Junior Development

PG Live - Matt Reagan Episode 001

Matt Reagan joins host Lorin Anderson in our very first Proponent Group Live to discuss "How to Create Lifelong Golfers." Matt is co-founder of Operation 36, one of the most successful new golfer training programs ever to hit the golf industry. Matt shares his unique insights into the process necessary to take someone from their first visit to a driving range to becoming a golfer for life. It's a tricky process that most golf coaches don't fully understand or appreciate. Episode recorded on 11-17-20

Junior Panel Discussion - Trillium Sellers, host, with Cheryl Anderson, James Leitz, Kevin Smeltz and Dan Carraher

This all-star panel of Trillium Sellers, host, with Cheryl Anderson, James Leitz, Kevin Smeltz and Dan Carraher talk everything junior golf from assessments, to testing, to tracking progress, handling parents, taking instruction beyond the swing, setting realistic goals and much more.

Nicole Weller - Teaching the Youngest Golfer - 1

Taking on the task of teaching the youngest golfers can seem daunting and too difficult to successfully manage. Watch one of the best in the business use her proven techniques and passion to engage the youngest golfers.

Nicole Weller - Teaching the Youngest Golfer - 2

Taking on the task of teaching the youngest golfers can seem daunting and too difficult to successfully manage. Watch one of the best in the business use her proven techniques and passion to engage the youngest golfers.

Nicole Weller - Teaching the Youngest Golfer - 3

Taking on the task of teaching the youngest golfers can seem daunting and too difficult to successfully manage. Watch one of the best in the business use her proven techniques and passion to engage the youngest golfers.

Nicole Weller - Teaching the Youngest Golfer - 4

Taking on the task of teaching the youngest golfers can seem daunting and too difficult to successfully manage. Watch one of the best in the business use her proven techniques and passion to engage the youngest golfers.

Kate Tempesta - Birdie Basics - 1

Kate Tempesta is blazing a new trail with her passion for golf and early childhood development. Her Birdie Basics help make the introduction to the game in any environment (even the urban environment of Manhattan) a perfect combination.

Kate Tempesta - Birdie Basics - 2

Kate Tempesta is blazing a new trail with her passion for golf and early childhood development. Her Birdie Basics help make the introduction to the game in any environment (even the urban environment of Manhattan) a perfect combination.

Kate Tempesta - Birdie Basics - 3

Kate Tempesta is blazing a new trail with her passion for golf and early childhood development. Her Birdie Basics help make the introduction to the game in any environment (even the urban environment of Manhattan) a perfect combination.

Kate Tempesta - Birdie Basics - 4

Kate Tempesta is blazing a new trail with her passion for golf and early childhood development. Her Birdie Basics help make the introduction to the game in any environment (even the urban environment of Manhattan) a perfect combination.

Kate Tempesta - Birdie Basics - 5

Kate Tempesta is blazing a new trail with her passion for golf and early childhood development. Her Birdie Basics help make the introduction to the game in any environment (even the urban environment of Manhattan) a perfect combination.

Cameron McCormick - The Journey to High Performance, Part I

For anyone who works with competitive players, this is a must watch presentation by Golf Magazine Top 100 Teacher Cameron McCormick, coach to many elite players including Jordan Spieth. McCormick takes our members through the nuances of his coaching methods that have been proven extremely effective. Recorded during the 2014 Proponent Group Summit.

Cameron McCormick - The Journey to High Performance, Part II

For anyone who works with competitive players, this is a must watch presentation by Golf Magazine Top 100 Teacher Cameron McCormick, coach to many elite players including Jordan Spieth. McCormick takes our members through the nuances of his coaching methods that have been proven extremely effective. Recorded during the 2014 Proponent Group Summit.

Cameron McCormick - The Journey to High Performance, Part III

For anyone who works with competitive players, this is a must watch presentation by Golf Magazine Top 100 Teacher Cameron McCormick, coach to many elite players including Jordan Spieth. McCormick takes our members through the nuances of his coaching methods that have been proven extremely effective. Recorded during the 2014 Proponent Group Summit.

John Bryan and John Godwin - The Importance of Club Fitting in Junior Golfers' Swing Development (Part I)

John Bryan and John Godwin of U.S. Kids Golf present on the topic of properly fitting junior golfers for their equipment. This presentation was recorded at the 2014 PGA Show.

John Bryan and John Godwin - The Importance of Club Fitting in Junior Golfers' Swing Development (Part II)

Henry Brunton - The New Competitive Golfer (Part 1)

Henry Brunton, one of the game's finest junior coaches, discusses the keys to working effectively with the 9-13 year old age group.

