Junior Golf at Lakewood Golf Club
Award Winning Junior Golf Program
Lakewood Golf Club has a nationally recognized year round junior golf program serving the youth of New Orleans. Lakewood Golf Club is committed to growing golf and developing golfers for a lifetime. Our main goal is to have fun and give the children an excellent learning atmosphere with an emphasis on family.Watch our junior golfers on the Golf Channel.
The weekly clinics are held on either Saturday or Sunday mornings depending on Lakewood's tournament schedule. These clinics are open to members and the general public. Children of members pay $15 per session and non-members pay $20. In addition to our regular teaching staff, we have visiting instructors that range from the Tulane Women's Golf Team, University of New Orleans Men's Golf Team, local PGA Professionals, aspiring professional golfers, collegiate golfers and the top juniors in the area. Our instructors not only teach the game, they teach the values that are learned through golf as well as how to have fun on the course and during practice sessions.
Information on the program can be obtained by contacting the Pro Shop at 504-373-5926 ext. 4.
Along with our year round weekly golf classes and individual junior golf instruction, Lakewood Golf Club is the leader in supporting competitive junior golf and is home of the prestigious Tommy Moore Memorial Junior Championship. Tommy grew at Lakewood and went on to be the # 1 ranked junior golfer in the United States in 1980. As an amateur Tommy had a top ten finish in the PGA Tour's New Orleans Open held at Lakewood Golf Club and won the Louisiana Amateur Championship. Tommy played his collegiate golf at Oklahoma State and during his time there he was All-American, Academic All American and Oklahoma State won the NCAA Collegiate Championship. Tommy went on to receive his PGA Tour Card. Lakewood is a major supporter of the Kelly Gibson Junior Golf Tour. Kelly grew up with Tommy and like Tommy was the Louisiana Amateur Champion, Collegiate All-American and had a successful career on the PGA Tour. Lakewood Golf Club plays host to the Arrowhead Junior Tour, host many high school matches and practice opportunities to many high school golf teams.