About Us

OUR MISSION

 

To introduce life changing principles, disciplines and personal confidence in the lives of young people through the teaching and playing of the game of golf.

 

 

OUR GOALS


Create a team of community and corporate partners committed to providing opportunities for learning and playing golf which will bring about change in young people, families, schools and communities utilizing the values inherent in the game of golf.


 

KidsNGolf offers young people the chance to benefit from a model that has been successful in every part of the country.  By emphasizing and teaching the fundamental values of golf, KidsNGolf has shown consistent success in reaching goals that go far beyond the teaching of golf. Reduced drug and alcohol abuse, healthy outdoor recreation and less youth obesity, lower teen pregnancy rates, reduced high school drop-out numbers and an increase in the numbers of young people that go on to college. 


 

Coaches not only give golf instruction, they also provide important teaching and modeling in life skills, values and disciplines which help young people grow into healthier, more successful and confident people as they mature.


 

When young people play golf, their lives are enriched as they improve. Kids play the game and learn the value of integrity, health, respect, hard work, self-control and confidence as well as learn to love a game they will play for the rest of their lives.

 


WHY GOLF

 

Many sports are popular, but typically winning comes at the expense of your opponent. However, golf can be very different.  In golf, ultimately you compete against yourself and contend with the design and hazards of the golf course. There is no one guarding you on defense, no hard fouls, no tackling.  You do your very best and encourage those you are playing with to do their best.  That’s how life should be. 


 

As it grows, the KidsNGolf program will benefit the community in a variety of ways:


 

(1) Young people who are a part of our golf program will be learning valuable life lessons, skills and disciplines that will challenge and equip them to be better students and young citizens.

 

(2) Kids who are serious golfers are not as likely to be having problems with drug and alcohol abuse, poor grades, teen pregnancy, dropping out of school, violence and other self destructive behaviors.

 

(3) The high school golf programs will begin having kids come in as freshmen who are already accomplished and experienced players.


(4)  Area elementary and middle schools will be able to partner with KidsNGolf enabling units of golf instruction and life skills training to be offered to students during PE classes.

 

(5) Young people who are a part of this golf program are more likely to be kids who choose to go on to college after high school.

 

(6) As more young people begin playing golf, their parents, friends, brothers and sisters and community leaders will join them on the area courses on a more regular basis. That is a good thing for the local courses and golf community.