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The Drive Chip & Putt Championship is a free, nationwide junior golf development competition for boys and girls ages 7-15, aimed at growing the game. Focusing on the three fundamental skills employed in golf, each player gets three attempts in each skill and earns points based on distance and/or accuracy for a total score. Click here to learn more about Drive Chip & Putt!

The Northern Ohio PGA welcomes players between the ages of 8-15 years old to participate in our 9-hole Futures Tour Program! The Futures Tour was created as a way to give Young Golfers the ability to see what Tournament Golf is like in a fun environment. Parents and family members are permitted to caddie for their junior in order to assist in the round.

PGA Junior League Golf is a fun, social and inclusive opportunity for boys and girls ages 13 and under to learn and enjoy the game of golf. With each team captained by a PGA or LPGA professional, PGA Junior League Golf offers a focus on fun, recreation, good health and sportsmanship. Click here to learn more about PGA Jr. League!

The Northern Ohio PGA Junior Tour is a group of tournaments for boys and girls ages 11-19. The tournaments are held at some of the premier golf facilities in Northern Ohio. These events are designed to offer juniors of all skill levels the opportunity to compete and enjoy learning how to handle the competition of tournament play.

The Northern Ohio PGA Junior Tour has seen growing interest in our Membership for more 36-Hole Championships to not only prepare Juniors for College golf, but also to help Juniors to be noticed by College Coaches without having the financial burden of travel golf. All players registered will compete in an overall division: Boys 11-19 and Girls 11-19. All Boys will play from the same tee and all girls will play from the same tee.

The Northern Ohio PGA Collegiate Series is a series of tournaments designed for young men and young women ages 18-22. These events are designed to provide preparation for the college golf experience by conducting tournaments on more challenging golf courses and offering a higher level of competition.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a junior tour membership cost?

There is a membership fee of $115.00 for the 18-hole events and $60.00 for the Futures Tour (9 Holes).

There are no membership fees for the collegiate events.

What is the cost to play in a Northern Ohio PGA Junior Tour event?
Can I withdraw from an event after I register?
How will I know my junior's tee time?
Are spectators allowed to take carts?
What if my junior can't afford to pay for membership or tournament fees?
How are the NOPGA Junior Tour age divisions structured?
When can my junior register for tournaments for the 2023 season?
Are caddies permitted on the NOPGA Junior Tour?

If you need assistance with information pertaining to the NOPGA Junior Tour, please contact Matt Rutland, NOPGA Director of Competitions or Jeff Van Putten, NOPGA Player Engagement & Tournament Manager.

matt

Matt Rutland
mrutland@pgahq.com
803-416-3821

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jeff

Jeff Van Putten
jvanputten@pgahq.com
440-590-5217