2018 Thursday Night Junior League at Wilmette Golf Club

This program gives children age 8-13 the opportunity to enjoy golf in a fun and competitive team format. Think of it as little league baseball for golfers. The structured league will provide a popular, less stressful scramble format as opposed to stroke-play competition. This is a great way to keep kids involved in the game.

The team will play on Thursday nights at 5:30pm from 5/10 to 7/26 at Wilmette Golf Club with block practices on select Saturdays. The goal is for a 10-week season with a two-week cushion built in for rain outs.

Top players from the league may be selected to compete against other clubs in the area. Other travel teams include: Indian Hill Club, Westmoreland CC, North Shore CC, The Glen Club, Bryn Mawr CC and Sportsman's GC.

Includes: Ten regular season competitions in a fun scramble format. Six one-hour team practices led by team captain Scott Yopchick. The club will provide a coach for each team, shirts and hats.

Fees: Wilmette Resident: $249 / Non-resident: $299.

Questions? Call the Pro Shop at 847/256-9777 and ask for team captain Scott Yopchick. Golfers in need of clubs, shoes, golf balls or with any additional questions can email General Manager Adam Kwiatkoski, PGA at akwiatkoski@wilpark.org.

2018 Group Classes

These classes offer maximum exposure to the game at reasonable prices and are available to Juniors, Adult Novice and Intermediate players. Classes include swing theory as well as practical application designed to each student's ability level. If classes must be cancelled because of inclement weather, they will be extended to the following weeks. Fees include range balls.

Click on the button below to check for class availability and register online.


Youth Camps/Group Lessons

Tiny Aces - Age 5-10

This 4-week program for young players is offered for ages 5-7 and 8-10. Parents are encouraged to attend these classes--although it is not mandatory. Kids will be taught to have fun and respect the other kids and the golf course. Fees are $110 for residents and $135 for non-residents. Classes meet on Sundays. For more information call the Pro Shop at 847-256-9777. Maximum 10 students per class.

Junior Golf Academy - Ages 8-13

Young golfers will meet at the range and play on the course each week. Golfers will learn the basics of ball striking, chipping and putting, as well as etiquette, strategy and maintaing pace of play. Academy members will be able to play for free after 5:00 with paid adult green fee.

Advanced Junior Golf - Age 8-17

This group will meet twice a week to discuss swing concepts, short game methods, skills and course management. Emphasis will be on tournament play. The group will play 18 holes each day after the session and will turn in scores for publication. There will also be many informal tournaments, with something--most of all bragging rights--riding on every round. Director of Instruction Kim McCombs will determine eligibility for participation. Class sizes will range from a minimum of eight to a maximum of 16. Fees are $183 for residents and $236 for non-residents. Note: There maybe opportunities to compete against players from other clubs for an additional fee. For more information call the Pro Shop at 847-256-9777.

Teen Golf Camp - Age 12-17

Young golfers have the opportunity to learn new skills, make new buddies and get valuable experience playing the course. After an initial week of instruction, the group will be teeing it up on the course for two hours a week to learn golf etiquette and course management, as well as the technical skills needed to navigate a golf course. Fees are $168 for residents and $215 for non-residents. Enrollment is very limited, so sign up early.

Junior Golf Lessons - Age 11-17

During these 4-week sessions we introduce the basic concepts of the long and short game, as well as accepted parameters of behavior on and around the golf course. It has been our experience that if kids know what is expected of them at a golf course, and are able to enjoy the game as it was meant to be enjoyed, the learning of the game takes care of itself. Here's the opportunity to lay the foundation for a life time of enjoying the game of golf. Fees are $107 for residents and $135 for non-residents. For more information call the Pro Shop at 847-256-9777. Maximum 10 students per class.

Adult Instruction

NEW! Family Golf Camp - Age 4 & up

New this summer! Get the whole family on the golf course! Learn the basics of navigating the course together. The first session will be held on the driving range going over the basics of ball striking, chipping and putting. The following three sessions will be held on the course with an instructor to help out with the groups. This is a Parent/Child class, but aunts, uncles, or grandparents welcome. Room in the class is limited, so sign up early. Prices are per person.

Women on Course for Success - 18 & Up

As we continue to provide opportunities for all to play the game of golf, the Wilmette Golf Club staff will be implementing a new golf program for women only that will get them golf course ready. The focus will be to get new players comfortable with teeing it up and becoming regular players, three of the four 90-minute sessions will be played on the golf course. Fees are $160 for residents and $200 for non-residents. Maximum 12 students per class. Thursday Nights 5:30-7:00.

Adult Novice - Age 18 & up

We will introduce students to fundamentals of the swing and short game, as well as teaching the basics of getting around a golf course, etiquette, making tee times and joining groups.We try to give as much individual instruction as time will allow. Fees are $107 for residents and $135 for non-residents. For more information call the Pro Shop at 847-256-9777. Maximum 12 students per class.

Adult Intermediate - Age 18 & up

For golfers who have played before or taken beginning lessons. There is no need to be an accomplished golfer. We will work with advanced swing concepts, the short game and concentrate on putting to improve scores. Experience levels are varied, so a good deal of time is spent on individual instruction. Fees are $107 for residents and $135 for non-residents. For more information call the Pro Shop at 847-256-9777. Maximum 10 students per class.

Private Golf Lessons

The Wilmette Golf Club offers private instruction by our staff of PGA Professionals. Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned player, we encourage everyone to take advantage of our experienced teaching staff. Fees include range balls.

Video Golf Swing Analysis / Indoor Winter Golf Instruction

Improve your swing this winter by working with our PGA Professionals and the V1 Coaching System in a series of private indoor lessons. Students hit into an indoor net while their swing is being recorded. This system gives our PGA Professionals the chance to analyze your swing on a frame-by-frame basis. Students can view a copy of the lesson by logging on to the V1 Home website. Learn the correct positions that make a great golf swing. Compare your swing to your favorite touring professional. To schedule lessons call Jamie Locke at 847/256-9646.

Private Instruction Fees

Class Length One Student Two Students Private Group (3-8 Students)
30 minute $55 $60 N/A
60 minute $110 $120 $130