• Illinois PGA Junior Tour Event #1 at Ruth Lake Country Club

    The Illinois PGA Junior Tour Event #1 marks the first event of the all-new Illinois PGA Junior Tour! This event takes place on Monday, June 14 at Ruth Lake Country Club. The Field size for this event will be limited to 100 players maximum, approximately 76 boys and 24 girls REGISTER NOW

  • Membership Registration For Illinois PGA Junior Tour Now Open

    The Illinois PGA is excited to announce its all-new Junior Tour! The Illinois PGA Junior Tour is for male and female junior golfers ages 14-18. There will be a total of seven events throughout the summer at some of the most exclusive private facilities in Illinois. Membership registration and more information is coming soon! BECOME A MEMBER TODAY

  • Drive, Chip and Putt Registration Now Open

    Registration for Drive, Chip and Putt Local Qualifiers is now Open! Local qualifying begins May 1, 2021, and will continue throughout the summer with 330 events in all 50 states for boys and girls, ages 7-15. All participants must register through the Drive, Chip and Putt website. 
    REGISTER NOW

About the Illinois PGA Junior Tour

ABOUT THE ILLINOIS PGA JUNIOR TOUR

Mission Statement:
The Illinois PGA Junior Tour offers an exceptional tournament experience for junior golfers ages 14-18. Designed for Illinois state residents, the Tour provides competitive opportunities at premier facilities while fostering sportsmanship and integrity among its members.

Sponsorship Opportunites: 
If you or anyone you know is interested in learning more about sponsorship of the Illinois PGA Junior Tour, please contact Kathy Kreft, Assistant Executive Director – Business Development, at kkreft@pgahq.com.

 

ILLINOIS PGA JUNIOR TOUR SUPPORTING PARTNERS

     
       
       

Illinois PGA Junior Tour Membership

ILLINOIS PGA JUNIOR TOUR MEMBERSHIP


Membership:
The cost of Illinois PGA Junior Tour Membership is $65. Membership fees are non-refundable and purchasing a membership does not guarantee entry into tournaments. Membership expires at the end of the calendar year, regardless of when the membership was purchased. All junior golfers who purchase the 2021 membership receive a membership gift package that includes a towel and bag tag, as well as a chance to qualify for the 2021 Junior Masters Championship, hosted on July 26, 2021, at Onwentsia Club. Membership registration opens on Friday, January 29.  

CLICK HERE to become an Illinois PGA Junior Tour Member

Illinois PGA Junior Tour Handbook

CLICK HERE - ILLINOIS PGA JUNIOR TOUR HANDBOOK




Illinois PGA Junior Tour Schedule

CLICK HERE - ILLINOIS PGA JUNIOR TOUR SCHEDULE

IPGA Junior Tour Player of the Year Standings

ILLINOIS PGA JUNIOR TOUR PLAYER OF THE YEAR STANDINGS


Illinois PGA Junior Tour Player of the Year Race:
Illinois PGA Junior Tour Player of the Year points will be awarded to the top finishers in each division at each event based on the Illinois PGA Junior Tour points structure posted on the Junior Tour webpage. The top point earners in each Division (Boys 14-18 and Girls 14-18) qualify for the season-ending Junior Masters Championship, after which the top point earner in each division will be crowned Player of the Year.
 
Points are only awarded to competitors who are Illinois PGA Junior Tour members at the time of play. If a non-member opts to purchase a membership at a later date, only points earned AFTER the membership has been purchased will count towards that participant’s points race.

CLICK HERE TO VIEW PLAYER OF THE YEAR POINTS STANDINGS 



IPGA Junior Tour Tournament Refund Form

CLICK HERE - ILLINOIS PGA JUNIOR TOUR REFUND FORM

Youth Golf License Plate

YOUTH GOLF LICENSE PLATE

 

The Support Youth Golf License Plate program was first made available to Illinois drivers in 2008. The plates allow for golf enthusiasts to display their love for the game while supporting a great cause. Proceeds from the sale and renewal of the plates will benefit the Illinois PGA Foundation’s Junior Golf Fund which specifically supports Maryville Golf Academy, Illinois Junior Golf Association and the GolfWorks Illinois program. 

