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Optimist International Junior Golf Championships
2016 Schedule of Events

(Subject to Change)

Boys 10-11, Boys 12-13 and Girls 10-12

WEDNESDAY, JULY 20, 2016
All Day
>> Arrivals & Hotel Check-in (Resort Lobby Front Desk)

11:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
>> Tournament Registration (Vista)

11:00 p.m.
>> Curfew

*Dinner is not included in the registration package for this night; however specials will be available at PGA National restaurants for all Optimist participants and guests


THURSDAY, JULY 21, 2016

6:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.
>> Breakfast Buffet (Bella Lago & Masters A)

7:00 a.m.-6:30 p.m.
>> PGA National Pro Shop (Pro Shop)

7:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
>> Tournament Registration (Vista)

7:00 a.m.-6:30 p.m.
>> Driving Ranges (Champion & Fazio)

All Day
>> Official Practice Rounds (Squire, Fazio and Champion courses)

All Day
>> Palmer Golf Long Drive Contest Prelims (Squire, Fazio and Champion courses)

12:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
>> Lunch is on your own - not included in package (Bella Lago & Concession Carts)

2:00 p.m.-10:45 p.m.
>> Video Arcade Room (Canterbury)

6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
>> Buffet Dinner (Bella Lago & Masters A)

8:00 p.m.-8:45 p.m.
>> Opening Ceremony & Player Orientation (PGA Grand Ballroom)

11:00 p.m.
>> Curfew


FRIDAY, JULY 22, 2016

6:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.
>> Breakfast Buffet (Bella Lago & Masters A)

6:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m.
>> PGA National Pro Shop (Pro Shop)

6:30 a.m.
>> Driving Ranges (Champion & Fazio)

All Day
>> Tournament Round 1 (Squire, Fazio and Champion courses)

12:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
>> Lunch is on your own. Not included in package (Bella Lago & Concession Carts)

2:00 p.m.-10:45 p.m.
>> Video Arcade Room (Canterbury)

6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
>> Buffet Dinner (PGA Grand Ballroom)

8:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.
>> Glow Ball Putting Event (Main Putting Green)

11:00 p.m.
>> Curfew


SATURDAY, JULY 23, 2016

6:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.
>> Breakfast Buffet (Bella Lago & Masters A)

6:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m.
>> PGA National Pro Shop (Pro Shop)

6:30 a.m.
>> Driving Ranges (Champion & Fazio)

All Day
>> Tournament Round 2 (Squire, Fazio and Champion courses)

12:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
>> Lunch is on your own. Not included in package (Bella Lago & Concession Carts)

2:00 p.m.-10:45 p.m.
>> Video Arcade Room (Canterbury)

6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
>> Buffet Dinner (PGA Grand Ballroom)

7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
>> Palmer Golf Long Drive Contest Finals (Champion #10)

11:00 p.m.
>> Curfew


SUNDAY, JULY 24, 2016

6:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.
>> Breakfast Buffet (Bella Lago & Masters A)

6:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m.
>> PGA National Pro Shop (Pro Shop)

6:30 a.m.
>> Driving Ranges (Champion & Fazio)

All Day
>> Tournament Round 3** (Squire, Fazio and Champion courses)

12:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
>> Lunch is on your own. Not included in package (Bella Lago & Concession Carts)

2:00 p.m.-10:45 p.m.
>> Video Arcade Room (Canterbury)

All Day
>> Return Pull Carts(Vista)

4:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
>> Awards Ceremony (Bella Lago)

6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
>> Buffet Dinner (PGA Grand Ballroom)

8:00 p.m.-10:30 p.m.
>> Par-Tee Time (British Ballroom)

11:00 p.m.
>> Curfew

**The final round is scheduled to be complete by 3:00 PM, however play will be extended until dark if necessary due to weather delays or unforeseen circumstances. Registration package includes the night of Sunday, July 24 for this reason. Please plan your departures accordingly.


MONDAY, JULY 25, 2016
All Day
>> Departures

6:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.
>> Breakfast Buffet (Bella Lago & Masters A)

7:00 a.m.-8:00 a.m.
>> Optimist Golf Parent-Child Check-in (Bella Lago)

8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
>> Optimist Golf Parent-Child Classic (Champion course)

1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m.
>> Parent-Child Classic Awards Luncheon (Bella Lago)

Schedule of Events for other age groups:
>>Boys 14-15 and Girls 13-14
>>Boys 16-18 and Girls 15-18