International Junior Golf Championship

2022 Optimist International Jr. Golf Championship

The OIJGC is one of the top 10 junior golf tournaments in the world.

There are two Jr. Golf Qualifiers for Ohio Jr. golfers from age 10 to 18.

On June 10th the Ohio North qualifier will be held at Millcreek Golf Course

in Boardman, Ohio

On June 6th the Ohio South qualifier will be held at Yankee Trace Golf

course in Centerville, Ohio

The winners of there respective age groups will advance to the Optimist

International Jr. Golf Championship at the Doral Resort and Spa in Miami, Fl.

over a three-week period in July

For more information on these local qualifiers contact the following:

            For the Ohio North qualifier contact Chris Reed at

            For the Ohio South qualifier contact Jerry Stahley at

            To register for either qualifier go to:

All Photos from the 2019 South Ohio Qualifier



More information can be found here:

The Optimist Junior Golf Program is an exciting and unique junior golf program for ages 10-18. More than 5,000 boys and girls throughout the United States and Canada and in several foreign countries compete in official Optimist qualifying tournaments. The best of these golfers, along with international golfers from around the globe, advance to the annual Optimist International Junior Golf Championship. Commonly referred to as simply The Optimist, it is one of the largest and most prestigious junior golf events in the world. In addition to top-level tournament golf, participants have the opportunity to meet new friends and to have a great deal of fun. Each year, more than 650 junior golfers from 22 countries participate in The Optimist. The Doral Resort and Spa in Florida, is the home of The Optimist . Combined with a dedication to junior golf that few golf destinations can match, The Doral is the perfect location for The Optimist.


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