Youth on Course - Play Golf For $5 or Less - Join Today!

Youth golfers ages 6-18 can play at over 50 participating courses in the Carolinas for $5.

When you join Carolinas Youth on Course, the $20 NOW $5 annual membership dues lets you play

for just $5 per round at participating courses.


Thanks to the generosity of the HV3 Foundation, the membership cost for 2019 is just $5!

The HV3 Foundation was started in 2019 by PGA Tour professional and North Carolina native Harold Varner, III.

Harold started this foundation to provide affordable access to youth in sports.


Step 1 - Sign up where you live:

To sign up or renew your membership for Youth on Course



Step 2 - Complete the Youth on Course Orientation


Online Curriculum


Step 3 - Get Your Digital Membership Card

By downloading the Youth on Course app from your phone's app store you will have access to your

complete YOC record. You digital YOC card will be the only proof you need to demonstrate

your membership in the Carolinas Youth on Course program.

Simply show your digital membership card at participating clubs and play golf!

  (Note: while your new GHIN number becomes active in the handicap system immediately upon your registration,

it takes 24 hours from the date/time of registration to become active in the YOC system.)


Step 4 -  Get out and play!

Participating Facilities in the Carolinas: All offers are $5 for walking 18 holes

See list of particpating courses listed below

The times available to use the Youth on Course rate at each course are listed.

Updated March 25, 2019

Traveling? Find a golf course anywhere in the US. Course map

Participants are highly encouraged to call the golf shop or schedule tee times prior to arriving.



Asheboro Country Club - Asheboro
Weekdays after 12:00 p.m. / Weekends after 3:00 p.m.

Asheville GC - Asheville
Any day after 2 pm. 12 & under must be accompanied by an adult

Beacon Ridge G&CC - West End
Any day after 11 am

Black Mountain Golf Course
 - Black Mountain
After 2:00 p.m. Must call in advance for a tee time.

Blair Park Golf Course - High Point
Afer 12 pm on Monday - Thursday and afer 2 pm Friday, Saturday and Sunday

Broadmoor Golf Links - Fletcher
Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays after 3:00 p.m.

Bryan Park GC - Greensboro
Players course any time on weekdays and after 1 pm on weekends/holidays

Cardinal by Pete Dye
- Greensboro
Anytime Tuesday - Friday

Cedarbrook Country Club
- State Road
Mondays-Thursdays after 12:30 p.m. / Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays & Holidays after 1:30 p.m

CC of Johnston County - Smithfield
Anytime Mon-Fri and after 2 pm on weekends and holidays

CC of Whispering Pines - Whispering Pines
Monday-Thursday and Sunday after 12 noon

CT Myers Golf Course
- Charlotte

Dr. Charles Sifford GC & Revolution - Charlotte

Gillespie GC - Greensboro
Weekday anytime and after 2 pm on weekends and holidays

Goldsboro Municipal Golf Course - Goldsboro
Weekdays anytime / Call ahead on weekends & holidays

Harry L. Jones Golf Course - Charlotte

Holly Ridge Golf Links - Archdale
Anytime Monday-Friday / Minimum of $10 for all credit card charges

Inland Greens Park
- Wilmington

Keith Hills GC
- Buies Creek
Monday - Thursday after 12 pm and after 1:30 pm Friday-Sunday

Knollwood Fairways
- Southern Pines
Any time 7 days a week

Lake Junaluska GC
- Waynesville
Monday-Saturday after 10 am and Sunday after 12 pm

Lane Tree Golf Club
- Goldsboro
Weekdays after 12, weekends after 2pm

Lexington Golf Club
- Lexington
Weekdays after 10:00 a.m. After 12 pm on weekends and holidays.

Lonnie Poole Golf Course - Raleigh
Everyday after 2 pm

Mid Pines Inn & Golf Club - Southern Pines
Mondays-Thursdays after 3:00 p.m. / Please Call Ahead

Midland Country Club - Pinehurst
Anytime 7 days a week

Oak Hollow Golf Course -
High Point
Afer 12 pm on Monday - Thursday and afer 2 pm Friday, Saturday and Sunday

Ole Still Golf Club
- Hickory
Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays after 1:00 p.m. / Tuesdays after 10:00 a.m. / Weekends after 2:00 p.m.

Pine Needles Lodge & Golf Club - Southern Pines

Mondays-Thursdays after 3:00 p.m. / Please Call Ahead

Pinehurst Resort and Country Club (No. 1/3/5) - Pinehurst
Any day of the week during twilight tee time hours (April-Aug after 4:30pm, Sept-Nov after 3:30pm, DLST after 2:00 pm)
Starting times can be booked one day in advance by calling 910-235-8141 option 4 or stopping by golf shop

Piney Point GC - Norwood
Anytime Monday-Friday & after 2 pm on weekends and holidays

Raleigh Golf Association - Raleigh
Monday-Thursday after 11 am

Red Bridge GC
- Locust
Anytime Monday-Friday and after 2 pm on weekends and holidays

Reems Creek Golf Club
- Weaverville
Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays after 3:00 p.m.

River Bend YMCA Golf Course - Shelby
Weekdays anytime / Weekends after 3:00 p.m.

Royster GC - Shelby

Ryder Golf Course - Fort Bragg
Any day after 12 pm

Springdale Country Club
- Canton
Monday-Thursday after 2 pm. Must call in advance.

Southern Pines Golf Club
- Southern Pines
Any day after 2:00 p.m.

Stryker Golf Course - Fort Bragg
Any day after 12 pm

Sunset Hills Golf Course
- Charlotte

Tanglewood Park - Clemmons
Reynolds course any day after 12 pm

Warrior Golf Club
- China Grove
Weekdays after 2:00 p.m.

