Junior Golf Programs

PGA Junior League at Wildwood Green

2023 PGA Junior League Details

Wildwood Green is going to do a multi facility league with other Raleigh area golf clubs.  

With limited registration we will not be doing this program this year but hope to return in 2024.

  Details will be on the registration page for Wildwood Green Golf Club at pgajrleague.com

The Golf Academy at Wildwood Green  

Operation 36 – 2023 General Information

2023 Information

Returning families from 2021, 2022, and spring 2023 will be able to begin registering for the Summer semester on Friday April 28  at 6am by emailing Jimmy Hamilton at hamgolf4u@aol.com or hamgolf4u@gmail.com.

New families will be able to register for the Summer semester beginning May 15, 2023 at 6am using the Operation 36 platform.  New families are invited to use the link below to create a family administrative page and student page on the Operation 36 platform to prepare for registration on the platform on the date announced

Our future semesters are dedicated to the memory of both John Budwine and Ronnie Reitz, both loved junior golfers and were innovators in junior golf education.


2023 semester dates……

Spring Semester 8 weeks March 20 – May 21.  Off the week of April 3-9. Registration for returning families begins January 20 at 6am by email only with Jimmy Hamilton. (hamgolf4u@gmail.com)  New families begin February 10 at 6am using the Operation 36 platform.

Summer Semester 8 weeks June 12 – August 13. Off the week of July 3-9.  Registration for returning families begins Friday April 28 at 6am by email only with Jimmy Hamilton. (hamgolf4u@gmail.com)  New families begin May 15 at 6am using the Operation 36 platform.

Fall Semester 8 weeks  Coach Jeff Glatfelter August 28 – November 5. Off from Sept 19 – October 2.  Coach Jimmy Hamilton and Coach Pam Rogers September 11 – November 5.  Registration for returning families begins July 10 at 6am by email only with Jimmy Hamilton. (hamgolf4u@gmail.com)  New families begin July 31 at 6am using the Operation 36 platform.

How to register:

Use this link to register by creating a family page and a student page.

  • Upon entering the Operation 36 dashboard, go to the left margin, select classes for the current semester menu of classes.
  • We are notified of each registrant and will verify registration with you.
  • There is a minimum of 4 students to hold a class and a maximum of 6 students per instructor.
  • For 2023 Classes will be formed by age primarily and skill level as possible. 
  • If you register for a class that does not reach the minimum, we will notify you and try to get you into another class.
  • Maintaining student/instructor ratios are critical as are space limitations.
  • If a class or an on course challenge event must be postponed due to weather concerns such as heavy precipitation or lightning, we will offer a makeup time for that event.
  • If a class or event is missed by the student, we cannot guarantee a makeup will be available but will make every effort to place a student in a comparable class if the class is not full.
  • REFUNDS or CREDITS available ONLY in the event WEATHER CANCELLATIONS cannot be made up.


2023 Tuition and Fee Schedule

New Families One Time Material Fee:
$60.00 per student.

Future 36’ers New Family Material Fee will be $25.00 per student per semester

Administrative Fee per semester for Operation 36 is $20.00 per student.


The Junior MUST be on a Wildwood Green membership to get the tuition and on course challenge event Member rate

Class tuition $285.00/ $215.00 6 week classes for Future 36’ers and Adult 6 week class.

On Course Challenge Events
$12.50 per event.   


Class tuition $315.00/ $235.00 6 week classes for Future 36’ers and Adult 6 week class

On Course Challenge Events   
$22.50 per event for Juniors                  $25.00 per event for Adults

The class offerings noted for the summer may fill with returning families relatively quickly.  If you cannot find a class that fits, please contact Jimmy Hamilton at hamgolf4u@gmail.com to be put on a waiting list and be sure to note the days and times you are looking for.

