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Junior golf programs are available year round!  Our diverse catalogue of classes allows children as young as 3 to learn the fundamentals and continue to improve their skills as they progress through new programs.  Please look over all the Camps, Leagues, and Advanced Junior Classes we are proud to offer this season.  Feel free to contact us with any questions you may have so we can help find the perfect program for your junior player.   

When inclement weather threatens, please call the Golf Course Pro-Shop at (847) 965-2344 for the status of any Junior Golf program.  Pint Size Pros, Camps & Clinics will always run as scheduled at the Tam Golf Learning Center.


Junior Golf Program is Sponsored by- Buffalo Wild Wings 


Pint Sized Pro's
Ages 3-5
Our popular tot golf program is back for the 2017 season! Our golf professional and junior golf staff will work with your youngster to develop a golf swing while playing some creative games. Participants do not need to have their own clubs. Classes limited to 6 golfers in Spring, 12 golfers in Summer.
Location:  Tam Golf Learning Center

 Code  Session  Day  Date  Time  R/NR
 210311-04  Spring Session 3  Mon  May 1-22  4:00-4:45 pm  $65/$80
 310311-01  Sum Session 1  Mon  Jun 5-26  4:00-4:45 pm  $65/$80
 310311-02  Sum Session 2  Mon  Jul 10-31  4:00-4:45 pm  $65/$80
 310311-03  Sum Session 3  Mon  Aug 7-28  4:00-4:45 pm  $65/$80



Summer Golf Camps
These camps are built around introducing new players to the wonderful game of golf. The program is great to take before joining one of our junior golf leagues. Students will learn the basics of putting, short game, and full swing and how to apply those skills on the golf course. The fundamentals are taught in a fun and safe environment. We use multiple targets on our range and creative games to make this a super-fun class for beginners. Class limited to 12 participants.  *No class Tuesday, July 4.
Location:  Tam Golf Learning Center


Junior Sessions:  Ages 6-9

 Code  Session  Day  Date  Time  R/NR
 310311-04  Session 1  Mon-Thurs  Jun 5-8  1:00-2:00 pm  $80/$100
 310311-05  Session 2  Mon-Thurs  Jun 12-15  1:00-2:00 pm  $80/$100
 310311-06  Session 4  Mon-Thurs  Jun 26-29  1:00-2:00 pm  $80/$100
 310311-07  Session 5   Mon-Fri*  Jul 3-7  1:00-2:00 pm  $80/$100
 310311-08  Session 7  Mon-Thurs  Jul 17-20  1:00-2:00 pm  $80/$100
 310311-09  Session 8  Mon-Thurs  Jul 24-27  1:00-2:00 pm  $80/$100
 310311-10  Session 10  Mon-Thurs  Aug 7-10  1:00-2:00 pm  $80/$100


Senior Sessions:  Ages 10-13

 Code  Session  Day  Date  Time  R/NR
 310311-11  Session 3  Mon-Thurs  Jun 19-22  1:00-2:00 pm  $80/$100
 310311-12  Session 6  Mon-Thurs  Jul 10-13  1:00-2:00 pm  $80/$100
 310311-13  Session 9  Mon-Thurs  Jul 31-Aug 3  1:00-2:00 pm  $80/$100



Monday Evening Golf Clinics
If our daytime camps don't fit your schedule, check out our once a week evening clinics! These classes focus on developing a solid foundation of the game of golf for beginning and intermediate players to build from. Chris Urgo, our U.S.G.T.F. certified instructor, will lead the sessions and creatively introduce fundamentals and new skills to participants.
Location:  Tam Golf Learning Center

Spring Session (Max class size is 8 golfers)

 Code  Age  Day  Date  Time  R/NR
 210311-07  6-9  Mon  May 1-22  5:00-6:00 pm  $80/$100
 210311-08  10-13  Mon  May 1-22  6:15-7:15 pm  $80/$100


Summer Session (Max class size is 12 golfers)

 Code  Age  Day  Date  Time  R/NR
 310311-14  6-9  Mon  Jun 5-26  5:00-6:00 pm  $80/$100
 310311-15  10-13  Mon  Jun 5-26  6:15-7:15 pm  $80/$100
 310311-16  6-9  Mon  Jul 10-31  5:00-6:00 pm  $80/$100
 310311-17  10-13  Mon  Jul 10-31  6:15-7:15 pm  $80/$100
 310311-18  6-9  Mon  Aug 7-28  5:00-6:00 pm  $80/$100
 310311-19  10-13  Mon  Aug 7-28  6:15-7:15 pm  $80/$100

 


Saturday Morning Junior Golf Camps
Ages 8-12
Our Saturday Morning Golf Camp is for beginning and intermediate players seeking to develop and build on fundamentals in all areas of the game. The indoor and outdoor areas of our Learning Center will all be used, and participants will rotate through instruction and challenging games in putting, chipping, pitching, and full swing. Our Golf Professional, Chris Urgo, will lead the camp and provide individualized one-on-one instruction to participants. Maximum class size is 8 golfers in Spring, 12 golfers in Summer.
Location:  Tam Golf Learning Center

