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Gateway PGA Junior Development Tour

What is the Junior Development Tour (JDT)?

Junior Development Tour offers a non-intimidating, FUN, focused, junior golf environment for beginner golfers aged 7-12.

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Learning & Skill Development


Environment Geared Towards Fun & Development
3 Level Progression System
Target Scores to Inspire Motivation
Parent Caddies
Rule of the Day

JDT Divisions

Levels of Progression

Level 1 – Fairway Finders
Level 2 – Birdie Ballers
Level 3 – Links Legends

Level 1: Fairway Finders
Level 2: Birdie Ballers
Level 3: Links Legends
1,000 – 1,300 yards
1,300 – 1650 yards
1,650 – 2,000 yards

Juniors advance to the next level by shooting Instant Scores & Average Scores.

Instant Score – Allows your junior to “instantly” move up to the next level of play

Average Score – Your junior must successfully shoot an average score (3) times throughout the year (Spring – Summer – Fall seasons) to move up to the next level of play

All target scores (Instant & Average) will be posted on the event’s information page.

Juniors that have previously played in the Gateway PGA’s JDT will be given a recommended level of play. ALL Gateway PGA JDT Team recommendations are final. New juniors must first play in Level 1 -Fairway Finders (OR) Ask your junior’s coach/PGA Pro to contact the Gateway PGA to recommend a specific division of play.


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