The deadline is near, so if you want to enter your junior golfer in the PGA of America's Drive, Chip and Putt Championship, you'll need to hurry. Local qualifying sites include Eisenhower Park GC, St. Andrew’s GC, GlenArbor GC, Bethpage GC,and Patriot Hills GC. The deadline for registration is April 30!
Participants in the inaugural contest will advance through local and regional qualifiers conducted throughout the United States. Competitors will be comprised of boys and girls ages 7-15, and they will compete in separate divisions in four age categories. The regional champions in each of the boys and girls divisions from the four age categories will advance to the finals to be held at Augusta National the Sunday before the Masters Tournament, April 6, 2014. The Championship finals will be produced and broadcast by Golf Channel.
For more information about the Drive, Chip and Putt Championship, including official rules, qualifying sites or to register, please visit www.DriveChipandPutt.com.
Among many other books, Dave Donelson is the author of Weird Golf: 18 tales of fantastic, horrific, scientifically impossible, and morally reprehensible golf