Junior golf

“In order to be good at golf you have to play golf. Our junior instruction classes have one major purpose, to get the new golfer on the course, having fun, and moving around with all the other golfers.”

JUNIOR GOLF PROGRAMS

PGA JUNIOR LEAGUE - 2024

This junior program is available to boys and girls ready for competitive golf, ages 9 to 13, may not be 14 before August 1, 2024. PGA Junior League will emphasize “learning to play” and “playing to improve” for golfers to further develop their athletic movement skills, improve strength and power, increase flexibility and speed. This league will be conducted by the Golf Professional Staff with assistance from the golf service staff.

2024 PGA Junior League at White Hawk Country Club

REGISTRATION LINK - Click Here

JUNIOR HAWK - 2024

Newer golfers (no bad habits!) are invited to start their golfing career with us. These beginner classes will be an introduction to golf with an emphasis on general swing motion, solid ball contact, and learning to play the game safely. We will use “Fundamentals” and “Learn to Play” for the young athlete to develop agility, balance, coordination, and speed. This class will be conducted by the Golf Professional Staff with assistance from the golf service staff. Your career has started, but wait, now it’s time to play! Our facility has many different golf course options, see you on the first tee!

  • A four-day session, with each class lasting 90 minutes, scheduled throughout the season for boys and girls age 9 to 13, sign up is limited. Each session will have similar teaching content, schedule listed below. Fall schedule to be determined.
  • Cost is $125 per session and advanced sign up is required. Class size is limited.

2024 Junior Hawk & Tots Classes

Session #1: Entry deadline, Monday May 6th at noon. CLICK HERE FOR REGISTRATION LINK

May 9:                   Thursday (Full Swing)       5:30 to 7:00 pm

May 16:                 Thursday (Short Game)      5:30 to 7:00 pm

May 23:                 Thursday (Putting)             5:30 to 7:00 pm

May 30:                 Thursday (Play)                   5:30 to 7:00 pm

 

Session #2: Entry deadline, Wednesday June 7th at noon. Registration link will open May 1

June 10:                 Monday (Full Swing)         10:00 to 11:30 am

June 11:                 Tuesday (Short Game)        10:00 to 11:30 am

June 12:                 Wednesday (Putting)          10:00 to 11:30 am

June 13:                 Thursday (Play)                   10:00 to 11:30 am

 

Session #3: Entry deadline, Wednesday July 19th at noon. Registration link will open on June 1

July 22:                  Monday (Full Swing)         10:00 to 11:30 am

July 23:                  Tuesday (Short Game)        10:00 to 11:30 am

July 24:                  Wednesday (Putting)          10:00 to 11:30 am

July 25:                  Thursday (Play)                   10:00 to 11:30 am

TOTS CLASS - 2024

Let’s play golf! Three-day sessions with each class lasting 60 minutes, will be scheduled throughout the season for boys and girls ages 5 to 8. These beginner classes will focus on making a challenging game easier. Tips for parents to help their young golfer, general athletic movement, fun games to help learn golf, course safety, and playing modifications to help get started. This class will be conducted by the Golf Professional Staff with assistance from the golf service staff. Each session will have similar teaching content and the cost is $75 per session with advanced sign up required. Class size is limited. Fall schedule to be determined. Updated 2/21/2024

2024 Junior Hawk & Tots Classes Updated

 

Session #1: May 20-21-22, 5:30 to 6:30 pm - REGISTRATION LINK Click Here Entry Deadline, May 16 at noon

Session #2: June 17-18-19, 5:30 to 6:30 pm - Registration link will open on May 1

Session #3: July 8-9-10, 5:30 to 6:30 pm - Registration link will open on June 1

Junior Golf Rates

18 Holes Junior Weekday…………...………………….……………$30.00

 9 Holes Junior……………...……………….……………………..…..…$20.00

18 Holes Junior Weekend…………...……………………………$35.00

 9 Holes Junior……………...……………….………………..…..…$25.00

  • High School age and younger, walking
  • Junior rates are good anytime weekday and after 1:00 pm on weekends.
  • Cart rate for 9-Holes is $3, for 18-Holes $5. Must have driver’s license, driver’s permit is not acceptable.

 

Other Junior Options

First Tee of Indiana: Learn First Tee Core Values and Healthy Habits, swing fundamentals, and productive practice habits. Program options are listed on the Indiana Golf Association website. Local site in Valparaiso - Click Here

Indiana Golf Association: This nationally renowned golf program fills up fast, don’t wait until spring.

NIJGA: Northwest Indiana Regional junior golf program, also very popular and fills up fast.

Drive, Chip, and Putt: A national competition that test skills of golfers in different age groups 7 to 15. Regional qualifiers will compete in National Championship held at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia.

     

Contact

  • Paul Blockoms | Teaching Pro | Email         Junior Instruction - $35 for 30 minutes
  • Duane Borcherding | PGA Pro | Email        Junior Instruction - $35 for 40 minutes
  • Zach Burford | PGA Associate | Email        Junior Instruction - $40 for 45 minutes

**Instruction typically begins in mid-April when the practice facility opens.