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The Deep Cliff Players Academy

Deep Cliff Players Academy Junior Golf Programs

The Deep Cliff Players Academy offers junior instruction programs for all skill levels. Our programs at each level are designed to feed up to the next skill level, leading to competition golf. We offer:

  • Tier 1: A competitive Junior Development League for intermediate to advanced boys and girls ages 8-12 featuring instruction and weekly tournaments 
  • Tier 1: A High School Players Program for Juniors aged 13-18 featuring instruction and weekly tournaments (with one away match/month.)          
  • Tier 2: Accelerated Development Program for less experienced juniors age 8-17.   
  • Tier 3: Advanced Beginner Program for inexperienced juniors age 7-17. 
  • Full Day and Half Day Golf Camps for Juniors during school breaks and all summer.
  • Customized Individual & Group Lessons for kids, adults and families
  • Adult Instruction
  • Golf Winter Camp

    Golf Winter Camp

    Junior Golf Winter Camps

    At the Deep Cliff Players Academy we stress quality with industry leading low student/instructor ratios and an emphasis on education and fun. Our friendly, skilled and highly educated staff includes U.S. Kids Certified Instructors that engage students in a highly supportive, safe and fun learning environment. Our golf camps are open to boys and girls ages 7-15. Kids will receive two hours of instruction in the morning and then play on the course every day!

    Camp Fees Include:

    • Lunch (Full Day Campers)
    • 5:1 Student/Instructor Ratio
    • Prizes
    • Up to 10 x 9 hole rounds
    Camps Offered: Every School Break!

    Full Day Camp 8:00am-3pm $575 per student, per week (includes: instruction, range balls, lunch and prizes)

    Half Day Camp 8:00am-12:00pm: Cost $370 per student, per week (includes: instruction, range balls, and prizes

    Instructors: Ethan Whittier, U.S. Kids Golf Certified Instructor; Abe Roof, PhD; Regan de Guzman, LPGA Tour

    Register Here
  • Competitive Junior Development League

    Competitive Junior Development League

    Deep Cliff Players Academy Junior Development League

    Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:00-6:00; Sundays from 9:00-1:00 September 4 -December 1

    TIER 1. Deep Cliff’s Junior Development League offers specialized coaching and skills development for juniors aged 8-12. The program provides kids with an opportunity to receive age appropriate, professional coaching and training in a fun, competitive, team-like atmosphere. We have an industry leading low student/instructor ratio. This is a dynamic program that enables boys and girls to acquire the necessary athleticism, fundamentals, skills confidence and experience to become successful competitive golfers.

    Who is the Junior Development League for?

    The Junior Development League is for intermediate to advanced golfers. These are players who play their own ball for 9 to 18 holes and shoot double bogey or better on most holes, have NCGA Youth-on-Course Membership and have an official handicap below 30. They have their own clubs and they can get around the course in a timely manner and have good knowledge of the rules and etiquette.

    The Deep Cliff Players Academy fall season runs September 4-December 1.

    Benefits of the Junior Development League:

    • 8 organized 1 hour clinics per month (18 clinics this season)
    • Membership in the Deep Cliff Players Academy
    • $100 driving range key each month.
    • 9 hole competitive tournament every Sunday.
    • Academy Fall Championship match in December.
    • Monthly skills assessments to track progress over time.

    Tuition: $595 for a season pass. (September 4-December 1)

    To register email Ewhittier@playdeepcliff.com , Aroof@playdeepcliff.com or call (626) 872-9263

    Register Here
  • High School Players Program

    High School Players Program

    Deep Cliff Players Academy High School Players Program

    Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:00-6:00; Tournaments Sunday 2:00-5:00 September 3-December 1

    TIER 1. Deep Cliff is the home course for five different high school teams! Whether your child hopes to play for one of these schools, or to play for another nearby school (which will have several away matches here), the Players Academy High School Players Program will help get them ready to try-out for the team and compete in tournaments. This program offers specialized coaching and skills development for juniors aged 13-17 (mature 12 year olds may request early admission). The program provides kids with an opportunity to receive age appropriate, professional coaching and training in a fun, competitive, team-like atmosphere. We also have an industry leading low student/instructor ratio. This is a dynamic program that enables kids to acquire the necessary athleticism, fundamentals, skills, confidence and experience to become successful competitive golfers in high school.

