Junior Golf Association Membership
2016 Membership Registration Open April 1 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 Junior Golf Association, and 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 2016, there are three (3) 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
8 - PGA Pro-Junior Invitational
9 - Jack Kelly Tournament of Champions
10 - Jack Kelly Junior Golf Sportsmanship Awards
11 - Player of the Year
12 - The Remy Cup Matches
13 - Rules and Regulations
14 - Birdies For Charity
15 - Sanctioned Tournaments
Willow Brook Golf Course, the Golf Center at Lyman Orchards, and The First Tee of Connecticut to Host Local Qualifiers for 2017 Drive, Chip and Putt Championship
Registration Opens for Children Age 7-15 on January 26
SOUTH GLASTONBURY, Conn. (January 12, 2016) – The United States Golf Association (USGA), Masters Tournament and the PGA of America officially launched the 2017 Drive, Chip and Putt Championship by announcing the qualifying schedule for the upcoming year. Willow Brook Golf Course, the Golf Center at Lyman Orchards, and The First Tee of Connecticut are set to host local qualifiers in Connecticut, providing junior golfers the opportunity to advance and earn an invitation to next year’s National Finals at Augusta National Golf Club. The qualifying schedule is available on the event’s website, and online registration will also be available at www.DriveChipandPutt.com, starting Tuesday, January 26, 2016.
Willow Brook Golf Course, located in South Windsor, Conn., will host the first local qualifier in Connecticut on Monday, July 11. The deadline for entries for the Willow Brook G.C. qualifier is Wednesday, July 6.
The Golf Center at Lyman Orchards, located in Middlefield, Conn., will host the second local qualifier in Connecticut on Friday, July 22. The deadline for entries for the Lyman Orchards qualifier is Sunday, July 17.
The First Tee of Connecticut, located in Cromwell, Conn., will host the final local qualifier in Connecticut on Tuesday, August 2. The deadline for entries for the First Tee of Connecticut qualifier is Thursday, July 28. The First Tee of Connecticut will also host the sub-regional qualifier on Sunday, August 14th.