Kohler Golf Academy for Juniors

Kohler Golf Academy, with guidance from the PGA Sports Academy, uses a fun, systematic approach to encourage long-term player development. Offering four levels of instruction (Starter, Sport, Player, and Champion), the program focuses on five core elements to help youth learn, develop and practice skills to become better golfers and enjoy the sport of golf.

  • Fitness and Nutrition
  • Golf Skill Development
  • Sportsmanship, Etiquette and Rules
  • Golf and “Near Golf” Experiences
  • Golf and Physical Assessments

All participants will be exposed to the fundamentals of golf including short game, long game, putting, rules and etiquette. To provide a safe and intimate teaching environment, each session will be limited to thirty students with a 5:1 student/teacher ratio. The objective of the program is for each child to learn to play golf and have fun in the process.

Playing Privileges for all Kohler Golf Academy Junior Participants

All junior participants will receive complimentary golf on The Meadow Valleys and The Irish courses after 5pm, available June 1 – August 31. Starter, Sport and Player level participants must be accompanied by a paying adult. Champion level participants may golf without an adult.

Starter Level (Parent & Child)

The Starter Level of the Kohler Golf Academy for Juniors Program is a six-week session in June and July taught by PGA golf professionals at Blackwolf Run and Whistling Straits. This level of golf instruction is recommended for juniors ages 4-6 just starting the game of golf. Parents participate with the child during each session.

The program includes:

  • 6 hours of golf instruction
  • Sessions located at Blackwolf Run and Whistling Straits
  • Skills Event
  • Banquet

 

Sport Level

The Sport Level of the Kohler Golf Academy for Juniors Program is a one-week session in June or July taught by PGA golf professionals at Blackwolf Run and Whistling Straits. This level of golf instruction is recommended for juniors at a beginner skill level with limited golf experience.

The program includes:

  • 8 hours of golf instruction
  • Complimentary practice facility session for parent and child on Wednesday evening of the session week
  • 3-hole tournament
  • Banquet

 

Player Level

The Player Level of the Kohler Golf Academy for Juniors Program is a one-week session in June or July taught by PGA golf professionals at Blackwolf Run. This level of golf instruction is recommended for juniors with an intermediate skill level.

The program includes:

  • 8 hours of golf instruction
  • Complimentary practice facility session for parent and child on Wednesday evening of the session week
  • 6-hole tournament
  • Banquet

 

PGA Junior League Golf (PGA JLG) is designed to better socialize the game for boys and girls, ages 13 and under. PGA JLG features team vs. team competitions in structured leagues that provide a popular, less stressful scramble format as opposed to stroke-play competition. This is a great way to get kids involved in the game!

Champion Level

The Champion Level of the Kohler Golf Academy for Juniors Program is a nine-week session in June, July and August taught by PGA golf professionals at Blackwolf Run and Whistling Straits. This level of golf instruction is recommended for juniors ages 14-17 with an advanced skill level. This level is designed for juniors looking to play high school golf and includes competitive matches with private golf clubs in the area.

The program includes:

  • 18 hours of golf instruction
  • Sessions located at Blackwolf Run and Whistling Straits
  • Special golf days for competition with private golf clubs in the area
  • 18-hole tournament
  • Banquet

 

Open Practice Sessions

2018 Individual session and all nine session pricing will be announced in 2018.
All Kohler Golf Academy for Junior participants are invited to open practice sessions which will be supervised by Kohler Golf Academy instructors at an 8:1 student/teacher ratio.

The open practice sessions include:

  • 1.5 hours of open practice
  • Hotdog or sandwich, chips or pretzels and a beverage

For additional information on the Kohler Golf Academy for Juniors, contact Todd Wagner, Manager and Senior Instructor, Kohler Golf Academy at 920-565-6075 or via email at KohlerGolfAcademy@kohler.com