Youth on Course | Opportunities


All Youth on Course members have access to college scholarships. Northern California members have access to additional opportunities, like the caddie program and paid high school internships. The goal is to extend these opportunities to additional regions in the near future.


Youth ages 14-18 in Northern California can gain meaningful work experience at local golf courses and clubs, make some money, and build a resume. Internships are a great way to learn more about the golf industry, make important contacts and to grow as an individual.

Caddie Academy

Youth ages 14-18 are eligible to participate in the Caddie Academy. If selected, you will attend an orientation. Caddies make their own work schedule using an app that allows you to pair up with golfers who need caddies. Youth on Course Caddies earn $50 per loop.

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Youth on Course provides access to higher education by awarding annual college scholarships. Scholarships are based on need and merit.

The 2019 College Scholarship applications will open in January 2019. Stay tuned!

Caddie Academy

Youth ages 14-18 who are eligible for employment can apply for our Caddie Academy, and, if selected, complete an orientation at the club in group sessions. Individual caddies make their own work schedule using an app called CaddieNow (based on their availability and when the golf courses need caddies). Golfers pay caddies, and Youth on Course also pays the caddie through the app. Caddies to College earn an additional $50 into a college scholarship fund after every loop.

Current Caddie Sites:

Alamaden Country Club
California Golf Club
Claremont Country Club
Contra Costa Country Club
The Club at Crazy Horse Ranch
Del Rio Country Club
Discovery Bay Country Club
Lake Merced Golf Club
Marin Country Club
Menlo Country Club
The Olympic Club
Orinda Country Club
Pacific Grove Golf Links
Poppy Hills Golf Course
San Jose Country Club
Sequoyah Country Club
Serrano Country Club
Sunnyside Country Club


The Caddie Academy is only available in Northern California at this time.

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High School Internships

Youth on Course partners with golf courses to offer deserving high-school youth employment opportunities. Here they learn valuable skills – like time management, teamwork, and professionalism. Interns are given a variety of responsibilities including shadowing staff, merchandising, working in outside services, agronomy and food and beverage.


Since the inception of the scholarship program in 2008, Youth on Course has awarded more than $1,472,550 total to 221 students for higher education. To qualify, youth must be enrolled as a full-time senior in high school, have a minimum GPA of 3.0, have been accepted at a four-year college/university and be a Youth on Course member. All applicants must prove financial need and merit.

2019 scholarship applications will open in January 2019.