Junior Golf Association Membership
Membership Registration Open April 3 through June 1 for Connecticut and Western Massachusetts Boys and Girls between the ages of 10 and 18 - $75 Annual Fee
The PGA Junior Golf Association (JGA) was established in 1998. JGA Membership is open to boys and girls between the ages of 10-18 who reside or go to school within the section boundaries (includes Western Massachusetts, excludes lower Fairfield County). There are no handicap requirements to join.The annual membership fee is $75.
The Connecticut Section PGA Junior Golf Committee governs and oversees the Junior Golf Association. The Connecticut Section PGA Golf Foundation financially underwrites both the Junior Golf Association and the PGA Junior Golf TOUR. JGA Members are bound by Rules & Regulations pertaining to their participation.
Upon registration, each JGA Member will receive an email informing them of his/her membership acceptance, as well as instructions on how to ACTIVATE their membership. In 2015, there are four (4) requirements that need to be completed before a Junior Golf Association membership is considered ACTIVE. ACTIVE members earn will be eligible for player of the year points, and be permitted to register on time for the 9 and 18-hole PGA Junior Golf TOUR tournaments.
Junior Golf Association members will receive the following:
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
Colin Luca and Taylor Rogers win PGA Pro-Junior Invitational
An immaculate Great Neck Country Club, a fun Stableford format, and a chance to play with Connecticut Section PGA Professionals, all combined for a great day of golf at the PGA Pro-Junior Invitational.
Teams were comprised of one PGA professional with three junior golfers between the ages of 10-18. In both team and individual Stableford competitions, golfers earned one point for a bogey, two points for a par, four points for a birdie, and six points for an eagle.
Colin Luca, playing out of Glastonbury Hills Country Club, posted an impressive 36 points to win the Boys Division, his first victory of the 2015 summer season. Finishing in second place was Noah Peterson of East Longmeadow, Mass. with 35 points, followed by Andrew Edwards of Lyme, Conn. in third place with 30 points.
Taylor Rogers of Plainville, Conn. earned 25 points to win the Girls Division by two points over Nicole Demers of Avon, Conn. (23 points). Saige Avery of Middlefield, Conn. finished in third with 19 points. The Pro-Junior also marks Rogers’ first win of the 2015 summer season.
Kevin Shea of Great Neck Country Club posted 42 points to win the Professional division by six points over Ron Dellostritto of Wethersfield Country Club, and EJ Altobello of Tekoa Country Club, who tied with 36 points.