Golf is often considered an adult sport, but it is fast becoming a fun activity for kids too and there are a range of places offering kids golf lessons in Brisbane. Gold offers them the opportunity to get out in the fresh air, enjoy some physical activity and exercise, learn new skills and make new friends. If you think your Brisbane Kid would love to give golf a try, we’re here to help!
There are also many golf lessons and golf clinics available for juniors all around Brisbane. We’ve pulled together a comprehensive selection to help you find an awesome one that’s close to you!
Golf Central at Brisbane Airport offers school term golf clinics for kids aged six to sixteen. They are specially designed to introduce kids to golf skills and to improve their golf skills or develop their technique in a group environment. The clinics are coached by PGA Professionals and are limited to eight students per group. You can find out more about Golf Central here, or visit their website at golfcentralbne.com.au.
Victoria Park Golf
Victoria Park Golf in Herston was voted Best Queensland Junior Program of the Year for 2014 and is an official MYGOLF centre. Their junior golf programme has been developed for kids from four to seventeen years old. Their programmes are fun, interactive and provide all children with the chance to learn golf, develop their skills, make new friends and enjoy various exciting activities and challenges. Their junior tennis lessons are open to boys and girls of all skill levels, and they offer term clinics, school holiday camps and golf tournaments. For more information, see their website at victoriapark.com.au.
At the Big Easy Golf Driving Range in Fitzgibbon, they offer junior development programmes aimed at six to thirteen year olds, including Friday after-school and Saturday morning Junior Clinics hosted by a PGA Golf Professional. This is great for junior golfers to get professional coaching, practice their swing and develop their skill. For more information or to book, visit thebigeasygolf.com.
Brisbane Golf Academy
Peter Clark and Allan Cooper from the Brisbane Golf Academy have put together a leading golf programme for junior golfers of all ages at the Oxley Golf Complex. Their concept is to provide a unique programme where children not only learn to play golf, but also grow in their personal development, improve their coordination and also discover discipline and team spirit. You can find out more at brisbanegolfacademy.com.
Nudgee Golf Club
Nudgee Golf Club in Nudgee offers the Nudgee Futures Junior Golf Program. The programme is growing fast and runs coaching clinics that are held each Saturday afternoon. During the clinics, Nudgee’s teaching professionals will guide kids, step by step, through the etiquette of golf and provide them with equipment if needed. Bookings are essential and further information can be found at nudgeegolf.com.au.
Pacific Golf Club
Located in Carindale, Pacific Golf Club has a junior programme that runs regular weekend clinics and competitions. They have a Par 3 Course which consists of nine Par 3 holes, which is the perfect training ground for young golfers and beginners of all ages. They also offer daily tuition and holiday clinics to help junior golfers to progress through the skill levels. You can find further details at pacificgolf.com.au.
Royal Queensland Golf Club
Royal Queensland at Eagle Farm offers a high-quality Junior Development Programme for five to seventeen year olds, which aims to introduce them to golf, raise their skill levels, and above all, to have fun! The programme includes expert tuition from highly qualified PGA Professionals and has four levels for different ages and abilities. Visit rqgolf.com.au for more information.
St Lucia Golf Links
St Lucia Golf Links is a public golf course that requires no membership fees. It is one of Brisbane’s oldest golf courses and has hosted several Queensland Open and PGA tournaments. St Lucia Golf Links offers golf clinics for juniors that are run by PGA Golf Professionals. See brisbane.qld.gov.au/facilities-recreation/sports-leisure/golf-tennis/st-lucia-golf-links for contact details and more information.
Kids who are keen on golf may wish to consider joining Junior Golf Queensland, which assists in the development and participation of junior golfers in Queensland. It’s open to children from six to eighteen years old and is free to join. Members receive a quarterly newsletter as well as access to information about upcoming local clinics and events, as well as video tips and competitions. You can find out more at juniorgolfqueensland.org.au.
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