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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 & Girls 10-12, 13-14

July 24-29, 2014
Boys 16-18 & Girls 15-18

Pairings, Tee Times and Results
For championship pairings, tee times and results, click here.

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.


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.

District Qualifiers
By Location | Qualifying Criteria & Policies
By Date

Questions or comments about a District qualifier should be directed to the District Chairperson

Other Methods
Exemptions | International Designee | Special Invitee

2014 Optimist International All-Scholastic
Congratulations to the following junior golfers who will make up the 2014 Hugh Cranford All-Scholastic Team. These golfers exemplified an impressive balance of academics, golf and community service.

Lucas Hicks: Milton, Massachusetts
Jake Leffew: Vero Beach, Florida
Sabrina Long: Alpharetta, Georgia
Radi Sauro: Lake Worth, Florida
Morgan Schaffer: Mason, Ohio also the recipient of the “Bringing Out the Best in Kids” Community Service Award

This special award recognizes the academic accomplishments and community service of junior golfers. The team selected receives an automatic exemption and complimentary registration (tournament entry, hotel accommodations and meals). To read more about the 2014 Optimist International All-Scholastic Team, click here.

Junior golfers eligible to advance to the championships, click here.
Junior golfers registered for the championships, click here.
These pages are updated frequently, so please keep checking back.

General Information
Schedule | Lodging | Online Registration | Travel | Official Photographer 

Tournament Information
Advertise in Tournament Program | Age Divisions | Courses & Yardages
Opening Ceremony & Orientation | Parent-Child Classic | World Cup
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

The Optimist International Junior Golf Championships is nationally ranked by the Junior Golf Scoreboard, World Amateur Golf, Golfweek and is included in the AJGA Performance Based Entry process.


Tournament Results | Past Champions


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