Today is April 24, 2017
PGA Junior League Golf

Drive Chip & Putt is Here!

What is Drive Chip & Putt?

 


Check out this video from a
regional qualifier in 2013!


Here's a flier to put up at your
golf course to spread the word!

 

 

 

 

 




In 2017, 2,400 junior golfers in the Carolinas will have opportunity to earn an invitation to the 2018 Masters Tournament.

There will be 12 local and 2 sub-regional qualifiers in North and South Carolina.  Then come the Regionals and finally...the championship event at Augusta National!

The best part of all is that IT'S FREE!

Visit www.drivechipandputt.com for more information.

Starting Times & Qualifier Details:
     •    Most of our qualifiers are scheduled to begin at 12:00 noon; however, a few may start earlier.
     •    Registration for each local qualifier closes at 5:00 PM five days before the competition date.  Therefore, starting times and other event details will be assigned and communicated no later than four days prior.
     •    Competitors will need to arrive at least 30 minutes prior to their assigned starting time in order to check in and receive notes about the day's qualifier.


Rules in Brief:
     •    Open to boys & girls age 7-15 competing in four age categories:  ages 7-9, 10-11, 12-13, and 14-15.

     •    Participants will be grouped based on their age as of the championship final on Sunday, April 1, 2018.  Proof of age will be expected should the competitor advance to regional qualifying.
     •    Participants may register to compete in only one local qualifier.
     •    All competitors must be amateurs.
     •    Clubs and golf balls used must conform with the Rules of Golf.  The 2010 Condition of Competition for reduced grooves and punch marks is not in effect.
     •    Entry fee: $0.00.  It’s free!

Format:

     •    Each participant will compete in three skills hitting 3 drives, 3 chips, and 3 putts.
     •    Participants will accumulate points in each skill.  The participant with the highest number of accumulated points will be declared the Overall Champion of his/her age category.

     •    3 sub-regional qualifying spots per age division will determined at the local qualifiers.  Based on overall scores.
     •    2 regional qualifying spots per age division will be determined at the sub-regional qualifiers.  Based on overall scores.
     •    For each age division, 1st, 2nd, & 3rd places overall and 1st, 2nd, & 3rd places within each skill will be recognized.


Scoring:
     •    Driving - 3 swings into a marked grid

Points Distance   Points Distance
1 Up to 25 yards   14 190-200 yards
2 25-50 yards   15 200-210 yards
3 50-75 yards   16 210-220 yards
4 75-100 yard s   17 220-230 yards
5 100-110 yards   18 230-240 yards
6 110-120 yards   19 240-250 yards
7 120-130 yards   20 250-260 yards
8 130-140 yards   21 260-270 yards
9 140-150 yards   22 270-280 yards
10 150-160 yards   23 280-290 yards
11 160-170 yards   24 290-300 yards
12 170-180 yards   25 300+ yards
13 180-190 yards      


     •    Chipping - 3 swings from approximately 10-15 yards (dependent on host site logistics).  Putters are not allowed to be used in this skill.

Points A ball finishing…
25 Hole in One
20 2’ or nearer to the hole
15 2’ – 4’ from the hole
10 4’ – 6’ from the hole
5 6’ – 8’ from the hole
2 8’ – 10’ from the hole
1 More than 10' from the hole

 


     •    Putting - 3 putts from 6', 15' and 30' - 1 stroke at each distance

Points A ball finishing…
25 Hole in One
20 1’ or nearer to the hole
15 1’ – 2’ from the hole
10 2’ – 3’ from the hole
5 3’ – 4’ from the hole
2 4’ – 5’ from the hole
1 More than 5' from the hole