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Be the Golfer You Want to Be. Programs for all ages and skill levels.
Our progressive golf programs are uniquely structured to help students master all facets of the game resulting in a better experience and performance on the course. All programs are conducted by our PGA professional staff.
Pre-Juniors | Age 5-7
Almost all great golfers started playing at an early age. There is no better time that now to get our youngster swinging the club. Your child will have fun learning the basics of the game including putting,, chipping, pitching and full swing using “Starting New at Golf” SNAG equipment. There are two Pre-Junior programs: Pre-Junior Short Game helps your aspiring golfer learn to putt and chip in a safe environment. Pre-junior Full Swing teaches fundamental like balance and grip while making it fun to learn.
Rules and Etiquette
Perfect for those who may feel intimidated about golf. Practical advice is provided on what to do prior to playing and simple rules of the game are discussed so all golfers can learn to play properly and comfortably. Participants will receive new 2017 rules book.
Golfers will work on alignment, the putting stroke, distance and reading the greens.
Assists golfers with shots around the green. Golfers will learn techniques on how to chip and pitch, and when to use both.
Full Swing Fundamentals
Everything a golfer should know to prepare to make a golf swing. Golfers will learn proper set-up, grip posture, and the path the club swings. Once the students understand the fundamentals, they are ready to learn the rest of the swing. This 5-week program covers all necessary adjustments to your swing. The final day of the program will be playing a couple of holes at Sunset Valley Golf Course to reinforce what you have learned through this program.
If time is an issue, we offer a 3-week Fast Track - Learn the Swing program. We cover areas to improve your ability to swing the club.
If you feel comfortable with your swing but your scores are not what you want them to be… this is for you! . Golfers will learn to play strategically through the round. Learning to play a hole properly helps lower your scores.
Please check the Park District of Highland Park seasonal brochures for specific golf program dates, times, and registration information.
Highland Park Golf Academy Summer Camp | Ages 8-15 |June 19 – August 4
Get into the game with the finest in PGA golf instruction! If you are new to golf or have experience on the greens, the Academy give you the tools you need to improve and have fun playing this great lifetime sport, Field trips and golf at local courses round out the fun! This intimate camp is structured for golfers, eager to learn all aspects of the game. Instruction covers fundamentals of short game, full swing rules, and golf etiquette. Golfers also play 9 holes at least once a week to test their improvement on the course. Academy meets at the Highland Park Golf Learning Center, 2205 Skokie Valley Highway. Choose from our 7-week, 4-week or 3-week golf camp options. To learn more about dates, times, fees and to register, click here and go to pages 40-41.