Gems on Running a Junior Program – Colleen Henry

When asked to write about some insights on junior golf, I was honored.  Our network has so many fun and engaging professionals that I’m confident what we do at Rancho del Pueblo Golf Course is happening a lot around our Section.  That being said, I’ve discovered some gems (fundamentals) that are the foundations of success for any junior golf program.

Know your ‘WHY’!  Why do you want to coach juniors?  I’ve met several colleagues who say, ‘Nope … not interested in that target market.’  That’s OK.  For me, young people are energizing.  They are so honest, candid and eager to learn.  They live in the present moment, which is a gift many adults are trying to get back to.

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