PGA Northeastern NY

Transition from Practice to Play

(boys and girls ages 7-17)

PGA JL Team – PGAJL: Next-Level Golf for Juniors

The Town of Colonie Golf Course
Thursdays May 5th-July 21st. 530PM-730PM

We originally created KidsPlay Plus to transition students from starting-new training gear and practice drills to real kids golf clubs and on-course playing experience in a fun team environment. Some prior golf instruction is recommended for participation.

After the establishment of KidsPlay Plus, the national program of PGA Jr. has since been developed and taken hold. The concepts of both programs are very similar so this year Kids Play Plus will be a hybrid model referred to as “Kids Play Plus PGA Fall Jr. League”. 

Northeastern New York PGA Kids Play Plus League is a weekly opportunity for junior golfers ages 7-17to learn the game of golf and play on course in a low stress 2 person scramble team format. Most matches and practices will be held at the Town of Colonie Golf Course!

In-depth skills training provided will incorporate a free coach to parent app (Operation36) that will allow the coach and parent to be interactive with the curriculum as well as a bag tag that will be upgraded as the student completes different golf related tasks. While practice is important at any level, learning to apply those skills to the course during play is huge, We teach golf not just the golf swing!

The PGA Jr. League format of team matches played with scramble formats will be incorporated so some weeks may include a head-to-head match against another PGA Jr. League, they may also include a match of “Operation36” of the junior testing their skills.

Our goals is to help juniors succeed at next-level programs like NENY PGA Junior Tour and Drive, Chip & Putt and play rounds of golf with their friends and families!

We hope to register enough juniors in the Kids Play Plus PGAJr. League to have an “in-house” pod of 4 teams with 12 kids per team and will operate on an 12-week program from May 5th to July 21st. Practices and matches will be Thursday evenings from 530-730 PM where the entire group will be attending but 2 teams will be practicing and 2 teams will be playing each time.

A similar fall session may be available based on interest.

If interested in more information, please click below.

 

Discounted U.S. Kids Golf Clubs Available

Students interested in pursuing the game should consider acquiring their own clubs. U.S. Kids Golf designs equipment to make the game easier and more fun for young players. Participants in any PGA NENY junior golf program are eligible to receive 10% off the purchase of U.S. Kids Golf Clubs and a free club fitting!

Contact Christian Torres at ctorres@pgahq.com for details.

2022 Schedule & Fees

The Town of Colonie Golf Course
Thursdays May 5th-July 21st. 530PM-730PM

Deadline for registration is April 15th.

Call 518-438-8645 or register below.

 

 

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