2019 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 or The Irish courses after 5pm, available June 10 – August 30 when accompanied by a paying adult.

Booking Policy

  • 5pm or later – Adult Rate – $35 walking; $55 with golf car; Junior Rate – complimentary
  • 3 to 4:50pm – Adult Rate – $100 waking; $135 with golf car; Junior Rate – $35 walking
  • Tee Times must be booked through Central Reservations and can be reserved a maximum 3 days in advance.

Starter Level (Parent & Child)

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

The program includes:

  • 6 hours of golf instruction from 4:00-5:00pm on Thursdays in June (20, 27), July (11, 18, 25)
  • Sessions located at Whistling Straits – June 27, July 11
  • Sessions located at Blackwolf Run – June 20, July (18, 25)
  • Skills Event on Sunday, July 21 at Whistling Straits
  • Banquet on Sunday, July 21 at Whistling Straits

$55 per golfer
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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 or Whistling Straits. This level of golf instruction is recommended for juniors at a beginner skill level with limited golf experience.

The program includes:

  • 7.5 hours of golf instruction from 5:30–7pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
  • 3-hole tournament on Saturday, July 20 at Blackwolf Run
  • Banquet on Sunday, July 21 at Whistling Straits

Session dates and placement recommendations:

  • June 10–14 at Blackwolf Run (recommended for juniors ages 6–9)
  • June 24–28 at Whistling Straits (recommended for juniors ages 10–13)
  • July 8–12 at Whistling Straits (recommended for juniors ages 6–9)

$125 per golfer
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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 or Whistling Straits. This level of golf instruction is recommended for juniors with an intermediate skill level.

The program includes:

  • 8 hours of golf instruction from 5:30–7:30pm on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
  • Complimentary Practice Facility Session for Parent and Child on Wednesday Evening of the Session Week
  • 6-hole tournament on Saturday, July 20 at Whistling Straits
  • Banquet on Sunday, July 21 at Whistling Straits

Session dates and placement recommendations:

  • June 17–21 at Blackwolf Run (recommended for juniors ages 10–13)
  • July 15–19 at Blackwolf Run (recommended for juniors ages 10–13)

$130 per golfer
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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 an eight-week session in June, July and August taught by PGA golf professionals at Blackwolf Run or 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:

  • 16 hours of golf instruction from 5:30–7:30pm on Wednesdays in June (5, 12, 19, 26), July (10, 17, 24, 31)
  • Sessions located at Blackwolf Run – June (26), July (10, 24)
  • Sessions located at Whistling Straits – June (5, 12, 19), July (17, 31)
  • Special golf days for competition with private golf clubs in the area
  • 18-hole tournament – 18 holes on Sunday, July 21 at Whistling Straits
  • Banquet on Sunday, July 21 at Whistling Straits

$225 per golfer
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Open Practice Sessions

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 from 10:30am-Noon on most Fridays in June, July, and August (see session dates below) at Whistling Straits  
  • Hotdog or sandwich, chips or pretzels and a beverage

Session dates:

  • June 14, June 21, June 28, July 5, July 12, July 19, July 28, August 4

$18 per session
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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