Junior Golf Academy

Junior Golf Academy

Welcome to the Junior Golf Academy at Nehoiden Golf Club

At Nehoiden we are dedicated to Junior Golf and committed to bringing young players into the game. Our game-based curriculum is designed to encourage young kids to learn and develop skills using games and interactive exercises. We find that this approach allows kids to learn quickly and retain more – and might even inspire them to practice! Most of all though - we value FUN!

The Junior Golf Academy is available throughout the peak season at Nehoiden Golf Club and taught by the experienced Nehoiden Golf Club staff and open to all juniors, boys and girls, between the ages of 8-13.

 

Our programs aim to:

  • cover all aspects of the game including: etiquette, basic rules, putting, chipping, pitching and full swing.
  • incorporate modules using golf to communicate valuable life skills: an understanding of sustainability, nutrition, physics of the swing, and bird/animal identification on the course.

We are proud to be an Official LPGA/USGA Girls Golf site.  As such, we will offer season-long programming specifically geared to the special needs of girls:

  • Keep girls engaged in sports

  • Instill confidence in girls

  • Provide opportunity for connection

  • Encourage retention of girls in golf

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Spring Junior Golf Instruction

This spring, we will offer a 4-session Junior Golf program.  In the course of the 4 sessions, we will cover the fundamentals of the full swing (including videotaped swing analysis) and an overview of putting, chipping, pitching and bunker play.

 

Who: Girls and boys ages 8-13, of all skill levels (beginner, intermediate and advanced all welcome!)

When: After School, Thursdays and/or Mornings, Sunday

2020 Spring Dates

Tuesdays: May 19, June 2, 9, 16

Thursdays: May 14, 21, June 4, 11 

Sundays: May 17, 31, June 7, 14

Note: No equipment necessary. We will provide equipment for anyone who needs it.  If you then decide to buy your child equipment, we carry Official US Kids golf clubs (manufactured specifically for kids – designed to fit height and swing speed), gloves, towels, and balls.​

Registration for Spring 2020 will open soon. Please subscribe through our Inquiry Form to receive email updates from Nehoiden Golf Club regarding 2020 Registrations. 

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PGA Junior League

PGA Junior League - Spring Registration to Open Early February!

Nehoiden Golf Club is proud to participate in the PGA Jr. League

PGA Junior League is a game-changing opportunity for boys and girls to learn and play golf. The program brings family and friends together around fun, team golf experiences with expert coaching from Nehoiden staff.

PGA Junior League is open to boys and girls under the age of 13 (as of 1/1/2020) with some golf experience.  If your child is brand new to golf, we encourage you to join one of our instructional programs listed in this Junior Golf Academy section.

Participants will compete on teams in a scramble format that encourages mentorship and builds confidence.The recreational nature of the regular season provides opportunities for skill and character development - on and off course - in addition to plenty of opportunities for fun, friends and family engagement with golf. Think Little League for junior golfers!

Each PGA Junior League golfer will receive:
  • High-quality team jerseys available in boys and girls sizes. 
  • Hat (new design), bag tag (new design), silicone bracelet (new), stickers and drawstring bag (new color)
  • 6 team practices (tentative schedule: Wednesdays after school, May 13th - June 17th)
  • 5 matches/tournaments: (tentative schedule: Sunday afternoons at Nehoiden Golf Club, starting on May 17th)

Cost: $375

PGA Junior League Player Testimonials (March 2019) from PGA of America on Vimeo.

To learn more visit the PGA Junior League website at pgajrleague.com

 

Please subscribe through our Inquiry Form to receive email updates from Nehoiden Golf Club regarding 2020 Registrations. 

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Summer Junior Golf Instruction

Once again, we will be offering our popular Summer Junior Golf Program. Our game-based curriculum covers the fundamentals of the full swing and an overview of putting, chipping, pitching and bunker play. The goal is for Juniors to develop a full swing, and learn the full array of short game skills. Participants will get on-course, playing real golf holes throughout the week. With our focus on Girls Golf we will structure “girls only” modules to address the specific needs and interests of junior girls golfers throughout the week.

 

Who: Girls and boys ages 8-13, of all skill levels (beginner, intermediate and advanced all welcome!)

When: 5-day, Monday – Friday program, 9am - noon.  

