Junior
At Gulf Harbour Country Club we encourage junior golfers with a program to develop skills at all levels. Golf teaches respect, discipline, self-challenge.... and patience! ... at a healthy level. The championship course and driving range at Gulf Harbour Country Club offers the perfect training ground to improve your game and prepare you for playing friendly and competitive golf. Junior tee times are available 7 days a week as well as the use of the putting greens, pitching and short game areas. Learn and master your game at Gulf Harbour Country Club and see why some of New Zealand's best professionals are members here.
 
Our Junior Coaching Program is run by Jenna Gainford who is a PGA Golf Professional and TPI Level 1 Certified
 
Jenna has a passion for getting people into golf by making the game easier, fun and accessible. Her mission is to get younger people introduced to the game from an earlier age.
 
Junior players will benefit from Gulf Harbour's world-class practice facilities, SNAG Gear and our indoor teaching room with flight scope. This is an opportunity to inspire junior players as they learn the game of golf in a fun and safe environment.
 
Coaching sessions run during term time, for more details please contact us at the Pro shop on 09 428 1380 or email jenna@ghcc.co.nz.  
 
Start-a-Golf Academy (under 6 years) 
 
This is the first step into golf for children who are just starting out in the game. It gives your child the chance to try all aspects of golf including putting, chipping and driving the ball on our driving range. The group session is limited to 12 children.
 
The focus is on fun and safety, as well as the fundamentals of putting, pitching, chipping and full shots. 
 
For this age group, parents are required to participate.  No golf equipment is required only suitable footwear and clothing.
 
 
Start-a-Golf Academy (7-10 years) 
 
This is the first step into golf for children who are just starting out in the game. It gives your child the chance to try all aspects of golf including putting, chipping and driving the ball on our driving range. By the end of the term, your child will have the necessary skills to progress through to the Inspire-your-Golfer- Academy.  The group session is limited to 12 children.  No golf equipment is required only suitable footwear and clothing.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Inspire-your- Golfer Academy (6-10 years) 
 
This is designed for those juniors wanting to improve and hone their game of golf. Putting, chipping, pitching and full shots are broken down and analysed. Continued game improvement and on course skills are a big focus of the academy will work on improving distance to shots and improving scores. academy, the child gets to play on the golf course and we start working on their scores. This academy is limited to 12 children. 
Inspire-your-golfer. As part of the Inspire-your-golfer academy, the child gets to play on the golf course and we start working on their scores. This academy is limited to 12 children.
 
Full access to OP36 Pro golf App which is a custom program to enable your child to track their progress. During the academy, your child will also gain match play experience out on the course playing 7-9 holes.
 
*Please note that golf memberships is extra to coaching.
 
 Inspire-your- Golfer Academy (11-18 years) 
 
This is designed for the young golfer wanting to improve and hone their game of golf. Putting, chipping, pitching and full shots are broken down and analysed. Continued game improvement and on course skills are a big focus of the academy will work on improving distance to shots and improving scores. As part of the Inspire-your-golfer academy, the child gets to play on the golf course and we start working on their scores. This academy is limited to 12 children.  
 
Full access to OP36 Pro golf App which is a custom program to enable your child to track their progress. During the academy, the young golfer will also gain match play experience out on the course playing 7-9 holes.
 
*Please note that golf memberships is extra to coaching.
 
 For full details about times and dates for all academies, then please check out the online booking system             http://jennagainfordgolfcoach.as.me/schedule.php