110311-08 
WED  Apr 6-27  210311-13
WED  (FULL) May 4-25  210311-14 
WED  (FULL) June 8-29  310311-19
WED  (FULL) July 13-Aug 3  310311-20
WED Aug 10-31  310311-21
WED  Sept 7-28   410115-19
WED  Oct 5-26  410115-20
WED  Nov 2-23  410115-21

Program will be held both indoors and out (weather permitting).  Please be sure to dress participants accordingly.






Ages 11-14

This is an advanced class for students that have previously attended one of our instructional clinics. The program will be held rain or shine at the Tam Golf Learning Center. Over the 4 weeks students will learn how to execute 6 major golf shots including: Putting, Chipping, Pitching, Full Swing, Driving, and Bunker play. The art of scoring, dealing with pressure, proper attitude, and approach to the game of golf will also be included in the curriculum. Participants will get to practice new skills learned as groups play Tam O’Shanter Golf Course. Please note, make up sessions are not available for missed dates.

Space is LIMITED!  Please register early to secure your spot.    

Location:  Tam Golf Learning Center - 7680 N Caldwell Ave.

Fee:  $210 per session


MON (FULL) 6:00p-7:30p  May 9-June 6*  210311-15 
MON  6:00p-7:30p July 11-Aug 1 310311-22
MON  5:30p-7:00p Aug 22-Sept 19* 310311-23

*Does not meet Memorial Day (Mon May 30) or Labor Day (Mon Sept 5)       




Class Refund Policy:  Niles Park District will grant a refund of golf program fees, less a $10 service charge, if the refund request is received prior to the start of the first class. 


Have questions about our golf programs?  Contact our golf instruction office at (847) 583-2736, or email Director of Instruction, Chris Urgo, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..




Spooky Scramble 

Saturday, October 15th

Ages 7-15

Join us for our only night-golf event of the year!  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. 

Location:  Tam O'Shanter Golf Course


Check-In: 5:30p-6:00p
Golf: 6:00p-8:00p

Fee:  $40 per player

Code:  410115-22





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