Special Tournament Exemption Program

The FJT STEP (Special Tournament Exemption Program) began in 2009 to allow junior golfers a way to earn FJT exemptions through local and regional junior golf programs operating in Florida.

Similar to the AJGA's Performance Based Entry (AJGA PBE), FJT STEP enables junior golfers to earn their way into FJT tournaments based on performances at the local and regional level.

FJT STEP was designed to forge an easier pathway through the various levels of junior golf (local, regional, state, & national). FJT STEP will also encourage players to compete in their local and regional junior programs which serve as the backbone of junior golf in Florida.

To apply for exemptions please fill out the application and return it to the FSGA. Application

Approved STEP Junior Programs

The following junior programs have been approved and have received FJT exemptions. Contact each program to see how and where FJT exemptions are awarded. 

Program Location
Citrus Junior Golf Tour
Central
Elite Junior Tour
West/Central
Emerald Coast Junior Golf Tour
Northwest (Panhandle)
Gainesville Junior Golf Tour
North/Central
Gold Program
(Division of the Gold Coast Junior Golf Foundation)
Southeast
Greater Tampa Junior Golf Association
West
Hurricane Junior Golf Tour
Statewide
The First Tee of Greater Ocala Junior Golf Tour North/Central
The First Tee Naples/Collier
Southwest
Junior Golf Amateur of St. Lucie County
East
Junior Golf Association of Broward County
Southeast
Junior Players Tour
Southeast
 North Florida Junior Golf Foundation
Northeast
Orlando Minority Youth Golf Association
Central
Palm Beach County Golf Association
Southeast
Palm Beach Count Junior Golf Association
Southeast
Pinellas County Sheriff's Police Athletic League
West
Platinum Tour
(Division of the Gold Coast Junior Golf Foundation)
Southeast
Premier Junior Tour Statewide
Red Hills Junior Tour
Northwest (Panhandle)
St. Lucie County Junior Golf Association
East
The First Tee of St. Petersburg West

The FJT website is the official source for information regarding the Special Tournament Exemptions Program and is subject to change. The FJT is not responsible for information received or published from other sources.


 

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