Junior Golf Program
The Kevin Landry Golf Academy (KLGA) program is designed to develop the aspiring player to their fullest potential using skills-based games, individual coaching, and a competitive framework.
The vision of KLGA is to encourage players to gain knowledge and develop their golf game to the highest desired level. This includes friendly play, competition in local tournaments, regional and national tournaments, high school and collegiate sports, and, eventually, the professional level. To achieve this, we will:
- Place players at the appropriate level based on skill, age, and social maturity.
- Provide a training environment that allows each committed player to maximize their potential.
- Provide practice sessions that are fun, age-appropriate, challenging, creative, innovative, and consistent with the trends of competitive golf.
- Instill each player with a greater appreciation for golf, self-confidence, accountability, and responsibility.
- Focus on communication within the academy to ensure that all families are well informed of schedules, requirements, and the KLGA player development philosophy.
The Kevin Landry Golf Academy will use the Operation 36 framework to design the best program at each level. We will also include US Kids Golf formatting for some of our 9-hole events.
Player Development Program
The Player Development Program will be divided based on age or skill level.
Birdie Basics - Future 36er Golfer
Specifically designed for this unique age group by an early childhood expert and golf professional, the Birdie Basics program teaches three basic swings as well as other golf fundamentals. This story-driven golf instruction program teaches through fun, memorable games, and allows young children to feel successful and get excited about golf from day one!
Ages 4 – 6 will use the class model. Each class will have a 6:1 student to teacher ratio.
LEVEL 1 - Op36 Beginning Golfer
The beginning golfer is new to golf. Some juniors may have been introduced to the game through their parents, junior clinics or the 1st Tee program and are now interested in learning golf at a deeper level. In Level 1 each golfer will advance through the Operation 36 program from Division 1 – 3. Once a golfer advances past Division 3, they will progress to Level 2 as an Op36 Intermediate Golfer.
Level 1 will use the class model. Each class will have a 6:1 student to teacher ratio. Find out more below.
LEVEL 2 - Op36 Intermediate Golfer
The Level 2 golfer is continuing to develop the skills necessary from longer yardage as students transition to playing golf from the tee box. Golfers at this level may decide to start playing local age group tournaments, i.e. US Kids Golf and/or PGA Jr. League, in addition to the Operation 36 9-hole events. KLGA will use the Operation 36 framework for Division 4 – 6.
Level 2 will use our class model of instruction for all ages. If you are unsure if you fit into Level 2 please email Coach Kevin at firstname.lastname@example.org.