Text Box: Text Box: JGA  Our Award winning year-round program is recognized in the Top 50 in the World! This unique curriculum combines golf skills with character development. The program is year round and is designed for young golfers from ages 6-18. All abilities are welcome. The golfer is placed in his/her appropriate skill level and are able to advance through the 6 levels of comprehensive instruction at their own pace. After passing each Level Test, students will receive a Bag Tag and Certificate of Achievement. The program is intertwined with "Play Days" and “Skill Challenges”  where the students play on the course with their parents or adult supervision.

Michael K. Moore has been studying the game of golf for over 30 years. He received his certified licensed pro card through USGTF (United States Golf Teachers Federation). He has served as Head Professional at Zaca Creek Golf Course in Buellton, CA and received his formal training as Teaching Professional at Twin Oaks Golf Learning Center in Golita, CA.  The Junior Golf Academy of Bakersfield was developed in 2005.  He combines his love of the game, experience, professional training and fun into the JGA curriculum. Teaching life lessons preparing students for the future.            

Text Box: The Junior Golf Academy
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Equip your child with the skills they need to compete

High School Tournament Preparatory Classes Available


This unique curriculum combines golf skills with character development.

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Text Box: Keys to a lower handicap and an enjoyable round of golf.


                  Program Director & Teaching Professional

Mental Performance Coach & JGA Coordinator

Shelly Moore   has thirty years experience in personality profiling, is certified in DISC management, Lay Counseling and Leadership Coaching. As the Assistant Director and Mental Performance Coach of the Junior Golf Academy she creates an atmosphere in which golfers can discover their natural ability by understanding their mental and emotional power and limitations. Students acquire confidence in their pre-shot routine and game play management. Personal Golf Profile is the key to the golfers success. By listening asking, supporting and encouraging the golfer’s realistic goals and disciplines. The desired result is a lower handicap and an enjoyable round of golf.


Chad Harmon


RiverLakes Ranch Golf Course Head Pro / Golf Instructor.

As a former student of the Junior Golf Academy he is well equipped and has first hand knowledge of how the JGA curriculum is successful not only in producing a knowledge of sound fundamental golf play but also the ability to raise up students of character and discipline. Chad Harmon brings the love of the game and the desire to teach young students in the manner in which he has been taught. Coach Chad presently plays on the Pepsi Tour, working towards his PGA membership and tour play.



Assistant JGA Coach

1 Lesson a week 4 per Month $80.00

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Introduction to the game of golf with basic swing fundamentals


Character Pillars: Caring & Respect


Putting, Chipping and Full Swing Basics


Character Pillars: Responsibility & Trustworthiness


Tournament Prep: Full swing, chipping & putting


Character Pillars: Sportsmanship & Integrity

              ADVANCED LEVELS


               Based on Skills

The Mental Game: Pre Shot Routine


Short Game Review, Course conduct and swing Review, Rules &  Etiquette


Advanced shot making, rules curriculum, playing instruction, golf etiquette


Course Management and on course instruction