Georgia Junior Golf Tour

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Mission

To grow the game of golf through a developmental junior golf tour. To expose junior golfers to competitive tournaments in a fun atmosphere. To help juniors grow their careers and earn college scholarships.

Overview

The Georgia Junior Golf Tour will conduct seven Stroke Play Events from March to August 2017. All events are held Saturdays and Sundays. Players earn points for each event based on performance.

Entry FeesJunior Golf Scoreboard Logo

  • $115.00 Age 10–18
  • $90.00 Age 7–9; siblings and school teams discount (two or more)
  • $20.00 Annual Membership Fee

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Age Requirements

The age division is determined by the players age as of June 1st.

Scoring

Double points will be awarded at three events. The player of the year will be announced after completion of the last tournament.

The top point winners for boys and girls ages 14–18 earn performance stars to an American Junior Golf Association event for the 2018 season. We are proud to be affiliated with the AJGA and the GJGT is committed to helping juniors grow their golf careers.

Age Groups & Yardages

Boys

Age Group Color Yardage
10 & Under Yellow 3000–3500
11–13 White/Green 5500–6000
14–15 Black 6300–6700
16–18 Black 6300–6700

Girls

Age Group Color Yardage
10 & Under Yellow 3000–3500
11–13 Gold 4700–5200
14–15 Red 5700–6000
16–18 Red 5700–6000

All two-day events are ranked by Junior Golf Scoreboard for participants age 12–18. Boys & girls age 7–9 play 9 holes each day. Boys & girls 10–18 play 18 holes each day.

Rules of Play

Prizes

Trophies and awards will be given to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners of each age division based on the size of the field. If age groups have less than eight players, the awards allocation will be adjusted accordingly.

Caddies

Caddies are allowed for junior golfers age 7–13 years old.
Junior golfers age 14–18 must carry their own bags or use push carts, no caddies.

Spectators

Spectators shall remain on cart paths at all times whether walking or riding in a golf cart. Golf cart rental rates vary depending on the host course and are rented on a first come, first served basis.

Cell Phone Usage

Cell phones may be used on the course by patrons and spectators. Spectators will keep phones on silent or vibrate to minimize noise and not distract players.


2017 Sponsors

  • AAU USACobra Puma Golf LogoPGA LogoBridgestone Golf Logo
  • Athens Trophy Shop
  • Bridgestone Golf
  • Cobra Puma Golf
  • O'Connor Headwear

More Information

Lodging

Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites have lodge rooms, campsites and cottages available. Reservations can be made online or by calling toll free at 1-800-864-7275.

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Contact

Karl E. Gross, PGA

Georgia Junior Golf Tour Director
1400 Knox Chapel Road
Social Circle, Georgia 30025
Office: 706.557.3006  | Mobile: 706.714.2902
kgrosspga@gmail.com

2011 Georgia PGA Junior Golf Leader of the Year
US Kids Golf Top 50 Instructor 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012

All calls will be answered until 6:00 p.m. Calls received after 6:00 p.m. will go to voicemail and will be returned the next day between 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. The exception will be during the weekends of GJGT events. Calls will be answered or returned until 10:00 p.m. during GJGT events. Private golf lessons available by appointment.

Programs

  • Juniors pay just $5 for up to 18 holes of play at Georgia State Park Golf Courses. Junior golfers (under 18 years of age) will feel at home on our uncrowded, beautifully maintained courses, surrounded only by nature. The Junior rate is valid for green fees only and not valid on holiday and weekend mornings.
  • Georgia Junior Golf Foundation License PlateWe encourage you to purchase the new Georgia Junior Golf Foundation's License Tag. Proceeds go to promote the growth of junior golf in Georgia. Download order form.
  • Many of the Georgia State Park Golf Courses host summer camps and junior clinics throughout the year, and some even have dedicated Junior Tees. The following is a list of Junior Golf events planned at the Georgia State Park Golf Courses.

AJGA Performance Based Entry LogoThe top boys and girls 14–18 point winners for the 2017 season earn performance stars into an American Junior Golf Association event for the 2018 season. We are proud to be affiliated with the AJGA and the GJGT is committed to helping juniors grow their golf careers.

College Golf Alumni Schools

  • Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College | Tifton, GA
  • Anderson University | Anderson, SC
  • Armstrong Atlantic State University | Savannah, GA
  • Berry College | Rome, GA
  • Bethune-Cookman University | Daytona Beach, FL
  • Coastal College of Georgia | Brunswick, GA
  • College of Charleston | Charleston, SC
  • Dalton State University | Dalton, GA
  • Darton College | Albany, GA
  • Emmanuel College | Franklin Springs, GA
  • Florida State University | Tallahassee, FL
  • Georgia Southern University | Statesboro, GA
  • Georgia Southwestern State & University | Americus, GA
  • Georgia State College & University | Atlanta, GA
  • Georgia Tech | Atlanta, GA
  • Huntington College | Montgomery, AL
  • LaGrange College | LaGrange, GA
  • Lipscomb University | Nashville, TN
  • Mercer Univeristy | Macon, GA
  • North Georgia College & State University | Dahlonega, GA
  • Oglethorpe University | Atlanta, GA
  • Oxford Emery University | Oxford, GA
  • Piedmont College | Demorest, GA
  • Reinhardt University | Waleska, GA
  • Savannah College of Art & Design | Savannah, GA
  • Shorter University | Rome, GA
  • South Georgia College | Douglas, GA
  • Southern Wesleyan University | Central, SC
  • Troy State University | Troy, AL
  • Truett-McConell College | Cleveland, GA
  • University of Alabama, Birmingham | Birmingham, AL
  • University of Georgia | Athens, GA
  • University of Memphis | Memphis, TN
  • University of Michigan | Ann Arbor, MI
  • University of North Florida | Jacksonville, FL
  • University of South Carolina, Aiken | Aiken, SC
  • University of West Georgia | Carrollton, GA
  • USC Lancaster | Lancaster, SC
  • Valdosta State University | Valdosta, GA
  • Young Harris College | Young Harris, GA