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Player Eligibility

13 & Under

PGA Junior League Golf is open to any child 13 & under. 

The recommended minimum age is 9, however many Captains permit younger players to participate. A player cannot be 14 years of age prior to August 1st (which coincides with the end of the regular season) of the year in which he participates. For example, for the 2017 season no participant who turns 14 before August 1st, 2017 will be eligible to participate.

Boys & Girls

PGA Junior League Golf is open to both boys and girls.

Due to the program's nurturing scramble format, all teammates can work together and contribute to winning their game, regardless of gender. Boys and girls of similar ability play and compete together in any match pairing (boy-and-girl, girl-and-girl, boy-and-boy). There are no separate divisions or tee boxes and yardages to play from.

All Abilities Welcome

Golf is a game for all. The PGA of America and PGA Golf Professionals are committed to providing an inclusive environment for all individuals who are interested in playing the game of golf. Players of all abilities are welcome, especially beginners, as well as youth with disabilities.

PGA Junior League Golf is currently piloting a "16 & Under" division for those players who exceed program's age limit. Please consult with your local golf facility to determine whether they are participating.