Joel’s Golf Academy

PGA Professional Instructor

Youth Programs

What follows are the Program’s being offered by Joel’s Golf Academy for Junior Golfers.

PGA Junior League is a fun, social and inclusive opportunity for Boys and Girls, ages 13 and under.  Players learn and enjoy the game of golf from PGA Professionals. Like many other recreational youth sports, participants wear numbered jerseys and play on teams with friends.

  • It’s fun!  Play on teams with friends.
  • Players wear numbered jerseys and compete utilizing a popular scramble format.
  • Learn together from PGA Professionals in a welcoming environment. It’s fun for both friends and family.
  • This league is open to Boys and Girls, Ages 13 and under, of all abilities and backgrounds.
  • There is a possibility for advancement to an All-Star Team.

PGA Junior League @ WLGCC

PGA Junior League Info

2024 PGA Junior League 

The cost is $275 per golfer.

Practice will begin on Saturday, April 27 and will continue each Saturday at WLGCC from 1:00 to 2:30- Friday evening practices will start as well in late more with more info coming soon. 5:30 to 7pmThe season begins in June and concludes in AugustMatches will be played at West Lafayette Golf and Country Club and at other local golf courses that have a PGA Junior League team.

For more information on this great program please call Joel Baumgardner at (765) 585-6880 or by email at [email protected].

To register and find out more about this program please visit PGA Junior League - WLGCC.

2023 PGA Junior League Competition & Practice Schedule is below: 

West Lafayette Team

13 and Under - Practice Schedule

WLGCC Teams Practice Schedule

Sunday, May 14th;  1:00 to 2:30pmSunday, May 21st;  1:00 to 2:30pmFriday, June 2nd;  5:30 to 7:00pmSaturday, June 10th;  1:00 to 2:30pmFriday, June 16th;  5:30 to 7:00pmFriday, June 23rd;  5:30 to 7:00pmFriday, July 7th;  5:30 to 7:00pmFriday, July 14th;  5:30 to 7:00pmFriday, July 21st ;  5:30 to 7:00pm

13 and Under - Competition Schedule

Saturday, June 3rd; WLGCC at Purdue- 5pm startSunday, June 4th; Tippecanoe CC at WLGCC - 5pm startSunday, June 18th; WLGCC at Harrison Hills - 5pm startSunday, June 25th;  Coyote Crossing at WLGCC - 5pm startSaturday, July 8th;  WLGCC at Harrison Hills - 5pm startSunday, July 9th;  WLGCC at Coyote Crossing - 5pm startSaturday, July 15th; WLGCC at Tippecanoe CC - 5pm startSunday, July 16th Coyote Crossing at WLGCC - 5pm startSaturday, July 22nd; WLGCC at WLGCC - 5pm start

There may be one more match on Sunday, July TBA

August is the All Star match in Noblesville

Start making plans now for WLGCC Kids Golf Camp 2024

We have a full week of golf activities for Boys and Girls ages 5 to 15 starting on Monday June 17th running thru Friday June 21st.

All experience levels are welcome!

Kids will learn key fundamentals of golf and more!

Contests will run later in the week for a chance to win trophies.

To register call Joel Baumgardner at 765-585-6880 or email [email protected]

Kids Camp @ WLGCC

Kids Camp Info!

KIDS GOLF CAMP 2024

Join the fun at WLGCC for KIDS GOLF CAMP 2024

We will have a full week of golf activities for Boys and Girls ages 5 to 15.

All experience levels are welcome.

Kids will learn key fundamentals of golf and learn to:Putt,Chip,Pitch,Full Swingand most of all have fun!!!

Contests will be held Wednesday, Thursday & Friday for a chance to win trophies.

Each Participant will receive a T-shirt and video of Golf Swing.
Drinks & Snacks will be available

To register call Joel Baumgardner at 765-585-6880 or email [email protected]

Dates, Times and Eligibility

Kids Camp

Join the fun at WLGCC for KIDS GOLF CAMP 2024

A full week of golf activities for Boys and Girls ages 5 to 15!

Monday June 17th thru Friday June 21stAges  5 - 7  <-> 9:00am to 10:00am Ages  8 - 11 <-> 10:00am to 11:00am Ages 12 & up <-> 11:00am to Noon 

All experience levels are welcome.

Kids will learn key fundamentals of golf as well as learning how to Putt, Chip, Pitch, Full Swing and most of all have fun!!! 

To register call Joel Baumgardner at 765-585-6880 or email [email protected]

 

Costs

KIDS GOLF CAMP 2024

Costs for this event are:

$125.00 – WLGCC Member
$150.00 – Non Member

Each Participant will receive a T-shirt and video of Golf Swing.
Drinks & Snacks will be available

All experience levels are welcome. Kids will learn key fundamentals of golf and learn to Putt, Chip, Pitch, Full Swing and most of all have fun!!!

Contests will be held Wednesday, Thursday & Friday for a chance to win trophies.

To register call Joel Baumgardner at 765-585-6880 or email [email protected]

Junior Clinics

2024 Spring Junior Golf Clinics

West Lafayette Golf and Country Club

Time to get out of the house and play some golf!

