16 Tournaments for 10-18 year old Boys and Girls in Connecticut and Western Massachusetts
The Connecticut Section PGA Junior Golf TOUR schedule(JGT) consists of 15 competitions, consisting of twelve (12) 9 & 18-hole Stroke Play events and four (4) 36-hole Stroke Play events. Boys and Girls, ages 10 to 18, who are PGA Junior Golf Association members and who ACTIVATED their memberships are eligible to enter these tournaments.
The entry fee for the 13-18 age group players who play 18 holes is $65; and $45 for 10-12 age group players who play 9 holes. There is no requirement to play in all or a minimum number of tournaments.
Each JGT tournament is conducted within the TOUR Rules and Regulations that are established by the Connecticut Section PGA.
Fox Hopyard Golf Club Hosts Drive, Chip & Putt Local Qualifier
EAST HADDAM, Conn. (July 17, 2014) – Drive, Chip and Putt local qualifying concluded yesterday in the Connecticut Section PGA at Fox Hopyard Golf Club. Participants hit three attempts in each of the three skills: drive, chip & putt. Points were then recorded and totaled to determine the top three finishers in each age/gender divisions. These top three overall finishers in each division will move on to the sub-regional qualifier, which will be at The First Tee of Connecticut on July 30, 2014.
MIDDLEFIELD, Conn. (July 15, 2014) – The Lyman Orchards Junior Open took place today at Lyman Orchards Golf Club. In the boy’s 16-18 division, Jack Kane (2016) of Berlin, Conn., and Evan Sliker (2015) of Durham, Conn., both scored an even-par, 72. Kane took honors in a playoff against Sliker. Angela Garvin (2019) of Feeding Hills, Mass., took first place in the girl’s overall division with a nine-over-par 81. In the boy’s 9-hole division, Ethan Kalk (2021) of South Glastonbury, Conn., recorded a four-over-par, 33, to claim top honors. In the girl’s 9-hole division, Sydney Hidalgo (2023) of Cheshire, Conn., earned first place by scoring a ten-over-par, 39.
Thank you to host professional, Jason Beffert, and his staff at Lyman Orchards Golf Club. A special thank you to sponsors, U.S.A. Hauling & Recycling, Inc. and Prize Possessions.
Liu and Garvin Capture 2014 Connecticut Section Junior PGA Championship
SOUTHWICK, Mass. (July 3, 2014) - Jason Liu (2017) of Windsor, Conn., and Angela Garvin (2019) of Feeding Hills, Mass., won the 2014 Connecticut Junior PGA Championship presented by Under Armour and Genesis Networks today, Thursday, July 3, 2014, at The Ranch Golf Club in Southwick, Mass. The field consisted of 160 of the area’s most talented junior golfers, making the competition a great test.
By winning the boys’ and girls’ divisions respectively, Liu and Garvin qualified for the 39th Junior PGA Championship presented by Under Armour and Genesis Networks, July 29-Aug. 1, 2014, at Miramont Country Club in Bryan/College Station, Texas. Lui posted a final-round of one-under-par, 71, for a two-day total of an impressive, five-under-par, 136. Liu won the event with a solid four-stroke victory over Nicklaus Harrington (2015) of Chaplin, Conn.
Garvin and defending champion, Marissa Grillo (2014) of Avon, Conn., tied for first place in the girls overall division with a two-day total of eight-over-par, 152. Garvin fired a three-over-par, 75, in the final round to force a sudden death playoff. The pair started off strong by birding the first hole. They stayed consistent with each other until the fifth playoff hole where Garvin captured the victory with a birdie.