About

The Optimist International Junior Golf Championship is one of the largest and best-known junior golf tournaments in the world. Each year, more than 600 golfers participate in THE OPTIMIST. Optimists have been involved in the sport of junior golf for more than 30 years by holding local, regional and international tournaments. More than 5,000 golfers compete in official Optimist District qualifying tournaments. The best of these golfers, along with international golfers from around the globe, advance to the annual Optimist International Junior Golf Championships. Former champions and top finishers of the Optimist International Junior Golf Championships include Lexi Thompson, Beth Bauer, Jonathan Byrd, Jason Day, Bill Haas, Brittany Lincicome, Jeff Overton, Stacy Prammanasudh and Jennifer Rosales.

Location & Dates

Trump National Doral Resort and Spa
Miami, FL

July 16-21, 2019
Boys 10-11, 12-13 and Girls 10-12

July 21-26, 2019
Boys 14-15 and Girls 13-14

July 26-31 2019
Boys 16-18 and Girls 15-18

Pairings & Results

2018 Boys 10-11
2018 Boys 12-13
2018 Girls 10-12
2018 Boys 14-15
2018 Girls 13-14
2018 Boys 16-18
2018 Girls 15-18


2018 Tournament Program click here.

Junior golfers eligible to advance to the championships, click here.





Rankings

The Optimist International Junior Golf Championship is nationally ranked by the Junior Golf Scoreboard, World Amateur Golf, Golfweek and is included in the AJGA Performance Based Entry process.
   

   

AJGA Performance Based Entry Chart
Boys 16-18 - Champion (8 stars); Rank 2 to 5 (4 stars); Rank 6 to 10 (1 star)
Girls 15-18 - Champion (8 stars); Rank 2-3 (4 stars); Rank 4 to 5 (1 star)
Boys 14-15 - Champion (4 stars); 2 - top 10% (1 star)
Boys 12-13 – Champion (2 stars); Rank 2 to 5 (1 star)
Girls 13-14 – Champion (2 stars); Rank 2 to 3 (1 star)
Girls 11-12 - – Champion (2 stars); Rank 2 to 3 (1 star)

Results

Championship Results
Past Champions



Contact
golf@optimist.org
(314) 881-1307
Fax: 314-735-4107