Qualifying Information

A limited number of golfers in each division will advance to the Optimist International Junior Golf Championships provided they shoot the minimum qualifying score. Please check with the District Chair for details.
In 2017 The GATEway District will be able to advance the following number of golfers in each age group to the Optimist Junior Golf Championships provided the golfers shoot the appropriate qualifying scores.
GIRLS:   Par 72     10-12     2 players with scores of 97 or better
             Par 72     13-14     2 players with scores of 186 or better
             Par 72     15-18     2 players with scores of 170 or better

BOYS:    Par 72     10-11     2 players with scores of 96 or better
             Par 72     12-13     2 players with scores of 180 or better
             Par 71     14-15     4 players with scores of 164 or better
             Par 71     16-18     3 players with scores of 155 or better

If a golfer who lives outside of the District qualifies, his/her participation will not eliminate a District resident from qualifying. 

Optimist Districts and Clubs may provide financial support for winners to attend the international championships. The amount of financial support provided and the age divisions covered varies by District. Please check with the District Chair for details. There is no guarantee that financial support will be provided to golfers who travel outside of their home District.