Learn the fundamentals of the golf swing.Grip, Aim & PosturePutting, Chipping, Pitching & Sand-Game!! Most of all have Fun!!

Sign up please call Joel Baumgardner at 765-585-6880 or

email [email protected].

Clinic Schedule & Costs

2024 Spring Junior Golf Clinics

Open to all levels of Junior Golfers!

Sunday  Afternoons  

Starting:

April 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th

May 5th, 12th, 19th

Ages 6-10 <-> 1:30pm-2:30pm - $15 per session

Ages 11-17 <-> 2:30pm-4:00pm - $20 per session

(Limited to the first 20 boys/girls in each session)

(all sessions weather permitting); Contact Joel at 765-585-6880 if bad weather

 Sign up please call Joel Baumgardner at 765-585-6880 or email: [email protected].

2024 Spring Junior Golf Clinics

West Lafayette Golf and Country Club

Time to get out of the house and play some golf!

Learn the fundamentals of the golf swing.

Open to all levels of Junior Golfers!!

Sunday’s in April & May

Limited to the first 20 boys/girls in each session

(all sessions weather permitting contact Joel if bad weather)

Sign up please call Joel Baumgardner at 765-585-6880 or email [email protected].

Spring Junior Clinic @ WLGCC

3 Day Junior Mini Golf Camp

West Lafayette Golf and Country Club

We will be running our 3 Day Mini Camp for 3 days in July, 15th to the 17th. 

Camp is open for boys and girls ages 6 to 11 of all abilities!

However, we have to limit sign-ups to the first 25 golfers.

We will have daily training sessions with daily contests on what was taught.

For more information or to register, please contact Joel Baumgardner at (765) 585-6880 or by email at [email protected].

3 Day Mini Camp @ WLGCC

3 Day Junior Mini Camp

3 Day Junior Mini Golf Camp

West Lafayette Golf and Country Club

We will be running our 3 Day Mini Camp for 3 days in July, 15th to the 17th. 

Camp is open for boys and girls ages 6 to 11 of all abilities!

However, we have to limit sign-ups to the first 25 golfers.

We will have daily training sessions with daily contests on what was taught.

For more information or to register, please contact Joel Baumgardner at (765) 585-6880 or by email at [email protected].

Specifics below:

Dates, Times & Costs

3 Day Junior Mini Golf Camp

@ West Lafayette Golf & Country Club

Monday July 15th thru Wednesday July 17th

From 9am - 11am

We will run a 3 Day Mini Camp for kids ages 6-11

$80 for nonmembers$60 for members of WLGCC Monday July 15 - Etiquette & PuttingPutting ContestTuesday July 16 - Chipping and PitchingShort Game contestWednesday July 17 - Full SwingDriving Range Contest

For more information or to register please contact Joel Baumgardner at (765) 585-6880 or by email at [email protected].

Advanced Golf School

Space is limited to the first 15 students

West Lafayette Golf and Country Club

When? Starting Monday July 22nd thru Thursday July 25th from 9am to 3pm for Boys & Girls Ages 10-17

The Advanced Junior Golf School is a 4 day school for junior golfers, ages 10-17, seeking advanced instruction. 

Space is limited to the first 15 students that sign up.

Cost: $300 per golfer

  • Includes golf balls
  • video swing analysis
  • lunch each day
  • time on course/range
  • 6 hours of instruction each day

A skills assessment may be required for students that have not been in previous camps, taken lessons, or have not played much golf.

For more information or to sign up please contact Joel Baumgardner @ 765-585-6880 or email [email protected]

 

Advanced Golf School @ Joel's Golf Academy

Advanced Golf School

Advanced Golf School

Space is limited to the first 15 students that sign up

West Lafayette Golf and Country Club

When? Monday July 22nd thru Thursday July 25th 9am to 3pm for Boys & Girls Ages 10-17

The Advanced Junior Golf School is a 4 day school for junior golfers, ages 10-17,seeking advanced instruction. Each student will receive video swing analysis, skills assessment, course management training, practice drills, and lunch each day. Space is limited to the first 15 students that sign up.

A skills assessment may be required for students that have not been in previous camps, taken lessons, or have not played much golf.

Cost: $300 per golfer

Includes golf ballsvideo swing analysislunch each daytime on course/range6 hours of instruction each day

For more information or to sign up please contact Joel Baumgardner @ 765-585-6880 or email [email protected]

Monday & Tuesday Activities

Advanced Golf School

West Lafayette Golf and Country Club

The cost covers:golf ballsvideo swing analysislunch each daytime on course/range- 6 hours of instruction each dayMondayVideotape swing- Full SwingTime on Course (Course Management)Short Game Introduction (Putting)TuesdayFull SwingTime on Course (Course Management)Chipping and Pitching

For more information or to sign up please contact Joel Baumgardner @ 765-585-6880 or email [email protected]

Wednesday & Thursday Activities

Advanced Golf School

West Lafayette Golf and Country Club

 

The cost covers:golf ballsvideo swing analysislunch each daytime on course/range- 6 hours of instruction each dayWednesdayFull SwingSand GameTime on Course (Course Management)Thursday
Full Swing- Videotape swingSpecialty ShotsRules

For more information or to sign up please contact
Joel Baumgardner @ 765-585-6880 or email [email protected]