2014 Optimist International Junior Golf Championships
PGA National Resort & Spa
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, USA
July 19-24, 2014
Boys 10-11, 12-13, 14-15 and Girls 10-12, 13-14
July 24-29 2014
Boys 16-18 and Girls 15-18
About the Optimist International Junior Golf Championships
The Optimist International Junior Golf Championships is one of the largest and best-known junior golf tournaments in the world. Each year, more than 600 golfers participate in THE OPTIMIST. Optimists have been involved in the sport of junior golf for more than 30 years by holding local, regional and international tournaments. More than 5,000 golfers compete in official Optimist District qualifying tournaments. The best of these golfers, along with international golfers from around the globe, advance to the annual Optimist International Junior Golf Championships. Former champions and top finishers of the Optimist International Junior Golf Championships include Beth Bauer, Jonathan Byrd, Jason Day, Bill Haas, Brittany Lincicome, Jeff Overton, Stacy Prammanasudh and Jennifer Rosales.
HOW TO QUALIFY
In order to play in the Optimist International Junior Golf Championships, golfers must meet one of the following qualifying methods. For more information, go to the How to Qualify page.
By Location | Qualifying Criteria & Policies
Questions or comments about a District qualifier should be directed to the District Chairperson
International Designee | Special Invitee
2014 Optimist International All-Scholastic
The 2014 Hugh Cranford All-Scholastic Team is a special award recognizing the academic accomplishments and community service record of junior golfers.
The team will consist of up to five golfers who will be between the ages of 16 and 18 as of the last day of the Optimist International Junior Golf Championships (July 29, 2014). Junior golfers selected to the team will receive an automatic exemption into the championships and complimentary registration (tournament entry, hotel accommodations and meals). Junior golfers interested should submit an application by deadline date.
CHAMPIONSHIP EVENT INFORMATION
For a list of junior golfers eligible to advance to the championships, click here. For a list of junior golfers who are registered and confirmed for the championships, click here. These pages are updated frequently, so please keep checking back.
2013 Championships -- Boys 10-11, 12-13, 14-15 & Girls 10-12, 13-14
2013 Championships -- Boys 16-18 & Girls 15-18
Schedule | Lodging | Online Registration | Travel | Official Photographer
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Age Divisions | Courses & Yardages
Opening Ceremony & Orientation | Parent-Child Classic |
Palmer Long Drive Contest | Practice Rounds
Policies, Rules & Regulations
Rules | Code of Conduct | Pace of Play | Scoring Policy
Pull Carts, Caddies, Spectator Carts and Distance Measuring Devices
Tournament Results | Past Champions
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