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Youth On Course Program

Some call it the most valuable membership in golf!  The Youth on Course program started in 2006 in Northern California, and is now in all 50 states and parts of Canada.  The mission is to get

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Best Toddler Golf Clubs – What and Why

You’ve got to start somewhere. Our first  junior received a set of plastic toddler golf clubs when he started walking on his first birthday. Given he was one years old they may not have been the

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Best Junior Golf Drivers

Deciding on the best kids golf driver for your junior or teen can be complicated. This article provides some helpful information to make that transition from a kids golf driver to an adult golf driver

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Holiday Gifts for Caddies in Junior Golf

It’s the offseason – not necessarily the most wonderful time of the years for the intrepid junior golfer – but it’s a necessary break and time for consolidation. And if they're wondering what

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What Should I Do In The Junior Golf Offseason?

It’s suddenly cold in the Southeast. And while those who live in the Deep South and Southwest might well be playing regularly throughout much of the winter in relative comfort, the rest of the country

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2020 Holiday Gifts for Junior Golfers

Winter 2020-2021 – there has never been a more anxiety-inducing time. How will Covid play out through the winter? Will the kids remain in in-school instruction? Will we have more lock-downs? Will the

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Golf Stats for Juniors – Strokes Gained

What is the Best Way to Track Golf StatsAt a minimum juniors should be tracking basic or traditional golf stats such as fairways hit, greens in regulation (GIR), number of putts, and number of feet of

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Autism and Junior Golf: Follow-Up Article with ASD Junior Golfer, Anthony B

Anthony B  is a junior golfer with Autism, Dyspraxia, Hypermobility and other related issues. He lives in the UK and was the subject of an article we wrote a couple of years ago:  Autism and

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Best Golf Balls for Juniors

Generally kids and younger juniors have slower swing speeds than adults and as a result they do not get all the benefits from a high compression "Tour" ball as does a low handicapper / high swing speed

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Can My 3-Year Old Start Golf?

What is the best age for kids to start golf lessons? Can my 3 year old start golf? We consulted with two experienced instructors in their fields who work with young athletes.Dr. Daniel Tari coaching through

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Golf Buys that Give Back

Golf is an expensive sport so it’s nice to know, every now and then, when you buy yet another golf shirt or hat or shoes, that on some level you are making a difference and supporting organizations that

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Stylish Golf Shirts: Four Trending Brands

There is no shortage of stylish golf clothes and Golf is generally one of those sports where you are free to express your self and cultivate your own signature style - within the broad guidelines of golf

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Easier Said Than Done: Why Parents Should Give Golf A Go

It's easier said than done! I caddied US Kids golf tournaments for years for my younger son. It was, for the most part, a thankless and frustrating job with just enough sparks of magic to keep me in the

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Helping the Junor Golfer During Covid 19

This article is written exclusively for The Junior Golfer by David MacKenzie, Mental Coach and the founder of Golf State of Mind. Junior players of all ages are having to adapt to some major

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Meditation and Sport: Why Junior Golfers Should Jump On Board

 As  society evolves, and with it sport and culture and the general zeitgeist - we feel life speeding up and at the same time the pressure to keep up, step up, and stand out. The pressure on

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Interview with Dr. Daniel Tari – Junior Golf Physical Training

It's not just skill and talent anymore - a successful junior golfer is much more of an athlete than his or her predecessors were back in the day.  We interviewed a Doctor of Physical Therapy who is

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Top Junior Golf Tournaments You Need To Know About

IntroductionFellow golfers are probably aware of the pressure of competing in golf tournaments whether its a Sunday afternoon club tournament or World Junior Golf Championship. Watching your junior golfer

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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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