Building Character,
Confidence & Integrity,
One Swing At A Time.

The Junior Golf Academy of Bakersfield

About Us

Developed in 2005, The Junior Golf Academy at Riverlakes Ranch is an award winning year-round program recognized in the top 50 in the world by US Kids Golf! Your child will be provided with professional golf instruction in a safe and fun learning environment. We balance instruction with positive incentives in order to encourage young golfers to reach their full potential in the game of golf, and in the challenges of life. Equip your child with the skills they need to compete in golf.


Our unique curriculum combines fundamental golf skills with professional golf instruction and character development. The program is designed for young golfers of all skill levels ages 6-18. The golfer is placed in his/her appropriate skill level and are able to advance through the 6 levels of comprehensive instruction. This program is intertwined with skill challenges, par 3 competitions, course play, and tournament play.

Our Program Is Designed For Young Golfers Ages 6 to 18

Equip Your Child With The Skills They Need To Compete

High School Tournament Preparatory Classes Available

Golf Course & Training Facility

The Links at RiverLakes Ranch has a strong association with the Junior Golf Academy and truly believes in the growth of golf through our junior golfers. RiverLakes Ranch provides the community with a rated #1 golf course and training facility in Kern County.