Junior Golf Association and Junior Golf TOUR
Participating in PGA Junior Golf TOUR tournaments are meant to instill the positive values, such as honesty, integrity, and sportsmanship, inherent in the game of golf. For this reason, the Connecticut Section PGA has established the following set of Tournament Rules and Regulations that all TOUR participants are expected to follow.
Tournaments are played at scratch, no handicaps. Play is conducted in accordance with the United States Golf Association Rules of Golf and the TOUR Tournament Rules and Regulations. For any questions on the Rules of Golf, consult with your local PGA Professional or call the United States Golf Association at (908) 234-2300.
Table of Contents1 -
2 - Junior Golf Association Membership
3 - Levels of Play
4 - Junior TOUR Schedule
5 - Ranked Tournaments
6 - Connecticut Junior PGA Championship
8 - PGA Pro-Junior
9 - Jack Kelly Tournament of Champions
10 - Jack Kelly Junior Golf Sportsmanship Awards
11 - Player of the Year
12 - The Remy Cup Matches
13 - Member Resources
14 - Fundraising
15 - Allied Golf Associations & Sanctioned Junior Events
Lyman Orchards Junior Open
Gertsen, Lapple Earn First Champions TOUR Victories
Middlefield, CONN. (July 3, 2018)—On the first two hot summer days of the season, the Connecticut Section PGA Junior TOUR rolled into Lyman Orchards Golf Club for two days of competition. Utilizing both the Jones Course and the Players Course, 150 juniors fought tough in the excruciating heat.
After shooting a +6 (78) a couple weeks prior to qualify for the US Girls Junior Amateur Championship, Alexsandra Lapple of Ridgefield, Conn. continued her great playing to capture the 2018 Lyman Orchards Junior Open in the Girls Champions TOUR division. Lapple lead both rounds after shooting +2 (74) in round one and finishing strong with a +2 (73) in round two on the Player Course.
Lapple will continue her summer of golf with the New England Women’s Golf Association Championship next week before heading to California for the US Girls Jr Amateur Championship.
Tiffany Wu of China finished a close second place shooting +5 (76-72-148).
In the boys division, Mark Gertsen of New Canaan, Conn. came from behind to capture the Boys Champions TOUR division shooting +6 (74-75-149) for the tournament. Gertsen trailed Luke Carroll by one stroke heading into the final round, but was able to continue his consistent play on route to victory.
There was a three way tie for second play with Jake Antinelli, Luke Carroll, and Jonathan Farrell all finishing +8 (151).