Qualifying Information

We are pleased to announce that we are able to qualify 20 golfers this year.

The South Florida District will 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    4 players with scores of 97 or better

                13-14    2 players with scores of 93 or better

                15-18    4 players with scores of 85 or better

BOYS:      10-11    3 players with score of 96 or better

                12-13    2 players with scores of 90 or better

                14-15    3 players with scores of 83 or better

                16-18    2 players with scores of 78 or better

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


BOYS AGE DIVISIONS                                        GIRLS AGE DIVISIONS

10 - 11    5,500 YARDS                                        10 - 12    5,000 YARDS

12 - 13    6,000 YARDS                                        13 - 14    5,500 YARDS

14 - 15    6,500 YARDS                                        15 - 18    6,000 YARDS

16 - 18    6,800  YARDS

Optimist Districts and Clubs may provide financial support for winners to attend THE OPTIMIST. The amount of financial support provided and the age divisions covered varies by District. The South Florida District Junior Golf program guarantees  to cover the total cost for the first place boy 16-18 and girl 15-18 age division. Golf (tournament rounds) (Practice rounds on their own) (Five nights lodging) (5 breakfast and 4 dinners) ( access to special Events) ( Addition fees apply for guest). Additionally, we will pay a portion of the cost for the first place boy and girl winners in the other age divisions as our funds allow.   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.