IE’s Best Golf Schools For Kids

August 30, 2013 6:00 AM

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(credit: Green River Golf)

(credit: Green River Golf)

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(credit: desertwillow.com)

Teaching a love of the game of golf is a great way to get your kids active, healthy, fit, and having fun. Year-round golf instruction is available in the Inland Empire for your little ones; check out the best of the best.

(credit: The First Tee)

(credit: The First Tee)

The First Tee of the Coachella Valley

74-945 Sheryl Ave.
Palm Desert, CA 92260
(760) 779-1877
thefirstteecoachellavalley.org

The Coachella Valley chapter of The First Tee works to build character and teach life skills while educating kids age 7 and up on the game of golf. The international company offers clinics, in-school and after-school programs, and reduced lesson rates for kids on the statewide reduced lunch program.

(credit: Green River Golf)

(credit: Green River Golf)

Green River Golf Club

5215 Green River Rd.
Corona, CA 92880
(951) 737-7393
playgreenriver.com

Situated along the 91 Freeway in Corona, give your kids PGA instruction, tips on safety, and rules, as well as full coverage of all the fundamentals of golf. Kids received a PGA membership card upon completion, official USGA rule books, and practice balls each week.

(credit: Desert Willow Golf)

(credit: Desert Willow Golf)

Fairway Kids Junior Golf Program

Desert Willow Golf Resort
38-995 Desert Willow Drive
Palm Desert, CA 92260
(760) 340-4057
desertwillow.com

Known as one of the leading instructors in the Coachella Valley, the Fairway Kids Junior Golf Program offers three-day summer camps, after-school instruction, and one-and-one coaching for kids 7-16. Annual Junior Memberships include unlimited use of practice facilities and $10 Walking Fees.

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(credit: Rancho Las Palmas)

Palm Springs Junior Golf

Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa
41-000 Bob Hope Dr.
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
(866) 423-1195
rancholaspalmas.com

Get world-class PGA instruction from the Rancho Las Palmas Country Club’s Palm Springs Junior Golf School. The school, located on the lovely grounds of the Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa (think spa day while your kiddos learn!) offers private or group lessons for kids of all ages and abilities.

(credit: empirelakes.com)

(credit: empirelakes.com)

School of Golf at Empire Lakes

Empire Lakes Golf Course
11015 Sixth Street
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730
(909) 481-6663
empirelakes.com

Saturday Junior Golf Clinics operate year round for a very nominal $15 fee (includes loaner clubs); kids ages 6-11(the rookie group) learn the basics while more experienced children ages 7-11 (the veteran group) learn to refine their shots and skills. Their Golf Academy is available for kids ages 12-17.

Katie Bodell is the Blog Editor for Trekaroo, the largest family travel website in the U.S. She is also a freelance writer, a happy wife to her best friend, and a mom to three sweet California girls. See more on: Trekaroo | CheapOair | Google+ | Twitter.

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