Operation 36 – Long Term Player Development
Operation 36 is Ballantyne Golf Academy’s first ever Long Term Player Development program. The idea is to get kids to shoot a score of 36 for 9 holes of golf from their full tee box! The program is broken down into three different segments: Academy Classes, Supervised Practices, and Operation 36 Matches. The Matches will allow the student’s to take the techniques they learn in class and translate them on course at The Golf Club at Ballantyne. The Operation 36 program has a six level standardized curriculum that golfers will progress through each week in the academy class. Within each level there are twelve subjects that categorize the area of learning for the class that day. For each level there is one objective students must be able to demonstrate to their coach. Once they have completed all twelve objectives they will level up! The program is centered around playing the game and all objectives are geared towards getting the students to score 36 or better from their respective level.
When signing up for this program, you will have access to the Operation 36 mobile app. The mobile app is the central hub where golfers can view their objectives, log when they play and train, connect with their friends in a social activity feed, and have friendly competitions using the community leader boards feature.
Our Teaching Professionals lead and communicate with their player development communities through the app and keep track of golfers stats to make sure they are improving and progressing in the program. Parents will receive weekly email updates on their child’s progression.
- Boys and Girls ages 5-8 and 9-17
- Grouped for instruction according to age
- Appropriate for all skill levels- including beginning junior golfers who are ready to start their golfing careers out right! Age groups will be separated once the program begins.
- The All-Star Package (classes 2x per week) is recommended mainly for juniors age 9-17
Operation 36 is an 8-week program with either one or two classes per week plus two Matches (match dates will be released the first week of each semester). Classes and supervised practices are offered Monday through Thursday at different times so that you are able to choose what works best for your family’s schedule!
The All Star Package includes a second training class each week. This class is a Supervised Practice session where the coaches can work more closely with each individual student on their blueprint to better golf. This class also helps the students understand how to manage their time when on the practice range to become more efficient.
The Winter Tour is a 6-week program with one-two classes per week options plus two Matches.
Note: This program is sold as a series and not as individual classes. Please plan to attend all scheduled classes in each series. There are no pro-rated refunds however we do offer make-up classes so that we can help accommodate each family’s busy schedule. Advanced notice is required prior to missing a class and also prior to attending any make-up sessions so that we are able to guarantee the safety and ideal learning environment for all of our junior’s.
View sample curriculum here.