The Official Home of Junior Golf in Alabama and NW Florida
Junior Golf Alabama (JGA) serves as a collaboration focused on junior golf for parents, youth, coaches, golf administrators, and PGA Professionals by streamlining the junior golf roadmap by creating new educational, instructional, and playing opportunities while bridging existing programs to further the development of junior golf in Alabama and NW Florida.
Junior Golf Alabama provides aspiring youth golfers an introduction to golf through Gym to Course and First on Course programming.The Gym to Course program teaches the game of golf from certified PGA golf professionals during school hours in conjunction with the school’s physical education program. Gym to Course is specifically designed to be the very first exposure to golf for participating youth. Curriculum is focused on athletic movements that are key ingredients to the foundation of the golf swing. During each session, students ages 6 and older are exposed to a 1-week golf unit in their standardized physical education class.
The First on Course program offers the opportunity to learn the game of golf from certified PGA golf professionals at an affordable rate. First on Course curriculum develops athletes first and golfers second with a main focus on long term athletic development. The curriculum is made up of many skill-based activities that gives youth a fun and engaging learning environment. Each session, typically in spring/summer/fall for juniors ages 6 and older, have the ability to register for a 6-week program at the designated instruction site outside school.