Youth Programs offered by Lincoln City Golf Academy

Golf is a wonderful activity your young athlete can play their entire lives providing benefits ranging from fitness, time outdoors, networking and more.

With roughly  70 structured programs and trained PGA Professional coaches all over the city, The Lincoln City Golf Academy is the home for junior golf. Your young athlete can find programs, instructions and play to fit any level, any age and any goal.

Find the program that is perfect for your young athlete below.

Active Start is for young athletes 6 years and younger learning the game for the first time or participating in structured programs for the first time. Youth are kept active with golf, near-golf and golf fundamental movements building a strong golf foundation. Camps and learning are about fun and falling in love with the game.

Learn

  • Itty Bitty Golf Camps
  • YMCA PGA Sports Academy
  • Group & Private Instruction
  • YMCA Parent/Child Golf Clinics
  • Spring & Fall Ager Clinics

Play

  • Ager Intro to League

Check out the schedule of classes and leagues!

FUNdamental is for 6-9 year olds new to the game or with golf experience with friends, family or through golf programs. Instruction becomes more structured but still focused on fun while learning fundamental keys that will build a strong golf swing and game.

Learn

  • Birdie Golf Camps
  • YMCA Golf Clinics
  • YMCA PGA Sports Academy
  • TEAM GOLF
  • Group & Private Instruction
  • YMCA Parent/Child Golf Clinics
  • Spring & Fall Ager Clinics

Play

  • Intro to League
  • Ager Scramble League and Golf Leagues
  • YMCA Golf Leagues
  • Adult/Child League & Tournaments

Check out the schedule of classes and leagues!

Known as the “Golden Age” for learning, athletes 9-12 start developing sport preferences and may want to focus on golf along with a few other sports. Instruction
involves refining technical skills and applying those skills toward scoring on the golf course.

Learn

  • Birdie Golf Camps
  • Eagle Golf Camps
  • City & YMCA Week-Long Camps
  • YMCA Clinics
  • TEAM GOLF
  • YMCA Parent/Child Golf Clinics
  • Group & Private Instruction
  • Spring & Fall Ager Clinics
  • YMCA PGA Sports Academy

Play

  • Ager Golf Leagues
  • Adult/Child League & Tournaments
  • YMCA Golf Leagues

Check out the schedule of classes and leagues!

Golfers 12-16 in this stage are learning to get better for more fun or to compete. Instruction dives deeper into the details of the swing and covers more areas of the game making your young athlete a better overall golfer.

Learn

  • Eagle Golf Camps
  • Teen Camps
  • City & YMCA Week-Long Camps
  • Private Instruction

Play

  • Ager Golf Leagues
  • Teen Leagues
  • Adult/Youth Leagues & Tournaments
  • Golf Association Jr Events

Check out the schedule of classes and leagues!

Golfers 15 years and older who have chosen golf as a sport for competition and in which they wish to excel. Instruction the most detailed combining physical, mental and emotional aspects of the game to help young athletes set themselves apart.

Learn

  • Teen Camps
  • Private and Playing Lessons
  • Club Fitting

Play

  • Teen League
  • Golf Association Jr Events
  • Adult Championships

Check out the schedule of classes and leagues!

Sign up for Lincoln City Golf Academy Programs
Sign up for YMCA Lincoln City Golf Academy Programs
Meet the coaches!

Ager Golf Course is the “Home to Junior Golf” in the city and we have numerous learning opportunities for young golfers of all skill levels.  The Ager course is a perfect safe place for your kids to start to learn a lifetime sport like golf.  All equipment is provided for those who need it during the golf camps and lessons.  Our goal from day one is to make golf fun and get the juniors out enjoying the course as quick as possible.  We have a lot of fun golf drills and equipment to get them improving fast and hitting nice golf shots.  All of our programs are priced affordably and have PGA Professional instruction.   Camps run year-round so visit our link above to see our full schedule of golf programming. Our golf camps do sell out as we limit the number of students so sign up early.

The Highlands Junior Camp and Weekly Academy are great ways to get your junior involved in golf in 2018. Call (402) 441-6081 for more details or to get signed up.

YMCA Week-Long Junior Camp – Hosted the week of July 13th in 2020. Visit YMCA Registration button to learn more.

Holmes Golf Course hosts many junior golf programs including Teen Camp, YMCA Parent/Child Camp, YMCA PGA Sports Academy, YMCA Week-Long Camp (JUNE) and more. Visit the Lincoln City Golf Academy and YMCA Golf Program registration tabs above to learn more.

The Mahoney Junior Camps are available to any junior age 7-14 with an interest in golf.

Dates:

  • Camp#1  July 6th-9th, 2020
  • Camp #2  July 20th-23rd, 2020

Day/Time: Monday – Thursday, 9:00 AM-12:00 PM

Cost:  $120 per student.

Schedule:

  • “Golf School” 9:00 —10:15 am: An introduction to safety, etiquette, and the Rules of Golf. Full swing and short game instruction and development including competitions and prizes.
  • “Break Time” 10:15—10:30 pm: Small snack and drink provided
  • “Golf on the Mahoney Course”  10:30—12:00 pm: Supervised course play

Sign up early! Camps fill up quickly and space is limited to the first 20 students that apply. To be fair to everyone, please include payment at the time of your application.

2020 Junior Camp Brochure

Participating golfers will receive a 2020 Mahoney Junior Camp Tee Shirt!

If you need clubs, let us know in advance and we will try and accommodate you. We don’t, however, have enough full junior sets for every student. In addition, your clubs can be stored in the Mahoney clubhouse for the duration of the camp.

Please plan on picking up your child promptly at noon each day. Please provide your own sun protection and lotion products.

Visit the programs registration buttons above for classes or the coaches page to learn about private/group junior lessons at Pioneers.

Please reach out to our Player Development Supervisor if you have any questions about the Lincoln City Golf Academy.

Joe Canny, PGA Professional

jcanny@lincoln.ne.gov or (402) 441-8963