What is PGA Jr. League?

PGA Jr. League Golf (PGA JLG) is designed to better socialize the game for boys and girls, ages 8-13. PGA JLG features team vs. team competitions in structured leagues that provide a popular, less stressful scramble format as opposed to stroke-play competition. This is a great way to get kids involve din the game!

Eligibility: Juniors ages 8-13 who want to have fun playing golf. You don’t have to be a resident of Gorham to participate.

Matches: There will be three home matches at Gorham CC and three away matches at local courses. The schedule hasn’t been finalized but matches typically will be on Sunday afternoons.

Practice/Clinics: The team will practice a minimum of once per week.

Skill Level: PGA JLG is an inclusive program that encourages all skill levels. We suggest that players achieve a minimum basic level of competence in at least one discipline; driving, chipping or putting, before joining a team. Our scramble format provides a comfort zone for the developing player. For the accomplished Junior who may already be competing in individual tournaments, PGA JLG offers the opportunity to develop leadership skills in a team setting and most importantly, play on a team with friends.

Parent Involvement: Similar to other youth recreational sports, PGA JLG encourages and relies on parental involvement. In addition to making sure participants get to matches and practices, parents can play an important role in the success of their team: Team captain/assistant, Team-mother, Match monitor/scorer and Player recruitment.

Cost: $275.00 The entry fee includes a team shirt, PGA JLG bag tag, balls, 5-6 regular season competitions, instruction from a PGA professional, team practices and opportunity for all-star advancement. You can sign up online at www.pgajrleaguegolf.com. For more information, contact Jim Knowles at jkpga@comcast.net or 207-839-3490.

Registration: Registrations will be accepted until we reach 15 players. When registration closes players who are interested in playing will be put on a waiting list. To register go to www.pgajrleague.com/sign-up

Captain/ Coach: Jim Knowles, PGA Head Golf Professional