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Optimist International Junior Golf Championships
2017 Schedule of Events

(Subject to Change)

Boys 16-18 and Girls 15-18

FRIDAY, JULY 28, 2017
7:00 a.m.-8:00 a.m.
>> Optimist Golf World Cup Check-in (Bella Lago)

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

All Day
>> Departures for Boys 14-15 and Girls 13-14

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)

All Day
>> Arrivals & Hotel Check-in for Boys 16-18 & Girls 15-18 (Resort Lobby Front Desk)

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

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

11:00 p.m.
>> Curfew

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


SATURDAY, JULY 29, 2017

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)

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

7:00 a.m.
>> Driving Ranges (Champion & Fazio)

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

All Day
>> Palmer Golf Long Drive Contest Prelims (Champion, Estate, Fazio & Squire 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 (Bella Lago & Masters)

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

11:00 p.m.
>> Curfew


SUNDAY, JULY 30, 2017

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, Estate, Fazio & Squire 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


MONDAY, JULY 31, 2017

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, Estate, Fazio & Squire 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)

8:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
>>Education Seminar: To be determined (British Ballroom)

11:00 p.m.
>> Curfew


TUESDAY, AUGUST 1, 2017

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, Estate, Fazio & Squire 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.-10:30 p.m.
>> Par-Tee Time (British Ballroom)

11:00 p.m.
>> Curfew


WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 2, 2017

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
>> Final Tournament Round - Top 50 boys; Top 35 girls (Champion & Fazio courses)

8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
>> Consolation Event (Squire course)

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

2:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
>> Awards Ceremony (Bella Lago)

After 4:00 p.m.
>> Departures**

**The final round is scheduled to be complete by 2:00 PM, however play will be extended until 4:00 PM if necessary due to weather delays or unforeseen circumstances. Please plan your departures accordingly.

Schedule of Events for other age groups:
>>Boys 10-11, 12-13 and Girls 10-12
>>Boys 14-15 and Girls 13-14