Archive for Thursday, March 6, 2008

2008 Kansas District Optimist Junior Golf Championships

March 6, 2008

The 2008 Kansas District Optimist Junior Golf Championships is now accepting entries for this year's event.

The finals will take place on June 12 in Salina.

Awards are given in both boys' and girls' divisions for the following age groups: 10-11, 12-13, 14-15 and 16-18.

All age group winners, as well as other top placing golfers, qualify for the OIJGC International Championship Tournament in July at the PGA National Resort and Spa in West Palm Beach, Fla., home of the PGA Honda Classic.

The Kansas District of Optimist International will sponsor the six age-group winners in the 12-18-year-old divisions to the Florida tournament. Boys ages 14-18 must participate in a pre-qualifier prior to the Salina State Championship. Pre-qualifying tournaments will take place May 28 at Hidden Lakes Golf Club in Derby, May 29 at Heritage Park Golf Course in Olathe, June 2 at Lake Shawnee Golf Course in Topeka and June 4 at Salina Municipal Golf Course in Salina.

Cost for players ages 14-18 is $50. Boys and girls ages 10-13 have a $30 entry fee. For more information or to register, call Jim and Judy Morris at (316) 788-1186 or go to www.kansasoptimist.org/OIJGC.

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