PGA Junior Golf TOUR
16 Tournaments for 10-18 year old Boys and Girls in Connecticut and Western Massachusetts
The Connecticut Section PGA Junior Golf TOUR (JGT) schedule consists of 16 tournaments, 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. The entry fee for the Ranked-open 36-hole tournaments is $125 for JGA Members and $240 for non-members. 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.
Table of Contents1 -
2 - Junior Golf Association Membership
3 - Activating Your Membership
4 - PGA Junior Golf TOUR
5 - Ranked Tournaments - Open Registration
6 - Junior Connecticut PGA Championship
7 - Little Linksters (12 & Under)
8 - PGA Pro-Junior Invitational
10 - Jack Kelly Tournament of Champions
11 - Jack Kelly Sportsmanship Awards
12 - Player of the Year
13 - The Remy Cup Matches
14 - Rules and Regulations
15 - Birdies For Charity
16 - Sanctioned Tournaments
PGA Junior Golf Association and Tour thriving in Connecticut and Western Massachusetts
Russ Held Sports – SOUTH GLASTONBURY, Conn. (May 22, 2015)
Play golf. Enjoy golf. Simple objectives, and a clear mission of the Connecticut Section PGA's Junior Golf Association and its Junior Golf Tour.
"It's really about enjoyment of the game,'' Section executive director Tom Hantke said. "We've had our junior golf tour now close to 20 years. We see golfers, former junior tour golfers now 30-plus years old, and they're playing golf.
"That's really the objective. If they're successful in golf, all the better. But we just want them playing golf.''
The Junior Golf Association and Tour are now grown up as they turn 18, and are financially underwritten by the Section's Golf Foundation. Membership is healthy at an annual average of 500.
"The last four or five years, we've made great strides,'' Hantke said. "We've diversified the type of events we run, with our tournaments, our Little Linksters program, the pro-junior invitational . . .View More