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Thanks for all the advice. The plan is going to be pitch and putt for now and always leave after nine holes when as he's having a great time. Then, if and when he's ready to get serious, golf camp/lessons.
 That's the scene at our local pitch and putt as well. Last time out, he was pissed that we didn't have time to go around a second time. It was Rosh HaShana and we were playing hooky from synagogue after a morning doctor's appointment. To say the wife wasn't pleased would be an understatement.
Thanks for all the advice. Beachcomber: What do you define as an executive course? Since my golf time is not a commodity, I love the idea of letting him tee off and playing from my lies. Of course I'd have to get a cart. No way he walks for more than 4 holes. 
For me, it's all about the enjoyment of seeing my son enjoy a sport, and one I love as well. He's also very interested in the etiquette aspect. The only instruction I give him is to set up with the clubface directly behind the ball and to try to align parallel to the target line. I'm in no position to offer any swing coaching.
After many years of playing once or twice a summer, I finally took the headfirst plunge into golf this year. I love it for so many reasons. It's pretty much all I think about and want to do in my spare time. And I've improved a little. Then there is my son. He's 10 and not really into "ball" sports, probably because he's a little on the uncoordinated side and sports are really hard for him. A couple of weeks ago - on a whim - I took him to the local pitch and putt, so...
I'm traveling for work and would like to stream the Open on ESPN. But on the main screen for the ESPN Player, there is no tab for the golf tournament, even though it has been advertised. If anybody can advise me on what I may be doing wrong, please let do. 
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