The Gateway PGA Junior Tour is home to one of the largest Junior Golf programs in the country. Each year, the Junior Program serves nearly 1,000 Junior Members and their families. The Gateway PGA Junior Tour offers several age groups and provides 9 Hole, 18 Hole, & Tour division options to best fit your junior’s skill level and help them to reach their goals in competition & the development of the golf game.
The Gateway PGA Junior Tour is dedicated to helping our community’s youth learn and grow within the game of golf. In order to provide the best experience possible for juniors at all levels, we have a wide scope of competitive & development junior golf options.
Age as of June 1st will determine age division placement.
Ages 8-19: Boys and girls from age 8 to graduating high school seniors who are not over 19 years of age as of August 6th and who have not yet participated in college academic or athletic programs on a full-time basis, are eligible to participate.
The 9 Hole Division introduces the beginner golfer to tournament play. The goal of the 9 Hole Division is to prepare golfers for moving up the tournament ladder. This division is designed for the golfer that is not yet at the 18 Hole Division level but are ready to start competitive golf.
Boys: 9 & Under, 10-11, 12-13, 14-18
Girls: 11 & Under, 12-13, 14-18
Eligibility: Boys and Girls must average below 65 for 9 holes.
Caddies: 9 & under and 10-11 divisions only
Stroke Limits: 10 Stroke limits on each hole
Awards: Medals awarded to top three finishers & Player of the Year points for the top ten finishers.
Eligible Event Types:
The 18 Hole Division provides professionally run 1-day and 2-day 18 hole events for the golfer on the cusp of highly competitive competition and looking to grow in their tournament experience. The goal of the 18 Hole Division is to provide competition without the intimidation that the Tour Division brings.
Boys: 12-13, 14-15, 16-18
Girls: 12-14, 15-18
18 Hole Boys Eligibility: Maintain a stroke average below 100
18 Hole Girls Eligibility: Maintain a stroke average below 110
Caddies: No caddies allowed
Stroke Limits: No stroke limits; players must finish every hole
18 Hole Division Yardages for 18 Hole Events:
18 Hole Division Awards:
18 Hole Eligible Event Types: