7 Great Golf Camps for Kids
This summer is a great chance for your little one to take his or her game on the links to the next level. Just don’t get jealous when they’re routinely outdriving you.
PGA Junior Golf CampsVarious dates 1 of 8
The PGA offers full-day and overnight camps that include hands-on instruction, training drills, exercises, skill development and nine holes of golf each day. In addition, the camp places participants in groups based on their level of experience, which means this camp is sure to benefit your son or daughter no matter their current skill level.
The camp takes place in 75 different locations across the U.S. Click the link below to find one near you.
Tee Fore ToddlersJune 6-27, in Haslett, Mich. 2 of 8
This four-week program is designed to introduce the game of golf to kids between the ages of 3 and 4. With a student-to-teacher ratio of 4-to-1, your toddler will get plenty of help on his or her way to breaking par.
"Little Hitters" Junior Golf SchoolJune 21-30, in Bloomingdale, Ill. 3 of 8
Little Hitters is a two-week school that runs the gamut of the basic fundamentals kids can learn while playing golf: rules of the game, etiquette, short game, swing and more. Just make sure your little one is dressed to play (knickerbockers optional).
Summer Junior Golf CampJuly 5-8, in Lake Oswego, Ore. 4 of 8
This four-day camp groups young golfers by age and includes all the basics your kids will need when they hit the links. They'll come back with not only a better swing, but a better appreciation of the game, as well.
Skyhawks Beginning GolfJuly 5-8, in West Linn, Ore. 5 of 8
A back-to-basics four-day skills camp for youngsters, this camp is perfect for kids who watch the Masters with wide eyes but are picking up clubs for the first time. The camp will go over form, swinging, putting and body positioning—all of which will improve their game tenfold.
SNAG G-BallMondays from July 18-Aug. 15, in Roseville, Minn. 6 of 8
SNAG—which stands for Starting New at Golf—is a system developed by PGA professionals that simplifies instructions, making it easier for youngsters to make the transition from the driving range to the golf course.
University of Minnesota Golf CampAug. 15-19, in St. Paul, Minn. 7 of 8
Whether your kid is just starting out or they're looking to take their game to the next level, this golf camp at the University of Minnesota is perfect for a child of any skill level.
Young campers will learn putting, chipping and full swing techniques. Older, more experienced campers will learn pitching and additional skills with the chance to apply their lessons on the course.