PGA Junior Series
The PGA Junior Series is a great platform for the junior golfer to gain exposure to the national circuit, media outlets and international competition. The fields are generally large, upwards of 156 players. The ten tournaments are held in various states between June and July. You can expect professionally run events put on by the same association that runs PGA professional tournaments, including the Ryder Cup.
2013 Tournament Information
Tournament Fee: $235
Application Deadline: Typically 4 week prior to the tournament
Practice Round: Typically 1-2 days before the tournament
Boys Division: ages 13-18
Girls Divison: ages 13-18
Format: 36-54 Holes, Stroke Play
Men’s Yardage: Varies, 6,600-7,100 (older) & 6,200-6,700 (younger)
Men’s Rating/Slope: Varies
Women’s Yardage: Varies, 5,900-6,300
Women’s Rating/Slope: Varies
MyGolfPros Tour Tidbits
* The PGA of America treats this like a professional experience for the boys and girls with starting and scoring tents, roping off for the players only in those area like a professional event, great pace of play, very cost effective national exposure. Best bang for your buck tour in the country
* There is NO membership fee for this series
* The PGA Junior Series takes care to report and make available scores and progress not only to media outlets but also colleges and universities.
* ONLY playing in the tournaments listed above will earn AJGA exemptions or credit.
*The Overall Boys & Girls winners from the first four events will earn exemptions into the Callaway Golf Junior World Championships in San Diego, California.
*The Overall Boys & Girls winners for all the PGA Series events will earn exemptions into the PGA Jr Championship
Boys and Girls 16-18 Champions = 1 Exemption
Boys 16-18 Top 5 = 1 Performance Star
Boys 13-15 Champion = 1 JAS Exemption
Please link to the following website for more information about the PGA Junior Series.