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JGA-NY launches it the national Hook a Kid on Golf program at Albany's premier public golf course Capital Hills Golf Course building on successful programs in Schenectady and Troy.

A Summer Getting Kids 'Hooked'

Hook a Kid on Golf Program
@ Lincoln Park - A joint Albany Police - JGA project - Introducing and sharing the game's skills and life lessons with Albany's young boys and girls.

$13,050 Awarded for Junior Golf
Albany County District Attorney David Soares awards a “golfer’s-sized” check to the head of the Junior Golf Alliance Frank Ciarlo to support “Hook A Kid On Golf” at Capital Hills @ Albany


JGA-NY organizes The Symetra Tour Junior Clinics at Capital Hills

ONE-ON- ONE WITH KIDS By Zach Scala The Symetra Tour players are able to volunteer their time and introduce the game of golf to the Boys and Girls [More …]

PLAYERS LOOK TO ALBANY The countdown is on to the Symetra Tour stop here in the Capital. As part of the Junior Golf clinic, players offer the kids some of their own real-life experiences.[More …]

JGA-NY launches its junior golf program at Schenectady's Municipal Golf Course

Hook A Kid on Golf, Getting the Kids Into Golfing
(from the 2009season)
With golf bags in tow, they came four-by- four from far and wide, on the second day of a work week, to help kids expand their horizons.

Videos From Hook a Kid on Golf
The summer of junior golf, the Hook a Kid on Golf Project at Schnectady Municipal Golf Course captured on video and in photos.

Schenectady Hook A Kid program wins national recognition 
Schenectady 2008 HAKOG New Site of the Year: Schenectady is recognized for establishing official Hook A Kid On Golf chapter

Schenectady’s Mayor Brian Stratton supports new junior golf program.
Schenectady Mayor Brian Stratton. “I believe that the lessons that golf teaches can translate into other areas of life. Even more importantly, ..........”

Videos From Hook a Kid on Golf
The summer of junior golf, the Hook a Kid on Golf Project at Schnectady Municipal Golf Course captured on video and in photos.

A photo album from JGA's skills competition at Schenectady Municipal Golf Course in 2008

Jerry Bailey

When you chat with a fellow who's a super star in the field of horse racing, you don't expect to hear him tell you about the world that opened for him because he plays golf. But that's just what retired jockey Jerry Bailey is happy to share. "My dad was a dentist so he played [More ]

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JGA-NY launches Collar City junior golf program at Frear Park

Cooney's Corner: Frear Park's Got 'Em 'Hooked'
MOMENTS OF PURE JOY ... Twenty-eight golf enthusiasts gathered .... at Frear Park as participants in this years Hook a Kid on Golf, Troy edition. ........ Best of all, these golfers were enjoying the greatest game of all in its purest form. They were having fun!

Troy Mayor's Cup Charity Classic

Annual Mayor's Cup Charity Classic golf tournament to benefit Troy's Junior Golf Alliance program, ".., it is more than just a fun golf outing," Rosamilia said "..... it will allow some of our young people the chance to learn the game of golf."


Troy Announces Effort to “Hook a Kid on Golf” – Monday morning, Mayor Harry Tutunjian struck his ceremonial opening tee shot at Troy's Frear Park Golf Course He was joined by several school kids, ... who want to take part in "Hook A Kid On Golf."

Hook a Kid on Golf gets some radio time with Capitalareagolf's John Craig and Deputy Mayor Peter Ryan on the Capitalareagolf.com Radio show.

Frear Park was a popular place for juniors to have fun learning golf in our summer clinics.