After a weekend of exemplary play from 130 Northern Ohio junior golfers, the Mallard Creek team came out on top to win the Inaugural NOPGA PGA Jr. League Section Championship. 13 All-Star teams (Akron, Toledo 2, Youngstown, Mallard Creek, Cleveland East 1, Cleveland South East 1, Cleveland East 2, Cleveland West 2, Cleveland South East 2, Toledo 1, Medina/Mansfield, Cleveland East 3, and Cleveland West 1) started the competition at Eagle Creek Golf Club on Saturday afternoon with 4 teams (Mallard Creek, Toledo, Cleveland West #1, and Cleveland South East #2) moving on to the morning semi-final round on Sunday. Mallard Creek and Cleveland South East #2 teams battled it out in the afternoon finals match with Mallard Creek coming out victorious. Mallard Creek advances to the PGA Jr. League Golf Regional Championship at Valley Brook Country Club on September 15-16, 2018.
Special thanks to our PGA Professionals who hosted PGA Jr. League Golf programs at their facilities this season.
PGA Jr. League brings family and friends together around fun, team golf experiences with expert coaching from PGA and LPGA Professionals.
Boys and girls of all backgrounds and skill levels learn and play together in a supportive, two-person scramble format that encourages mentorship, builds confidence and promotes sportsmanship.With 42,000 participants in 2017 – and Ambassadors including Rory McIlroy, Michelle Wie, Rickie Fowler and Lexi Thompson – PGA Jr. League has wide-ranging appeal for both youth and their parents.