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COVID-19 Resources for Parents

While you’re working hard to keep your family safe, Youth on Course is here to offer you support to keep you connected to golf and each other. We’ll update this page often, so check back periodically for new resources and links.

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As part of an industry-wide collaboration to lead the responsible return of golf in the time of the COVID-19 pandemic, the game’s allied organizations have established “Back2Golf,” a plan outlining operational guidelines for the golf’s 16,000-plus golf facilities which adhere to nationally established protocols and best practices.

Learn more here.

From the YOC Blog

New Normal, Same Purpose

While the world for the time being looks differently than it did a few weeks ago, our desire as parents to deepen our family bonds doesn’t change. Below are helpful resources to help you start a dialogue and support your kids as they navigate these uncertain times:

Indoor Golf Games, Drills and Activities

There are so many fun and creative ways to help your kids keep their golf bug alive and keep their skills sharp too. Below are a few helpful ideas.

Golf Drills and Exercises 

Stretching, Coordination and Balance

Operation36’s #AtHomeChallenge

Operation36 is offering free 1-hour online golf classes for families to complete together at home. Their #AtHomeChallenge includes exclusive access to new weekly instructional videos to follow along with, fun challenges and downloadable worksheets for kids to follow along with.

Learn more and sign-up here

TGA STEAM Activities

TGA Premier Sports has compiled golf advice and activities including putting and sudoku you and your little golfer can do together at home.

Check them out here.

The Great Junior Golf Design Challenge of 2020

Kids ages 17 and under can take on the challenge of designing their own golf hole in this fun opportunity launched by the American Society of Golf Course Architects. Submit a design for a golf hole (any par, style, strategy or medium, fun or serious). Select designs will be featured across the ASGCA’s social channels.

Learn more here

Home on the Range Crossword Puzzles and Word Searches

LPGA-USGA Girls Golf is offering downloadable golf-themed brain teasers for free for kids and families.

Learn more and download a copy here

Create a DIY Mini-Golf Course

Use everyday household items such as oatmeal containers, toys and stuffed animals to construct a whole course of miniature golf obstacles in your home or yard. Follow this step-by-step guide to help you design, build and play. 

Create a 2020 COVID-19 Time Capsule

This project will help your children document their experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Learn more here.

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