Junior Golf Programs

PGA Junior League at Wildwood Green

2022 PGA Junior League Details

Wildwood Green is going to do an in-house league for the u13 teams and possibly the u17 teams.

Registration will open February 16 at pgajrleague.com and search the Wildwood Green Raleigh team page.

We will have both U13 and U17 programs.  Details will be on the registration page for Wildwood Green Golf Club at pgajrleague.com

The Golf Academy at Wildwood Green  

Operation 36 – 2022 General Information

Returning families from any semester in 2021 and 2022 may register with Jimmy Hamilton beginning July 15, 2022 at 6am at hamgolf4u@aol.com for the fall semester onlyPick from class offerings below.

New Family Registration for Fall 2022 will begin August 1 at 6am using the link below to the Operation 36 platform and going to the family administrative page you create and going to the classes section in the left margin.  If an offered class is not visible on August 1, it has been filled by returning families

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.


2022 Semester Dates

  • Spring: March 14 – May 22 (9 weeks with April 11-17 OFF)( April 4 – May 22 – 6 weeks with April 11-17 OFF)
  • Summer: June 13 – August 14 (9 weeks)  July 11 – August 21 (6 weeks)
  • Fall:  September 5 – November 6 (9 weeks) ( Future 36’ers dates noted for the 6 week semester)

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 2022 Classes will be formed by student skill level based on the highest level that 6 or more badges have been earned in Operation 36 classes or comparable U S Kids levels. New golfers are placed in the beginner level.
  • 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 it is not full.
  • REFUNDS or CREDITS available ONLY in the event WEATHER CANCELLATIONS cannot be made up.


2022 Tuition and Fee Schedule

New Families One Time Material Fee:
$50.00 per student

  • Annual Anniversary Participation Administrative Fee Phase In Of 
    $20.00 per student per semester:
  • Spring semester – New Families and Spring Renewals
  • Summer semester – New Families and Summer Renewals
  • Fall semester – New Families and Fall Renewals 


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

Class tuition
$270.00/9 weeks of classes.  $185.00/6 weeks of classes or Future 36’ers

On Course Challenge Events
$12.50 per event.   


Class tuition   
$300.00/9 weeks of classes.
$205.00/6 weeks of classes or Future 36’ers

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

Adults – Operation 36

Fall semester Adults (all 9 weeks unless noted)

  • Monday 4:15pm – 5:15pm (8 weeks)
  • Monday 5:30pm – 6:30pm (8 weeks)
  • Tuesday 11:00am – Noon
  • Thursday 11:00am – Noon
  • Saturday 10:00am – 11:00am*
  • Saturday 11:15am – 12:15pm*
  • * If either of these classes does not reach the minimum number of participants, we will try to combine the classes to where the greatest registration number exists.

Ages 3-6 Future 36’ers

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.                             

Fall semester  Class will be held for 6 weeks on the following Mondays…9/12,19,10/3,17,24,31

  • Monday 3:00pm – 4:00pm (age 3-4)
  • Monday 4:15pm – 5:15pm (age 5-6)
  • Monday 5:30pm – 6:30pm (age 5-6)


New Golfer or 6 badges earned in Orange and Yellow Levels/25 – 50 yards – OPERATION 36
(9 Weeks – September 5 – November 6

Fall semester (all 9 weeks)

  • Monday 4:15pm – 5:15pm
  • Monday 5:30pm – 6:30pm
  • Tuesday 4:15pm – 5:15pm
  • Tuesday 5:30pm – 6:30pm (2 classes)
  • Wednesday 4:15pm – 5:15pm
  • Thursday 4:15pm – 5:15pm (2 classes)
  • Thursday 5:30pm – 6:30pm
  • Friday 5:30pm – 6:30pm
  • Saturday 10:00am – 11:00am

Intermediate Golfer or 6 badges earned in Green or Blue Levels/100 – 150 yards – OPERATION 36
(9 Weeks – September 5 – November 6

Fall semester (all 9 weeks)

  • Tuesday 4:15pm – 5:15pm
  • Wednesday (Girls only) 4:15pm – 5:15pm
  • Wednesday 5:30pm – 6:30pm
  • Thursday 5:30pm – 6:30pm
  • Friday 4:15pm – 5:15pm
  • Saturday 11:15am – 12:15pm

Advanced Golfers or 6 Badges earned in Purple or Black Levels/200 yards to Full Tees – OPERATION 36
(9 Weeks – September 5 – November 6

Fall semester (all 9 weeks)

  • Wednesday 5:30pm – 6:30pm
  • Friday 5:30pm – 6:30pm                                           

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.
  • There are 4 dates each student may play each semester.
  • 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 18,19,July 9,23,24,30,31,August 21 (makeup added August 13)

The fall semester dates are….September 10,17,25,October 2,15,16,29,30

Dates may be changed due to changes in Wildwood Green’s event calendar.

2023 Winter Skills Classes

Dates announced in mid December 2022