Other Junior Options

First Tee of Lake County: Learn First Tee Core Values and Healthy Habits, swing fundamentals, and productive practice habits. Program options are listed on the The First Tee of Lake County/Hammond website.

Indiana Golf Association: This nationally renowned golf program fills up fast, don’t wait until spring.

NIJGA: Northwest Indiana Regional junior golf program, also very popular and fills up fast.

Drive, Chip, and Putt: A national competition that test skills of golfers in different age groups 7 to 15. Regional qualifiers will compete in National Championship held at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia.


Contact

  • Duane Borcherding | PGA Pro | Email        Junior Instruction - $25 for 45 minutes
  • Daniel Wert | Assistant Pro | Email            Junior Instruction - $25 for 45 minutes
 

2021 JUNIOR GOLF - PDF PRINT OUT


PGA Junior League
13-U: This junior program is for boys and girls with golfing experience, ages 8 to 13, may not be 14 before July 31.
White Hawk Country Club has been involved since the first year this program started and it has been fun to watch it grow! Proud host of the 2019 Regional matches between the best teams from Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, and Wisconsin, competing for a chance to play in the national finals in Scottsdale, Arizona. Deadline to sign up is Tuesday April 13, 2021, at noon. The program fee is $245 per player. Sign up link is on the White Hawk website page “Golf Course/Junior”, National PGA Junior League sign up link - Click Here.
  • Fee includes group instruction, course play for home/away matches, and Junior League Package. The golfer package includes Home/Away Polos, T-Shirt, Hat, Bag Tag, and Drawstring Bag.
  • Teams of 10-12 players will be arranged during the pre-season practice schedule. They will be grouped by age, ability, and requested preference. Pre-Season practices will be divided into different dates and times, depending on the number of players. We will work to maintain a 5 to 1 golfer to instructor ratio. Parents are welcome to drop off the child, stay and wait, stay and watch, stay and help, whatever you prefer.
  • Matches will be scheduled with other clubs participating in the league, past clubs have included Youche CC, Briar Ridge CC, and The Course at Aberdeen. Matches will be finalized at the end of May and typically are on weekdays in the morning and weekend afternoons, 1 or 2 matches per week, starting in June and ending late July. Along with the matches, there will be a schedule of instruction and practice on the course. There is a chance, if White Hawk has enough sign ups, the league would be “in-house” with all matches being played between White Hawk teams.
  • 13U - Tentative 2021 Schedule:
    • April 17 (Saturday): First practice group A, 2 to 4 pm
    • April 18 (Sunday): First practice group B, 2 to 4 pm
    • April 24 (Saturday): Group A practice 2 to 4 pm
    • April 25 (Sunday): Group B practice 2 to 4 pm
    • May 1 (Saturday): Group A practice 2 to 4 pm
    • May 2 (Sunday): Group B practice 2 to 4 pm
    • May 8 (Saturday): Both groups practice 2 to 4 pm. Teams for season finalized and uniforms ordered. No entry refunds after this date.
    • May 15 (Saturday): Team practice. Team One - 10:00 am, Team Two - 11:30 am, Team Three - 1:00 pm
    • May 22 (Saturday): Team practice. Team One - 10:00 am, Team Two - 11:30 am, Team Three - 1:00 pm
    • May 30 (Sunday): Junior League play day, 1:00 pm
    • June 6 (Sunday): First League Match between White Hawk teams, 2:00 pm
    • June 9 (Wednesday): League Match between White Hawk teams, 9:00 am
    • June 12 (Saturday): League Match between White Hawk teams, 2:00 pm
    • Remaining matches to be set with other league teams
    • July 25 (Sunday): Qualifier to determine possible All-Star golfers representing our local region, 2:00 pm

