Morty's Kids Junior Golf Days FAQ
Q What is the dress code?
A While there is no strict dress code enforced during Junior Golf Days, golf attire is strongly encouraged (collared shirts, Bermuda shorts). Children earn a Mortyâ€™s Kids golf shirt after attending 4 sessions. Golf shoes or tennis shoes are required.
Acceptable / Strongly Encouraged
Unacceptable / Strongly Discouraged
Mortyâ€™s Kids golf shirts
T-shirts with sleeves cut off
Denim of any kind
Q Does my child need to bring golf clubs?
A Children who have their own sets of clubs are encouraged to bring them, but we also have golf clubs for kids to use who donâ€™t have their own.
Q What is the schedule for the program?
A Weekly sessions are held every Tuesday and Thursday mornings June 12 â€“ August 14. Clinics begin at 9:00 AM (kids must be checked in at least 10 minutes prior) and lunch is typically over around 11:30 AM. There are some variances to the schedule from week to week and depending a childâ€™s skill level. Click here for our calendar.
Q Where is the program held?
A Junior Golf Days is held at Blacklick Woods Metro Golf Course located at 7309 East Livingston Avenue Reynoldsburg, OH 43068.
Q What happens when the weather is bad?
A We have never had to cancel Junior Golf Days! In the one case we had of bad weather, we brought all the kids indoors and had a makeshift Rules & Etiquette session with the whole group for 30 minutes until the storm passed.
Q How is the program funded?
A As you might guess, kids $7.50 weekly fees do not even cover our costs for lunch. Individual and corporate donations, revenue generated by the Mortys Kids Classic and other fundraisers along with grants from the PGA and USGA Foundation have been the financial backbone of our programs. If you are interested in making a donation, click here.
Q Who are the instructors?
A Instruction isprovided in the clinics by local PGA and LPGA professionals. Volunteers assist golf pros in the clinics and provide supervision to groups playing the course.
Q Who is Morty?
A Morty was Robert J.G. Morton a retired bank executive who dedicated much of his life to the game of golf. He was recognized internationally as one of the most active proponents of the game. He personally worked continually to widen the appeal of golf. The Morton Foundation was established to continue and enhance his efforts. Morty passed away in the spring of 2005, but his spirit lives on in the program.
Q Is there a way for adults to be involved?
A YES! A program of this size and nature requires many volunteer hours. Parents, grandparents, retirees, older siblings, and school teachers who volunteer in the clinics, on the course, at check-in or as outing chaperones make our program run smoothly. Some volunteer positions require golf experience and others donâ€™t, so we can find something for you to do regardless of your golf background.