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Optimist International Junior Golf Championships
2016 Schedule of Events

(Subject to Change)

Boys 14-15 and Girls 13-14

MONDAY, JULY 25, 2016
All Day
>> Arrivals & Hotel Check-in (Resort Lobby Front Desk)

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)

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


TUESDAY, JULY 26, 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 (Champion, Palmer & Fazio courses)

All Day
>> Palmer Golf Long Drive Contest Prelims (Champion, Palmer & Fazio 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


WEDNESDAY, JULY 27, 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 (Champion, Palmer & Fazio courses)

12:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
>> Lunch is on your own. Not included in packaged (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


THURSDAY, JULY 28, 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 (Champion, Palmer & Fazio 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 Ballroom)

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

8:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.
>>

11:00 p.m.
>> Curfew


FRIDAY, JULY 29, 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** (Champion, Palmer & Fazio 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 Friday, July 29 for this reason. Please plan your departures accordingly.


SATURDAY, JULY 30, 2016
All Day
>> Departures for Boys 14-15 and Girls 13-14

6:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.
>> Breakfast Buffet (Masters)

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

8:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
>> Optimist Golf World Cup (Champion course)

1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m.
>> Optimist Golf World Cup Luncheon (Bella Lago)

Schedule of Events for other age groups:
>>Boys 10-11, 12-13 and Girls 10-12
>>Boys 16-18 and Girls 15-18