Junior Select Program
St. Louis Golf Lessons offers a long term select training program for juniors:
Read Press Release here: Maria Palozola Joins the USA Junior National Golf Program.
Benefits of the Junior Select Coaching Program
- Juniors receive customized technical, tactical, physical and mental training.
- Players train and meet weekly to receive a consistent level of instruction and practice.
- Monthly benchmark testing to track progress and discover weak points that need more attention.
- 10% off on private lessons with St. Louis Golf Lessons staff (not available on lesson series).
Your Coaching Staff
Head Coach: Maria Palozola
Head Coach: Maria Palozola
Amateur Playing Coach: Jim Holtgrieve
The 2011 & 2013 Walker Cup Captain, Jim was one of the country's top amateur players during the 70s and '80s and earned a spot on the Walker Cup teams in 1979, 1981 and 1983 (all winning teams). He also represented the USA on 2 winning World Amateur Championship squads, in 1980 and 1982. Jim was a semifinalist at the 1980 U.S. Amateur and runner-up at the 1983 British Amateur. He also won numerous state and district amateur titles in Missouri. Jim played in 5 Masters Tournaments as an amateur and also qualified for the 1978 U.S. Open. He opted to turn professional in 1998 and played on the Champions Tour from 1999 to 2005, where his top finish was a tie for second at the 1999 Home Depot Invitational. He has played in 4 U.S. Senior Opens and a total of 45 USGA championships. In 2011, Jim was inducted into the St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame.
When: Runs 8 months of the year (break December, January, February and July) . All levels run three, multi month sessions. Level 1 players meet on Wednesdays from 5:00-7:00. Level 2 meet on Saturdays from 2:00-4:00. We offer one make up class a month (typically the last Wednesday of the month).
Where: Practices at both the Big Bend Golf Center and The Landings at Spirit Golf Club.
Who: The program is for all juniors ages 6-18 regardless of skill level. The only thing they must have in common is the desire to become a really skilled player.
Cost: (Note - Our fees included franchise fees and credit card processing fees charged by USA Junior National Team Coaching Program along with our local coaching fees. They do not include range balls.)
Level 1 $275 per month 8 hours of coaching per month
Level 2 $375 per month 8 hours of coaching per month
Payment is due by the first of the first month of a session.
*Range balls and course fees are not included. These will average about $15 per session depending on what we are working on that day. As a JSP member your child will receive the following rates:
Big Bend Golf Center - They are offering half off the price of balls if you load up a key fob for $200 or more. In other words load up $200 and get $400 worth of balls. This is a great deal and you can use it any time (even when you are not in practice with the team)
The Landings at Spirit Golf Club - 15% off a bucket of balls. Get the St. Louis Golf Lessons Member card for $10 to take advantage of this discount on range balls and on other membership discounts, discounted rounds and discounted purchases at the Landings.
There are no refunds for this program.
Questions regarding the program? Contact Maria at mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org or 314-440-9082