    Who is the High School Players Program for?

    The High School Players Program is designed for intermediate to advanced juniors age 13-17. These are players who play their own ball for 9 to 18 holes, have NCGA Youth-on-Course membership, and have an established handicap of 27 or better.

    The High School Players Program Fall season runs September 4-December 1 and can also be attended on a monthly basis.

    Benefits of the High School Players Program:

    • 12 organized 1 hour clinics per month
    • $100 driving range key each month.
    • Competitive tournament every Sunday.
    • Monthly skills assessments to track progress over time.
    • Membership in the Deep Cliff Players Academy
    • Once monthly away match at a full-size course.

    Tuition: $595 for a season pass. (September 4-December 1)

    To register email Ewhittier@playdeepcliff.com , Aroof@playdeepcliff.com or call (626) 872-9263

    Register here
  • Junior Skills Accelerator Program

    Junior Skills Accelerator Program

    Junior Skill Accelerator Clinics

    Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:00-5:00; September 3 -November 26

    Who is the Skill Accelerator Clinic for?

    TIER 2. The Skills Accelerator Clinics are for kids age 8-17 who are more experienced than beginners but are not yet able to score double-bogey or better most of the time. They should have the ability to hit the ball consistently, the maturity to respect other players and teammates, and basic knowledge of rules, terminology, and etiquette. Players should have their own set of clubs. These clinics are designed to give players the techniques and experience to feed into the DC Players Academy Competitive Junior League.

    Benefits of the Skill Accelerator Clinics:

    • 8 organized 1 hour clinics per month
    • $100 driving range key each month.
    • Membership in the Deep Cliff Players Academy
    • Industry leading low student/instructor ratio ensures that students consistently get effective individual attention and instruction.

    Tuition: $450 for a season pass. (September 3 -November 26)

    To register email Ewhittier@playdeepcliff.com , Aroof@playdeepcliff.com or call (626) 872-9263

    Register here
  • Advanced Beginner Program

    Advanced Beginner Program

    Deep Cliff Players Academy Advanced Beginner Program

    Mondays and Wednesdays from 4:00-5:00 p.m. September 4 - November 27

    TIER 3. The Advanced Beginner Program is for kids age 7-15 who have little or no experience of golf. This program is fun and effective, designed to offer the best odds that your child will like golf. They will gain the ability to hit the ball consistently, to respect other players and teammates, and basic knowledge of rules, terminology, and etiquette. They will also gaiin their first on-course experience. They do not need their own set of clubs. These clinics are designed to give players the techniques and experience to feed into the Tier 2 Deep Cliff Players Academy Accelerator Program and then on to the Tier 1 programs.

    Benefits of the Advanced Beginner Program:

    • 8 organized 1 hour clinics per month
    • $100 driving range key each month.
    • Membership in the Deep Cliff Players Academy
    • Industry leading low student/instructor ratio ensures that students consistently get effective individual attention and instruction.
    • Monthly skills assessment to measure progress and offer regular chances for promotion to Tier 2.

    Tuition: $450 for a season pass. (September 4 -November 27)

    Contact Coach Abe: Aroof@playdeepcliff.com Coach Ethan: Ewhittier@playdeepcliff.com

    Register Here
 

What can all Deep Cliff Players Academy golfers expect?

  • Commitment—and support from the Deep Cliff Players Academy Coaching Staff
  • Fun—Improve golf skills and experience competitive golf in a supportive and engaging environment
  • Friends—meet friendly kids who share an interest in the camaraderie and competition of golf
  • Attention—industry leading low student/instructor ratio, allowing for more personalized attentive feedback for quicker development
  • Learn—etiquette, scoring, shot selection, event preparation, strategy and tactics and golf psychology

If you have any questions, please email Ewhittier@playdeepcliff.com , Aroof@playdeepcliff.com or call (626) 872-9263

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