The LBG Junior Golf Academy @ Cardiff Golf Centre is open to boys and girls of all ages and abilities. We proudly boast the only 2 US Kids Certified Junior Coaches in Wales. Our FUN and Games-Based Learning Program follows the US Kids Golf structured 10 level program and incorporates learning Life Skills, ordinarily inherent in the game of golf.
As players advance from level to level, new forms are learned, skills improve and achievement pins are earned.
Completion of Levels 1-5 establish the basic fundamentals to ensure a lifetime of enjoyment and knowledge of the game. Advancing through Levels 6-10 provides the skills to successfully compete in tournament play.
In each level, there are 5 checkpoints in which achievement pins may be earned:
U.S. Kids Golf Certified Coaches are recognized as experts in teaching golf to kids ages 12 and under. Certified Coaches learn to leverage their expertise by incorporating an in-depth understanding of club fitting for young golfers, utilizing an established curriculum that features game-based learning methods, offer playing opportunities on the golf course from scaled yardages and communicate effectively with parents.
LBG Junior Golf Academy continues with scheduled Academy session times during half term and summer holidays. It also hosts popular Holiday Camps filled with loads of FUN Games-based Activities, utilising the great facilities at Cardiff Golf Centre. Holiday Camps generally run from 9:00am to 3:00pm and include SNAG Games, T-Rex Crazy Golf, Top-Tracer Driving Range based virtual golf games, Fundamental Movement Games, Pitch and Putt and many more. Children are encouraged to bring a packed lunch, refreshments, appropriate weather wear and be prepared to have loads of FUN!
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The WKG Junior Tour is in its third season. There are 8 tournaments per season and these are open to all junior golfers of all abilities. There are 4 age groups with each age group using different tee markers:
The WKG Junior Tour uses forward tees and parents caddie for their budding superstars. The focus is on setting and beating your own personal best score. There are great prizes in each age group and it provides the perfect opportunity to experience the golf course in a friendly, competitive environment. It also gives parent and child the perfect bonding and quality time experience.