Dear NENY Junior Family,

Please find, below, a breakdown of the programs currently offered by the NENY PGA.  We have outlined each program, where it currently stands, any cancellations, and a timeframe for future adjustments.  We plan to follow CDC guidelines as well as feedback from colleagues and health officials before making any decisions.  Please expect communication via email around the dates listed below.  Our plan is to meet every 2 weeks to discuss the upcoming events and update both the website and communicate with you accordingly.  The next meeting is scheduled for June 2nd.

NENY PGA Program Overview


Drive, Chip, and Putt

  • All Drive Chip and Putt Events for 2020 are Cancelled
    • Including Local, Sub-Regional, Regional Qualifiers
  • All 2020 finalists will compete at Augusta in 2021 in their respective age groups.
  • Qualifiers are scheduled to resume in 2021 for the 2022 National Championships
  • Next Update: TBD


Junior Golf Association and Junior Tour

  • NYS PGA Championship at Leatherstocking GC on May 9-10 – CANCELLED
  • NENY PGA Junior Championship – June 13th & 14th (Town of Colonie Golf Course)- Postponed to August 6th & 7th
    • The PGA of America Junior Boys and Girls Junior PGA Championship – Cancelled.
  • Spring 9-hole open event- May 16th (Town of Colonie Golf Course) – Cancelled
  • Spring 9-hole open event – May 30th (Saratoga Spa Golf) – Cancelled
  • Spring 9-hole open event – June 6th (Mill Road Acres Golf Course – Cancelled
  • Junior Tour Championship – August 7th & 8th (Colonie Golf & Country Club) – Postponed to August 14th & 15th
  • A new 18 hole open event will be held on Saturday, June 13 hosted by Fox Run Golf Club. Starting Times will begin at 12:00 PM. Event is open to 13-15 and 16-18 Age Divisions only. Juniors ages 12 & under that can play 18 holes are invited to register into the 13-15 Age Division.
  • For all NENY PGA Junior events, no spectators/parents/guardians will be allowed on the golf course
  • Registration for Junior Events is postponed until June 1st.
  • The NENY PGA Junior Committee will be reviewing upcoming events every 2-weeks and will send updates as decisions are made.
  • Next Update: June 2nd


Kids Play Golf/Kids Play Plus

  • Registration is currently closed
  • June sessions have been cancelled- June Private lessons TBA
  • July and August sessions will be evaluated on a 2-week basis.
  • Next Update: June 2nd


PGA Junior League

  • Regular season is currently postponed until June 1st.
  • Post Season Regional and National Events have been cancelled for 2020 *
  • Section Championship TBD in coming weeks
  • The NENY PGA Junior Committee will follow the lead of the National PGA Junior League Guidance.
  • Next Update: 6.2.2020 or if the National Committee makes a declaration beforehand.

We hope that this schedule gives some framework to what to expect going forward and allows us and you to make the best possible decisions as it relates to your children’s golf schedule.  Thank you for being responsible golfers during this time and look forward to seeing everyone on the other side.  Be safe, smart and healthy.

  • We are happy to offer our juniors the following online opportunity
  • Recruited: The Ins and Outs of College Golf Recruiting
  • Presented by the PGA of America and in support of the Golf Emergency Relief Fund
  • April 30th 2020 |  Live event 4-7PM EST
  • Speakers include: Keegan Bradley and his father PGA Professional Mark Bradley, Jennifer Kupcho (Wake Forest standout, LPGA player and winner of the 2019 ANWA tournament), Buddy Alexander (Retired championship coach from the University of Florida), Karl Vilips (#1 ranked junior player in the world) and more.


Stay engaged in Golf- Please use this link to get a weekly activity to perform in your house to keep your game sharp!

https://operation36.golf/golf-at-home-challenge-sign-up/


Golf at home for ages 3-8 featuring Birdie Basics curriculum- Click Here

Please send any videos of golf at home activities you take to ctorres@pgahq.com we love to see and share how you are keeping your game sharp at home!

Northeastern New York PGA at Home Instruction


Eric Mabee, PGA  (C.C. of Pittsfield)
https://www.youtube.com/user/ericgb63m


Kay McMahon, PGA,LPGA (EduKaytion Golf)


Anders Mattson, PGA-First – Download the CoachNow app. Then click on the invite link to join the team.
https://www.andersmattsongolf.com/online-coaching/

NENY Junior Golf Spotlight

A Big SHOUT Out to a NENY PGA Junior Golfer – Maria Glavin!