Golf Opportunities

Tournament Opportunities for Junior Golfers

Local Tournaments

We will post whatever tournaments we hear about at the local level here on our site. However, don’t hesitate to contact the courses in your area to inquire if they offer any tournaments to junior golfers. Give them a call, pros and course employees love trying to help out junior golfers!

NEPGA Maine Junior Tour

About: This year the MSGA is partnering with the NEPGA to offer local tournaments throughout the state. Tournaments run from late June until mid-August. Focus is more on gaining competitive experience than results. This year the tournament season features 12 events run by the NEPGA, along with the Maine Junior Championship at Brunswick GC conducted by the MSGA.

Costs: $30 to join; $30 per tournament

Location: All around Maine

US Kids Golf

About: US Kids Golf Local Tours are created to provide boys and girls, ages 5 to 14, the opportunity to advance their golf skills in age-appropriate competition. In  2018 Maine will have its own local tour.

Costs: $40 to join; $35-45 per tournament

Location: All around Maine

PGA Jr. League

About: PGA Jr. League is a fun, social and inclusive opportunity for boys and girls ages 13 and under to learn and enjoy the game of golf. Much like other recreational league sports, participants wear numbered jerseys and play on teams with their friends.

PGA Junior League has expanded in Maine in 2018 with more courses taking part in the fun!

Registration for the new season is now open. For more info, click here.

Costs: Varies. Contact your local team for more information on pricing.

Location: All around Maine

 

Regional and National Tournaments

New England PGA Junior Tour

About: The NEPGA is the branch of the PGA of America that oversees golf and its professionals in New England. It offers a separate tour devoted exclusively to junior tournaments. They offer more than 100 events throughout New England in a competitive environment and at top-notch golf courses. Their “elite” events even offer points for AJGA events and for nationwide exposure to potential college recruits.

Costs: $130 to join; $30-40 per tournament

Location: All around New England

United States Challenge Cup

About: The Challenge Cup is a year-long series of tournaments aimed at the more talented junior golfer. The events get national exposure and feature strong and talented fields of players. Some of their events are stand-alone tournaments, while some serve as qualifiers for prestigious national championships.

Costs: $85 to join; $45-$150 per tournament (check schedule)

Location: All around New England

American Junior Golf Association

About: The AJGA is the preeminent junior golf tour in the United States. The tour has nationwide events and features the best junior golfers in the country. Events can be hard to get into, but most have qualifiers through which golfers can earn spots. College coaches follow the AJGA closely to recruit players to play collegiately.

Costs: $95-285 to join; $210-360 per tournament

Location: Nationwide