LPGA-USGA Girls Golf of Austin

The LPGA-USGA Girls Golf program is a developmental junior golf program for girls 7-17. It was formed to create a network for girls to learn to play golf, make friends, and sample competition in a positive and supportive learning environment. As the only national golf initiative for girls, the program provides the opportunity to develop skills, progress in golf and have fun while establishing life-long interest in the game of golf. The Austin chapter is run by First Tee — Greater Austin. 

Kickoff Clinics Clinics will be held at the Harvey Penick Golf Campus. The instruction will cover various golf skill activities including full swing, short game, the Rules of Golf, and how to prepare for on-course competition. Each girl will need her own set of equipment and if necessary, First Tee — Greater Austin can provide the golf equipment.
Thursday, April 14Harvey Penick Golf Campus
ON COURSE “PLAY ACTIVITIES” Participation in the kick-off clinics is a pre-requisite for participation in our 2022 Play Day Activities. Play Day activities are very relaxed and fun. Girls are assigned a group and coach and typically go out on the course for 2 hours of fun or scramble play. Dates and courses are subject to change. Each play day follows the same agenda:
✴ 4:30 pm – 4:50 pm: Check-In
✴ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm: Play or Instruction
✴ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm: Pizza Party & Social
  • Thursday, April 28th: Dreamland Mini Golf Challenge
  • Thursday, May 5th: Harvey Penick Golf Campus/Bring your mom, Aunt or favorite female adult
  • Thursday, May 19th: Barton Creek – Canyons Golf Course
  • Thursday, June 9th: Flintrock Falls G.C.
  • Thursday, June 23rd: Onion Creek G.C.
  • Thursday, July 7th: Harvey Penick Golf Campus/Bring your dad, uncle or favorite male adult
  • Thursday, July 21st: Great Hills C.C.
  • Thursday, Aug. 11th: Harvey Penick Golf Campus w/ the Young Womens Alliance
  • Thursday, Aug. 25th: Harvey Penick Golf Campus w/ the Young Womens Alliance
  • Thursday, Sept. 15th: Harvey Penick Golf Campus w/ the Young Womens Alliance
  • Thursday, Sept. 22nd: Topgolf 

Additional Opportunities:
LPGA National Leadership Academy, ages 13-18
June 21-23: Saginaw Country Club | Saginaw, MI
July 13-14: USGA Campus | Liberty Corner, NJ
July 18-20: Robert Trent Jones Golf Club | Gainesville, VA

Joining the girls at the kick-off clinic and the play-days will be the LPGA Amateur Golf Members (HPGC) and the respective Ladies Golf Association at each club. 

We’re always looking for more coaches for the program Volunteer coaches are vital to this program’s success. Each group of girls is paired with a coach during play sessions. Coaches help provide encouragement and basic golf tips. Coaching is a great opportunity to spend quality time doing something that both you and the girls enjoy. Come to one session, come to all and see for yourself the important role that coaches play.

To become a coach, please contact:
Derrick Elstob
Volunteer & Community Relations Manager at First Tee — Greater Austin
[email protected] | 512-732-0380 x 204

How to Join/Sign Up 

Registering for Girls Golf in Austin is easy as 1 – 2 – 3. There are three steps to register: 

STEP 1: Download the LPGA-USGA Girls Golf APP
By signing up, girls will receive a package of goodies from the LPGA. It also allows the chapters to qualify for grant money.

STEP 2: Local Sign Up
Click the box below to sign up for the Austin Chapter. The membership fee is $80 for one player and $40 for each additional sibling. This fee goes towards benefits the girls receive (pizza, t-shirt, etc.). You’ll receive emails from the Austin Site Director – Jennifer MacCurrach – to RSVP for individual events.

STEP 3: RSVP for events via email
It is really important to notify Jennifer if you can or cannot make an event. We rely on RSVPs to know how many coaches we need and to make up the groups in advance.

We’d love to tell you more about the program in person, via email or over the phone. Questions can be directed to:

     Jennifer MacCurrach, PGA, LPGA
Executive Director of First Tee — Greater Austin
LPGA-USGA Girls Golf Austin Site Director | [email protected] or 512.732.0380 x206