Junior Golf Tour Celebrates 30th Anniversary
On Tuesday, July 16, the Junior Golf Tour will celebrate the end of another successful season, as well as the 30th anniversary of the Tour. This program allows boys and girls, ages 13 – 18, to test their skills against other young golfers on a variety of area courses.
The current Junior Golf Tour has 11 events. Over the years, many of the best Junior players in the area have played the Junior Golf Tour, including current LPGA player Amanda Blumenherst and four-time Men’s City Champ Scott Pieri.
Before 1983, the
In 1983, with the popularity of youth golf growing, Parks & Recreation officials came up with the idea to start a summer-long golf competition that would utilize other
To celebrate 30 successful years of the Tour, golf balls were awarded at every tournament throughout the summer, every player will receive a special anniversary t-shirt, and back packs will be awarded to a girl and boy participating in the Junior and Pee Wee Tours on Tuesday.
For more information about the Junior or Pee Wee Golf Tours, please contact Rick Hemsoth at