Junior Golf

Somerby junior golf programs 
The professional staff at Somerby Golf Club has established a golf program for junior golfers designed to target all aspects of the game of golf. Our focus is to teach the fundamentals of golf, basic rules of the game, and etiquette that accompany the game. Through fundamental movement skills, contests and games, we will create a fun and social learning environment for all juniors to enjoy.

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Junior Golf Camps

The Junior Golf Camps are designed for beginner to intermediate level golfers.  The series of lessons will focus on the fundamentals of golf while introducing the juniors to etiquette and rules of the game.  All participants will receive a Somerby Golf Academy Hat or Visor.  

Session One

  • Ages: 10-17
  • Cost: $110
  • Includes 4– 90 minute lessons 
  • Dates: Wednesdays and Fridays (June 14, 16, 21, 23)
  • Time: 10:30am-12:00pm

Session Two

  • Ages: 5-10
  • Cost: $60
  • Includes 4– 60 minute lessons 
  • Dates: Wednesdays (June 14, 21, 28 and July 12)
  • Time: 9:00am-10:00am

Session Three

  • Ages: 10-17
  • Cost: $110
  • Includes 4– 90 minute lessons 
  • Dates: Tuesdays and Thursdays (June 27, 29, July 11 and 13)
  • Time: 11:00am-12:30pm

Comprehensive junior series

This "all inclusive" junior golf option is designed to help your young golfer to develop each aspect of their game and learn to apply that knowledge on the course.

Cost: $250 Members or $300 Non-Members 


  • Three- 1 Hour Lessons with Video and/ or Trackman Feedback
  • One- 1 Hour On Course Playing Lesson
  • E-Mails of Swing Video/ Lesson Notes
  • Somerby Golf Academy Hat or Visor
  • Personalized Practice Plan
  • Instruction on Chipping, Putting, Full Swing, Course Management/Strategy
  • Club Fitting and Golf Fitness

Juniors that are enrolled in the Comprehensive Junior Series of lessons will have access to practice and play golf at Somerby Golf Club throughout the duration of the series. Call the Somerby Golf Shop before each visit to confirm availability.

Added Bonus: We will include one round of golf at Somerby Golf Club for the junior and one parent. The playing lesson will occur at the beginning of this round. 


Katie Detlefsen, LPGA Certified Teaching Professional 

Teaching Philosophy: I believe in student-centered instruction and coaching for players of all ages. Whether your goal is to compete at the highest level in tournament competition or to have more fun playing once a month, together we can develop an improvement strategy to help you find YOUR perfect golf swing and get the most out of your game. 


  • Hometown: Eagan, MN 
  • High School: Minnehaha Academy
  • College: Full Division I Golf Scholarship to University of Central Florida
  • Graduated Summa Cum Laude with a 4.0 GPA
  • Academic All-American 
  • B.A. Advertising & Public Relations
  • M.A. Mass Communications 
  • Co-Director LPGA-USGA Girls Golf Club of Lakeville, MN 
  • Seasonal Assistant Golf Professional at Raptor Bay Golf Club in Bonita Springs, FL 
  • Academy Instructor at the Rick Smith Golf Academy at Raptor Bay 
  • Studied under Henri Reis & Kai Fusser, Annika Sorenstam’s longtime swing & fitness coaches


  • Minnesota’s first individual four time State High School League Champion 
  • Set 18 and 36 hole scoring records at MSHSL State Tournament 
  • Awarded the LPGA’s Dinah Shore Trophy in 2010 for best combined scoring average, GPA & commitment to community service among Division I golfers
  • Tapemark Charity Pro-Am runner up 2012
  • Top 10 LPGA Teaching & Club Professionals National Championship, 2012 
  • Top 20 professional CN Canadian Women’s Tour Niagara, 2012