2020 Summer Dates

June 22-26

July 6-10

July 13-17

July 20-24

July 27–July 31

August 3-7

August 10-14

August 17-21

Note: No equipment necessary. We will provide equipment for anyone who needs it.  If you then decide to buy your child equipment, we carry Official US Kids golf clubs (manufactured specifically for kids – designed to fit height and swing speed), gloves, towels, and balls.​

 

Registration for Summer 2020 will open soon. Please subscribe through our Inquiry Form to receive email updates from Nehoiden Golf Club regarding 2020 Registrations. 

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Girls Golf Extravaganza

Nehoiden will once again host GIRLS GOLF EXTRAVAGANZA in 2020. In 2019, Nehoiden was selected by the LPGA as an inaugural site for Girls Golf Extravaganza, one of only 15 sites selected for this new LPGA program!  

Join us for this fun weekend designed specifically for girls 8-13 of all skill levels. Each morning we will focus on game-based learning where girls will learn the FUNdamentals of golf.  Each afternoon, we are on-course, playing golf.  

The weekend will include:
  • Full swing instruction, including videotaped swing analysis
  • Short game fundamentals:
    •   putting
    •   chipping
    •   pitching
    •   bunker play
  • Basic understanding of rules & etiquette
  • 2 hours on-course each day with an LPGA professional
  • Opportunity to meet other girls who play golf
  • Games, FUN and prizes throughout
  • Opportunity for girls to develop the skills and confidence to get in the game
     
Organized around the LPGA’s Five E’s of golf, girls will leave with new golf skills, new life skills and new friends. 
 

 

Dates for the 2020 Girls Golf Extravaganza coming soon. Please subscribe through our Inquiry Form to receive email updates from Nehoiden Golf Club regarding 2020 Registrations. 

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Semi-Private / Private Lessons for Juniors

One-on-one lessons offer the fastest way to help your child improve his/her game.  A completely personalized approach allows us to set up instruction tailored completely to your childs abilities and learning style. Learn more about our experienced instructors here.

Lesson TypeDirector
of Golf*
Assistant Golf Instructor*Golf
Assistant*
1 hour$150$100$80
1/2 hour$85$60$50
2:1 (1 hour)$190$120$100
3:1 (1 hour)$220$150$120
Package of 5 1-hours (private)$650N/AN/A

 

 

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FAQs

What is the cancellation policy?

Cancellations more than 2 weeks in advance of a session will result in 50% refund.  All cancellations within two weeks of the session start date will result in no refund unless the Junior Golf spot is filled, and then a 50% refund will be processed. If Nehoiden Junior Golf Academy cancels then a full refund will be issued. Junior Golf is held rain or shine.

 

When and where do I drop off/pick up my child?

Drop off and pick up take place in the parking lot on Washington Street just across from the Wellesley College Club.  The closest GPS address is 3 Service Drive. All Junior Golf Programs begin on time so please be prompt.

Summer Only: Drop off is between 8:30 and 9am; pickup promptly at noon. If you drop your child off before 8:30am, he/she will be unsupervised until 8:30am.

 

My child does not own golf clubs.  What should I do?

We will provide clubs for any child who needs them.  Should you decide to purchase clubs for your child, we are an Official US Kids site and can source clubs for your child, specifically fit to his/her height and swing speed.

 

What should my child wear/bring?

Tie shoes!  No sandals, flip flops or loafers.  A collared “golf style” shirt. Shorts, skort or pants; no denim.  A cap. Suncreen!!!

We will provide water and snacks each day.  Please alert us to any allergies.

 

My child does not have a glove, balls, tees or other equipment.

Nehoiden Golf Club carries kid’s items:  gloves, balls, tees, towels, and should you want to buy clubs, we are an Official US Kids site and can source clubs for your child, specifically fit to his/her height and swing speed.

 

What do we do if it rains?

Junior Golf takes place rain or shine.  In the event that we need to cancel a day or days for some reason, we will inform parents by email.

 

How is Girls Golf organized?

We are proud to be an Official LPGA/USGA Girls Golf site.  As such, in the course of each weekly session, we will have activities specifically for girls.

We aim to:

  • Keep girls engaged in sports

  • Instill confidence in girls

  • Provide opportunity for connection

  • Encourage retention of girls in golf

 

How do I make contact with Nehoiden in case of an emergency?

Call or text Leslie Andrews:  (781) 283 3129 or Leslie.Andrews@wellesley.edu or come over to the golf course and ask any Nehoiden staff member to help you find us or your child.

 

Contact: If you have any questions you can email us at | nehoidengolfacademy@gmail.com