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Growing Up Golf, Since 1965.

Tournaments, Events, Golf Classes & Camps
for All Ages and Skill Levels

Growing Up Golf, Since 1965

Tournaments and Golf Instruction
for all Ages and Skill Levels

The Mission & Purpose of the NCJGA

Started in 1965 and reborn in the 1997 by PGA golf professional David Emerick  and family, NCJGA exists to introduce the great game of golf to boys and girls ages 5-18 by offering affordable tournaments, clinics, camps. lessons and experiences to all level golfers from beginners to national level players.

Your junior golfer will develop a love for the game and play for a lifetime!

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What Can You Expect from Your NCJGA Experience?

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 It's All about the Kids


Created for juniors wanting to get tournament experience. Players should have some golf course experience and knowledge of basic golf rules and etiquette. Boys and girls ages 5-18 are encouraged to join in the fun and make new friends!

  • Double Par + 1 Scoring 
  • 9 & 18 Hole Options
  • Caddies allowed for 9 Hole Div.  
  • Learn to Apply Golf Etiquette
  • Player of the Year Awards


For Intermediate and Advanced skill levels wanting to take their game to the next level. Our relaxed, fun, and competitive events are for boys and girls 11-18! Join the local tour and learn to compete and improve your game!

  • Should have an established Handicap
  • Knowledge of Golf Etiquette & Rules
  • Player of The Year Points


The NCJGA staff and host golf courses offer many options for junior golfers looking to begin or grow their skills.  From individual instructions and group lessons, to camps and beginner classes. 

  • Learn from experienced Junior specialists.
  • Affordable options at junior-focused facilities.
  • A path to competitive golf for everyone.


Goat Hill Park, Oceanside

Our World Class, Working Class home course, Goat Hill Park, in Oceanside, CA provides a loving, supportive backdrop to many of the Camps, Clinics and Tournaments on the NCJGA Schedule. 

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In addition to the challenging par 65 course, the super fun par 54 Mini Goat, the Goat has added The Playground.

Next to the already impressive grass driving range and large short-game practice area, Goat Hill's now has a beginner and kid-friendly super short course.  The holes will range from 25 to 60 yards and allow your beginner to learn the etiquette and behavior needed to really golf for life for FREE. Adults are welcome too...

Read all about The Playground by clicking here.


Our Leader & Goat Hill Partner

David Emerick, PGA

David Emerick, PGA has been a leader in San Diego junior golf since 1990. He has a strong team of instructors and has created junior golf programs for kids all ages and skill levels! Check em out at Goat Hill Park GC.  

Parents often ask David, "How and when do I get my kids into golf the right way?"

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