Junior Golf Programs

Gaylord Area Junior Golf GAJUGA

The mission of the Gaylord Area Junior Golf Association, (GAJUGA) is to provide junior golfers in the Gaylord and surrounding areas a good foundation in the game of golf including the swing, rules, professional instruction and etiquette. GAJUGA is open to juniors ages 7-17.

Membership for the 2024 season is $75 per person. This includes a tee gift, instructional clinics, on-course golf events including greens fees and a “Family Fun Night.” (Financial assistance is available upon request by e-mailing golf@michaywe.com).

Registration for the 2024 season takes place at the Michaywe Pines Pro Shop on May 1st from 4:30pm-6pm. Kids should bring clubs & plan to meet coaches on May 1st from 5pm – 6pm. Forms can also be dropped off at the Gaylord Tourism Bureau located at: 319 W. Main St. in Gaylord with cash or a check made payable to G.A.J.U.G.A. or mailed to G.A.J.U.G.A. c/o Gaylord Golf Mecca P. O. Box 3069 Gaylord, MI 49734. Registration information provided above will be shared with the First Tee of Northern Michigan.

Please complete and return the registration form below to participate. You can reach GAJUGA at 989-939-8911. 

2024 GAJUGA Registration

2024 GAJUGA Schedule

Youth On Course

The Youth on Course Foundation provides affordable golf to kids ages 6-18. Golf teaches important social, mental, and physical skills and each round is filled with learning potential.

Youth on Course membership provides kids with access to affordable golf. Youth on Course members play golf at hundreds of participating courses for $5 or less.

Participating Gaylord Mecca Courses include: Black Lake Golf Club, Michaywe Pines Golf Course, Treetops Resort, Gaylord Golf Club and Indian River Golf Club

PGA Junior Golf League

A PGA of America Growth of the Game Initiative that has taken the country by storm is PGA Junior League. The program includes PGA coaching as well as a 6-match season.  In addition, the kids who are a part of PGA Junior League will receive free golf on the Tradition and free range balls on any midweek day this season (based on availability).  Each junior golfer will receive a numbered team shirt, a bag tag and PGA instruction. The format is perfect for players of any skill level and gender from age 6 – 16.  Following the season, an all-star team will be selected to compete, representing Gaylord at the state level with a chance to qualify for regionals and ultimately nationals.  

Junior Golf Instruction Opportunities

Judy Mason, Head Golf Professional – Michaywe The Pines
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Nick Lewis, Director of Instruction – Treetops Resort
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JT Aude, PGA Golf Professional – Gaylord Golf Club
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Russell D. Glasby, PGA Professional/Varsity HS Golf Coach – Glasby Golf Schools
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Junior Employment Opportunities

Michaywe Pines
Please contact Judy Mason at 989.839.8911

Gaylord Golf Club
Please contact JT Aude at 989.546.3376 or Email

Practice Range and Starter

Looking for more than just a lesson?  Children can also take part in a golf camp experience.