Junior Programs

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Due to COVID-19 safety measures, play, tournaments and leagues have been modified to follow provincial guidelines. Visit Safe Return to Play for more information.

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City of Hamilton provides various programs for juniors (under 18) of all skill levels to play Golf at Chedoke Golf Course. These programs provide juniors with opportunities to meet new friends, enjoy the health benefits of physical exercise, learn to manage their emotions, set personal goals, improve their concentration, learn valuable communication skills all while having fun outdoors. At the same time, juniors will learn:

  • Responsibility and Respect
  • Honesty and Integrity
  • Courtesy and Perseverance
  • Sportsmanship and Confidence

Golf programs promote junior golf through summer camps, clinics, free golf and by offering low, affordable membership packages and green fees.

Chedoke Junior Development Program

New for 2021, the City of Hamilton is excited to be introducing a Junior Golf Developmental Program. Space will be limited to 16 juniors (5 - 16 year olds) per week to ensure a proper student to instructor ratio. To avoid disappointment, register early to guarantee the preferred week.

The Simple Path to Teaching Golf

To make it fun for players to learn while staying motivated to improve, the Player Pathway provides the perfect program for kids, parents, and coaches. With an easy to follow curriculum combined with awards, players can progress from beginner to elite player!

  • The Player Pathway is a simple to follow curriculum with skills checkpoints to guide development.
  • It includes 10 Levels, each includes Putting, Around the Green, Full Swing, Knowledge, and Scoring.
  • Award pins provides motivation for success.
  • Special “Star Awards” are included for completing Levels 5 and 10.

Achievement Pins

A progressive learning program that provides attainable goals, awards frequently, while furthering development and skills.

A Solid Curriculum.

 Easy to understand books, with simple and effective methods to teach, learn, and advance. 

Register Today

Cost $179.99 (Plus HST)
Rental golf clubs available for $25 per week.
Phone 905-521-3970
Email [email protected]
In-person Visit the Chedoke Pro Shop

2021 Chedoke Junior Development Program Registration Form (PDF, 3 MB)

Ages: 5 to 16 years (divided into age specific groups)

Program Schedule

  • Week 1: Monday, July 12 to Thursday, July 15, 2021 - 9 am to 12 noon - SOLD OUT
  • Week 2: Monday, July 19 to Thursday, July 22 2021 - 9 am to 12 noon - SOLD OUT
  • Week 3: Monday, July 26 to Thursday, July 29 2021 - 9 am to 12 noon - SOLD OUT
  • Week 4: Monday, August 9 to Thursday, August 12 2021 - 9 am to 12 noon - SOLD OUT
  • Week 5:  Monday, August 16 to Thursday, August 19 2021 - 9 am to 12 noon - SOLD OUT

Chedoke Free Junior Golf Clinics

As a perk of being a City of Hamilton Junior golf member, all junior golf memberships include five weeks of FREE golf instruction with Golf professionals Mark Arnett and Kyle Gibson. These clinics are perfect for all skill levels. Whether just learning the game or simply looking to improve, these clinics have something to offer everyone. Registration is required.

F.O.R.E Golf - Fun. Organized. Recreational. Enjoyment

This 7-week FREE program is offered to juniors of varying skill levels. The F.O.R.E program is suspended for the 2021 Golf season but scheduled to resume in 2022.