WELCOME TO CANADIAN OPTIMIST JUNIOR GOLF
We are here to help you learn more about the Optimist Junior Golf Program which extends from the local to the International level. Also provided is contact information and tournaments schedules for boys and girls that wish to experience tournament golf in a positive environment.
The Canadian Optimist Junior Golf Program is based on a short series of qualifiers to advance to the Canadian Optimist National Junior Golf Championships and the International Junior Golf Championships. The progression of qualifiers starts at the local level with the next stage being an Optimist District Championship for your area. Junior golfers from the District Championships can qualify to attend the Canadian Optimist National and or the Optimist International Golf Championships at the PGA National Resort and Spa in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. Boys and girls from the ages 10 to 18 including all skill levels are welcome.
Listed below are three Ontario District Championship locations and dates as well as that of the Canadian Optimist National and Optimist International Championships.
Albert Hill Championships - London - June 28, 2013 (older boys.girls); July 6, 2013 (younger boys/girls)
Midwestern Ontario District Championships – St. Marys – July 16th and 17th, 2013
Southwestern Ontario District Championships – Blenheim – July 8th , 2013
Central Ontario District Championships – Caledon – June, 23rd 2013
Canadian Optimist Junior Golf National Championships – London ON – August 19th to 21st , 2013
Optimist International Junior Golf Championships ,(OIJGC) Palm Beach Gardens Florida
Note: Due to timing issues, most players qualifying for the Optimist International Event will not be able to attend until 2014.
Golfers from other Provinces and Eastern Ontario District can obtain information from the Optimist International website (www.optimist.org). That website can be accessed via the Links Tab above.
Golfers from the three Ontario Districts previously mentioned click on Schedule tab for tournaments in your area.