Through the Rocky Mountain Section PGA and/or the Rocky Mountain Section PGA Foundation, the RMSPGA conducts tournaments, clinics, Clubs Fore Kids and other events for juniors. The Section also provides monetary support to various junior golf associations and activities in an effort to introduce them to the game and instill the positive life values the game represents.
What follows is a brief overview of the annual Junior Golf competitions held within the Section. For further information, please proceed to the individual pages, also located under the “Junior Golf” tab above.
Every year at the end of June, the Junior Rocky Mountain Section PGA Championship is held by the Rocky Mountain PGA Section as our Section PGA Junior Championship and qualifier for the National Junior PGA Championship. Further information is available under the event page for the Championship.
The Rocky Mountain PGA, through its Foundation and with the support of PGA professionals, conducts an annual series of 36-hole junior championships throughout the Section. The mission of the Junior Series is to promote the enjoyment of golf by junior players through affordable and competitive playing opportunities in professionally supervised events administered by the Rocky Mountain PGA. Dedicated to nurturing and instilling positive life skills, the Junior Series focuses on teaching the values of sportsmanship, honesty, self-discipline, integrity and competitive spirit through the conduct of these tournaments.
The Yellowstone Junior Championship, contested in Wyoming, and the Gallatin Valley Junior Championship, played in Montana, are held each year generally in July. Information for these events is available within their individual event pages.
Since its debut in the summer of 1996, the PGA Junior Series has attracted boys and girls, ages 13 through 18, representing 50 states, 18 countries, and 6 continents, including players from Bermuda, Guam, The Mariana and Marshall Islands, and the District of Columbia. There have been 80 events conducted in 36 states with an average participation rate of 20 states per event. The Series is conducted coast to coast across The United States of America from June to August. Some top players have received full or partial golf scholarships to NCAA Division I colleges and universities.