Tuesday, June 5, 2012

New Jersey Junior golf events summer, 2012

The 2012 Summer Jr. Golf Tour is a seven event competition OPEN to ANY youth ages 13—18 to participate in competitive tournaments dur-ing the summer. Competition will be broken into 3 flights for both boys & girls.

Entry Deadline Reminder
The entry deadline(July 1st) for the first event is just over two weeks away.
  • Tee times will be posted approx. 3 days prior to the event on our website at www.thefirstteerv.org as well as being e-mailed to all participants registered for the event.
  • Make checks payable to: The First Tee of Raritan Valley

 Entry form and check should be sent to:
The First Tee of Raritan Valley
Attn: Summer Jr. Golf Tour
411 Joyce Kilmer Avenue, Suite 8
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

If you have any questions, please contact Tour Director Mark McCabe at mmccabe@thefirstteerv.org or via phone at (732) 247-0819.

58th NJSGA Junior Girls´ Championship
Monday-Tuesday, 9-10, 2012Jumping Brook Country Club - Neptune, NJ

Championship Information:
The Championship at Jumping Brook Country Club will be 36 Holes, Stroke Play. Eighteen holes will be played each day (Monday & Tuesday). 
The Champion will be the player with the lowest 36 hole aggregate score. In the event of a tie for the Championship, a hole-by-hole playoff will be held immediately upon the completion of play to determine the winner. 
The Championship will be limited to the first 90 players whose entries are received by the NJSGA prior to the close of entries on Thursday, June 28, 2012 at 5:00 p.m.

9 Hole Division - In addition to the 36-hole Championship, a nine hole tournament will be available for girls who wish to participate in an organized competition but prefer not to play in the 36-hole Championship. 
The event will be nine holes each day. Girls who average a nine-hole score of 60 or above are encouraged to play in the 9 hole event, although this is NOT a requirement. 

Further details and registration information can be accessed by clicking here.


Starting Times will be determined by the NJSGA and forwarded to all players in advance. Players may consult the NJSGA website: 
www.njsga.org 6-7 days in advance for pairings and all pertinent tournament information.
Entry Fee: $75.00 (includes lunch).
Entries Close: Thursday, June 28, 2012 at 5:00 p.m.

2011 was the inaugural year of the PGA of America Ryder Cup Junior Academy and it was a huge success. The 2012 Ryder Cup Junior Academy is scheduled for the week of July 1st - 8th and is limited to just 96 juniors. The New Jersey Section will be sending 1 boy and 1 girl representative and anyone interested should read the fact sheet below and fill out the attached application which needs to be submitted to Chris Hunt no later than February 1st, 2012. You may fax the application to (732) 465-9524 or email it to chunt@pgahq.com

2012 US Kids Golf - North Jersey Summer Local Tour
The New Jersey Section will once again be administering US Kids Golf tournaments for kids ages 5-14. To register, you will need to visit www.uskidsgolf.com and select the Tournament tab, then Local Tours. Before you can register for any tournaments you must become a member. Directions for registering for your membership are also posted on their website.

25th Annual Junior Golf School
Neshanic Valley Golf Course Learning Center 
June 4 – 8, 
June 11 – 15 6pm – 8pm
June 25 – August 24 9am – 11am
Fee: $140 / $250 for two sessions. 

This week long program starts at the cup and works back. Children will start off with the short game and work toward mid-irons, and by the end of the week will be using woods. The program also covers rules, golf etiquette, and playing experience on the practice holes.
Jr. Golf Camp 

Neshanic Valley Golf Course
July 9 - 13, July 23 - 27  
August 6 - 10 9am - 3pm
FEE: $400

This program is for the dedicated Junior (ages 10 - 17) that wants to spend the whole week golfing. Every day we will play at least 18-holes of supervised play with group lessons on each side of the round.
Academy Course Junior Golf League 

Neshanic Valley Academy Course
Wednesdays, June 27 - August 22

Fee: $20 league registration plus weekly greens fee

Weekly 9-hole competition played on the Neshanic Valley Academy Course. 
Awards will be distributed at the Junior Golfers Recognition Night.
Joseph I. Bedell Junior Tournament
 Quail Brook Golf Course 

July 12

Fee: $20 including greens fee

18-Hole Medal Play
Open to registered junior golfers, ages 8-17.
 Players compete in flights based on age. Awards given to top three finalists in each flight, boys and girls. Special award for low gross overall, boys and girls.
17th Annual Rolland Yates Pitch & Putt Tournament 
Green Knoll Pitch & Putt Course

August 9 8am 

Fee: $20 Includes greens fee

Players compete in five flights based on 9 Hole Medal play. 
Open to boys and girls, ages 8-17. 
Prizes will be awarded for first, second, and third place in each of five age groups.