Golf

Free Junior Golf, June – August

Kids 17 and under, junior golfers, can golf for free on selected courses from 7:30-11 am. Please call the selected golf courses to make tee time reservations. Juniors play from the forward tee markers and may be paired up with other juniors if they have less than four players.

Day Location Phone
Mon Mandan Municipal, 1002 7th St SW, Mandan 751-6172
Tues Riverwood, 725 Riverwood Drive 222-6462
Tues Pebble Creek, 2525 North 19th St. 223-3600
Thur Tom O’Leary, 1200 North Washington St. 222-6531

Golf Club Rental

  • Juniors: $2.50 for 9 or 18 holes

Introductory – 5-6 year olds

This is an introduction to golf for boys and girls ages 5-6. Lessons are at the Sheila Schafer Junior Links located between VFW Sports Center and the YMCA. This class teaches the basics and fun of playing golf for even the youngest members of your household. All clubs and equipment will be provided.

Fees and Location

  • $35/child
  • Sheila Schafer Junior Links, 1200 North Washington St.

Session 1: June 6, 13, 20, 27 (Thursdays)
Session 2: July 11, 18, 25, Aug. 1 (Thursdays)

Times Session 1 Code Session 2 Code
9 – 9:45am 13979 13975
Makeup Date for June 20: July 11 at 1pm – Junior Links
10 – 10:45am 13980 13976
11 – 11:45am 13981 13977
12 – 12:45pm 13982 13978
5 – 5:45pm 13972 13969
Makeup Date for June 13: July 11 at 4pm – Junior Links
6 – 6:45pm 13973 13970
7 – 7:45pm 13974 13971


Red Level – 7-17 year olds

This instruction is for boys and girls ages 7-17, and is the first level available to students who have not taken a lesson with DJGA. The lessons offered at the Sheila Schafer Junior Links do not qualify as a red level class. All clubs and equipment will be provided.

Fees and Locations

  • Red Level $45/session, Four one-hour lessons
  • Pebble Creek, 2525 North 19th St. or Prairie West, 2709 Longspur Trail, Mandan
Dates Time Location Code
June 24, 25, 26, 28 9 – 10am Pebble Creek 13993
Makeup Date for June 28: July 12 at 9am – Pebble Creek
July 8, 9, 10, 12 9 – 10am Pebble Creek 13987
July 8, 9, 10, 12 6 – 7pm Pebble Creek 13986
Makeup Date for July 8: July 15 at 6pm – Pebble Creek
July 15, 16, 17, 19 11 – 12pm Pebble Creek 13983
July 15, 16, 17, 19 6 – 7pm Pebble Creek 13984
July 22, 23, 24, 26 9 – 10am Pebble Creek 13985


White Level – 7-17 year olds

This instruction for boys and girls ages 7-17, and is the second level of lessons offered to those students that have taken the Red Level lessons. This class focuses on getting students to learn to play golf on the golf course. It is recommended that students in White Level repeat at least one time before graduating to Blue Level. All clubs and equipment will be provided.

Fees and Location

  • White Level $60/session, Four – 75-minute lessons
  • Pebble Creek, 2525 North 19th St.
Dates Time Code
July 8, 9, 10, 12 11 – 12:15 pm 13999
July 8, 9, 10, 12 7:30 – 8:45 pm 14000
July 15, 16, 17, 19 9 – 10:15 am 13997
July 15, 16, 17, 19 7:30 – 8:45 pm 13996
July 22, 23, 24, 26 11 – 12:15 pm 13998


Girls Only Golf

Bismarck Parks and Recreation District is partnering with Dakota Junior Golf Association (DJGA) for this FREE eight-week golf program just for girls ages 7-17. This program covers all aspects of the game; from how to hold a club to course etiquette. This will be a fun, relaxing, engaging hour of golf. Participants must have completed the Red Level of instruction through DJGA’s instruction program.

Program Dates:

  • Tuesdays, 10-11 am, June 4-July 23; attend any and all sessions. No need to register; just show up – with a friend.
  • Equipment will be provided for those without clubs.
  • Riverwood Golf Course, 725 Riverwood Dr.
  • Questions? Contact Tim Doppler at Riverwood Golf Course by phone, 222-6462 or email, TDoppler@bisparks.org

Gold Level

This is competitive golf for middle school through graduating high school seniors. The focus of this two-hour group instruction includes competitive games and instruction for girls and boys. Retired golf professional Chuck Ruppert, with 40 years teaching
experience, will lead instruction for these golfers.

Fees and Location

  • Gold Level $100/session, Four – 2-hour lessons
  • Must graduate from the White Level to enter Gold Level.
  • Lessons held at Tom O’Leary, Riverwood or Pebble Creek
  • Each group session has a maximum of 12 students.
  • No online registration. Register through Tim Doppler at Riverwood Golf Course, 222-6462.
Dates Day Time
Session 1: June 6, 13, 20, 27 Th 6 – 8pm
Session 2: June 7, 14, 21, 28 F 9 – 11 am
Session 3: July 11, 18, 25, Aug 1 Th 6 – 8 pm
Session 4: July 12, 19, 26, Aug 2 Th 12 – 12:45pm

Blue Level

Blue Level prepares White Level graduate students with the skills and knowledge needed to tee it up on the golf course. Participants learn a pre-shot routine, advanced short game techniques, scoring strategies, golf course management, on the golf course training, rules of golf, and course etiquette.

Fees and Location

  • Blue Level $125/session, Four – 2-hours lessons.
  • Must graduate from the White Level to enter Blue Level.
  • Pebble Creek, 2525 North 19th St.
  • Each session has a maximum of 4 students.
  • No online registration. Register through Tim Doppler at Riverwood Golf Course, 222-6462.

Dates

  • Times will be flexible with each group of up to four students.
  • There will be three sessions each in June and July; final schedule to be determined.