Lake Oswego Golf Course offers a variety of fun learning opportunities for kids age 6 and over. Our emphasis is on good sportsmanship and total enjoyment of the game of a lifetime! Many games and activities are included with our offerings to keep kids entertained, engaged, and eager to continue.
YOUTH ON COURSE INITIATIVE - Our course is a participant in this wonderful program which provides kids with an opportunity to play golf for just $5 per round. Founded in the name of PGA Tour local star Peter Jacobsen's father, the Erling Jacobsen program includes a summer Tour for young players just getting started. To be eligible kids must pass an etiquette and rules exam to obtain their Youth on Course card. Visit the OGA website for further details. Paricipants must display their card at check in to receive the $5 round.
PGA Junior League (registration now open!)Two options: 13 & under players. 16 & under players.
Team play for kids 7-16. Built on the model of Little League Baseball. FUN scramble format where two team members partner vs. two from another Course's team. Our teams will compete with 4-6 teams from other courses in the area, with all-star teams formed at the end of July for post-season matches, which ultimately send one team from Oregon/Washington to the regional championship and possibly the national championship at Augusta National. Season fee = $200 (includes kickoff event 4/22, numbered jersey, bag tag, balls, weekly instruction and practice on Friday, green fees, and all match expenses)
Register now. Click here for on-line registration.
LAKE OSWEGO JUNIOR GOLF CLUB - Registration is now open for our popular Spring learning and play program for kids age 6-13. Lesson and coaching with Gary Huffmaster including on-course drills each Sunday 4-5:30p followed by supervised group play on Mondays. Parent involvement required to supervise at least 3 Mondays throughout the duration of the program. The program concludes with a fun tournament on the final day. April 15th-June 12th. Registration fee = $200. Register by phone or at the Pro Shop only at 503-534-5430. No class Memorial Day weekend. See flyer. Note: The first day of the program has been changed to SATURDAY, April 15th. There will be no class on 4/16 in observance of Easter Sunday.
NEW FOR KIDS- 2017
Kids' Day featuring Golfzilla, fun games, ice cream, course play, and foot golf, club fitting including 20% off all junior clubs. Sat. April 15th
Junior Night Golf - with Glow balls and lighted flags, holes, and tees. Sat. July 15th
Kids under 6 play times - Sundays and Mondays after 3pm. FREE with paid adult(s)!!Tuesday Junior Club - All summer long each week featuring 25 minutes of single topic instruction, 25 minutes short game practice and games plus 9 holes with your buddies on the Course. Play will be monitored on the Course by staff and volunteers. Register beginning April 3rd for this or other junior training opportunities.
Saturday, July 8th - Family Scramble (1 Adult + 1 Junior teams)
Saturday, July 15th - Junior Night Golf
Friday, August 18th - Junior Championship and Skills Challenge
DRIVE, CHIP & PUTT
Modeled after the NFL's Punt, Pass, and Kick competition this new PGA program provides opportunities for kids to demonstrate 3 vital skills and the potential to advance to regional and national competition. There are several local qualifying events being held throughout the Pacific Northwest this summer. Visit www.drivechipputt.com to find out about local events and scheduled dates.
NEW! DRIVE, CHIP & PUTT PREP CLINIC - Focus on the three areas of the game for which it is named. This 3 session class will provide the necessary preparation to increase your odds for success in the competition. Session concludes with our own competition using the same format. Class is held Saturday, April 22nd, 29th, and May 6th from 9-11am. Call Tom to sign up today at 503-534-5689. Fee $79 per kid. Minimum of 3 juniors required to conduct class.