General Information

Age-Based Learning Objectives

  • Be active and have fun with peers in a safe and encouraging manner
  • Build inner strength and self-confidence
  • Learn to play golf
  • Focus on building relationships with other players while exploring the game of golf
  • Explore character concepts in active and collaborative ways that are valuable on and off the course
  • Develop golf skills and enthusiasm for the game
  • Support positive Game Changing behaviors in fun and meaningful ways
  • Explore both golf skills and characters commitments while having fun with peers
  • Provide opportunities to demonstrate mastery and growth in golf skills and abilities
  • Support growth and development of early adolescents
  • Build character and support personal development
  • Develop additional golf skills and abilities
  • Look toward their future and plan their own paths
  • Evaluate, reflect, and apply their understanding of life and golf skills to new situations on and off the course

Golf Class Structure

  • Golf classes are offered monthly and based on a participant’s age grouping.
  • By signing up your participant, you’re securing their spot in the designated class and time for the selected day throughout the month. (except Saturdays & Holidays, see below). Please make sure to check the calendar every week to ensure there is class being held.
    • There are no golf classes on the last Saturday of every month due to our regularly scheduled End the Month Tournament.
  • Participants are required to sign up every month in order to attend class.
  • Participants may only sign up for one class day & time for the month.
  • Reservation cancellations are only allowed once per month and must be requested by responding to your reservation email.

Each class will cover a different Game Changing Behavior, Key Commitment, Golf Fundamental, and Core Value (see below).

Golf Class Core Lessons

  • Understanding and Managing Emotions
  • Resolving Conflicts
  • Setting Up Step-by-Step Goals
  • Planning for the Future
  • Appreciating Diversity
  • Golf Fundamentals & Advanced Techniques
  • Pursuing Goals
  • Growing Through Challenges
  • Collaborating with Others
  • Building Positive Self-Identity
  • Using Good Judgement
  • Target Awareness/Target Selection
  • Developing a Routine for Getting Ready to Swing
  • Chipping Techniques
  • Pitching Techniques
  • Distance Response/Awareness
  • Size or Length of Motion
  • Club Face and Ball Contact
  • Direction at Contact
  • Club Selection
  • Swing Rhythm/Tempo
  • Body Balance
  • Ball Flight/Trajectory/Curvature
  • Post-Shot Routine

Core Values

Honesty
Quality or state of being truthful; not deceptive. Golf is unique from other sports in that players regularly call penalties on themselves and report their own scores.
Sportsmanship
Observing the rules of play and winning or losing with grace. Players must know and abide by the rules of golf and be able to conduct themselves in a kind and respectful manner towards others even in a competitive game.
Confidence
Reliance or trust. A feeling of self-assurance. Confidence plays a key role in the level of play that one achieves. Players can increase confidence in their abilities by being positive and focusing on something they are doing well regardless of the outcome.
Perseverance
To persist in an idea, purpose, or task despite obstacles. To succeed in golf, players must continue through bad breaks and their own mistakes, while learning from past experiences.
Judgement
The ability to plan or form an opinion; a decision reached after consideration. Using good judgment is very important in golf. It comes into play when deciding on strategy, club selection, when to play safe and when to take a chance, the type of shot players consider executing, as well as making healthy choices on and off the golf course.
Integrity
Strict adherence to a standard of value or conduct; personal honesty and independence. Golf is a game of etiquette and composure. Players are responsible for their actions and personal conduct on the golf course even at times when others may not be looking.
Respect
To feel or show deferential regard for; esteem. In golf, it is important to show respect for oneself, playing partners, fellow competitors, the golf course, and for the honor and traditions of the game.
Responsibility
Accounting for one’s actions; dependable. Players are responsible for their actions on the golf course. It is up to them to keep score, repair divots, rake bunkers, repair ball marks on the green, and keep up with the pace of play.
Courtesy
Considerate behavior toward others; a polite remark or gesture A round of golf should begin and end with a handshake between fellow competitors. Players also should be still and quiet while others are preparing and performing a shot.
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Reserve Space in Golf Class

Mark your calendars! The registration for next month’s class will open on the 15th of the current month and will remain open till the 25th of every month. Families must reserve their space in classes monthly in order attend. Each golf class reservation will guarantee your spot in your selected classes every week for the designated month only.

*Must be an active member reserve space

Golf Certification

Ready to level up? Our golf certification process serves as a thorough assessment of the core lessons covered in our classes. Each level presents unique requirements that must be fulfilled before attempting certification. Take a moment to review the certification sheet corresponding to your participant’s current level to ensure your participant is ready for certification day.

Written Test Study Guides

Our written test is designed to evaluate your participant’s knowledge and experience as a Pro Kids member. Each test comprehensively covers basic knowledge of golf rules, safety, etiquette, and First Tee core values. Take your time to study until you feel fully prepared to take the test. When you’re ready, simply visit the front desk and request to take the written exam. Remember, all participants must achieve a score of 80% or higher to pass. Coaches are there to support you every step of the way!

Learning Center Structure

The Learning Center offers homework help, tutoring, STEAM workshops, college and career preparation, field trips, and time to read, exercise, play, and practice golf. Students commit to attending once or twice per week throughout the school year, and check in regularly with their team leaders to create goals, receive individualized support, and celebrate growth. Due to the high demand of our programs, we recommend that you sign up early. Age groups will have a limited capacity; this means they will fill up quickly.

Inquire about Learning Center

*Must be an active member to inquire

Financial Aid

Who qualifies for financial aid?

  • Military families (active or veteran)
  • Child Members attending partner schools (see below)
  • Households which fall into one of the six categories (see financial aid chart)

Pro Kids Partner Schools

The mission of Pro Kids is to serve the youth and families of City Heights & Oceanside. Some public schools within these communities are eligible to form partnerships with Pro Kids that can include school outreach, programming, and financial support. If your child attends a partnered school with Pro Kids, please indicate which school your child attends on the Financial Aid / Military Waiver Application.

Pro Kids City Heights Partnered Schools

  • Clark Middle School
  • Crawford High School
  • Euclid Elementary School
  • Fay Elementary School
  • Hoover High School
  • Horace Mann Middle School
  • Ibarra Elementary School
  • Nativity Prep Academy
  • Wilson Middle School

Pro Kids Oceanside Partnered Schools

  • Cesar Chavez Middle
  • Del Rio Elementary
  • El Camino High
  • Foussat Elementary
  • Ivey Ranch Elementary
  • Lincoln Middle
  • Martin Luther King Middle
  • Nichols Elementary
  • Oceanside High

Financial Aid Chart

Income % of AMI 30% - Extremely Low 50% - Very Low 60% - Moderately Low 80% - Low Income Median Income 120% of AMI Over max income
Family Size Tier 6/MISSION Tier 5 Tier 4 Tier 3 Tier 2 Tier 1 NA
2 <=29,999 30,000-54999 55,000-69999 70000-89999 90000-99999 100000-114999 115000+
3 <=34999 35000-64999 65000-74999 75000-99999 100000-104999 105000-129999 130000+
4 <=39999 40000-69999 70000-84999 85000-109999 110000-114999 115000-139999 140000+
5 <=44999 45000-74999 75000-89999 90000-119999 120000-124999 125000-149999 150000+
6 <=49999 50000-79999 80000-94999 95000-129999 130000-134999 135000-159999 160000+
7 <=54999 55000-84999 85000-99999 100000-139999 140000-144999 145000-169999 170000+
8 <=54999 55000-89999 90000-109999 110000-144999 145000-154999 155000-179999 180000+