Maine Golf is committed to promoting junior golf throughout the state by exposing new players to the game, encouraging existing players, and growing the game of golf for the next generation. Whether through initiatives of our own or working with other golf organizations in the region, we aim to make playing golf in Maine as fun and accessible as possible to young golfers here in our state.
Opportunities abound for players looking to enter fun and competitive tournaments in the region for junior golfers of all ages. For further education and tournament opportunities with other associations that promote junior golf, use the links below to find more information.
The NEPGA Maine Junior Tour is a series of events held here in Maine from June to August. These events are open to Maine junior golfers aged 18 and younger. These tournaments are a great way to play some of Maine’s great courses and meet other junior golfers from around the state!
Dating back to 1934, Maine Golf has been running the Maine Junior Championship to determine the state’s top junior players. This event is open to Maine residents who are 18 years old or younger at the time of the championship. For complete information on this year’s championship, click above.
Drive, Chip and Putt is a free nationwide junior golf development competition aimed at growing the game by focusing on the three fundamental skills used in golf. Open to all boys and girls aged 7-15, Drive, Chip and Putt provides junior golfers the opportunity to compete in local, sub-regional and regional qualifiers on their way to the National Finals, hosted by Augusta National Golf Club the Sunday before the Masters.
Youth on Course brings affordable course access to youth golfers throughout the state of Maine. The $5 annual membership fee gives youth golfers ages 6-18 access to play at any participating course throughout Maine and across the country $5 or less per round.
When players join Youth on Course through Maine Golf, they will also get an official Handicap Index® so they can post their scores and track their progress!
A fun, league-based competitive golf opportunity split into two age groups, 13u and 17u. With a two-person scramble format playing other teams in your local league, PGA Jr. League is a great introduction to competition while being a ton of fun.
The US Kids Portland Maine Tour allows for junior golfers of all skill levels to enjoy tournament participation, all the while enjoying time on the course with friends. This local junior golf tour is a great jumping-off point for players looking for exposure to individual tournament play.
The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour was founded in 2007 with the intention of providing junior golfers between the ages of 8-18 an opportunity to play exceptional courses in a competitive environment. The tour’s vision is to provide superb hospitality and make every event a memorable one. With play open to both males and females, nearly every junior golfer is eligible to participate on the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour.
The American Junior Golf Association (AJGA) is a nationwide junior golf tour aimed at the highly-skilled boy and girl junior golfer. With an aim of preparing junior players for college golf, the AJGA junior tour will give the highly skilled player the experience they need to accomplish that goal.