DBG Academy

DBG Junior Academy

Powered By Operation 36

Whether your junior is just starting out or is already competing we have the program to take them to the next level. 

HOW TO GET STARTED

STEP 1: FILL OUT NEW STUDENT FORM

STEP 2: WE WILL CONTACT YOU

STEP 3: REGISTER FOR PORGRAM

2024 Junior Academy Orientations

Orientations are a great way for families to get more information about the junior academy and to ask questions. In the orientations families will learn about the each level of programming and how to determine which level their junior golfer falls into as well a the requirements of each level. There are up to 4 orientations per year. Please see upcoming dates below.

2024 Orientation dates

21st

February 2024

Learn about the #1 junior golf development model, Operation 36, from academy coach and Top 50 coach, Dillon Baker

5:30pm - 6:30pm

Pleasant Valley Golf Course

20th

March 2024

Learn about the #1 junior golf development model, Operation 36, from academy coach and Top 50 coach, Dillon Baker

5:30pm - 6:30pm

Pleasant Valley Golf Course

13th

May 2024

Learn about the #1 junior golf development model, Operation 36, from academy coach and Top 50 coach, Dillon Baker

6:30pm - 7:30pm

Pleasant Valley Golf Course

18th

August 2024

Learn about the #1 junior golf development model, Operation 36, from academy coach and Top 50 coach, Dillon Baker

5:30pm - 6:30pm

Pleasant Valley Golf Course

OP 36ERS

LEVEL 1 PROGRAM

AGES 7-14

NOT ALL JUNIOR PROGRAMMING IS THE SAME

In the DBG Op 36ers your junior will learn the game of golf the way it should be taught. Get the kids on the golf course and provide a pathway to their success.

  • Get on the golf course

  • Fun and gamified classes 

  • 72 learning objectives

  • trackable progress With the Op 36 app

  • create long lasting friendships

HOW THE ACADEMY WORKS

Long-Term Curriculum

Weekly coaching sessions with a clear curriculum of learning meant to get you to the your end goal. 

On-Course Improvement

Op 36 centers around on course learning with a common goal of shooting 36 from each division. 

Technology Enhanced Motivation

We utilize the Op 36 technology to motivate students and make getting better feel like a game… because it is a game.

SCHEDULE & TUITION

MONTH TO MONTH APRIL – OCTOBER

CHALLENGE PACKAGE

$180

Per Month

PLAYERS PACKAGE

$230

Per Month

ACADEMY PACKAGE

$290

Per Month

2023/2024 INDOOR SEASON

Located @ Lake House Sports in Coralville

Register for Op 36ers Now

Step 1: Create Op 36 Account

Step 2: Download the App

Step 3: Register For Classes

DBG ACES

LEVEL 2 PROGRAM

AGES 9 - 16

The DBG Aces is the second level of programming for juniors. It is designed to help juniors accel at golf and continue to develop skills learned from the Op 36ers. The DBG Aces program is by invitation only. If you have questions or want to know if the DBG Aces is right for your junior please fill out the contact us form.

Who Is The DBG Aces For?

  • A junior must be able to shoot 45 or better from 100 yards for 9 holes

What is the Goal?

  • To advance to the DBG Elites a junior must be able to shoot 45 or better from 200 yards for 9 holes

WHAT WILL YOUR JUNIOR LEARN?

Juniors will build upon the knowledge and skills needed to advance from Op 36ers.

  • Full Swing Fundamentals
  • Short Game Fundamentals
  • Pitching
  • Bunker Play
  • On Course Strategy
  • Trackable progress
  • Introduction to speed development

PROGRAM DETAILS

The Aces program is run on an 8 week semester. Students who are accepted into the Aces program will have priority registration for new semesters over new students. If a current Aces student drops their enrollment their spot may be filled by a new student and they will be put on the waitlist. Aces students have the option to add on PGA Junior League to their program. This is highly encouraged to gain experience in team competition and additional practices. 

ACES TUITION - $600

  • 4 to 1 student ratio

  • 8 week semesters

  • (4) Aces classes (90 min)

  • (4) On course classes (150 min) 

  • (4) Academy matches

  • Op 36 Mobile App

  • DBG Aces Hat & Towel

AD-ONS

PGA JUNIOR LEAGUE – $399

  • ages 9-13
  • Located @ Pleasant Valley Golf Course
  • May thru August 
  • Includes additional Jr League Practices

 

DBG ELITES

LEVEL 3 PROGRAM

AGES 13-18

The DBG Elites is the third level of programming for juniors. In this program juniors will learn what it takes to play high level competitive golf. The DBG Elites program is by invitation only. If you have questions or want to know if the DBG Elites is right for your junior please fill out the contact us form.

Who Is The DBG Elites For?

  • A junior must be able to shoot 45 or better from 200 yards for 9 holes

What is the Goal?

  • To shoot par or better from the full tee box and play tournament level golf 

WHAT WILL YOUR JUNIOR LEARN?

Players will learn what it takes to play competitive tournament golf.

  • On course coaching

  • Purposeful practice

  • DBG Junior Elites Community access

  • Stat tracking

  • Speed Development

  • Tailored plans for success

PROGRAM DETAILS

The Elites program is run on an 10 week semester. Students who are accepted into the Elites program will have priority registration for new semesters over new students. If a current Elite student drops their enrollment their spot may be filled by a new student and they will be put on the waitlist. Elite students must maintain program minimum in order to remain in the program. Players who fail to meet the program minimums will be dropped from the program.

ELITES TUITION - $1000

  • 5 to 1 student ratio

  • 10 week semesters

  • (10) Off Course Sessions (120 min)

  • (5) On course classes (150 min) 

  • (5) Academy matches

  • DBG Elite Community Access

  • DBG Elites Hat, Towel & …?

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

  • Attend all program sessions

  • practice a min. of 5 hours per week outside of program

  • play a min. of 9 holes per week outside of program

  • post all outside practice and rounds to community

  • compete in a minimum of 2 tournaments per semester (IPGA, HGT, AJGA)

Junior Summer Camps

REGISTRATION IS OPEN!!

Where to start

Fill out our student assessment form and then book an session.