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Junior Golf Instruction

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For kids showing interest in golf at an early age, Dona Lerner Golf Academy offers junior golf lessons to help develop essential fundamentals early on. Our coaches firmly believe that, given the opportunity, any student can flourish and through patience and practice anything is possible. Hard works play off......

Dona Lerner Golf Academy is a proud sponsor of....

LPGA USGA Girls Golf Site

Kids Golf Lessons for Individuals & Groups

Dona Lerner Golf Academy has a number of options for kids looking to improve their golf skills, including individual and small group lessons. If your child in Raleigh or surrounding locations is interested in improving their full swing, short game or other skills, check out our rates below to learn how you can get started.

Our goal is to provide kids with a curriculum that focuses on fun and includes etiquette, rules, and skills.

  • Early Starters: 3-5 years old
  • Level 1: 6 years and older
  • Level 2: Graduates from Level 1
  • Level 3: Graduates from Level 1/2
  • Level 4: Graduates from Level 1/2/3 – Preparing for High School or competition golf
  • Level 5: High School and Competitive Golf

View and Download the 2019 Youth Golf Program Brochure here

2021 DLGA Youth and Girls Golf Brochure

If you want to register your child for the Youth Golf Program please note the following:

  • Click “Book a lesson” (located on the toolbar), click “Buy a Clinic” and choose Registration Only for DLGA Youth & Girls Golf.

Completing the registration process guarantees your child a spot in the program – but does not pay for class fees associated with that spot.


DLGA Youth Golf Camps Schedule - 2021

Dona Lerner Golf Academy will conduct golf camps for juniors of various skillsets during the months of June, July and August. Please review the following brochure for dates, cost, ages restrictions, skill sets and details of the camp structure. Please click on.....

2021 Youth Golf Camp


Drive Chip and Putt Prep Experience - 2021

The prep experience helps prepare your child for the Drive Chip and Putt Competitions. The prep experience are designed to allow the player to experience the challenge of this competition as they would in the local,sub-regional and regional events. Dates for the Drive Chip and Putt Prep Experience will be announced for the May and June schedules. Read more about Drive Chip and Putt  - 2021 PGA Drive Chip and Putt


PGA Jr League

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PGA Jr League is a game-changing opportunity for boys and girls to learn and play golf. The program brings family and friends together around fun, team golf experiences with expert coaching from PGA and LPGA Professionals. Nick Zurowski coached the Brier Creek Country Club team and is excited to get the team formed and started into competition. The BCCC team will consist of BCCC youth members ages 7-14 years of age. For more information about the PGA Jr league and the team at BCCC please contact Nick Zurowski at nzurowskigolf@yahoo.com.

          PGA Jr League Schedule 2021
Dates of Matches                Dates of Practice
      1-May                                      24-Apr
      9-May                                      15-May
      6-Jun                                       22-May
     19-Jun                                      24-Jul
     11-Jul                                      10-Apr


Private Instruction for Juniors:

Dona Lerner

  • 30-min $50
  • 45-min $75
  • 1-Hour $100
  • 4-hole playing lesson: $115 (MBR)
  • 4-hole playing lesson: $125 (NM)

Kathy Bounds

  • 30-min $45
  • 45-min $65
  • 1-Hour $90
  • 4-hole playing lesson: $105 (MBR)
  • 4-hole playing lesson: $120 (NM)

Nick Zurowski

  • 30-min $35
  • 45-min $55
  • 1-Hour $70
  • 4-hole playing lesson: $85 (MBR)
  • 4-hole playing lesson: $100 (NM)

(Semi-Private and Group lessons are available upon request - contact Dona Lerner - practicetee@aol.com for details)

Dona Lerner Golf Academy is one of the leading golf training programs for junior golf students of all skill levels in Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill and surrounding locations in NC.