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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Who is eligible to play?
    Participation is open to anyone ages 8 through 18, as of July 1.
  • How do I enroll in Flint Junior Golf?
    Register online by clicking the REGISTER link above.
  • What is the entry deadline?
    Registration begins in April on our website. Fees increase after May 31. Registration ends one week before the season begins. Each group has a limited number of players. Entries will be accepted on a first come, first served basis. Players who register for the 18-hole Nicklaus division must be age-eligible and have experience or permission from the site supervisor.
  • What if I don't have access to the Internet?
    This website is now designed to work well on desktop, laptop, tablet and phone screens. However, Internet access is necessary. Anyone who does not have access to the Internet may get help at the Flint Public Library or any of its branches. Internet access is also available at the Genesee District Library or any of its branches.
  • What is the schedule?
    Each season begins around mid-June and runs until the first week in August. The exact dates change annually. Play is always on Mondays in the mornings. A season schedule is posted on the website each year.
  • What are the tee times? Where do I find them?
    Starting times begins as early as 7am. Players usually finish at approximately 11:00am for 5-hole boys (girls have later start times); the 9-hole groups usually finish around 12:00pm. For the 18-hole groups starting and end times vary depending on the course. No special request for tee times or groups will be taken. Tee times can be found on the website the week before the season begins. After the initial start please check with site supervisor for updated times.
  • Is any instruction provided?
    Pre-season clinics are provided by local PGA pros who volunteer their time to help the program. The schedule is posted on the website.
  • What do I need to bring?
    Each golfer must have their own equipment. For anyone who does not have access to equipment, FJGA has a limited number of clubs available upon request. Contact the director at for more information.
  • Do I have to play every week?
    The schedule is six weeks for the 5- and 9-Hole divisions and seven weeks for the Hybrid and 18-Hole divisions. Tournaments are held in Week 6 for the 5- and 9-Hole divisions and in Week 7 for the Hybrid and 18-Hole divisions. Players who wish to compete in their tournament must post three rounds prior to their tournament week to be eligible. The week of the tournament, each participant must be available both days to compete. There are no exceptions.
  • Does the program take donations of clubs, balls, bags and other golf items?
    Yes, FJGA accepts donations of new or gently used golf items. Please send an email to the director at and specify what you would like to donate.
  • What if it’s raining?
    Play will only be canceled if there is lightning or the courses are unplayable. Please check the website each week for updates.
  • How will I know if there is a change in the schedule?
    FJGA uses an automated calling system to notify participants of changes. Please make sure when you register that you provide the correct contact information to receive the messages. Also, you can check the website for updates or contact the site supervisor.
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