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
9 - Jack Kelly Tournament of Champions
10 - Jack Kelly Sportsmanship Awards
11 - Player of the Year
12 - The Remy Cup Matches
13 - Rules and Regulations
14 - Birdies For Charity
15 - Sanctioned Tournaments
Stafford, Ensign, Garvin, DeRienzo and Kane victorious at the John D. Wardlaw Memorial Junior Open
NEWINGTON, Conn. (July 28, 2015) – If a deep, talented field and a testing Indian Hill Country Club weren’t challenge enough, contested also battled the searing heat and humidity at Tuesday’s John D. Wardlaw Memorial Junior Open.
Matthew Stafford of West Suffield, Conn. chipped-in on the 18th hole for birdie and a one-over par 73, securing a one-stroke victory in the Boys 16-18 division over Carter Swanson of Hebron, Conn. (74, +2). Jake Hedberg of Newington, Conn. finished in third place at 76 (+4). The John. D Wardlaw Memorial is Stafford’s second victory of the summer, having previously won the Fairview Farm Junior Classic.
Joseph Ensign of Rocky Hill, Conn. emerged from a tight race to capture the Boys 13-15 division, his first victory of the summer season. Ensign’s five-over par 77 was good for a one-stroke victory over Matthew Chorches of West Hartford, Conn. and Colby Norton of Harwinton, Conn. (78, +6). Finishing tied-fourth at 79 (+7) were Luke Carroll of West Hartford, Conn. and Connor Piecuch of East Longmeadow, Mass.
Angela Garvin posted a stellar two-over par 75 to capture the Girls 18-hole division by nine-strokes over Katherine Mullen of Burlington, Conn. (84, +11). Finishing in a tie for third were Sarah Houle of Sandy Hook, Conn. and Katelyn Jylkka of Portland, Conn. (88, +15). Garvin has now captured seven 2015 Junior TOUR events this summer.
In the 9-hole divisions, Michael DeRienzo of Southbury, Conn. posted an impressive one-over par 38 to win the Boys Division in a match of cards over Michael Walling of Newington, Conn. Tyler Flood of Southbury, Conn., Thomas Lynch of Glastonbury, Conn. and Bradley Sawka of Ellington, Conn. all finished tied for third at 43 (+6). In the Girls Division, McKenzie Kane of Berlin, Conn. finished with a solid score of 54 (+17), to win by nine-strokes over Leslie Li of West Hartford, Conn. (65). This is DeRienzo’s second victory of the summer season, and the first for Kane.
Congratulations to our winners Matthew Stafford, Joseph Ensign, Angela Garvin, Michael DeRienzo and McKenzie Kane!