Junior Golf + Pinehurst, NC = The Perfect Combination

If you haven’t taken your junior golfer to Pinehurst, NC yet… I would put it on your schedule soon.  Anyone who knows me, knows that I am a huge fan of Pinehurst, NC.  I’m always asked the “why” question, but it’s hard for me to put my finger on it.  It just has that “something […]

34% of the Donald Ross field was DQ’d in 2012. Let’s not repeat history in 2013!


    I am reposting this 2012 blog post as a reminder to all the Donald Ross Championship players out there today competing in the 2013 Championship.  This was one of the most popular posts ever on Junior Golf Parents.  Let’s hope history doesn’t repeat itself! 34% of  the 2012 Donald Ross Jr Championship players […]

All In The Family: GOLF

All in the Family: Golf  Guest Contributor ~ Richard Flores (Thank you to Richard Flores for sharing his wonderful story with Junior Golf Parents!) These days, spending quality time together as a familyand participating in an activity that everyone can enjoy is a tall order. My family and I were lucky enough to discover a sport that […]

Nominate your December Junior Golfer of the Month today!

Our junior golfers deserve to be highlighted for all of their hard work and dedication they make to the game. Each month, Junior Golf Parents will highlight a special junior golfer. It’s not about their handicap, average score, or how many tournaments they have won. It’s about who they are as a person and why […]

100 Top Golf Ideas

A big thanks to Frank Darby, St John’s College Golf Coach, for providing his top 100 golf ideas.  Pick a few, have patience, and get to work!   Social Media … Linkathletics.com… Showcase yourself…Kevin Streelman… Pace of Play… Everything in moderation… No cell phones when practicing Golfstat.com… Oral resume and swing video… Track statistics… Gamebook.com Improve […]

Congratulations to Caroline Howes, November Golfer of the Month!

Caroline Howes

Caroline Howes, age 18 from Granite Falls, NC, is in her fourth and senior year of playing on the Ladies South Caldwell High School Spartans golf team. Caroline has been around golf all of her life, by watching her dad excel in the game over the years.  She spends many hours taking lessons and practicing and has […]

Congratulations Wilson Furr, August Junior Golfer of the Month!

2013 U.S. Junior Amateur

At the Future Masters this year, we had the great fortune to play in the last group, on the last day, with 14-year-old Wilson Furr.  He was in the lead by two going into the final round, and started the first hole with a triple bogey.  His maturity level and the way he handled this initial set […]

Congratulations Declan Lickerman, July Junior Golfer of the Month!


Declan Lickerman started formally taking lessons at age 3 and a half,  however, he seemed to have embraced the love of the game long before that while terrorizing household items with his Dad’s clubs.  He enjoys watching golf, hey….it’s true, and has become a fan of Rory, Hunter, and Snedeker (the speed with which Declan pronounces Snedeker […]

Wait, I’m DQ’d?!

It’s all in the (hole) numbers… Your junior golfer just left hole 18 with a big grin on their face.  But, your grin is even bigger.  Why?  He just posted his best tournament round ever and is now leading a very competitive tournament after the first round.  You proudly watch as your son heads over to […]