About

The Optimist International Junior Golf Championship is one of the largest and best-known junior golf tournaments in the world. Each year, more than 600 golfers participate in THE OPTIMIST. Optimists have been involved in the sport of junior golf for more than 30 years by holding local, regional and international tournaments. More than 5,000 golfers compete in official Optimist District qualifying tournaments. The best of these golfers, along with international golfers from around the globe, advance to the annual Optimist International Junior Golf Championships. Former champions and top finishers of the Optimist International Junior Golf Championships include Lexi Thompson, Beth Bauer, Jonathan Byrd, Jason Day, Bill Haas, Brittany Lincicome, Jeff Overton, Stacy Prammanasudh and Jennifer Rosales.

Results

Past Championship Results
Past Champions



Contact
golf@optimist.org
(314) 881-1307

Location & Dates

Trump National Doral Resort and Spa
Miami, FL

2023
July 14-19, 2023
Boys 10-11, 12-13 and Girls 10-12
July 19-24, 2023
Boys 14-15 and Girls 13-14
July 24-29, 2023
Boys 16-18 and Girls 15-18

Pairings & Results


Phase 1 - Tee Times and Results.

Phase 2 - Tee Times and Results.
Slope/rating
Gold -- Boys 14-15 -- 69.9 / 133
Blue - Boys 14-15 - 73.0 / 138
Red - Girls 13-14 - 73.0 / 134

Phase 3 - Tee Times and Results.
Slope/rating
Gold -- Boys 16-18 -- 73.4 / 137
Blue - Boys 16-18 - 74.9 / 140
Red - Girls 15-18 - 75.6 / 140
Gold - Girls 15-18 - 76.2 / 145

July 19 Parent Child Classic.
July 24 Parent Child Classic.

2022 Tournament Program click here.

Looks Who's registered for the championships, click here.



Rankings

The Optimist International Junior Golf Championship is nationally ranked by the Junior Golf Scoreboard, World Amateur Golf, Golfweek and is included in the AJGA Performance Based Entry process.
   

   

AJGA Performance Based Entry Chart
Boys 16-18 - Champion (8 stars); Top 5 (4 stars); Top 10 (1 star)
Girls 15-18 - Champion (8 stars); Top 3 (4 stars); Top 5 (1 star)
Boys 14-15 - Champion (4 stars); Top 10% (1 star)
Boys 12-13 – Champion (2 stars); Top 5 (1 star)
Girls 13-14 – Champion (4 stars); Top 10% (1 star)
Boys 11 - Champion (1 star);
Girls 11-12 - – Champion (2 stars); Top 3 (1 star)

Results

Championship Results
Past Champions



Contact
golf@optimist.org
(314) 881-1307
Fax: 314-735-4107

Notable Alumni