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2023 Junior Golf Financial Assistance Program

Please read and understand the information below prior to applying for the financial aid.

What is the NOPGA Section Foundation?

The Northern Ohio PGA Section Foundation is pleased to provide financial assistance to qualifying juniors to help offset the cost of Northern Ohio PGA Junior Tour events. The Mission of the NOPGA Section Foundation: The Northern Ohio PGA Section Foundation was created for the purpose of administering the charitable and philanthropic affairs on behalf of the golf professionals within the Northern Ohio PGA Section. These affairs include, but are not limited to, development, promotion and growth of adult and junior golf programs, scholarship programs for children, programs for minority and underprivileged youth in Northern Ohio, and contributions to allied charitable organizations. If you feel that you may qualify for financial assistance from the Northern Ohio PGA Section Foundation, please complete the online NOPGA Junior Tour Financial Assistance Application. Financial Assistance is awarded on a first come, first served basis dependent on the number of qualified applicants and the availability of funds.

General Information about the Financial Assistance:

-All Financial Assistance Applications will be reviewed on a seasonal basis by the Northern Ohio PGA Section Staff and Junior Golf Committee.

-Financial Assistance is awarded on a first come, first served basis dependent on the number of qualified applicants and the availability of funds.

-Applicants will be notified at the email address listed on application regarding amount of funds awarded.

-The award of the Financial Assistance does not guarantee entry into specific events. Recipients will still be required to follow standard NOPGA Junior Tour program requirements and procedures to be entered into any clinics, seminars, or tournaments.

-The Financial Assistance Award will be distributed in one lump sum as a credit on the recipients NOPGAJR Blue Golf Player's Account and can be used for Tournament Registration for their respective Tour (18 Hole Junior Series or the 9 Hole Futures Tour).

-The amount allotted will be based off the total cost of 18-hole or 9-hole events provided to the player. In the case the recipient is invited to a 36- hole event, the recipient may opt to use credit provided to them, but it will have an impact on the number of events that can be played.

-The Financial Aid can only be used to cover costs associated with NOPGA Junior Tour events. It is the responsibility of the recipient to keep up with their account totals.

-Any fees due above and beyond the Financial Assistance Award allotted to the recipient is the sole responsibility of the recipient.

-Any credit that was not used by the end of the NOPGA Junior Tour Season will be removed from the player’s account.

Privacy

The Northern Ohio PGA Section and Northern Ohio PGA Section Foundation agree to protect the confidentiality of all information provided as part of this application process and will use it for determining if applicant qualifies for financial assistance. The Northern Ohio PGA Section Foundation will retain applicant’s information for its records.