Youth on Course


What age do I have to be to participate in Youth on Course?

You must be under the age of 18 and at least 6 years old.

How can I book a tee time through Youth on Course?

Through a partnership with GolfNow, Youth on Course members can book tee times for many of the participating courses. Click here to download the Youth on Course app which will let you do so. 

Do I need take the curriculum before or after I pay for my membership?

Pay first. You will receive an email right away prompting you to take the curriculum, once it is complemented you will be given the link to download the Youth on Course app.

What do I do with my membership number?

Having an active membership number means that you paid for the year and are able to use your membership. Your number can also be used to establish a handicap to use to track progress and compete in tournaments.

When will I get my membership number?

After you signup, you will receive an email with your number and a link to complete the online curriculum. If you already have a handicap number from another club be sure to sign up with that number to avoid being assigned a new one.

How do I play golf for $5 or less?

After joining, you will get a virtual membership card in the Youth on Course mobile app with your unique membership ID number on it. Try to memorize your memberhsip number or have the app ready during the designated Youth on Course times and you will play for $5 or less.

How long does my membership last?

Memberships are valid for 365 days (1 year) from the signup date.

I’m traveling. Can I use my membership in a different state?

Absolutely! If there are participating courses in an area you are visiting, you are welcome to use your membership there regardless of where you live.

Can I play for $5 or less with my golf team or for a tournament? What about golf camps?

You can not use your membership for tournaments or competitions. You can practice with your team using your memebrship ID number if it is a Youth on Course facility. Golf Camp use with membership is not permitted.

Do you pay for range balls or a cart?

Yes. Youth on Course does not cover range balls or carts, and we encourage our youth members to walk.

How much does a Youth on Course membership cost?

Membership costs $5 for Kentucky youth residents and you can join online by clicking here. All Kentucky PGA Junior Tour members receive a complimentary Youth on Course membership.

What are the age restrictions for Youth on Course?

Youth are eligible for Youth on Course membership when they turn 6 years old. The membership is valid until their 19th birthday.

Are there any restrictions for using a Youth on Course membership card?

Youth on Course no longer makes physical membership cards, however you may use your membership ID located on the app as many times as you like – there is no limit, however, you can not your membership ID to play tournaments, competitions, or organized camps. Please check the course map for YOC availability at participating facilities.

Can I join through The First Tee?

Yes, depending on the chapter. Many First Tee chapters in Kentucky members receive a free Youth on Course membership to use at all clubs and courses that partner with YOC. You can ask a staff member at your chapter or feel free to contact us if you need any assistance.

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About Golf House Kentucky

Golf House Kentucky is the umbrella organization for Kentucky’s Family of Golf Organizations: Kentucky Golf Association, Kentucky PGA and Kentucky Golf Foundation. The vision of Kentucky’s golf leaders, Golf House Kentucky was founded in 1978, and is headquartered in a picturesque country setting in Louisville, Kentucky. Golf House Kentucky conducts competitions for golfers of all ages, gender and skill levels (amateur, professional and junior), and provides valuable services to Kentucky PGA professionals and member golf facilities. Working in partnership with the USGA, Golf House Kentucky provides individual golfers and member golf facilities with a wide range of services: Handicapping, USGA Course and Slope Rating, award programs, club consulting and golf management software. The family’s philanthropic affiliate, Kentucky Golf Foundation promotes the Kentucky Golf Hall of Fame, Kentucky golf museum and provides grant and scholarship programs for youth in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

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