Florida Junior Tour

About the Florida Junior Tour

The Florida Junior Tour (FJT) is the premier championship series in the Southeast for junior golfers.  Conducted by the Florida State Golf Association, the FJT events are professionally conducted on many of the state's finest venues.

Competitors in FJT events are very accomplished, we encourage you to review the results from prior tournaments to gain an accurate assessment of the strengths of tournament fields.

Thank you for considering the FJT - we look forward to a great season!

Eligibility

The FJT is open to amateur junior golfers, ages 13-18. Florida residency is NOT required. 

You can compete on the Tour as long as you have not completed high school AND started attending college. Which means...you can take college classes while you're still in high school, but once you graduate from high school and go to college you become ineligible. If you bomb out of college and want to come back and play it's too late - you should have studied more!

The FJT reserves the right to grant conditional status to players younger than 13 if they have demonstrated exceptional playing capability in other junior tournaments.

Age Divisions

  • 16-18 Boys and Girls
  • 13-15 Boys and Girls 

Age is determined by the last day of each tournament.

Please see Tournament Policies for more information.

Approximate Yardages

  • Boys 16-18 - 6,900 yards
  • Girls 16-18 - 6,000 yards
  • Boys 13-15 - 6,700 yards
  • Girls 13-15 - 5,800 yards

Tees are not set until the tournament staff arrives on site. Tournament set up can change, including yardages, to offset inclement weather or other course conditions (i.e. wet course conditions).

Membership

A $40 FSGA junior membership is required to submit an entry for a Florida Junior Tour event. A membership is not required to play in the Boys' and Girls' Junior Championships and all other state championships for juniors.

A membership is valid for one season. Each season begins on January 1st and ends on December 31st.

Membership Includes:

  • Eligibility to enter all FSGA & FJT competitions
  • FJT logo golf hat
  • FSGA/FJT bag tag with name and high school graduation year
    (Bag tag is for new members. Replacement bag tag costs $7)
  • FJT scorecard holder
  • FJT logo car magnet
  • FJT logo stickers

Tournament Entry Fees

Florida GHIN Member
Non-GHIN Member
  • $95 - 36-hole events
  • $155 - 54-hole events
  • $495 - Tour Championship
  • $115 - 36-hole events
  • $175 - 54-hole events
  • $495 - Tour Championship
The Tour Championship entry fee includes two tournament rounds at TPC Sawgrass, a two night stay at the Sawgrass Marriott, FootJoy golf shoes, dozen Nike golf balls, and an FJT tee gift.
Entry fees for state championships, invitationals, and other special events vary.


Click here
for an explanation of the GHIN/Non-GHIN tournament fees.

Players may sign up for membership before their 13th birthday; however, they must be at least 13 years of age to participate in an FJT event. You may enter a tournament provided you turn 13 by the last day of the event. 

Hotels and More

In advance of each event we will post everything you need to know about the event to the website. Hotels, directions, practice round information and that kind of stuff will be listed.

Tee Times

Your tee time, groups and other updates will be posted on the Tour website shortly after the entry deadline. It is the your responsibility to visit the website to determine your tee time and other tournament information.

Your Name and Likeness

By joining the FJT you grant the FJT and the FSGA the permanent rights to use your name or likeness for publicity and promotional purposes. Hey, we are proud of you and we want to send your information out to the media and we want to show your picture on our website. Oh, and after you become a rich and famous PGA professional making a gazillion dollars each year - we still get to show pictures of you when you were playing in our events. FJT members’ names and likenesses will be protected for amateur status and eligibility requirements under the guidelines of the USGA and the NCAA.

Thanks for your interest in joining the Florida Junior Tour. We hope to see you at one of our events.

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