Golf is a sport that boys and girls can play at a young age and enjoy for the rest of their lives. When golfing at the City of London Municipal Golf Courses, juniors meet new friends, enjoy the health benefits of physical exercise, learn to manage their emotions, set personal goals, improve their concentration, learn valuable communication skills all while having fun outdoors. Golf helps shape the lives of juniors by teaching them the following key life values:
• Responsibility and Respect
• Honesty and Integrity
• Courtesy and Perseverance
• Sportsmanship and Confidence
Our Municipal Golf System promotes junior golf through summer camps, free Club Championships, free golf at Fanshawe’s Parkside 9 and by offering low, affordable membership packages and green fee prices for golfers ages 7-18.
Junior Opening Day - June 2nd, 2018
FREE, fun event at Thames Valley Golf Course for City of London Junior Golf Members. Juniors must pre-register for this event. Lunch is provided after golf. Tee times start at 9:30am.
Junior Golf Weekend Promotion: Saturday's and Sunday's in June, July, and August - FREE
Any adult golfer paying a guest or member green fee can bring one junior:
Ages 9-14 for a FREE round of 9 holes on the Hickory 9 at Thames Valley on Saturdays and Sundays in June, July and August. This special runs all day on Thames Valley's Hickory 9 course only. Must book tee times in advance to take advantage of this promotion. *†
Ages 13-18 play for a FREE round of 18 holes at any City Golf Courses on Saturdays and Sundays in June, July and August. every Saturday and Sunday in June, July and August. This special runs every Saturday and Sunday after 3:00 p.m. Must book tee times in advance to take advantage of this promotion. **†
* This promotion runs all day on Thames Valley’s Hickory 9 Course only.
** This promotion runs every Saturday & Sunday after 3 p.m.
† Must book tee times in advance to take advantage of this promotion.
Junior Golf Camps
This program is designed for juniors who wish to learn the basics of golf so they can enjoy the game for the rest of their lives. Instruction will be provided by PGA of Canada Golf Professionals in a fun, stress free environment. Junior golfers will be introduced to a proper grip, stance, basic swing mechanics, short game skills (chipping and putting), as well as rules and etiquette. This is a 4-day morning camp taking place from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. There will be a 9-hole fun golf tournament followed by a barbecue lunch on the final day. Juniors should provide their own clubs. Proper footwear is required. Ages 7-14.
Resident: $99 Non-Resident $104
July 3 - July 6 Tuesday - Friday Barcode: 297442 9:00am - 12:00pm
July 10 - July 13 Tuesday - Friday Barcode: 297443 9:00am - 12:00pm
July 17 - July 20 Tuesday - Friday Barcode: 297444 9:00am - 12:00pm
July 24 - July 27 Tuesday - Friday Barcode: 297445 9:00am - 12:00pm
REGISTER TODAY! Online using Spectrum Interactive at https://rec.london.ca/eConnect/start/start.asp or call 519-661-5575.
Junior Golf Club Championship Hosted by Thames Valley Golf Course
Must be a member of the City of London Municipal Golf Courses. Free tournament entry, applicable green fees apply.
Junior Hickory Club Championship - August 17th. Two rounds of 9 holes on The Hickory 9 Golf Course. Ages 7-18
Junior Classic Club Championship - August 17th. One Round of 18 holes on The Classic 18 Golf Course.Ages 9-18
Canadian Junior Optimist Golf
The Canadian Optimist Junior Golf Program is an exciting and unique junior golf program for ages 10-18. The following tournaments will take place at our facilities in 2018:
District Qualifying Dates at Thames Valley Golf Course:
Friday, July 6th (Boys and Girls: All ages)
Canadian Optimist Junior Golf National Championship hosted by Fanshawe Golf Course:
August 13th, 14th & 15th
For more information on Canadian Junior Optimist Golf and these tournaments, please visit cojg.com
Junior Playing restrictions
Thames Valley Hickory 9: Must be 7 years or older. No restrictions when accompanied by an adult.
Thames Valley Classic 18: Must be 9 years or older. No restrictions when accompanied by an adult. Permitted after 11:00 a.m. seven days a week when not playing with an adult.
River Road: Must be 9 years or older.
Fanshawe: Must be 9 years or older.
The Parkside 9 at Fanshawe Golf Course
Juniors of all ages can play the Parkside 9 at Fanshawe Golf Course for FREE all season long. Golfers under the age of 13 must be accompanied by an adult at all times.