2023 Hugh Cranford All-Scholastic Team

**For Boys and Girls Ages 16-18**

$1,000.00 Per Recipient

Optimist Junior Golf is no longer accepting applications.

Awards will recognize the academic and community service accomplishments of five junior golfers.
The team will consist of golfers between the ages of 16 and 18 as of the last day of the Optimist International Junior Golf Championship (July 28, 2023). Junior golfers selected to the team will receive an automatic exemption into the championship, complimentary registration which includes tournament entry, hotel accommodations and meals plus $1,000.00 scholarship. Those accepted must attend the championship to receive exemption and scholarship. The Scholarship will be sent directly to the financial aid department of the recipient's chosen University, College or Technical School.

Junior golfers who are interested in applying should read the steps below and submit the application(s).

Application Steps:

Complete the application(s) as indicated

include a writing sample (250-500 words) on the topic indicated on application.

Attach supporting documentation. The following items are the only items that will be accepted: current school transcript, most-recent grade report, and test results.

Two letters of recommendation from adults other than family members.

Send the application by email to or fax: (314) 735-4107. Application must be received by April 1, 2023:

All applicants will be notified of their status in writing by May 1, 2022. Applicants must also show that they have acceptable tournament experience to be able to compete.

If you have any questions, please contact Sharon Parton, Junior Golf Senior Director, at, (314) 881-1307 or toll free (800) 500-8130, ext. 207. 

Thank you for your interest in the Hugh Cranford All-Scholastic Team.