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 2016 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: 10-12 2 players with scores of 95 or better
Par 71 13-14 2 players with scores of 182 or better
15-18 2 players with scores of 168 or better
BOYS: 10-11 2 player with score of 94 or better
Par 70 12-13 3 players with scores of 176 or better
14-15 6 players with scores of 162 or better
16-18 3 player with scores of 152 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.