For 6-year-old Noah, a love of golf runs in the family! Mom Danielle says that Noah has been playing “grown-up” golf with his dad since he was just 2 years old. (Yes – a full 18 holes at 2 years old, with a proper golf swing!) So, of course a golf party was a perfect theme for Noah and his family. Danielle went all-out with decorations and details – golf balls, tees, pennants, balloons, visors, Astroturf… green and more green!

Noah’s favor table is decorated with a banner hung over a bright green backdrop. Favors are embellished with tags and printable circles. A copy of Noah’s invitation is on display (on the right-hand side) – very clever to mount it on a stick to turn it into a decoration!

The kitchen table is dressed to the nines with golf goodies! Each guest received a green visor that’s decorated with a custom sticker, a bottle of water with a green striped straw from Project Pretty Studio, and a golf ball cake pop is on each plate. Buffet cards mark where each guest should sit, and sheets of scrapbook paper serve as chargers. The table is covered in Astroturf, and the centerpieces are glass vases filled with balls, tees, and a banner (used in a very inventive way!). Bunches of lime green polka dot balloons from Polka Dot Market are the perfect finishing touch.

Treats included “holes in one” cake pops, green apple rings, and golf cupcakes with homemade flags.

While the kids had cake and ice cream, they played a “guess how many golf tees and golf balls are on the table” game. Danielle used buffet cards as game pieces for the kids to write down their answers.

Danielle got the absolute most out of her printable circles – they pop up everywhere throughout the party!

There were lots of games planned, such as golf ball relays (Danielle says, “we had the kids on teams and they had to carry a golf ball on a tee across a room and back. It was kind of hard to balance on the tee so we ended up switching to carrying the ball on a spoon!”)…

…mini golf course relays…

…indoor putting contests (“We originally had everything planned for outside and it was FREEZING so we had to improvise inside!”)…

…and a game of “pin the ball on the green.”

To keep track of the results, Danielle logged the game winners on the leaderboard.

At the end of the party, each guest took home gumball-filled water bottles that were decorated with tags and personalized with their names. The water bottles are a perfect size for kids! Danielle says, “I filled the green water bottles with white and green gumballs. The bottles came from Hobby Lobby – they carry them seasonally, with their summer novelty stuff.”

How cute is this bunch of little golfers! : )

Thank you so much for sharing, Danielle! Happy birthday to Noah!

Polka dotted balloons – Polka Dot Market
Striped straws – Project Pretty Studio
Twisty birthday candles – Party City
Green plastic water bottles (used for favors) – Hobby Lobby, available seasonally
Golf theme invitations, stickers, water labels, and party printables – Chickabug

Golf theme paper goods & printables from Chickabug

Shop for personalized Golf Theme party paper goods and printables here.
Or, check out more Golf Theme party ideas on Pinterest or here on my blog!


