Baby and Kids
Introduce your four-and-a-half- through 12-year-old to the lifelong enjoyment that is golf.
The unique program at Kate Tempesta's Urban Golf Academy uses age-appropriate methods and equipment to teach the proper golf skills, rules, and etiquette. Using modified equipment created specifically for golf newcomers and ideal for children, players will learn, practice, and perfect the four basic shots (putt, chip, pitch, and full swing), as well as do the "little things" like collect the balls when they're done. Classes feature lots of positive feedback and group Q&A.
Spring session consists of eight classes, held outside in one of two locations (see below). Choose Level I for a beginning golfer with little to no experience; they'll learn the fundamentals. Or choose Level II if your child knows the basics, and he/she will enhance his/her technique and begin using traditional equipment. Either way, watch your young one learn the skills for a lifetime of challenging fun on the links!
Kate Tempesta, founder of Kate Tempesta’s Urban Golf Academy, is a member of the LPGA T&CP and the Director of the Junior Golf Program at Montauk Downs. She has been working with children to bring movement education to schools for over a decade, including developing and instructing the Creative Movement program at St. Thomas More Play Group. Kate started KTUGA to combine her passion for movement, early childhood education, and golf. By using modified equipment created specifically for newcomers to golf and perfect for children, Kate and her team are able to introduce golf to children at a very young age.
Classes will be held in two locations:
Central Park East: near 97th St and 5th Ave (exact location TBD due to construction; registrants will be notified)
Downtown: Horatio Street Playground (at Hudson and Horatio Sts in the West Village)
X-Fit 28 W 27th St btwn 5th and 6th Aves Flatiron
28 W 27th St, New York, NY
Highway Christian Academy 132 E 111th St btwn Park & Lexington Aves 4th Floor gymnasium
132 E 111th St
In-home lessons available at addresses in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, and the Bronx
14 East 4th Street, #1128, New York, NY