PGA Junior League
Ironwood is hosting its own PGA Junior League in 2020. PGA Junior League is open to 9-13 year olds. Younger players must be approved by Jan before registering & no one can turn 14 prior to August 1st. Our league will be eligible for postseason All-Star play.
Practice starts in April, games start when school is out and run to mid July. Practices are not
mandatory, but players are expected to attend if possible. Junior may choose to play on team 1,2, 3 or 4. (They can choose to be on a team w/ friends or we will assign a team if no preference.)
Golfers with even minimal experience may play. They must be able to carry their bag or push
cart their bag for a minimum of six holes. Parents may not caddie and players must walk even when playing as a substitute. Juniors are expected to wear golf attire at practices and games. Team jerseys for games are provided.
The Ironwood fee for PGA Junior League is $250 per player. There is also a $75 Registration fee paid separate to the PGA Junior League. Total cost $325.
Practice Schedule Teams will practice from 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm or 6:15 pm – 7:15 pm:
Monday, April 13
Tuesday(s), April 14, April 21, April 28, May 5, May 12, June 9 and June 30.
Fridays: All Teams 5:00 – 7:00 pm May 1, 8, 29 (on course)
May 26, 27, 28 TBD
Ironwood 2020 PGA Junior League Game Schedule
With a four team league, there are two games each evening. Games starts at 4:00 pm & 4:45 pm. Spectator carts for matches are $15.
1. Sunday, May 31
2. Sunday, June 7
3. Sunday, June 14
4. Saturday, June 20
5. Sunday, June 28
6. Sunday, July 12
The closing parent/junior golfer scramble is scheduled for Sunday, August 2nd.
There may be some practices added or things may change due to weather or a course condition, but this is a good idea of this season’s PGA Junior League at Ironwood GC schedule
Direct all questions to Jan Kleiman, LPGA Teaching Professional and TOP 50 Kids instructor in the World.
US Kids LEVEL UP Program
US Kids Learning Program Ages 5 – 12
This program uses the incentive based learning program developed by US Kids Golf. Each level of progression has a learning booklet that creates a fun way for parents and juniors to track progress.
Learning is rewarded with progress pins. Pins are awarded for putting, around the green, full swing, golf knowledge and scoring.
Program will run from April through September. You can make it a camp like experience for your junior golfer by signing up for 4 consecutive sessions, or you can make it a seasonlong experience by purchasing more sessions. You can also add sessions throughout the season.
4 Sessions – $125 8 Sessions – $200
Competitive Junior Golf Program
(Program open to junior golfers 14-18 years old, younger golfers must be approved.)
This two month program is designed for junior golfers that play or are planning to play on a school team or junior golfers that play tournament golf or want to prepare to do that.
Participants will play eight eighteen hole rounds, basically one per week. Most weeks the juniors can choose to play on Wednesday afternoon or Sunday afternoon. Participants must arrange to play the round each week with at least one other participant. We will keep statistics and identify areas to improve.
The program also includes 10 supervised group practice sessions and 4 one hour private lessons. Private lessons must be scheduled with Jan.
Supervised practice session dates: Monday, June 1 5:15-6:30: Friday, June 5 5:15-6:30: Thursday, June 11 1-2:15: Thursday, June 18 1-2:15: Monday, June 22 8-9:15: Tuesday, June 30 1-2:15: Tuesday, July 7 1-2:15: Tuesday, July 14 1-2:15: Tuesday, July 21 1-2:15: Sunday, July 26 3-4:15
Ironwood non members $525.
Ironwood members $325
Junior Full Day Camp
June 1st – 5th 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM Monday through Friday
This 5 day camp is designed for competitive junior golfers or junior golfers hoping to play competitive golf. It includes morning instruction and afternoon on-course play along with games and competitions throughout the week.
On course play is supervised and course management skills are addressed. Kids must have a basic knowledge of golf fundamentals, etiquette, and be able to walk 9 holes of golf.
Ages 10 – 17 (Age exceptions can be made based on experience.) Camp begins at 8:30 each morning and ends at 4:00. Lunch (sandwich and drink) is included.is
Ironwood Junior Golf League
The Ironwood Junior Golf League will take place on Wednesdays on the following days:
- June 3rd – tees times 1- 2:30 (social distancing)
- June 10th – tees times 1- 2:30 (social distancing)
- June 17th – tees times 1- 2:30 (social distancing)
- June 24th – tees times 1- 2:30 (social distancing)
- July 1st – tee times or 2 pm shotgun
- July 8th – tee times or 2 pm shotgun
- July 15th – tee times or 2 pm shotgun
- July 22nd – tee times or 2 pm shotgun
Each week, Ironwood staff will coordinate an event, group players and track scores. Kids will play 9 holes from junior tees dependent on age and ability. Players must have their own golf clubs and have on-course experience. Please arrive up to 30 minutes early for warm-up and instruction
Ages 8 – 15
$199.99 per Participant ($125 for Ironwood Junior Members) The league is limited to 30 participants
Includes 8 rounds on Wednesdays beginning in June, a weekly prize fund, multiple clinics before play (dates tbd) and range balls prior to play. Play starts at 2:00 pm & ends at 5:00 pm. A 9-hole voucher will be given to participants if they miss a league day. Rules, pace of play and etiquette will be taught and reinforced.