Optimist International Junior Golf Championship
Parent-Child Classic
Tournament Dates:  July 21 2019 and July 26, 2019


The Blue Monster at Trump National Doral Miami
Miami, Florida

Optimist International is proud to present two Optimist Golf Parent-Child Classics. We invite the participants of the Optimist International Junior Golf Championship to team up with a family member to compete in this unique family event.

Age Limit and Eligibility

The Parent-Child Classic is open to two-player teams consisting of a junior golfer playing in the Championship

Who can play
– a parent, step-parent, grandparent or aunt/uncle.   All participants must be amateurs.

Schedule of Events
7:00 a.m. -- Event Registration; Driving Range Open
7:30 a.m. -- Tee times Start
Approx 1:30 p.m. -- Awards

Divisions and Course Yardages
The event will be divided into multiple flights by age and/or gender based on number of entries received. Four sets of tees will be used, based on age, as follows. Exact distances are approximate and subject to change.

Boys 14-15 - TBD tees - ???? yards
Boys 10-13/Men 55 & Under - TBD tees- ???? yards
Girls 13-18/men 56 & Older = TBD tees - ??? yards
Girls 10-12/women = TBD tees - ??? yards
Boys 16-18 - TBD tees -- ??? yards

Tournament Format
Competition is an 18-hole stroke play event (no handicaps), best-ball format. Electric golf carts are included. Tee times begin at 7:30 am on the Blue Monster.

Entry Fee & Registration Deadline

The entry fee of $220 US per team includes tournament round (green & cart fees) for the parent and child, range balls before play, Optimist Golf gift package for both team members and box lunch. Awards immediately following play.

Registration Process

Pre-registration is required. Register early as field size is limited. Registrations received after the June 26 deadline will be accepted on a space-available basis only. A wait list will be established if necessary.

Cancellation Policy

Full refund minus a $20 penalty any time before June 26, 2019. 50% refund any time between June 26- July 10. No refunds after July 10. Refund requests must be made in writing to golf@optimist.org.

Tournament Check-in

  • July 21 and July 26  -- 7:00 am – 8:00 am

Rules and Regulations
The Parent-Child Classic will be played in accordance with all USGA and local course rules. A local rules sheet will be given to all players at tournament registration.


The awards will be held after completion of play (approximately 1:30 p.m.). Location TBD. Awards will be given in multiple age and/or gender flights. All ties will be decided by a scorecard playoff.


Since the Optimist Golf Parent-Child Classic is held on the morning of the arrival day of the Optimist International Junior Golf Championship, arrangements can be made to adjust your hotel arrival date. The cost for early arrival is $136 per room per night, payable to Optimist International Youth Programs Foundation. If you have not yet registered for the Optimist International Junior Golf Championships, please indicate your early arrival date when you register online. If you have already registered, please e-mail golf@optimist.org to adjust your arrival date.

Questions or Inquiries
All questions or inquiries should be directed to the Optimist Golf office. Please e-mail golf@optimist.org or call (314) 881-1307 or toll free (800) 500-8130, ext. 207.