Optimist Oro Valley Junior Championship golf returns - The Explorer: Sports

Optimist Oro Valley Junior Championship golf returns

Print
Font Size:
Default font size
Larger font size

Posted: Wednesday, May 29, 2013 3:19 pm | Updated: 2:26 pm, Thu May 30, 2013.

This Optimist Oro Valley Junior Championship is the Arizona qualifier for the Optimist International Junior Golf Championships at PGA National Resort & Spa in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. Players will have their entry fee, accommodations (room and board) and, possibly, their transportation paid into the International event if they win their bracket.

The Optimist Oro Valley Junior Championships includes range balls both days and a dinner on Sunday (6/9) after play.

The Boys 10-11, Boys 12-13, Girls 10-11 and Girls 13-14 Age Brackets will play at Crooked Tree Golf Course. The Boys 14-15, Boys 16-18 and Girls 15-18 Age Brackets will play at Oro Valley CC.

This is the qualifier for the Arizona Optimist International (see website below) - Qualified* winners of the Boys 16-18 and Girls 15-18 division will get expenses paid into the Optimist International at PGA National Resort and Spa in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida provided they are Arizona residents. The Optimists will pay the following expenses for these winners: tournament entry fee, 5 nights lodging, 5 breakfasts, 4 dinners, airfare up to $450, and access to all Optimist functions and special events. This has a value between $650 - $1170 per person. The winners of the other age brackets may have their entries and/or travel expenses paid depending upon the outcome of the Optimists' fundraising. If you are not an Arizona resident, you can still play in this event, but please go to the Optimist International website (link at bottom right) to see how you can qualify for the Optimist International.

*To be a qualified winner, winners must shoot a qualifying score of:

Boys 16-19 (156), Girls 15-18 (170), Boys 14-15 (166), Girls 13-14 (184), Boys 12-13 (180), Girls 10-12 (192), Boys 10-11 (192) and be an Arizona resident to be eligible for paid entry fees and expenses. We have 17 entries available into the 2013 event. Note: These are the numbers for the 2012 event. The 2013 numbers have not been posted, yet.

Boys 16-19 and Girls 15-18 must be within the age bracket as of July 29, 2012, the date of the Optimist International Junior Golf Championships for these brackets (July 24-29, 2012). Dates will be updated for 2013 when available.

Boys 14-15, Boys 12-13, Boys 10-11, Girls 13-14 and Girls 11-12 must be within the age bracket as of July 23, 2012, the date of the Optimist International Junior Golf Championships for these brackets (July 19-24. 2012). If you are nine years old by July 23 you may "play up" and compete. Dates will be updated for 2013 when available.

There is a limit on the number of entries. The first paid entries up to the limit in each bracket will be accepted in the order they entered. After that, entries will be accepted for the waiting list in case of withdrawals.

Last date to withdraw with refund (less $10 processing fee) is June 1.

This is a spectator event for all age groups. Spectators must be in proper golf attire. OVCC is a private club. Anyone on the grounds must be wearing proper golf attire. See below for "Dress Code" which applies to players, spectators and anyone on the golf course property.

At OVCC: Practice rounds available after 1PM Thursday 6/6 and Friday 6/7. Tournament participants only - $18 junior walking rate. You may make tee time reservations up to four days in advance by calling OVCC (520) 297-3322.

Parents and guests may pay to join the banquet with the players. You must email JohnF@sajga.org to make a reservation by Wednesday 6/5. This email reserves your place and guarantees you will pay when players check in on Saturday. The banquet is Sunday after play.

This event is sponsored by the Optimists and run by the SAJGA. For further information, please contact Brian at BrianGoldsteinCLU@gmail.com or JohnF@sajga.org.

The SAJGA is also administering invitations to the Veritas World Junior at this event. We have 60 entries available into that event across 20 age and gender splits. Look for links at the bottom right for links to both international events for more information.

© 2014 The Explorer. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Welcome to the discussion.

Oro Valley Audiology

Oro Valley AudiologyAddress: 2542 E Vistoso Commerce Loop Rd, Oro Valley, AZ 85755Phone:(520) ...

HS Schedule

Tuesday, September 30

Boys Golf (3 p.m.)

Mountain View at Haven Golf Course

Ironwood Ridge, Buena, Catalina at Rincon (Dell Urich)

Girls Volleyball (4, 5, 6 p.m. unless otherwise noted)

Marana at CDO

Maricopa at Mountain View

Ironwood Ridge at Vista Grande

Poston Butte at Catalina Foothills

San Miguel at Pusch Ridge

Freshman Football (6 p.m.)

Maricopa at Marana

Wednesday, October 1

Girls Golf (3 p.m.)

Mountain View vs. Ironwood Ridge (Omnu Tucson National)

CDO, Sunnyside at Flowing Wells (Silverbell)

Sabino at Catalina Foothills

Cross Country (4:30 p.m.)

Ironwood Ridge, Sahuarita at Flowing Wells (Columbus Park)

Marana, St. Gregory at Catalina Foothills

Girls Volleyball (4, 5, 6 p.m. unless otherwise noted)

CDO at Ironwood Ridge

Freshman Football (6 p.m.)

Mountain View at Salpointe

Catalina Foothills at CDO

JV Football (6.p.m.)

Marana at Maricopa

Salpointe at Mountain View

CDO at Catalina Foothills

Thursday, October 2

Swimming (4 p.m.)

Mountain View, St. Gregory’s, Pusch Ridge at Marana

Girls Volleyball (4, 5, 6 p.m. unless otherwise noted)

Mountain View at Poston Butte

Catalina Foothills at Flowing Wells

Pusch Ridge at Willcox

Varsity Football (7p.m.)

Maricopa at Marana

Mountain View at Salpointe

Catalina Foothills @ CDO

Ironwood Ridge at Rincon

Friday, October 3

Boys Golf (all day)

CDO, Ironwood Ridge at Santa Rita/Flowing Wells Invitational

Girls Vollyeball (all day)

CDO, Catalina Foothills at Falcon Invitational

Cross Country

Catalina Foothills, CDO, Ironwood Ridge at Desert Twilight Festival

Varsity Footbal (7 p.m.)

Pusch Ridge at San Tan Valley

Saturday, October 4

Boys Golf (all day)

CDO at Santa Rita/Flowing Wells Invitational

Swimming (all day)

Catalina Foothills, CDO, Ironwood Ridge at Brophy/Xavier Swim Invitational

Girls Volleyball (4 p.m.)

Pusch Ridge at Desert Christian

MOS: Halloween

We asked the community about Halloween!

MOS: Ebola Virus

We asked the community about the Ebola Virus.

More Featured Videos

Oro Valley Audiology

Oro Valley AudiologyAddress: 2542 E Vistoso Commerce Loop Rd, Oro Valley, AZ 85755Phone:(520) ...

Spacer4px

Follow us on Facebook