U.S. Kids Golf News

THE LONGLEAF TEE SYSTEM

Our newest initiative is the creation and promotion of the Longleaf Tee System — a unique and important data-based method to scale golf courses, making them more fair and more fun for every player.

U.S. Kids Golf Foundation has partnered with the American Society of Golf Course Architects Foundation to present this idea to the golf industry. U.S Kids Golf President, Dan Van Horn and famed course designer Rees Jones recently joined the set of Golf Channel’s "Morning Drive" to discuss the Longleaf Tee System and its importance to growing the game.

TOURNAMENTS

28 NEW LOCAL TOURS

4 NEW STATE INVITATIONALS

3 NEW INTERNATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

The Tournament Players Association now administers more than 1,200 tournaments worldwide, annually, culminating with the World Championship and Teen World Championship. 2016 welcomed more than 2,300 participants from 53 countries.

COACHES

455 NEW CERTIFIED COACHES

The Coaches Institute now consists of more than 1,200 members, all working together and growing the game of golf.

U.S. Kids Golf Certified Coaches are recognized as experts in teaching golf to kids ages 12 and under. Certified Coaches understand how to encourage young golfers by making learning fun and providing them with an organized pathway to improvement. They are knowledgeable about the importance of properly fit clubs and techniques to aid in swing development. They engage parents and encourage play from tees that are scaled to each individual member of the family.

PRODUCTS

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