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Re: How young to start 8 years 3 weeks ago #53950

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I started out with just letting my son come with me to the course. The first few times he would literally just ride in the cart, bring a dinosaur or two, and play in the sandtraps at each hole while I chipped and putted (we raked when done).

We would play little games while riding in the cart, like pretending the fairway was an ocean and the cart was a boat, etc. My main focus was to ensure he just wanted to come along.

He just gradually started to ask a few questions here and there, and I bought him a putter from Dick's Sporting goods. He wanted to putt it in.

From there he just started to want to hit the ball more often. I don't really coach him much, other than get him lined up and holding the club correctly. I want it to be fun for him.
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