A Summer of Competition Continues with Jr. PGA Championships
Boys and Girls PGA Jr Championships takes to Kentucky
As the summer heats up, junior golfers hope their golf game does too as they prepare for the 2018 New England Section Girls and Boys Junior PGA Championship. The Championship is taking place at Shaker Hills Country Club today Tuesday, June 26th and Wednesday, June 27th.
The champion will have the opportunity to join 144 of the nation’s top junior golfers at the PGA of America’s premiere junior event, the 43rd Girls & Boys Junior PGA Championship.
The Girls Championship will be hosted at Kearney Hill Golf Links in Lexington, Kentucky. Kearney Hill Golf Links played host to the 2007 Women’s Amateur Public Links Championship and has been ranked in the Top 10 courses in the state of Kentucky by Golf Digest. The 43rd Girls Junior PGA Championship will be held from July 9-12, 2018.
The Boys Championship will be hosted at Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Kentucky. Valhalla Golf Club played host to the 1996, 2000 and 2014 PGA Championships, as well as the 2008 Ryder Cup. The 106th PGA Championship will also be contested at Valhalla Golf Club in 2024. The 43rd Boys Junior PGA Championship will be held from July 31-August 3, 2018.
Juniors must be no older than 18 years of age on July 12, 2018.
The Junior PGA Championship is where some of the best in the world get their start. Many of today’s LPGA and PGA Tour professionals made their debut at the Championship. Notable past participants include: Inbee Park, Lexi Thompson, Cristie Kerr, Grace Park, Michelle Wie, Tiger Woods, Justin Thomas, Jordan Spieth, Stewart Cink and Phil Mickelson.
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