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  1. 1
    Tuesday, March 20th, 2012 at 9:26 am
    Jennifer @ Double the Fun Parties says:
    So cute! I love a crafty, creative boy's party!
  2. 2
    Tuesday, March 20th, 2012 at 2:27 pm
    Shelley says:
    Golf Parties and Little boys named Noah melt my heart. ;) {I had a golf party for my noah a while back. Such a cute party Danielle}.
    • 2.1
      Wednesday, March 21st, 2012 at 7:48 pm
      Heather says:
      I had a feeling you might like this one Shelley! ; )
  3. 3
    Tuesday, March 20th, 2012 at 5:34 pm
    Sara says:
    Such a cute party!!
  4. 4
    Wednesday, March 21st, 2012 at 7:52 am
    Karen Mallin says:
    Wow - what a great party with so many fun and creative ideas! FUN!!!!
  5. 5
    Thursday, March 22nd, 2012 at 8:12 am
    Sally @ Polka Dot Market says:
    Danielle, this is a fabulous golf party! I love your table set-ups and all the special golf touches. Just wonderful! Great feature, Heather. :)
    • 5.1
      Friday, March 23rd, 2012 at 7:48 pm
      Heather says:
      Thank Sally, that's so sweet of you! : )
  6. 6
    Friday, April 20th, 2012 at 8:37 pm
    Peggy says:
    What an adorable party! I love all your affordable ideas. The turf table cloth is too cute!
  7. 7
    Saturday, August 11th, 2012 at 1:40 pm
    Meredith says:
    lovely party - awesome details. Love the balloons, 'table cloth', golf ball games etc. I am going to try to make the cake pop golf balls. Did you use a mold or just put white jimmies all over it?
    • 7.1
      Sunday, August 12th, 2012 at 7:50 pm
      Heather says:
      Hi Meredith! I'm not sure what Danielle (Noah's mom) did, but if it were me, I'd freehand the cake pops and just go crazy with the sprinkles! : )
  8. 8
    Thursday, August 23rd, 2012 at 3:15 pm
    Stacey Hamrick says:
    I LOVE this party!!! How adorable. I would love to know where you got the clear polka dot balloons... I didn't see them on the website.
    • 8.1
      Thursday, August 23rd, 2012 at 3:39 pm
      Heather says:
      Hi Stacey! They may be sold out right now. We always try to support small businesses whenever possible, but... if Polka Dot Market is sold out you can also buy the balloons here:

      http://www.shindigz.com/party/Clear-and-White-Polka-Dot-Latex-Balloons.cfm
  9. 9
    Monday, February 4th, 2013 at 4:47 pm
    Jennie says:
    Hi! I'm planning a golf party for my son and you have given me so many great ideas! Where did you purchase the party favor water bottles? Thanks!
    • 9.1
      Monday, February 4th, 2013 at 8:23 pm
      Heather says:
      Hi Jennie! Noah's mom got them from Hobby Lobby’s summer section.
  10. 10
    Wednesday, April 10th, 2013 at 1:50 pm
    Ashley Mitchell says:
    Where did you get the clear water bottles for favors?
    • 10.1
      Thursday, April 11th, 2013 at 11:41 am
      Heather says:
      Hi Ashley! Danielle says they are actually green water bottles, and they came from Hobby Lobby's summer section. I hope this helps! : )
  11. 11
    Thursday, May 2nd, 2013 at 9:32 pm
    Lauren says:
    Where did you get the visors? I've been looking all over for them! This theme is adorable:-)
    • 11.1
      Thursday, May 2nd, 2013 at 9:34 pm
      Lauren says:
      Sorry, I meant where did Noah's mom get the visors.
      • 11.1.1
        Friday, May 3rd, 2013 at 12:51 pm
        Heather says:
        You can get visors like this at Michael’s! : )
  12. 12
    Friday, September 13th, 2013 at 9:18 pm
    Amy Cirigliano says:
    Where did you purchase the green and white gum balls?
    • 12.1
      Saturday, September 14th, 2013 at 8:04 am
      Heather says:
      Hi Amy! You can get gum balls just about anywhere. Try candywarehouse.com.
      • 12.1.1
        Saturday, September 14th, 2013 at 9:47 pm
        Amy Cirigliano says:
        Thank you!
        • 12.1.1.1
          Monday, September 16th, 2013 at 9:37 am
          Heather says:
          You're welcome, Amy! : )
  13. 13
    Monday, September 16th, 2013 at 7:04 pm
    Suzanne Robichaud says:
    Gréât ideas, thanks so much for sharing. My son's birthday is coming up with a golf theme.
    • 13.1
      Tuesday, September 17th, 2013 at 10:16 am
      Heather says:
      Yay! I'm glad you like it, Suzanne! I hope your son has an amazing golf party!
  14. 14
    Sunday, November 9th, 2014 at 3:58 pm
    Annie says:
    Thank you so much for the inspiration! Yesterday's held my daughter's 6th Birthday Party the Lucy Championship. We went a little more pink and purple (which is easy in polka dots). Thank you for sharing!
    • 14.1
      Monday, November 10th, 2014 at 4:28 pm
      Heather says:
      Hi Annie! You are very welcome. I'm glad this post was helpful! : )