2020 Registration Goes Live on April 20
2020-21 Drive Chip and Putt Qualifying Season Canceled; 2020 Finals rescheduled
The WPGA Jr. Foundation regrets to pass along the news regarding the canceled Drive, Chip and Putt 2020 qualifying season. This decision was made between the PGA of America, The Masters/Augusta National, and the United States Golf Association. If there are changes made, we will post here accordingly. The full article can be found here on www.drivechipandputt.com.
Please refer to this FAQ sheet as well. Contact Erika Pirkl at firstname.lastname@example.org should you have questions or concerns.
**All current registrants have been notified of the canceled season via email.**
March 26 Update
News & Updates for 2020
Events & Updates
The Junior Foundation has a few updates for the 2020 season.
- The Junior Tour event at Whistling Straits on July 12th will continue to be a lottery drawing for players to get into this event. Juniors will have 24 hours from when registration starts (April 7th at 6 p.m.) to register. Everyone that registers during this time will be put into a pending status and your credit card will not be charged. The lottery drawing will be random and will take place on April 9th. Once the lottery takes place the selected entries will be charged on credit card you registered with. Second, the tournament will Only be open to boys & girls ages 14-18. This golf course is very difficult and we have had issues with pace of play in the 13 & under division in years past.
- We continue to bring new sites to the tours. The following sites were added to the Junior Tour for 2020 - The Legend at Bristlecone, Mascoutin GC, Saddle Ridge GC, Brown County GC, Wander Springs GC, Door Creek GC, Oneida G&CC, SentryWorld, Pheasant Hills GC, Evansville CC, Kestrel Ridge GC and Monroe CC.
- *New in 2020* We are excited to now offer a College Student Membership. This membership gets them discounts on Players Tour events and also our new High School Senior/College Student events. We have two new events on the schedule this year for High School Seniors and College Students. Events will be at The Legend at Bristlecone will host the first event on June 9 and Blackwolf Run - Meadow Valleys will host second event on July 12.
- *New in 2020* We will now offer a South Central Tour Par 3 tour to expand our Par 3 events. This 9-Hole junior tour is a great way for youth (boys and girls) ages 7 -12 to practice their golfing skills while making new friends along the way. These 9 hole events will be played at shorter yardages than adult at 5 area golf courses. This is a developmental tour for youth golfers that follows the Adult Developmental Model for youth. 9 holes: Boys and Girls Division Course set up- Age groups 7-9 (1300 yards) & 10-12 (2000 yards).
PGA Jr. League Registration Now Open
Join the Team!
PGA Jr. League registration is now open for the 2020 season. Kids ages 17 and under wear numbered jerseys playing a team golf format with friends. Each team is coached by a PGA or LPGA professional that promotes a fun, welcoming and engaging environment aimed at helping kids fall in love with the game. For more information on the program, go to www.pgajrleague.com. Sign up today by contacting your local PGA Professional!
Did you know? All PGA Jr. League players ages 13 and under receive a discounted membership with the WPGA Jr. Foundation. Simply sign up for PGA Jr. League on www.pgajrleague.com and ask your team's Captain or Coach for the discount code. Feel free to contact us at 414-443-3570 with any questions.