Providing a fun and invaluable opportunities to get out and play, the junior golf program leads the region in competitive junior golf. The Philadelphia Section Junior Tour’s membership consists of junior golfers 18 years of age and younger. These young golfers represent all geographic areas of the Philadelphia Section. The Philadelphia Section PGA Junior Tour conducts over 90 events seasonally at top facilities. All are enjoyable family friendly events.
Players have a wide range in age, ability and experience, therefore the program is specialized accordingly. The program offers the best in competition and tournament experience for members in the area. Tournaments vary from competitive, 1-day, 18 hole and 9 hole events along with 2-day, 36-hole events for nationally rankings by the Junior Golf Scoreboard and AJGA (PBE Status).
The Philadelphia Section PGA Junior Tour hosts four major championships throughout the season; the Junior PGA Championship, a nationally recognized event, the Harry Hammond Invitational, an event which promotes junior golfers advancing to college, the Jon M. Pritsch Cup, a Ryder Cup-style match against the New Jersey Section PGA Junior Tour, and the Junior Tour Championship, an invitation-only event of all the previous year’s winners and top players. With opportunities to learn, grow, and compete many graduate to play at the college level and beyond. The Philadelphia Section PGA Junior Tour is proud to help in developing social skills, self-esteem, and inspire youth in our community.
Women Golfers Give Back supports golf programs for girls in the greater Philadelphia region that encourage personal development through unique opportunities for skill building, playing and competing. Exposure to golf and all of the character-building aspects of the game will lead to greater educational and career opportunities but most of all – a whole lot of fun!
The Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour is a non-profit organization aimed at increasing quality and appropriate competitive playing opportunities for junior girls’ golfers. Based in Greensboro, North Carolina, the PKBGT offers low cost, nationally ranked girls’ golf tournaments designed to prepare junior girls’ golfers for high school and collegiate golf. The PKBGT is the nation’s largest “girls’ only” junior tour with over 400 members in 2014 and more than 300 girls playing in or committed to collegiate golf. Learn more about the tour at pkbgt.org or by contacting Tour Director Mike Parker at firstname.lastname@example.org or 336-347-8537.