Junior Golf Academies

Mastering Basic Fundamentals


The Creekside Junior Academy offers different levels of instruction based on age. Instruction for our junior golfers begins with the basic fundamentals, no matter the skill level. Each student progresses at his/her own pace.

Levels


Lil' Tigers
This class is for juniors age 3-5 along with parent or grandparent. Fundamentals are taught with the use of oversized clubs, tennis balls, and snag targets - participants will have immediate success. Juniors progress to using regular clubs and playing a golf hole.

Linkster Classes
One hour class that exposes youth ages 6-8 to putting, chipping, iron and wood play, and on-course experience. Classes are organized to provide a balance between the serious aspects of golf and the fun associated with golf as a sport.

Target Classes
Two hour class that exposes youth ages 9-11 to putting, chipping, iron and wood play, and on-course experience. Classes are organized to provide a balance between the serious aspects of golf and the fun associated with golf as a sport.

Master Academy
This two hour, three class academy is designed for juniors age 12 and older who are just learning the game. Juniors are encouraged to take all 3 classes to be exposed to all aspects of golf. The first class is dedicated to the full swing, the next class to scoring, and the last class is 'on-course' experience.

Hook A Kid on Golf
Valpo Parks is excited to bring back Hook A Kid on Golf! In addition to learning the basics of the full swing, chipping, and putting, this five day clinic includes segments on rules and etiquette, drug and alcohol awareness, and golf course maintenance. Kids receive a starter set of golf clubs with this program. Hook A Kid on Golf is for ages 8-15.