YOC Player Information

YOC Member faqs

You must be at least 6 years old to join and can join or renew every year until you turn 19 years old, the YOC membership/affiliation will be unavailable on your 19th birthday.

Memberships purchased online are valid for 365 days from date of purchase.

Youth on Course participating facilities does have availability that is specific to each separate club. When you call ahead to schedule a tee time, make certain to identify your YOC membership to ensure the $5 or less rate.

The Youth on Course rate is not to be be utilized during any “organized play”. This includes high school team practice, any outside/organized group instruction, etc. Each organized group is to set up their own course access, while YOC is eligible to the individuals during the off-season or during non-organized play time.

No. Youth on Course now has an app that is the preferred method of identification which has been used since 2020. You may print your YOC membership card by clicking HERE

There are multiple options to find participating courses but the best options include checking the Participating Courses Link through the GAM website or Youth on Course App. Either way, you will see the same up-to-date active course listings with availability and rates. 

Yes! Youth on Course is now within all 50 states as well as many areas within Canada. If there are participating courses in an area you are visiting, you may use your membership benefits, regardless of where you live. Check the up-to-date map within the YOC app or at to view all participating courses. Don’t forget to call for availability and reserve your tee time! 

  • Golf Association of Michigan Junior Member 
  • Handicap Index® authorized by the USGA® 
  • GHIN Mobile App access 
  • May participate in GAM Junior events  
  • Access to Golf for $5 or less at Participating YOC Courses 

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