Become a Champion - Championship Tour

Become a Champion - Championship Tour

Championship Tour

OVERVIEW

The South Florida PGA Junior Championship Tour is a series of two-day events at some of South Florida’s premiere facilities. Membership is Invitation Only. Juniors are invited based on the previous year’s Junior Tour scoring average and point standings (refer to Eligibility & Yardages Tab), and current year’s performance prior to session checkpoints. 

All Championship Tour events are nationally ranked by Junior Golf Scoreboard. All Championship Tour events are 36 hole events, with a Boys (13-18) and Girls (13-18) division.

AGE DIVISIONS

Boys 13-18
Girls 13-18

COST PER EVENT

$100

 

Membership Registration Will Open January 3, 2018


The South Florida PGA requires all juniors to become members of the SFPGA Foundation.  This is an annual $50 membership fee that includes a golf shirt, hat, drawstring backpack, SKIMP belt, bag tag, and more. 

Returning Members: 2016 South Florida PGA members will be able to use their 2016 login and password to sign in and register for 2017 membership.  

New Members: Once you have applied for membership, South Florida PGA Staff will approve the membership and you will receive an email with a login-in and password to sign up for events.

Please click on the link below to register for 2017 membership.  

Membership Registration

 

Tournament Registration

Registration for exempt members will open four weeks prior to the event. Exempt members will be eligible only for the Championship Tour and will not be permitted to participate in Challenge Tour events.

Conditional members will be allowed to register for Championship Tour events two weeks prior to the event if space permits by calling the South Florida PGA office.

YARDAGES

Boys: 6600 - 7000 + Yards
Girls: 5800-6000 + Yards

ELIGIBILITY

Eligibility is based on scoring average and Player of the Year points from previous year. Exempt and conditional status will be awarded.  Players may also earn status on the Championship Tour by competing in at least three Challenge Tour events and having their scoring average fall in the appropriate perimeters. Players who have played previous to 2016 and did not compete in 2016 will be subject to approval based on committee discretion.

Exempt:
Boys 14-18 – 79.99 or better scoring average and top 25 in POY points
Girls 14-18 – 84.99 or better scoring average and top 10 in POY points
Boys 12-13 – 79.99 or better scoring average
Girls 12-13 – 79.99 or better scoring average

Click here to view Exempt Players

Conditional:
Boys 14-18 – 80-84.99 scoring average
Girls 14-18 – 85-89.99 scoring average

Click here to view Conditional Players

After each series, players will be eligible to change status from Junior Challenge Tour member or Championship conditional status to: Junior Challenge Tour member, Championship conditional status, or Championship exempt status.

Spring Series (January 1st -May 31st)
Summer Series (June 1st –August 31st)
Fall Series (September 1st – December 31st)

*Boys and Girls in the 11-12 divisions on the Challenge Tour will be evaluated for conditional and exempt status on a case-by-case basis by the committee. Members must be 13 to be considered for the Championship Tour.

  1. Previous Year’s South Florida PGA Junior Tour Performance:
  2. Current South Florida PGA Junior Tour Performance


Registration deadine will open January 3, 2018.
 

Championship Tour Schedule

 
Event Site Date Registration Date
Championship Tour Event #1 Club Med at Sandpiper Bay February 17-18 February 12
Championship Tour Event #2 Country Club of Coral Springs March 3-4 February 26
Championship Tour Event #3 Lost City Golf Club April 7-8 April 2
Championship Tour Event #4 Indian Springs Country Club (West Course) April 28-29 April 23
Championship Tour Event #5 TBD May 19-20 May 14
Junior PGA Champ Qualifier Wycliffe Golf & Country Club May 26 May 21
Junior PGA Champ Qualifier TBD May 27 May 21
Junior PGA Champ Qualifier Vineyards Country Club June 3 May 21
Junior PGA Championship Broken Sound Club - Old Course June 13-14  
Nicklaus Junior Lost Tree Club June 28-29 June 23
Championship Tour Event #6 Old Marsh Golf Club July 5-6 June 30
South Florida Open Naples Beach Club July 11-13 July 5
Championship Tour Event #7 Breakers Rees Jones Course August 1-2 July 27
Championship Tour Event #8 Trump National Doral (Red Tiger) September 8-9 September 3
Championship Tour Event #9 Quail Ridge Country Club (South Course) October 6-7 October 1
Championship Tour Event #10 Wycliffe Golf & Country Club November 10-11 November 5
Junior Tour Championship Jonathan's Landing GC at Old Trail December 1-2 November 26

*Majors listed in blue