Wendell Country Club - Wendell
Monday-Friday after 12 pm; Saturday, Sunday and holiday after 2 pm

Whispering Woods Golf Club
 - Whispering Pines
After 3:00 p.m.

Wildwood Green Golf Club - Raleigh
Anytime Monday-Thursday and when available Friday-Sunday



3's Greenville Golf & Grill - Greenville
Thursday and Sundays after 2 pm

Aberbeen Country Club
- Longs
48 hour booking restriction

Beech Creek Golf Club - Sumter
Weekdays anytime / Weekends after 2:00 p.m.

Club at Brookstone - Anderson
Any day based on available tee time

Charleston Municipal Golf Course - Charleston
Every day after 11 am

Darlington Country Club - Darlington

Founders Club at Pawleys Island
 - Pawleys Island
48 hour booking restriction

Golf Club at Pleasant Point Plantation - Lady's Island
Based on availability, please call ahead

Golf Club at Star Fort - Ninety Six
Anytime after 10am, must call in advance

Hackler Golf Course at Coastal Carolina 
- Conway
Anytime when booked 7 days in advance with paying adult / otherwise 48 hours in advance. After 2:00 p.m.

Heddles Hideaway Country Club
 - Spartanburg
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday after 12:00 p.m.

Hillcrest Golf Association - Orangeburg
Based on availability, please call ahead

Houndslake Country Club - Aiken

Island West Golf Club - Bluffton
After 3:00 p.m.

Lake Marion Golf Club - Santee
Book 5 days in advance. After 10:00 a.m.

Legacy Pines Golf Club - Greenville
Weekdays anytime / Weekends & Holidays after 12:00 p.m.

Links at Stono Ferry - Hollywood
Any day after 2 pm - must call for tee time

Myrtle Beach National (East)
- Myrtle Beach
48 hour booking restriction. After 12:00 p.m.

Myrtle Beach National (West) - Myrtle Beach
48 hour booking restriction. After 12:00 p.m.

Pickens CC - Pickens
Monday -Thursday Anytime, After 2 pm Friday - Sunday and Holidays

Players Club at Wyboo - Manning
Anytime - please call for starting time

Sanctuary Golf Club at Cat Island
 - Beaufort
Anytime other than 9-10 a.m. & 1-1:30 p.m.

Santee Cooper Country Club - Santee
Book 5 days in advance. After 10:00 a.m.

Spur at Northwoods - Columbia
Anytime Monday-Thursday / Friday-Sunday & Holidays a fter 1:00 p.m.

Golf Club at Star Fort - Ninety Six
Based on availability, please call ahead

Rock Golf Club - Pickens
Monday-Fridays anytime / Saturday, Sunday and holidays after 12:00

Summerville Country Club
 - Summerville
Weekdays anytime / Weekends & Holidays after 12:00 p.m.

The Creek Golf Club - Spartanburg
Weekdays anytime / Weekends & Holidays after 12:00 p.m.

Wescott Golf Club - Summerville
Weekdays after 12 and weekends after 1:30 - must call for tee time

Willow Creek GC - Greer
After 11 am Monday-Thursday; After 1 pm Friday-Sunday

About Youth on Course

The core purpose of Youth on Course is to provide youth ages 6-18 with access to life-changing opportunities through golf. Members play hundreds of courses for $5 or less. Headquartered in Pebble Beach, Youth on Course is a 501(c)3 organization that began as the charitable arm of the Northern California Golf Association. Since 2006, nearly 650,000 rounds have been played by Youth on Course members and more than $1.25 million has been raised for college scholarships. Currently, Youth on Course serves Arizona, California, Colorado, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Utah, Washington, and Wisconsin with the goal of delivering affordable golf in all 50 states by 2021.    

An important mission of golf associations in the Carolinas is to grow the game! The CGA, CPGA, SCGA, and WSCGA are committed to get juniors golfing at an affordable rate, across North Carolina and South Carolina. For the "Participating Courses," the associations recognize that the $5 fee from the junior golfer may not adequately cover the expense of the round so the associations subsidize participating courses for the remainder of the greens fee.


The Carolinas Youth on Course program allows our junior members an opportunity to play a round of golf for $5 at participating golf facilities.




YOC Member Benefits

  • USGA Handicap Index

  • Membership in the Carolinas Golf Association, South Carolina Golf Association, and Women's South Carolina Golf Association (if otherwise eligible).

  • A subscription to Carolinas Golf and/or Palmetto Golfer magazine. 

  • Exclusive Deals & Discounts through CGA Member Advantage

  • GHIN Mobile App

  • Hole-in-One Recognition  

  • Access to Golf for $5.00 at Participating Courses

YOC Frequently Asked Questions


How long does a Carolinas YOC membership last?

Carolinas YOC is an annual membership program and must be renewed each calendar year.

After I pay and take the curriculum online, when will I receive my Carolinas YOC membership card by mail?

You should receive your "Carolinas YOC" membership card within 14 days. In the meantime, you can print a temporary membership card.

What is an eligible YOC round of golf?

An eligible round is considered "individual play", as opposed to team or tournament play.

I want to golf. Should I just go straight to the golf course, or should I call ahead of time?

It is always recommended to call the golf course ahead of time.

My facility is interested in being a "Carolinas YOC Participating Course." How do we sign up?

We can easily get your facility added to the program! Contact Braxton McLennan at 704-574-2410. 

Contact Us 
Interested in learning more about Carolinas Youth on Course? Contact CGA at 910.673.1000, or email 

Carolinas Golf Association
140 Ridge Road, Southern Pines, NC 28387
910-673-1000 |
Monday-Friday: 8:30-5:00

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