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    Practice & Lessons

We offer the finest practice facilities in the area. Our practice facilities are open to the public, with 40 grass hitting stations, three putting greens, and secluded chipping, putting and bunker area.

  • Short Game
  • Lessons
  • Junior Program
  • Adult Beginners
  • Private Lessons
  • Short Game

    We offer two putting greens, one near each of the first tees of the 9-hole and 18-hole courses.

    There is also a larger putting/chipping green, located a few hundred yards from the Clubhouse, near the parking lot. This area is set off in relative seclusion, and also has a smaller green with a bunker for chipping/sand practice.

    The short game practice area is free of charge and players use their own practice balls. These greens, chipping areas and bunker are maintained to the same quality as the golf course. All practice facilities open and close the same as the 18 hole course, seasonally.

    Our grass tees are consistently the first in the area to open in the spring.

  • Lessons

    You never stop learning, in life or on the golf course! Here at The Village Links of Glen Ellyn, we have everything you need to learn the game of golf so that you can enjoy rounds and not panic over how you’ll play.

    We have six PGA Member professionals on-staff to offer instruction. Our Guests can virtually get a lesson almost any time. Three of the Professionals use various video equipment as part of their instruction.

    In addition to our six Member professionals, we have one Apprentice professional who, under the guidance of the Head Golf Professional, teach junior camps, adult group lessons and some private instruction.

  • Junior Program

    We consider ourselves “keepers of the flame” when it comes to promoting the grand game of golf to the next generation.

    Junior lessons for boys and girls are offered in half and full day golf camps. Half day camps are geared towards beginning juniors with little or no experience. All day camps are for juniors with some golf experience looking to improve their game.

  • Adult Beginners

    Group lessons for adult beginners are offered in three concentrated, 60-minute sessions.

    The lessons cover the basic concepts of the game of golf. Students will be taught the fundamentals of full shots, chipping, putting, and sand shots. They will be taught how to practice these shots on their own.

  • Private Lessons

    Private lessons are the best way to develop your game. Lessons are available by appointment throughout the season.

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  • Junior Championship

    Format: Three Age Brackets - 13 & Over, 11 & 12, 10 & Under

    • Round 1 - 18 hole stroke play for juniors age 13 & over, 9 hole stroke play for juniors age 12 & under
    • Round 2 - The low 8 juniors from Round 1 in each bracket play 9 holes of stroke play

    Date: Monday July 8th, 2024 & Tuesday July 9th, 2024

    First Tee Time: 11:00 AM - first round on 18 / 12:00 PM - first round on 9. 11:30 AM - second round.

    Cost: Applicable green fees

    Eligibility: Open to all junior golfers age 18 & under

    Sign Up: Register online using Golf Genius by 5:00 PM on Saturday, July 6th, 2024.

    Register Here

  • Parent / Junior Tournament

    Format: Two Person Modified Chapman. Modified Chapman Format works as follows:

    1. Each player makes a drive, and the best drive is chosen
    2. Each player hits a 2nd shot from the location of the chosen drive (keeping the ball in the same lie conditions within 2 club lengths)
    3. The best 2nd shot is chosen and the player who did not hit that shot hits the 3rd shot
    4. Play proceeds with players alternating shots until the ball is holed

    Date: Sunday, June 23rd, 2024.

    Entry Fee: Applicable green fees.

    Eligibility: A two person team consisting of a parent and a junior child age 18 or under

    Tee Times: Beginning at 12:00 PM.

    Sign Up: Register your team online via Golf Genius by 5:00 PM on Wednesday, June 19th, 2024.

    Register Here
  • Junior Camps

    The Village Links Junior Lesson Program offers a choice of Half Day Junior Golf Camps and All Day Junior Golf Camps. Half Day and All Day Junior Golf Camps are single day packages for boys and girls ages 8 & Up. We recommend that juniors with little or no experience start in Half Day Junior Golf Camps. All Day Junior Golf Camps are limited to the first 12 juniors to register and Half Day Junior Golf Camps are limited to the first 14 juniors to register.

  • Adult Group Lessons

    Evening Group Lessons for Adult Beginners are offered in 3 concentrated 60-minute sessions. The lessons cover the basic concepts of the game of golf. Students will be taught the fundamentals of full shots, chipping, putting, and sand shots. They will be taught how to practice these shots on their own. Each class will be limited to 6 students and all classes will be conducted by the Village Links Golf Professional staff. The cost is $89 for the three lesson series.