 Code  Session  Day  Date  Time  Fee
 210311-10  Spring Session 3  Sat  Apr 29-May 20  10:00-11:00 am  $80/$100
 310311-20  Sum Session 1  Sat  Jun 3-24  10:00-11:00 am  $80/$100
 310311-21  Sum Session 2  Sat  Jul 8-29  10:00-11:00 am  $80/$100
 310311-22  Sum Session 3  Sat  Aug 5-26  10:00-11:00 am  $80/$100



Parent & Child Class- NEW!
Juniors 17 & Under, Adult
 
Parents & Guardians!  Do you want to learn how to teach your future golfing partner the fundamentals the correct way?  Join us for our NEW Parent/Child Golf Clinic.  In this class, our Golf Pro will provide fun and engaging instruction for beginning adult and junior players.  There's no better way to enjoy the game and celebrate great shots on the course than together as a family.  Class limited to 5 couples.  Registration fee covers one Adult and one Junior player 17 & under.  An additional Junior player can be added for $20.
Location:  Tam Golf Learning Center

 Code  Session  Day  Date  Time  R/NR
 310311-57  Summer Sess 1  Thurs  Jun 8-29  5:30-6:30 pm  $105/$125
 310311-58  Summer Sess 2  Thurs  Jul 6-27  5:30-6:30 pm  $105/$125
 310311-59  Summer Sess 3  Thurs  Aug 3-24  5:30-6:30 pm  $105/$125

 


Junior Summer Golf League
Ages 7-12
Beginning players in our Camps and Clinics can take what they learn out on the course by joining one of our Junior Golf Leagues. Golfers will play from special tees and every group will be accompanied by a supervisor. Etiquette, course management, and different shot types all will be discussed. This program is built around providing a non-intimidating environment for juniors to learn all the information they need before venturing out on a course alone. Please note that our Leagues do not focus on swing instruction. For classes that teach fundamentals check out our Summer Camps and Clinics or Private Junior Lessons. (We apologize, but for insurance purposes, parents and guardians can not be let on the course with the players) Maximum class size is 16 golfers.  *No Class Tuesday, July 4.
Location:  Tam O'Shanter Golf Course
Time:  Meet at 10:30 am, Rounds should be completed around 12:15 pm.

 Code  Session  Day  Date  R/NR
 310311-23  Session 1  Mon  Jun 12-Jul 3  $85/$105
 310311-24  Session 1  Tues  Jun 13-Jul 11*  $85/$105
 310311-25  Session 1  Wed  Jun 14-Jul 5  $85/$105
 310311-26  Session 1  Thurs  Jun 15-Jul 6  $85/$105
 310311-27  Session 1  Fri  Jun 16-Jul 7  $85/$105
         
 310311-28  Session 2  Mon  Jul 17-Aug 7  $85/$105
 310311-29  Session 2    Tues   Jul 18-Aug 8  $85/$105
 310311-30  Session 2  Wed  Jul 19-Aug 9  $85/$105
 310311-31  Session 2  Thurs  Jul 20-Aug 10  $85/$105
 310311-32  Session 2  Fri  Jul 21-Aug 11  $85/$105

*Our Junior Golf Leagues are held on weekends in the Fall. Keep an eye out for session dates beginning in September!



Advanced Junior League
Ages 9-13
This program is for players who have developed a sound golf swing and have experience playing out on the course on their own. Groups will be determined based on age and player ability. This is a great program for golfers with aspirations of playing competitively who are looking for a non-intimidating environment to gain confidence and experience. Summer season rainouts will be made up by extending the season, or playing on Monday's if necessary, to complete all 8 weeks before the school year begins in August.
Location:  Tam O'Shanter Golf Course
Time:  Meet at 2:30pm on June 14.  A tee time schedule for the following weeks will be created after regsitration is finalized.  Start times may range from 2:30 pm to 3:20 pm.

 Code  Session  Day  Date  R/NR
 310311-33  Session 1  Wed  Jun 14-Aug 2  $117/$145 (8 wks)

Advanced League participants who are looking to improve their swing and ball striking throughout the summer would also benefit from our affordable Private Junior Lessons. Consider scheduling lessons on league dates to get the most out of instruction.

* We continuously form new classes and add additional sessions throughout the season. Check our website or give us a call for updates on all the summer events and classes at Tam O'Shanter.

* For more information on any of our Junior Golf Programs, contact our Instruction Office at (847) 583-2736, or email us at golflessons@niles-parks.org.

* Junior Golfers- No Clubs? No Problem.  Niles Park District has plenty of Junior clubs available thanks to the Sticks for Kids Foundation.

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