Adults – Operation 36

Summer semester Adult Classes (all 8 weeks) All Adult classes taught by Jeff Glatfelter

  • Monday 5:30pm – 6:30pm
  • Tuesday 6:45pm – 7:45pm
  • Thursday 11:00am – 12:00 noon (6 weeks beginning July 13)
  • Saturday 10:00am – 11:00am
  • Saturday 11:15am – 12:15pm

Ages 3-6 Future 36’ers  Classes taught by Jimmy Hamilton

A class for this age group with little or no golf experience with story lines and safety equipment age appropriate.  Juniors that are not able to be independent in a group class of Operation 36 should be registered in this class.  A junior that begins in a regular class may be asked to move back to this division if they are not able to be independent in that class.                             

Summer semester  Class will be held for 6 weeks 

  • Ages 3-4 Monday 4:15pm – 5:15pm
  • Ages 5-6 Monday 5:30pm – 6:30pm
  • Dates class held are June 26, July 10,17,24,31, August 7


Ages 6-10 Student must be independent in a class setting. Classes established with like abilities as possible.

Summer semester (all 8 weeks)

  • Monday 5:30pm – 6:30pm (new golfer to level 3) Coach Pam Rogers
  • Monday All Girls ages 6-15, 4:15pm – 5:15pm Coach Jeff Glatfelter
  • Tuesday 4:15pm – 5:15pm (2 classes) Coach Jeff and Coach Jimmy
  • Tuesday 5:30pm – 6:30pm Coach Jimmy
  • Wednesday 4:15pm – 5:15pm Coach Jimmy
  • Thursday 4:15pm – 5:15pm Coach Jeff
  • Friday 4:15pm – 5:15pm (2 classes) Coach Jeff and Coach Jimmy
  • Saturday 11:15am – 12:15pm Coach Jimmy
  • Sunday 10:30am – 11:30am Coach Pam
  • Sunday 11:45am – 12:45pm Coach Pam

Ages 10 – 13

Summer semester (all 8 weeks)

  • Monday 4:15pm – 5:15pm ( new golfer to level 3) Coach Pam
  • Monday All Girls ages 6 – 15 4:15pm – 5:15pm Coach Jeff
  • Tuesday 5:30pm – 6:30pm Coach Jeff
  • Wednesday 5:30pm – 6:30pm Coach Jimmy
  • Friday 5:30pm – 6:30pm advanced skill levels only Coach Jimmy
  • Saturday 10:00am – 11:00am Coach Jimmy

Ages 13-17

Summer semester 8 weeks

  • Thursday 5:30pm – 6:30pm Coach Jeff
  •  Friday 5:30pm – 6:30pm (advanced skills for ages 10-17) Coach Jimmy

New for 2023! Supervised practice sessions on range and golf course. Must be registered in a class to attend.                                                 Players may select dates to participate in either a range, short game or golf course setting. the fee is $30.00 per session and will be billed by email on Stripe. Minimum 4 and maximum of 6 to hold a class. Registration is by email with Jimmy Hamilton at hamgolf4u@gmail.com. All classes are from 6:45pm – 7:45pm on dates noted.

June 19 (2 classes) Coach Pam and Coach Jimmy, June 21 Coach Jimmy, June 26 Coach Jimmy, June 28 Coach Jimmy, July 10 Coach Jimmy, July 12 Coach Jimmy, July 31 (2 classes) Coach Pam and Coach Jimmy…ALL ON COURSE HELP.


June 26 Coach Pam, July 10 Coach Pam, July 19 Coach Jimmy, August 2 Coach Jimmy


July 17 Coach Pam, July 24  Coach Pam, July 26 Coach Jimmy.                                       

Operation 36 On Course Challenge Events

  • All new players begin at 25 yards with objective to shoot 36 or better and then move to 50 yards, then 100 yards, 150 yards, 200 yards and full tee boxes upon shooting 36 or better at each tee.
  • We have Academy records each student can strive for at each level.
  • Students may choose up to 4 dates from the list of 8 available dates
  • You may choose from the following dates with starting times and pairings produced by the coaching staff.
  • Starting times are in the late afternoon on Saturday or Sunday with the last time just over two hours before sunset and the earliest time based on a full field, about three and a half hours before sunset.

The Summer Semester Dates are…….. June 24, July 1,2,9,15,23, August 12,13

Dates are subject to change due to changes in Wildwood Green’s event calendar.


May 14 and May 20 due to rain outs! May 13 and 21 are sold out!