Player & Youth Development Program

The Player & Youth Development program is a holistic, long term golf development program modeled after the Titleist Performance Institute’s junior golf program.  Our program welcomes junior golfers ages 5-17 of all skill levels.

2023 Schedule

LEVELS 1-6

Winter: Jan. 22 – Mar. 18 (reg. opens Dec. 12)

Spring: Apr. 16 – June 10 (reg. opens Mar. 6)

Summer: July 9 – Sep. 2 (reg. opens May 30)

Fall: Oct. 1 – Dec. 2 (reg. opens Aug. 21)

LEVELS 7-9

Advanced Player/Training Program

Winter: Jan. 29 – Feb. 25

Spring: Mar. 26 – Apr. 22 & May 14 – June 10

Summer: Aug. 27 – Sep. 23

Fall: Oct. 8 – Nov. 4

LEVELS 7-9

Travel League

Summer League: June 25 – Aug. 5

Fall League: Nov. 26 – Jan. 13, 2024

Which practice is best for my junior golfer?

 8-week Session

Levels 1-3

Who: Junior Golfers Ages 5-17 & New to Golf

What:

  • 8 Weekly Practices
  • 5 On-course Games (Playing Opportunity)
  • 1 Golf Assessment
  • 1 Putting & Chipping Tournament
  • 1 Club Fitting
  • Golf Polo and Hat or Visor (For First-time Participants)
  • One-on-one Lessons with a Certified Instructor (Additional Cost; Learn More Here)

Price: 

  • Spark (Ages 5-7): $88
  • Ignition (Ages 8-11): $110
  • Fire/HS (Ages 12+): $132
 8-week League

Levels 4-6

Who: Junior Golfers Ages 8-17 Who Have Taken a Golf Assessment and Assessed into Level 4, 5 or 6

What:

  • 8 Weekly Practices
  • 3 Competitive Matches
  • 2 Golf Assessments
  • 1 Club Fitting
  • Golf Polo and Hat or Visor (For First-time Participants)
  • One-on-one Lessons with a Certified Instructor (Additional Cost; Learn More Here)

Price: 

  • Ignition (Ages 8-11): $159
  • Fire/HS (Ages 12+): $181.50
Advanced Player Training Program

Levels 7-9

Who: Junior Golfers Ages 8-17 Who Have Taken a Golf Assessment and Assessed into Level 7, 8 or 9

What:

  • 2 Weekly Practices for 4 Weeks
    • 1 Practice Includes On-course Skill Training & Course Management
  • 20% Discount for Monthly SCGA Junior Club Tournament Entry Fees
  • Curriculum Developed And Practices Led By TPI Certified Instructors
  • Golf Polo and Hat or Visor (For First-time Participants)
  • One-on-one Lessons with a Certified Instructor (Additional Cost; Learn More Here)

Price: $248

League

Travel League

Who: Junior Golfers Ages 8-17 Who Have Taken a Golf Assessment and Assessed into Level 7, 8 or 9

What:

  • 6-week Travel League Hosted in the Summer and Fall
  • 2 Weekly Practices
  • 6 Tournaments at Courses throughout Southern California
  • Team Uniforms
  • Curriculum Developed and Practices Led by TPI Certified Instructors
  • One-on-one Lessons with a Certified Instructor (Additional Cost; Learn More Here)

Price: $375

Unsure what level your junior is in?

Is your junior ready to take an assessment?

Find out about our assessment process.

Is your junior ready to play in tournaments?

Find out more about our revamped tournament series.

Have more questions?

Our FAQ contains all of the information that you and your junior need to know about the PYD program.

Communities

ORANGE COUNTY (OC):

  • Willowick GC

Questions about programming in Orange County? Contact Jakeishya at jle@scga.org.

RIVERSIDE (RIV):

  • Fairmount GC

Questions about programming in Riverside? Contact Jakeishya at jle@scga.org.

SAN FERNANDO VALLEY (SFV):

  • Hansen Dam GC

  • Woodley Lakes GC

Questions about programming in San Fernando Valley? Contact Lauren at lfesler@scga.org or Sifan at she@scga.org

SOUTHEAST LA (SELA):

  • Don Knabe GC

  • Los Amigos GC

  • Pico Rivera GC

  • Whittier Narrows GC

Questions about programming in Southeast LA? Contact John at jdegomez@scga.org or Payton at pmeeks@scga.org.

SOUTHWEST LA (SWLA):

  • Alondra Park GC

  • Maggie Hathaway GC

Questions about programming in Southwest LA? Contact John at jdegomez@scga.org or Berlyn at bbenavides@scga.org.

NOTE:
Juniors must be of the appropriate age and golf level to register for the corresponding practice.

If your junior is registered for a practice that does not align with their age and/or golf level, the registration will be removed, you will be notified and will have to re-register for the correct practice.

Meet Our Instructors

Jonathon Curtis

Jonathon Curtis

Lauren Fesler

Lauren Fesler

Sifan He

Sifan He

Eric Koscielak

Eric Koscielak

Jakeishya Le

Jakeishya Le

Payton Meeks

Payton Meeks

Cory Ploadpliew

Cory Ploadpliew

Teresa Thornton

Teresa Thornton