You're Never Too Young to Golf at San Juan Oaks
Date : 8/14/2013
If you haven't shared your love of golf with your kids yet, what are you waiting for? It's fun for boys and girls of all ages, but that's only a bonus. Golf builds character, promotes physical fitness and develops mental acuity and social skills. It provides benefits that can improve the quality of your child's future, and they last a lifetime. The first step to getting your kids involved in golf is finding the right equipment.
Finding Quality, Affordable Junior Golf Gear
Because kids outgrow things quickly, many parents worry about the cost of replacing golf clubs frequently. Keeping your child's golf gear up-to-date isn't as difficult as you might think. Here are a few helpful tips.
When they're first starting out, juniors don't need a full set of 14 clubs. The six core clubs they need for learning the game consist of a driver, a five iron, a five wood, a seven iron, a pitching wedge and a putter.
Sometimes, friends and relatives can help, but if a set of hand-me-down clubs is nowhere to be found, try looking for used clubs at a sporting goods store.
If you prefer to buy a new set, try USKidsGolf.com. This site offers junior sets for as little as $100. A basic beginner's set includes a golf bag and six Ultra-Light, composite-shaft clubs including a driver, a nine iron, a four hybrid, a sand wedge, and a putter.
Acculength.com offers junior clubs with a shaft spacer system. This allows you to lengthen the clubs as your child's height increases. Since you won't have to buy new clubs every year, this can be a practical, budget-friendly option.
Although they may be more expensive, several major golf equipment manufacturers offer pre-boxed junior golf club sets, and some also welcome custom orders. Check out reputable brands like Callaway, Ping, Nike, Wilson, TourEdge and TaylorMade. Although we don't carry junior clubs in our shop at San Juan Oaks, we'll be happy to special order clubs for any age; just ask.
We Love Our Junior Golfers at San Juan Oaks
At San Juan Oaks, we want to encourage our community's youth to get involved in golf early, so they can start enjoying its many benefits. Kids aged 17 and younger can enjoy the following junior rates and special programs at our course.
Monday through Friday junior rate: $25 (green fee only)
Saturday and Sunday junior rate: $35 (green fee only) Juniors must be accompanied by a full-paying rack-rate adult on weekends.
Young golfers who join our Junior Member Club enjoy a 50 percent discount off range balls.
Our Junior Member Club also offers Northern California Golf Association (NCGA) membership. Details are available on the Memberships page of our site.
Junior golf lessons for children aged 7 to 15 are available at the reduced rate of $40.
San Juan Oaks Welcomes You
We look forward to helping your junior golfer get the most from his or her experience. In fact, we hope you'll bring the whole family to visit our course where they can indulge in the world's greatest sport while enjoying our world-class amenities, refreshing natural beauty and unforgettable service.
For more information contact:
San Juan Oaks Golf Club
3825 Union Road
Hollister, CA 95023