Henry Brunton - The New Competitive Golfer (Part 2)

Henry Brunton, one of the game's finest junior coaches, discusses the keys to working effectively with the 9-13 year old age group.

Patty Donnelly, PhD. - Teaching Junior Golfers

Patty Donnelly, PhD., presents on Teaching Junior Golfers at the AMF Instructor Seminar on January 28, 2009

Patricia Donnelly, PhD. and Nicole Weller - Going Live: Golf Education for Ages 2 to 5, Part I

Patricia Donnelly, PhD. and Nicole Weller, Teaching Professional at The Landings Club in Savannah, GA have both spent decades studying early childhood development with Donnelly having done some of the seminal research on early childhood athletic skill development. This presentation takes you through a variety of issues you must understand to effectively teach the very youngest of golfers.

Patricia Donnelly, PhD. and Nicole Weller - Going Live: Golf Education for Ages 2 to 5, Part II

Patricia Donnelly, PhD. and Nicole Weller, Teaching Professional at The Landings Club in Savannah, GA have both spent decades studying early childhood development with Donnelly having done some of the seminal research on early childhood athletic skill development. This presentation takes you through a variety of issues you must understand to effectively teach the very youngest of golfers.

Brendan Elliott, Kate Tempesta and Nicole Weller - The Power of 6 & Under

Three of the nation's top teachers to the youngest of golfers present on the keys to being successful with this age group that has often been forgotten by the golf industry, but is catered to by many other sports. The future growth of golf depends on learning how to effectively bring these children into the game.

Iain Highfield - What A Junior Golfer Needs to Evolve as a Player and Person, Part I

Iain Highfield of Bishops Gate Golf Academy near Orlando is an innovator in training competitive juniors to perform under pressure. In this presentation he shares many of his unique training methods with our members.

Iain Highfield - What a Junior Golfer Needs to Evolve as a Player and Person, Part II

Iain Highfield of Bishops Gate Golf Academy near Orlando is an innovator in training competitive juniors to perform under pressure. In this presentation he shares many of his unique training methods with our members.

Mic Potter - Succeeding in Collegiate Golf: How to Help Competitive Juniors Prepare for the Next Level (Part I)

NOTE: Sound is missing for first three minutes. Mic Potter is arguably the top womens' college coach in the country having taken his U. of Alabama team to the NCAA Championship title in 2012. More than 15 of his former players have gone on to careers on the LPGA Tour. This presentation was recorded at the 2014 PGA Show.

Mic Potter - Succeeding in Collegiate Golf: How to Help Competitive Juniors Prepare for the Next Level (Part II)

Mic Potter - Succeeding in Collegiate Golf: How to Help Competitive Juniors Prepare for the Next Level (Part III)

Mic Potter - Succeeding in Collegiate Golf: How to Help Competitive Juniors Prepare for the Next Level (Part IV)

Kate Tempesta - How I Teach Very Young Golfers - Part I

Kate Tempesta, owner of Birdie Basics, give a masterclass in how to teach very young golfers (ages 4-6) in an amazing display with four children she had never met before. If you work with young juniors, you MUST watch this presentation.

Kate Tempesta - How I Teach Very Young Golfers - Part II

Kate Tempesta, owner of Birdie Basics, give a masterclass in how to teach very young golfers (ages 4-6) in an amazing display with four children she had never met before. If you work with young juniors, you MUST watch this presentation.

J.C. Deacon and Mark Leon - College Golf and Beyond

The coaching team from the University of Florida Gators of J.C. Deacon and Mark Leon highlight what it takes to be recruited and play for a perennial powerhouse golf school. In addition they share what it takes to succeed while on campus and potentially beyond.

Henry Brunton - Managing the Expectation of Parents

PGA of Canada Master Professional and Golf Magazine Top 100 Teacher Henry Brunton educates us on the challenge of managing parents' expectations. Sitting down with parents and learning more about what they want for their children BEFORE instruction begins makes for a great first step.

Jacob Davidson - Junior Golf and Club Companies: What You Need to Know

Golf companies are currently spending $5 million a year in competitive amateur promotion with budgets increasing every year. Running the Callaway Elite Junior Program within the Pro Tour Department gives Jacob Davidson unique insight into what you need to know when it comes to getting your elite juniors free product or discounts. Build stronger relationships with your juniors and parents by helping get the best equipment at the lowest possible cost.

Brendan Ryan, Dan Carraher and David Grecic - College Golf: By the Numbers

During their 2018 PGA Show presentation you"ll hear about the data, science, skills, statistics and self-efficacy required to be good enough to play college golf. Brendan, a college coach and placement consultant, David, the researcher and self-efficacy expert, and Daniel, the tour player coach, all share their insights as to what it takes to play college golf.