January 2017 Update – Captain Registration Now OPEN!
PGA Junior League Golf continues to grow in participation nationwide. In 2016, the program reached a record high of 2,068 PGA Captains, 36,535 juniors, and $4.2 million dollars in net revenue that was distributed to our PGA Members. There is no doubt that PGA Junior League Golf has widely impacted the golf industry and will continue to do so at a growing pace. The Philadelphia Section has seen great success among our members with participation reaching over 120 teams in 2016! We are excited to launch Captain Registration for the 2017 season and are looking forward to providing more value and a better experience for our PGA Members.
CLICK HERE to begin the 2017 Captains’ Registration process or go to www.pgajlg.com/captains.
CLICK HERE for more information on how to run a program at your facility including pricing, player registration information, program descriptions, etc. or go to www.pga.org/pgajlg.
August/Sept. 2016 News – PGA Junior League Golf had another successful year among the Philadelphia Section as participation in 2016 reached an all-time high with 110 teams! After five rounds of post season, single-elimination play, the PGA JLG All-Star Sub-Regional Championship for our Section took place this past weekend. In the final match for the title, the Penn State Team (Captain – Steve Wager, Penn State Univ. Courses) played against the Flourtown Team (Captain – Andy Watters, Talamore Country Club).
We would like to recognize and congratulate the PENN STATE All-Star Team and their PGA Captain, Steve Wager from Penn State University Courses as the 2016 Sub-Regional Champions!!
Defeating Flourtown 9 points to 3 points in the final match on Sunday, Sept. 4; Penn State will advance to the next round of competition as they will go on to compete in the 2016 Regional Championship. Our Section is part of the Mid-Atlantic Regional which will be held at our own, LedgeRock Golf Club in Mohnton, PA on Sept. 17-18. The regional competition is made up of the winning teams (1 team from each Section) from the New Jersey, Tri-State, Mid-Atlantic and Philadelphia Sections. The winners from each Regional Championship will go on to compete in the National Championship on Nov. 19-21 in Scottsdale, AZ. Best of luck to Penn State as they represent our Section at LedgeRock Golf Club.
2016 Mid-Atlantic Regional Championship
Winner – Penn State University Team
(PGA Captain Steve Wager)
The Philadelphia Section PGA is working hard to do their part to grow the game by implementing PGA Junior League and other player development programs at facilities in the area. PGA JLG started in 2011 as a small pilot program, since then, it has grown to more than 30,000 players on 2,500 teams around the country. The program has grown exponentially as participation has nearly doubled in the last year alone. Locally, the Philadelphia Section has had tremendous success with PGA Junior League Golf as participation among our region reached 110 teams in 2016!
For more information on the program visit www.PGAJLG.com or contact your Section League Manger listed below.
Leila Mackie, PGA