JUST ADDED!
17-U: This junior program is for boys and girls with golfing experience, ages 14 to 17, may not be 18 before July 31.
Deadline to sign up is Monday May 3, 2021, at noon. The program fee is $170 per player. Sign up link is on the White Hawk website page “Golf Course/Junior”, National PGA Junior League sign up link for 17U. Fee includes group instruction, course play for matches and instruction, and a Junior League Package. Teams will be arranged during the pre-season practice schedule, grouped by age, ability, and requested preference. Matches be played between White Hawk teams, and against other regional teams if an option. ONLINE LINK FOR SIGN UP - CLICK HERE
  • 17-U Tentative 2021 Practice Schedule:
    • May 15, May 22, May 29 (Saturdays): Practice at 9:00 am
    • Classes each week on Wednesday & Saturday starting at 1:00 pm
      • June 9 & 12, June 16 & 19, June 23 & 26, July 7 & 10, July 14 & 17 (Crazy)
    • July 25 (Sunday): Qualifier to determine possible All-Star golfers representing our local region, 2:00 pm

Junior Hawk Classes
Brand new golfers (no bad habits!) are invited to start their golfing career with us. Three-day sessions will be scheduled throughout the season for ages 5 to 11, limited to 8 golfers per session. Each class is 60-90 minutes long and will focus on basic golf fundamentals, general athleticism, golf safety, moving around the course, and fun practice habits. Also, we will work to show parents common faults and helpful ways to fix. Cost is $70 per session and advanced sign up on our on-line store is required: Sign up link is on the White Hawk website page “Buy Online”: http://whitehawkcountryclub.com/golf/ecom_v2/ecom.php

Current 2021 Schedule subject to change:
  • Session #1: Tuesday, April 27 5pm, Thursday, April 29 5pm, Sunday, May 2 3pm
  • Session #2: Tuesday, May 25 5pm, Thursday, May 27 5pm, Sunday, May 30 3pm
  • Session #3: Tuesday, June 22 5pm, Thursday, June 24 5pm, Sunday, June 27 3pm
  • Session #4: Tuesday, July 13 5pm, Thursday, July 15 5pm, Sunday, July 18 3pm
  • Session #5: Tuesday, August 17 5pm, Thursday, August 19 5pm, Sunday, August 22 3pm

PGA Junior Fall Rec League
New for 2021! White Hawk Country Club will organize a Junior Fall League! This standalone recreational season is designed for kids to have fun and continue their team golf journey with friends under expert PGA Professional coaching. Similar to the Spring/Summer PGA Junior League, registration for golfers opens in late-June. The Fall Rec Season runs from August 26 to October 3, 2021. There is no postseason or All-Star selection offered in conjunction with the Fall Rec Season and this will be considered a 17u league, open to golfers with some golf experience, ages 10 to 17. Cost for the league is $170 per player and includes golf instruction, course play, and a player package with jerseys. Sign up link is on the White Hawk website page “Golf Course/Junior”, National PGA Junior League sign up link.

Current 2021 schedule subject to change:
  • Week 1: Practice on Thursday, August 26, 4:00 to 5:30 pm, Match on Sunday, August 29 at 2:00 pm
  • Week 2: Practice on Thursday, September 2, 4:00 to 5:30 pm, Match on Sunday, September 5 at 2:00 pm
  • Week 3: Practice on Thursday, September 9, 4:00 to 5:30 pm, Match on Sunday, September 12 at 2:00 pm
  • Week 4: Practice on Thursday, September 16, 4:00 to 5:30 pm, Match on Sunday, September 19 at 2:00 pm
  • Week 5: Practice on Thursday, September 23, 4:00 to 5:30 pm, Match on Sunday, September 26 at 2:00 pm
  • Week 6: Practice on Thursday, September 30, 4:00 to 5:30 pm, Match on Sunday, October 3 at 2:00 pm

Junior Instruction Pack
Work one-on-one with one of our golf instructors. Days and times open to fit your schedule, personalize your practice program and game improvement goals with one of our instruction packs. Junior Pack of 3 - $75, add a buddy for an additional $50 per pack, maximum of 2 adds.
Junior Golf Rates
  • 18 Holes Junior…………...………………….………..$18.00
  • 9 Holes Junior……………...……………….…………..$9.00
  • High School age and younger, walking
  • Junior rates are good anytime weekday and after 1:00 pm on weekends.

Junior Membership
Walking, unlimited golf anytime weekday and after 1:00 pm on weekends and range balls………..…$700
*Cart fee is $5 for 9/18 Holes w/driver’s license