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Format & Rules

How does PGA Jr. League work?

At its core, PGA Jr. League is a group of local golf teams who play a series of games against each other, utilizing a nurturing and social scramble format. PGA and LPGA Professionals exclusively serve as Captains and are responsible for creating a welcoming environment for all that encourages skill and character development.

Listen to PGA Jr. League Captain Sara Stephens, PGA, of The Stephens Golf Academy, give an overview of PGA Jr. League.

PGA Jr. League Game Guide

PGA Jr. League Game Guide

Every PGA Jr. League player will receive a PGA Jr. League Game Guide booklet, which is a fun and interactive guide to the ins-and-outs of the program.

2021 Conditions of Play

We invite all leagues to adopt the PGA Jr. League rules and Conditions of Play, however, these are simply recommendations throughout local league play. The rules and Conditions of Play will be fully enforced throughout the National Car Rental PGA Jr. League Championship Season, beginning with Section competitions. As scramble play is not recognized in the USGA Rules of Golf, the PGA of America feels it is important to establish guidelines by which this format can be reasonably governed.

The following PGA Jr. League official guidelines do not constitute any attempt to alter or revise the Rules of Golf, but attempt to fairly apply them to a two-person scramble match play format. Additional rules addendums will be released for all scramble stroke play events. Players should be familiar with the most current USGA Rules of Golf, as PGA Jr. League is governed by these rules and the following Conditions of Play specific to two-person scramble match play.