The Metropolitan PGA Junior Tour, founded in 1975, established a goal to introduce juniors to tournaments and clinics in order to improve their lives through sports and recreation. The growth of the program has been phenomenal, and today our program consists of nearly 1,300 junior golfers and a schedule of over 120 junior tournaments per season. The Metropolitan Section PGA Foundation is a governed by the Metropolitan Section of the PGA of America.
The Metropolitan PGA Junior Tour is open to all boys and girls ages 7-18 who reside in or are members of a golf course within the boundaries of the Metropolitan Section that employs a PGA Professional. Members are eligible to play in events up until their 19th birthday as long as they have not started college.
The Junior Tour runs from the end of June to the end of August and all tournaments are held on weekdays. For those who regsiter between Feburary 13 and April 21, the cost of membership is $90. For those who register after April 21, the cost is $115.
Met PGA Junior Tour Westchester and Long Island Tour events are one-day, 18 hole events for players 12-18 years of age and cost $45. The 9 hole tournaments are open to boys 7-14 and girls 7-18 and cost $35. Junior boys 12-14 and girls 12-18 have the option to play in the 9 hole or 18 hole division for the summer, but cannot play in both. Juniors who average a score of 110 and higher for 18 holes must play in the 9 hole division. Championship events are $60 for 18-hole divisions and $50 for 9-hole divisions. The use of pull carts and/or caddies is not permitted at any of our 18-hole tournaments. Pull carts are permitted at 9-hole events at courses that allow them.
Continuing for its seventh year will be the Future Series. The Future Series is for juniors age 12-18 for boy with a handicap of 10 or below and girls with a handicap of 15 or below. Future Series events will take place over select weekends in the spring and fall as well as select 36-hole one-day tournament in the summer.
During the tournament season we use our website and email database to communicate all important information to our members. Tournament rosters, tee times, newsletters, and results are all posted on the website to provide our members with easy access to all information.