Visit Cyber Drive Illinois to purchase your Youth Golf License Plate today!

Purchasing Instructions:

  • Click "Cyber Drive Illinois" above to get started

  • Scroll to the bottom of the page and click the dropdown arrow titled "Pick A License Plates Type"

  • Choose "Specialty"

  • Select "Support Youth Golf"

Please reference our FAQs for additional information

The Support Youth Golf plate benefits the Illinois PGA Foundation, a 501 (c) 3 charitable organization. The Foundation is the charitable arm of the Illinois Section PGA, one of the forty-one geographical regions that comprise the PGA of America. The Foundation promotes positive youth development through golf and does so by supporting PGA member volunteer activities with community youth organizations.

Scholarship Opportunities

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES


The Illinois PGA Foundation is a 501 (c) 3 organization that serves as the charitable arm of the Illinois Section PGA, one of the forty-one geographical regions that compromise the Professional Golfers' Association of America (PGA of America). Granting scholarships to deserving men and women is one way the Foundation continues its charitable commitment. Scholarships are awarded annually, with annual renewals for eligible students through their college education.

Each Scholarship seeks to encourage and promote the attainment of higher educational goals for high school men and women who have been involved in extracurricular activities, achieved academic excellence in the classroom and have demonstrated leadership in the community.


 

Application Deadline: Scholarship applications for the 2021-2022 academic year are due Tuesday, June 1. CLICK HERE for more information about the scholarships and to apply. 


ALICE MEYER BROWN SCHOLARSHIP
Awarded to graduating Illinois high school women who have demonstrated a commitment to excellence in the classroom, in the community and on the golf course, The Illinois PGA Foundation's Alice Meyer Brown Scholarship fund was established in 1995 through a grant from the Meyer Family Foundation. Named in memory of Alice Meyer Brown, an accomplished amateur golfer and local club champion, the scholarship seeks to encourage and promote the attainment of higher education for graduating high school women who have continued to demonstrate academic excellence in the classroom, while accomplishing outstanding achievements in golf.

DON PIEPER SCHOLARSHIP
The Illinois PGA Foundation Don Pieper Scholarship Award encourages and promotes the attainment of higher education goals for the children, grandchildren, child-in-laws, nieces or nephews of Illinois PGA members who have demonstrated a high level of academic achievement. Additionally, any individual who resides within the geographic boundaries of the Illinois PGA Section and is currently enrolled in a Professional Golf Management Program (PGM) at one of the PGA accredited colleges or universities offering such a program, shall be eligible for a Foundation Scholarship Award.

LOUIS M. BROWN SCHOLARSHIP
The Louis M. Brown Scholarship Fund seeks to encourage and promote the attainment of higher educational goals for high school men who have excelled in the game of golf, achieved academic excellence in the classroom and have demonstrated leadership in the community. The Louis M. Brown Scholarship was created in 2009 with a gift from the Meyer Family Foundation. Named after the family's late patriarch, the Louis M. Brown Scholarship strives to perpetuate this goal and provide the means for outstanding student golfers to continue on the path to achieving their academic goals.

OSCAR MILES ENDOWMENT FUND
​Through the generosity of an anonymous donor, a $1M gift was pledged to the Illinois PGA Foundation in 2004 to create two endowed funds in honor of Merit Club's PGA Director of Golf, Don Pieper, and Merit Club's renowned Golf Course Superintendent Oscar Miles. Awards from the Oscar Miles Endowment Fund are provided to the following areas of interest: turfgrass research, continuing education for MAGCS and TETA members, children & grandchildren of MAGCS members pursuing a college education and non-profit organizations that utilize golf to promote youth development.