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Kohler Golf Academy for Juniors 

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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 Irish courses after 5pm, available June 1 – September 6 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 - $60 walking; $80 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:

  • 5 hours of golf instruction from 4-5pm on Thursdays in June (17, 24), July (1, 8, 15)
  • Sessions located at Blackwolf Run and Whistling Straits (chose your location)
  • Skills Event on Sunday, July 25 at Whistling Straits (Tee Times Begin at 2:45pm)
  • Banquet on Sunday, July 25 at (4:30pm)

$65 per person

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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 24 at Blackwolf Run (Tee Times Begin at 3:45pm)
  • Banquet on Sunday, July 25 at Blackwolf Run (5:30pm)

Session dates and placement recommendations:

  • June 14 – 18 at Blackwolf Run (recommended for juniors ages 6 – 9)
  • June 14 – 18 at Whistling Straits (recommended for juniors ages 6 – 9)
  • June 28 – July 2 at Whistling Straits (recommended for juniors ages 10 – 13)
  • July 5 – 9 at Blackwolf Run (recommended for juniors ages 6 – 9)
  • July 5 – 9 at Whistling Straits (recommended for juniors ages 6 – 9)

$150 per person

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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 (No Class Wednesday Evening)
  • Complimentary Practice Facility Session for Parent and Child on Wednesday Evening of the Session Week at Blackwolf Run
  • 6-hole tournament on Saturday, July 24 at Whistling Straits (Tee Times Begin at 3:45pm)
  • Banquet on Sunday, July 25 at Blackwolf Run (5:30pm)

Session dates and placement recommendations:

  • June 21 – 25 at Blackwolf Run (recommended for juniors ages 10 - 13)
  • June 21 – 25 at Whistling Straits (recommended for juniors ages 10 – 13)
  • July 12 – 16 at Blackwolf Run (recommended for juniors ages 10 – 13)
  • July 12 – 16 at Whistling Straits (recommended for juniors 10 – 13)

$150 per person

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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 13-17 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:

  • 12 hours of golf instruction from 5:30-7:30pm on Wednesdays in June (23, 30), July (7, 14, 21, 28)
  • Sessions located at Blackwolf Run – June (30), July (7, 21)
  • Sessions located at Whistling Straits – June (23), July (14, 28)
  • Special golf days for competition with private golf clubs in the area
  • 18-hole tournament – 18 holes on Sunday, July 18 at Blackwolf Run (Shotgun Start – 1pm)
  • Banquet on Sunday, July 18 at Blackwolf Run (6pm)

$250 per person

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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 and July (see session dates below) at Whistling Straits
  • Hotdog or Brat, chips or pretzels and a beverage

Session dates:

  • June 18, June 25, July 2, July 9, July 16, July 23, July 30

$20 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