Howard County Recreation and Parks offers golf lessons to youth and adults in the spring, summer and fall.  Lessons are offered on evenings and weekends at several locations. No clubs are required.

In addition, tournaments are held throughout the year. Click on the program tabs below for current information.

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Golf Instructor Opportunities
Looking for a job this summer? HCRP is hiring Golf Instructors for youth golf summer camps. Camps run each week from 9am-4pm at various parks in Howard County. Candidates must be reliable, mature, courteous, professional and have knowledge/experience playing or instructing golf. To apply, CLICK HERE.
Backyard Golf - Indoors! (4-8 yrs)

Join us for an exciting introduction into the world of golf. This program contains all the elements of golf but in a modified form, making it an easy and fun way to learn and play golf. The system builds on strong fundamentals of putting, chipping, pitching and full swing to develop playing ability quickly and effectively. All SNAG golf equipment is provided. Parent volunteers are encouraged to participate. Info: Krista Billingsley, 410-313-4637 or kbillingsley@howardcountymd.gov.

Junior Golf (7-17 yrs)
Beginners welcomed! This introduction to the game includes swing fundamentals, rules and etiquette. No equipment or experience necessary. Info: Krista Billingsley, 410-313-4637 or kbillingsley@howardcountymd.gov.

Backyard Golf Camp (5-8 yrs) 
This introductory golf camp teaches all the basics. Learn to putt, chip and drive using SNAG golf equipment as we create a backyard golf course! Friday is the first rain date. Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Krista Billingsley, 410-313-4637 or kbillingsley@howardcountymd.gov.

Tennis and Golf Camp (5-8 yrs)
This camp introduces you to two lifetime sports that stay with you forever. Learn tennis according to the QuickStart format based on USTA standards and SNAG golf equipment designed to enhance learning. The modified equipment helps teach the basics while having fun in a safe and non-competitive environment. Friday is the first rain date. Info: Krista Billingsley, 410-313-4637 or kbillingsley@howardcountymd.gov.

Junior Golf Camp (7-14 yrs)
This camp introduces you to the basic concepts and the fundamentals of golf, including the grip, aim, alignment, stance, posture and swing as the relate to putting, chipping, pitch shots, iron play and tee shots. The positive and fun atmosphere includes instruction in safety, basic rules and etiquete. The last day includes play on the course and course management instruction. No experience is needed and equipment is provided. Info: Krista Billingsley, 410-313-4637 or kbillingsley@howardcountymd.gov.

Adult Golf Lessons

In small group lessons for beginners and advanced beginners, learn putting, chipping, driving and iron play. Adult golf lessons are offered at Fairway Hills, Rocky Gorge, Timbers at Troy and Waverly Woods.

Golf Tournaments


Timbers at Troy Golf Course
Friday, October 7, 2016

Celebrate community sports and enjoy a day on the links. Don't miss out on your chance to win some great prizes! Fee includes lunch, green fees, cart, use of driving range, awards and hole prizes.  Format is best ball scramble, check in 7:30 AM, shotgun start at 8:30 AM.

$340 / Foursome - Click Here to Register 

$85 / Individual - Click Here to Register 

For more information please contact Mike Blevins, 410-313-1691.