Optimist International Junior Golf Championship
Practice Round Information


Practice rounds are NOT included in the registration fee and are optional to the players.

Call PGA National at (561) 627-1804, option # 3 or e-mail teetimes@pgaresort.com to arrange a tee time. Greens fee cost is $41 (walking) per round. Practice rounds are payable to PGA National.

On Official Practice Round days -- Courses will be set for Junior Golfers on the following days only. Due to the size of the fields, families are not allowed to play during these days.

Boys 10-11 (Fazio), 12-13 (Palmer) and Girls 10-12 (Squire) --- Wednesday, July 18
Boys 14-15 (Fazio or Palmer) and Girls 13-14 (Squire) -- Monday, July 23
Boys 16-18 (Fazio or Estates) and Girls 15-18 (Squire or Palmer) - Saturday, July 28

Carts may be rented in the pro shop and are allowed during practice rounds ONLY. Parents and other guests may serve as caddies during practice rounds only.

PLEASE NOTE--the golf courses at PGA National are used on the following days for the tournament rounds July 19,20,21,24,25,26,29,30,31 and August 1. Therefore, practice rounds cannot be scheduled on these dates. Also, the Palmer course will be in use on July 22 and July 27 for the Parent-Child Classics, so practice round availability will be limited on these dates.

Long Drive Preliminaries - Practice Round Day Only -- 1:30 - 5:30 p.m. (Champion Driving Range)
Junior golfers will attempt to qualify for the long drive finals during their offical practice rounds on a designated hole. Each player receives one chance to qualify. For more information on the Long Drive Finals click here