Optimist Qualifiers

Optimist Qualifiers

The Optimist International Junior Golf Championships 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
PGA National Resort & Spa 
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, USA
July 27-Aug 1, 2018 

The Southern Texas PGA has been granted exemptions into this event per the two qualifying locations below.

June 4-5, 2018
Wolfdancer Golf Club
Boys 10-11 - TBD 
Boys 12-13 - TBD 
Boys 14-15 - TBD 
Boys 16-18 - TBD
Girls 10-12 - TBD 
Girls 13-14 - TBD 
Girls 15-18 - TBD

June 7, 2018
The Woodlands-Panther Trail
Boys 10-11 - TBD

Boys 12-13 - TBD
Boys 14-15 - TBD
Boys 16-18 - TBD
Girls 10-12 - TBD
Girls 13-14 - TBD
Girls 15-18 - TBD