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Junior Programs

The Fossil Trace Trail Map

Starting at 4 years old, Fossil Trace Golf School has a path for every golfer. As our juniors makes their way through the Fossil Trace Trail Map, they’ll develop more in-depth with golf fundamentals and on-course experience.

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Many juniors repeat programs, progress to more advanced ones, or take multiple programs simultaneously. Fossil Trace Golf School is careful to ensure all program schedules do not conflict. Please use Chrome, Firefox, or Safari for a web browser (Internet Explorer not supported) when registering. If your junior is seeking more individual attention, consider private lessons.

Registration for 2022 PGA Junior League and Semester 1 Operation 36 are currently available. Fossil Trace Full/Half Day, 4-week and Lil’ Tykes Junior Camps will be available for registration on March 1, 2022.

Operation 36 Academy

Play.  Learn.  Improve.

Fossil Trace Golf School’s newest addition, the Operation 36 Academy, is a rapidly growing program backed by years of research. Centered around a structured curriculum, golfers develop and test their skills while tracking progress through the free Op36 app.

In an 8-week semester, golfers attend 8 hour-long academy classes and 3 on-course tournaments. This program carefully balances skill development with real on-course stroke play.

While Operation 36 caters to a wide range of ability, we recommend that your junior has some entry-level golf experience. This program is great for current PGA Jr League participants to build their skills and scoring abilities. Juniors are encouraged to attend at least two semesters a year to experience best results.

App Features

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Choose a semester and playing package when signing up.

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PGA Junior League

Success Starts Here

The PGA Junior League at Fossil Trace Golf School is an opportunity to play golf in a team atmosphere that is fun and inclusive. PGA Junior League teams are made of boys and girls ages 13 and under (13u). PGAJL provides a structured semi-competitive league environment similar to Little League Baseball, but students also receive guidance and instruction from the Fossil Trace professional staff.

As a developmental league, golf skills certainly vary. Our recommendation for Junior League participation is if your child can make reliable contact when playing and practicing AND walk 9 holes we have a place for them in Junior League! If your child needs further experience, and is still an occasional “whiffer,” join our Operation 36 program.

Junior League Fall Schedule

Registration for PGA Junior League

2022 is the 7th season of the PGA Junior League at Fossil Trace Golf Club! PGAJL is a nationwide program, and registration is completed in the all new PGA Junior League website, and registration runs on a first come, first serve basis to fill the the league. The Fall season consists of 2 practices, 1 practice game, 3 “in-house” games, PGA Junior League Team Kit and Fossil Trace Junior Range pass.

What’s the commitment level for families?
The Fall PGA Junior League season runs from September 11th to October 9th. Kids are not required to attend all practices, or games, but there are no makeup opportunities or refunds for missed League activities not affiliated with inclement weather.

Registration for 2022 Fall PGA Junior League is now CLOSED.

*Fee: $325 | Fall PGA Junior League is a shorter season than the Summer, but a great opportunity for on-course development during the school year. *If you participated in summer PGA Junior League at Fossil Trace you will not need to pay the $99 #Gamechanger Club fee, you would only need to pay the coaching/program fee ($226).


PGAJL Features

Be a Part of a Team

Be part of a team

Two-person teams play in 3 Fall games against each other for 9 holes in a scramble format. Golfers work together to earn “flags.”

Guided Practice

Guided practice

Golfers may participate in 2, 60-minute practice sessions and a 6-hole practice game in the fall to learn golf fundamentals, guided by our professional coaching staff.

Look the part

Look the part

For league play, Garb, Inc. supplies all golfers with team apparel: two numbered team polo jerseys, a hat, a bag tag, and other cool PGA Jr. League swag.

On-Course Play

On-course play

The reason we all practice is to get better at playing golf! All golfers will get on-course experience playing in 3 Fall League games at Fossil Trace!

Junior Camps

Half-Day Camp

(6 – 11 yrs)

Juniors learn, practice, and develop skills and athletic abilities with a 6:1 student to instructor ratio. While they learn on-course application, this camp does not experience on-course play. Consider the Full-Day Camp and Operation 36 Academy if your junior is ready for that step.

Days: Tuesday – Thursday (3 days)
Time: 8:15am – 10:45am
Cost: $200 / junior


Full-Day Camp

(11 – 15 yrs)

Juniors learn, practice, and develop skills and athletic abilities with a 6:1 student to instructor ratio. They also play 9 holes on the course every day to apply what they have learned. Operation 36 Academy is encouraged to be taken alongside Full-Day Camp for optimized growth.

Days: Tuesday – Thursday (3 days)
Time: 12:15pm – 5:15pm
Cost: $425 / junior

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4-Week Camp

(6 – 11 yrs)

This camp covers the same concepts as Half-Day Camp over the span of four Saturday sessions with an 8:1 student to instructor ratio. While they learn on-course application, the 4-Week Camp does not experience on-course play.

Days: Saturdays (4 consecutive weeks)
Time: 10:30am – 12:15pm
Cost: $175 / junior

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Lil Tykes

(4 – 7 yrs)

Designed for young golfers ready to have a fun, social, and positive experience in a golf setting with an 8:1 student to instructor ratio. No skill is required – lil tykes must be able to listen, follow rules, and handle separation from their parent.

Days: Saturdays (4 consecutive weeks)
Time: 9:00am – 10:00am
Cost: $125 / junior

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