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Golf News For Kids

The WSGA partners with local golf clubs and organizations to help bring the game of golf to our youth. We believe that golf teaches life lessons and develops character in a way that no other sport can match. See below for links to stories about youth golf programs in Washington state.

Four Washington Players to Compete in Drive, Chip & Putt Finals at Augusta National

Drive. Chip & Putt Finals

Eighty junior golfers representing 30 U.S. states and one Canadian province have earned an invitation to Augusta National Golf Club

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Montgomery Ferreira plays in qualifier for LPGA’s first major of season

Ferreira Plays in LPGA Qualfier

Montgomery Ferreira of University Place, Wash., along with 39 other elite junior golfers from around the world, was selected to compete in a qualifier for the chance to earn a spot in the opening LPGA major

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The First Tee’s Impact in 2016

In 2016, the First Tee of South Puget Sound was able to provide programming on the golf course, in the schools, and in the communities to 37,260 youth in Pierce, Thurston and Kitsap counties.

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Drive, Chip & Putt Championship announces qualifying schedule for 2018 finals

Drive, Chip & Putt Qualifying

The United States Golf Association, Masters Tournament and the PGA of America have officially launched the 2018 Drive, Chip & Putt Championship

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Three Washington First Tee Participants Selected to Play in PGA TOUR Champions Event

First Tee Open

Three participants in the state's First Tee program are getting a chance of a lifetime by being selected to compete with PGA TOUR Champions players this month.

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Team Washington Wins Junior America’s Cup

The Washington Junior Golf Association's Team Washington has captured the title at the 44th Junior America's Cup, held July 24-29 at Guadalajara Country Club in Mexico.

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USGA to Raise Age Limit for Junior Championships


The maximum age for competitors in the U.S. Girls' Junior and U.S. Junior Amateur championships will be raised from 17 to 18 years old starting with the 2017 championships

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Home Course Junior Golf Team plays PGA Junior Golf League Match

The Home Course Junior Golf Team played its first PGA Junior Golf League Match this afternoon against The Golf Club at Newcastle. Having fun, making friends, all mixed with a little competition!

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First Tee Alum Jessica Kent Speaks at Congressional Breakfast

First Tee

At a time when all eyes are on Washington D.C., alumni Jessica Kent of Bellevue, Wash. had a chance for an up close look at our nation's Capital

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Middle School Science Project Meets the Golf Ball

Golf Science

Breaking it down for you, one dimple at a time

by Hunter Eberhardt

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Featured Links:

The Home Course
Evans Scholars
First Green
First Tee
Golf Alliance of Washington