Get your junior involved in our award-winning TPI junior golf program. Classes are year round. Here are some of the many highlights:

  • Award-winning programs led by Director of Instruction is Neil Thompson, recipient of the Alabama and NW Florida PGA's Teacher of the Year in 2011, Player Development Award for 2014 and 2017 Youth Development Award . He has also been named an Honorable Mention for U.S. Kids Top 50 National Junior Teacher of the Year for 2011 and 2012.
  • All classes taught by qualified PGA golf professionals; assisted by fitness experts.
  • Programs designed for all age and ability levels. Age ranges 5-17.
  • A place to play. Membership in the program has full access to the Short Course and reduced rates on Championship courses. 
  • A place to practice. A small bucket of range balls daily is included in the fees.
  • A place to call home. Junior golfers are always welcomed and encouraged at Oxmoor Valley.
  • Cater your instructor to fit your schedule: one or twice per week class options, flexible days to attend, various courses to pick from. Fitness classes for all once per week.
  • Classes taught at the appropriate age and ability of the golfer. These are designed to make lessons challenging and competitive, yet always fun.
  • Evaluations at least three times a year to chart the progress of the juniors. Evaluations include golf and physical skills.
  • As juniors progress we add individual and playing lessons.
  • We regularly host competitions for the TPI members.
  • All equipment is provided for beginners. We stock a complete line of US Kids clubs and other manufacturers. You can get fit, demo and purchase any equipment from us.
  • First class is always FREE. Try us before you commit. Click here to email us to let us know when you are coming for your first class.




Within our TPI program we try to develop the junior athlete and junior golfer hand-in-hand, hence golf and fitness classes. Experts agree that a child who develops as an athlete will develop their golf skills at a faster rate and peak at a higher level of expertise. The TPI program is broken into different age and ability levels. Hat colors delineating the junior’s golf skills and bracelet colors delineating their athletic skills. Once the junior obtains blue hat level age does not matter, until then the classes are broken into age and ability levels.

  • Red hats/bacelet & Red hat/bracelet with white stripe - Beginner levels
  • White hats/bracelet & White hat/bracelet with blue stripe - Novice levels
  • Blue hats/bracelet & Blue hat/bracelet with green stripe - Intermediate levels
  • Green hats/bracelet & Green hat/bracelet with black stripe - Advanced levels
  • Black hat/bracelet & Black hat/bracelet with silver stripe - Tour levels


February - May 2018 Schedule:


Beginner & Novice Levels:

Saturdays 11am-12:30pm at Oxmoor Valley (year round)

Pick from either Tuesdays or Thursdays 4:00-5:30pm at Oxmoor Valley or Wednesdays at Heatherwood Hills 4:00-5:30pm

(In March all after school classes will be 4:30-6pm)


Intermediate Levels:

Saturdays 9am-10:30am at Oxmoor Valley (year round)

pick from either Tuesdays, Thursdays or Fridays 4:00-5:30pm at Oxmoor Valley or Wednesdays at Heatherwood Hills 4:00-5:30pm 

(In March all after school classes will be 4:30-6pm)


Advanced & Tour Levels:

Saturdays 1-3pm at Oxmoor Valley (year round)

Mondays or Fridays 4:00-5:30pm at Oxmoor Valley 

(In March all after school classes will be 4:30-6pm)


Fitness Classes:

For all levels 6-7pm at Homewood Community Center (1632 Oxmoor Road, Homewood, 35209). Included in the price for all monthly signees. (November '17-February '18)


TPI Registration and Program Fees

  • Enrollment Fee includes:
  • Unlimited play on the short course (for one year after enrollment)
  • 1 small bucket of balls per day (for one year after enrollment)
  • Free GHIN membership (establish and continuance of USGA handicap service)
  • All evaluations/skill testing.
  • All hats and bracelets earned (for one year after enrollment)
  • Discount greens fees on championship courses at Oxmoor Valley

Monthly Fees:

Pay once and we will debit your card subsequent months for the classes. Let us know if you need to suspend or cancel the monthly fees at any time.

Payment Level 1

1x Week - $90

2x Week - $150

This is for all ages (5-16). Juniors attend classes either once or twice per week.

Payment Level 2

$190 per month
This is for all ages (5-16). Juniors attend classes twice per week. The fees includes one individual 1/2 hour lessons. 

Payments Level 3

$270 per month
This is for all ages (5-16). Juniors attend classes twice per week. The fees includes two individual 1/2 hour lessons per month, plus a monthly playing lesson.

Daily Payments

$30 per lesson For most we recommend coming to the Beginner or Novice Level classes on Saturdays and through the week. These lessons are ideal for those who want to try the classes without any commitment. We provide all equipment and range balls.

"I have been coming to Neil for golf instruction for almost seven years. Through hard work on both our parts, I have become a player who both understands my swing and can repeat it under pressure in a tournament. He provides me with a fun and informative learning environment," Dylan Ford, 17, Homewood High School golfer.


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Neil Thompson, 2014 Dixie Section Player Development AwardNeil Thompson, 2017 Ala/NW Florida Section Youth Player Development Award

Director of Instruction is Neil Thompson, recipient of the Alabama/NW Florida Section Teacher of the Year Award in 2011, Player Development Award in 2014 and Youth Player Development Award in 2017

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