North Florida Junior Golf Foundation
Cost: $125 membership + $40-$150 tournament fees
2104 Lady Di Lane
Jacksonville, FL 32246
Founded in 1991, the North Florida Junior Golf Foundation
is a non-profit organization committed to providing opportunities to junior
golfers interested in gaining tournament experience at a LOCAL level. The North Florida Junior Golf Foundation is the area's only not-for-profit organization committed to providing opportunities to junior golfers (Boys and Girls) interested in gaining tournament experience and/or to compete for the love of the game. Based in Jacksonville, the NFJG Foundation runs the area's premier Junior Golf Tour and is the only junior tour sponsored by the PGA Tour, Web.com, The Tom Burnett Golf Academy and the Northern Chapter PGA. The mission of the North Florida Junior Golf Foundation is to provide affordable, quality, and competitive events for boys and girls, ages 6-18.
The Tour is divided into four competitive tournament groups of different age categories for boys and girls. Below are the guidelines where the yardages and difficulty are adjusted based on skill and
Foundation Tour: This is the nine-hole tours with kids ranging from ages 6-13 playing from yardages of 2,300 - 2,700. Players must average under 65 for nine holes.
Rising Tour: An 18 hole competitive group ranging from ages 10-14. Players must have an average score of 85-100 and be able to play from yardages from 4,600 - 6,300 based on age and gender.
Elite Tour: An 18 hole competitive group ranging from ages 10-18 with average scores of 84 and under. Playing from yardages of 5,500 - 7,000 based on gender and age.
Web.com Junior Players Tour: The two or more day events where all tours are invited to compete against each other as one group based on gender and age regardless of skill level.
The NFJG Tour season kicks off during the first week of October and runs through the end of July. Thirty events are held per season. The events are broken down in to three series, the Fall, Spring, and Summer Series, each consisting of ten one and two day events. More than 35 outstanding private, public, and resort clubs throughout the North Florida area support and sponsor the NFJG Tour and its players.
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