Junior Golf Program
For more information about these junior golf programs, contact the associated City of Albuquerque golf course.
Ladera Golf Course
Ladera: Two Legends
The junior golf program is an undertaking that teaches Native American youth the joys of golf and individual character.
Notah Begay III has helped support this program, which started in 1999 with the backing of a United States Golf Association Grant. Today, the program is sponsored by Behavioral Health Program at To'Hajiilee and the To'Hajiilee Community High School Board of Education.
Ladera also hosts a Junior Golf Program that began in 1961 by sport legend Billy Moya Sr., who is still involved in the program. Sean Moya, Kristine Moya also teach the Ladera Junior Golf Program.
Arroyo del Oso Golf Course
Arroyo del Oso: Close Attention
The Arroyo del Oso Junior Program runs every summer, offering small-size classes for close instruction.
Enrollment is open to students ages 8 through 17.
Classes introduce youngsters the basics of golf, including game etiquette.
Following completion of the class, students are encouraged to take discounted-price private lessons from golf professions at Arroyo del Oso.
The Arroyo del Oso program costs $75 for the 3-day program.
Los Altos Golf Course
Los Altos: Success through Practice
PGA Pro Eddie Moya brings a simple teaching philosophy to junior golfers: Keep students interested.
Since 1968, Moya has helped youngsters see improvements in their golf swings on the course. Moya aims for progress and continued practice from his pupils.
Puerto del Sol Golf Course
Puerto del Sol
Puerto del Sol introduces young golfers the basics is focused lessons.
Students are introduced to proper club grip, stance and other elements of golf through direct instruction and age appropriate games.
Lessons are tailored to the individual student's level of need.
Camps are held during the summer typically on Tuesday & Thursday mornings from 8:30 to 11:30 am, weather permitting. Cost per participant includes range balls, clubs, tees and lunch.
Junior lessons for kids from ages 5 to 14 years old are also available upon request. Cost for private lessons for juniors is $25 per lesson, or $100 for a series of 5 private lessons.
Private lessons for juniors is available throughout the year, not just during the summer months.