Junior Golf Academy

Thorpe Wood Junior Academy

Introduce your child to golf, with our qualified PGA Professional and assistant coach (fully DBS certified).


The Academy at Thorpe Wood Academy offers Juniors (up to the age of 18) the perfect introduction to golf. We understand that children learn differently to adults and that they want to have fun.


During our sessions all areas of golf will be covered including driving, putting, irons, short game, bunkers and golfing etiquette as well as competitive challenges and tests of skill.


Our programs foster teamwork, problem-solving, and of course having a good time!

Please ensure you have read and completed our junior golfers child welfare document when your child joins us here at The Thorpe Wood Academy. The document can be downloaded here.

Saturday Junior Academy

Beginners – Intermediate

Ideal for Juniors who are looking to take their first swings in golf, we cover the five fundamentals of golf, including grip, stance, posture, ball position and the basic swing. Lessons include Pitch & Putt tournament, Par3 Away Days. Range Winter League.

Saturday Morning Group Coaching
6 Years – 9 Years

 Beginners – 9.00am – 10.00am

Intermediate -10.00am – 11.00am

£8.00 per session
No need to have own clubs, clubs can be provided.

Intermediate Plus

Ideal for junior golfers who have been playing for a while and are ready to take the step up to the next level. We cover the five fundamentals of golf, but also work on the technical areas of the swing, including swing path, plane, weight distribution and the hinge in the golf swing.

Saturday Morning Group Coaching
9 Years – 12 Years

11.00am – 12.00pm

£8.00 per session
Golfers must have their own clubs which should include, Bag, Driver, Hybrid,5,7,9,PW,SW, Putter.

Monday Junior Academy


For Juniors who are ready to take their skills on to the course and compete against other juniors and become part of a team who will compete against other local junior clubs.


Technical areas of the golf swing and game will be covered, including gaining a handicap and keeping stats from their golf game, including, number of putts per hole, fairways hit and greens in regulation.

Monday Night Group Coaching
12+ Years

 Advanced Academy – 5.00pm – 6.00pm

Masters Advanced -6.00pm – 8.00pm

£8.00 per session
Must have own clubs including: Bag, Driver, Fairway, Hybrid, 5,7,9,PW,SW, Putter. Option to buy teamwear including polo shirts and jumpers

Junior Membership Form 2023/2024

Junior Academy Membership Details
• Academy Top
• Bag Tag
• Skills Booklet
• Group Instruction (Pay-as-you-Go)
Junior Membership Details
• Play on both Thorpe Wood and Orton Meadows 7-days a week (not before 12 on weekends is the only restriction)
• Nene Park Golf Club membership for handicap
• Academy Top & Bag Tag
• England Golf and County Affiliation
• Access to Competitions
• Group Instruction (Pay-as-you-Go)

Safeguarding and Child Protection

As you would expect any staff who work with Juniors in the Academy have been safeguarded and DBS checked. Parents/ Guardians are asked at the end of this application to authorise their child's attendance. Equally, Parents/Guardians are asked to handover their children to our care, via the Driving Range Reception on each occasion that they visit. For full safeguarding information please visit: https://www.nenegolf.com/nene-golf-policies/.

Membership Terms

Payment by one off payment via cash or card either in person at Thorpe Wood Academy or by calling 01733 267701. These are a standard fee with no pro-rata fees available. No membership refunds will be given for any course closures however range credit will be given at the managing directors discretion. Any requests for refunds for any reason will be at the discretion of the Managing Director and must be given in writing to simon@nenegolf.com. You will not become a member or claim any benefits until the appropriate fee has been paid and your membership has been confirmed. By ticking the Terms and Conditions box below you are agreeing to the terms included on this membership form and the course terms and conditions which can be found at www.nenegolf.com/members-zone please ensure you read before completing your membership and we reserve the right to cancel a membership without refund if these conditions are not adhered to.
Childs Details


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