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Best Golf Resorts for Families 2019

We believe that traveling with your kids is the ultimate education. One of the best ways to experience a new destination is to truly immerse yourself in it, and if you are a golfing family - play golf

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Kids Golf Lessons Near Me

This article provides resources to help you find the best kids golf lessons near you. It also provides guidance on the right age for kids to start golf lessons, if you should consider individual kids golf

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2019 New Golf Rules Quiz & Rules Summary

The 2019 Golf Rule Changes...So why did the USGA and R&A (golf world golf governing bodies) decide that a change to the rules was needed? Apart from being somewhat outdated, current golf rules are

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The Golf Weather Article and Quiz

Golfing WeatherWhether we golf does not necessarily depend on the weather. In fact, junior golf tournaments are played daily in seering heat, soaking humidity, drenching rain and bone-numbing cold. But

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Golf Handicaps for Kids

In this post we look at what a golf handicap is, how it is calculated and specifically what are golf handicaps for kids. We also provide a downloadable excel golf handicap calculator that we have developed

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Autism and Sports – Interview with a Junior Golfer with Autism plus Insights and Inspiration from his Coach

Autism and SportsYou don't hear too much about athletes on the spectrum, probably because parents do not associate autism and sports, and generally shy away from having their autistic kids participate

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Mental Focus Golf Advice and Quiz

If a player can quiet their mind on the golf course they open up the channels for instinct and muscle memory to kick in. It's easier said than done, but a junior golfer who can learn to merge with the

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Golfing Greats Quotes Quiz and Wisdom

We can look back at these great players with nostalgia and trace how time has created giants from players who were utterly human.We wonder how many of the ridiculously talented players we watch at the

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All About Junior Golf Rankings

There are a fairly small number of authoritative sources for National Junior Golf Rankings in the USA. These rankings are primarily for older juniors such as high school golfers, although some of the ranking

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Do Juniors Need a Golf Resume?

Quick Navigation Why should juniors have a golf resume?At what age or grade do junior golfers need to have a golf resume? Why have a golf resume?What information should be included on a golf resume?Don't

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Do You Want to Play College Golf: Notes from a College Golf Prep Seminar

A lot of young junior golfers have aspirations to play college golf, the reality of course is that it is very competitive world out there and in order to be a true contender the junior must be shooting

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Golf Jokes for Kids

Here are some of the best golf jokes for kids, funny golf quotes and funny golf terms.Comment below to let us know your favorite and we will add it to the list; as well as what makes you and your junior

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Getting Junior Golfers Involved in Charitable Giving

I believe giving back is one of the greatest life lessons we can teach our children: that the world isn't all about them and that, through our actions, people will really discover what kind of person we

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How To Pack Your Golf Bag

In the words of Benjamin Franklin - lets make sure that there is place for everything and everything in its place. Golf is difficult enough as it is without the added frustration of being unorganized.

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How To Choose A Golf Instructor (For Junior Golfers)

The most important goal for parents introducing their kids to junior golf is to instill a love of the game that will last through their adult lives. Research has shown that most kids in a competitive sport

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