PGA Northeastern NY
Easy, Fun Way to Learn

A Unique Introduction to Golf for Kids

(boys and girls ages 2-11)

  • Kids learn—and build confidence—through fun activities, like hitting tennis balls into the mouth of a giant hippo
  • Games help develop basic motor skills related to the golf swing
  • Special training clubs and equipment designed for kids provided
  • Available in monthly packages, 4 sessions per month, all 9:00-10:30am Sundays
  • Visit for updates on Junior Programming schedule changes due to COVID-19
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Monthly packages available June thru September
All classes held at Town of Colonie Golf Course

Advancing to the Next Level

Transition from Practice to Play

(boys and girls ages 7-15)

  • Operation 36 Green to tee instruction with coach to parent interactive app
  • Students provided real golf clubs for use in class
  • Includes skill based coaching sessions on Sundays and 9 hole playing opportunities!
  • Available in monthly packages, 4 sessions per month, all 11:00am-12:30pm Sundays
  • (New for 2020) Two 9 hole Operation 36 testing rounds on 2 select Friday's per month at the Town of Colonie Golf Course
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Monthly packages available June through September
All classes held at Town of Colonie Golf Course

The Little League of Golf

Play on a Team

(boys and girls ages 7-13 and 14-17)

  • Low-stress scramble format for players of all abilities
  • Co-ed teams compete in a family-friendly environment
  • Players receive a team jerseys, Hat, and bag tags
  • Teams play 3-4 home matches and 3-4 away matches
  • Bring your friends and join an existing team!
  • Fall League will consist of 5 Total matches with one kickoff match at the Town of Colonie Golf Course
  • Both 13 U and 17 U Registrations available for Fall League!
Learn More Registration Will Open Next Spring - For 2021 Season

*New Fall Junior League opportunity From September 18th – End of October in 2020*



Compete like a Pro

Individual Tournament Play

(boys and girls 8-18)

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  • Boys play boys, girls play girls in age-based divisions
  • No minimum handicap, but golfers must keep up with pace of play
  • Spring Series, Summer Series (Tour Classics and Majors), Fall Series
  • $75 annual membership fee for Summer Tour Series and points eligibility
  • View Player Points and Standings
  • Download our FREE tour app for real-time scores and standings
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Register for Tour by Mail – Download Form
Tournaments held May thru August 2020

The Road to Augusta National

Nationwide Skills Competition

(boys and girls ages 7-15)

  • Kids of all abilities test their basic golf skills: driving, chipping and putting
  • Competition is completely free!
  • Top scorers earn a spot in the finals at Augusta National the week of the Masters Tournament
  • Registration open now!
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Qualifiers this summer in Colonie, Saratoga Springs

and Lake Placid.

August 22nd we will hold a Sub-Regional Drive, Chip, and Putt at the Town of Colonie Golf Course!


PGA – the gold standard in golf


All junior programs offered by the PGA of Northeastern New York are taught and administered by PGA Professionals. The mission of the Professional Golfers’ Association is to promote enjoyment and involvement in the game of golf and to contribute to its growth by providing services to golf professionals, the golf industry and the community.

Learn more about PGA in the Community, and visit the PGA of Northeastern NY website.

PGA Instruction Programs Near You

KidsPlay Golf is currently available only in the Albany area. But our PGA Professionals offer junior golf instruction throughout the Northeast.

Find a PGA Junior Program