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Optimist International Junior Golf Championships
Practice Round Information


Practice rounds are NOT included in the registration fee and are optional to the players.

Call PGA National at (561) 627-1804, option # 3 or e-mail teetimes@pgaresort.com to arrange a tee time. Greens fee cost is $40 (walking) per round. Practice rounds are payable to PGA National.

On Official Practice Round days -- Courses will be set for Junior Golfers on the following days only. Due to the size of the fields, families are not allowed to play during these days.

Boys 10-11 (Fazio), 12-13 (Champion) and Girls 10-12 (Squire) --- Wednesday, July 19
Boys 14-15 (Champion or Fazio) and Girls 13-14 (Squire) -- Monday, July 24
Boys 16-18 (Champion or Estate) and Girls 15-18 (Fazio or Squire) - Saturday, July 29

Carts, which may be rented in the pro shop, are allowed during practice rounds only. Parents and other guests may serve as caddies during practice rounds only.

PLEASE NOTE--the golf courses at PGA National are used on the following days for the tournament rounds July 20,21,22,23,25,26, 27, 30, 31 and August 1,2. Therefore, practice rounds cannot be scheduled on these dates. Also, the Champion course will be in use on July 23 for the Parent-Child Classic and July 28 for the World Cup, so practice round availability will be limited on these dates.