Optimist International Junior Golf Championship
Parent-Child Classic

Tournament Dates:  July 19, 2023 and July 24, 2023


The Blue Monster at Trump National Doral Resort and Spa 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 am -- Driving Range Open
7:00 - 8:00 am -- Event Registration
8:30 a.m. -- Shotgun 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. Five sets of tees will be used, based on age, as follows. Exact distances are approximate and subject to change.

Boys 16-18 - Gold tees - 6,990 yards
Boys 14-15 - Gold tees - 6,692 yards
Boys 10-13/Girls 15-18 /Men 55 & Under - Blue tees - 6,188 yards
Girls 13-14/men 56 & Older - White tees - 5,954 yards
Girls 10-12/women - Red tees - 5,463 yards

Tournament Format
Competition is an 18-hole stroke play event (no handicaps), two person, Best-Ball Scramble event, played in accordance with the current USGA Rules of Golf and local course rules. Electric golf carts are included.

Entry Fee & Registration Deadline

The entry fee of $230 US per team includes tournament round (green & cart fees) for the parent and child, range balls before play, Optimist Golf gift for both team members.

Registration Process

Pre-registration is required. Register early as field size is limited and fills up fast. A wait list will be established if necessary.

Cancellation Policy

Full refund minus a $20 penalty any time before June 23, 2023. 50% refund any time between June 24- July 4. No refunds after July 4. Refund requests must be made in writing to golf@optimist.org.

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.


All participants are invited to the awards ceremony at the Pro Shop Patio immediately following completion of play. Awards will be given to first, second and third place winners. All ties will be decided by a scorecard playoff. The winning teams will be recognized at the Optimist International Junior Golf Championhip Orientation.


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 $150 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.