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 Championships.

The Optimist

Commonly referred to as simply THE OPTIMIST, the Optimist International Junior Golf Championships 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 30 countries participate in THE OPTIMIST.

Mission Statement

The Optimist Junior Golf Program’s mission is to build positive values in young people through participation in Optimist District and international junior golf events.

Our Vision

Optimist Junior Golf will be recognized as one of the largest and most prestigious junior golf programs in the world.

Our Objectives

  • Promote the Sport: We’re passionate about promoting golf among young enthusiasts.
  • Tournaments and Opportunities: We provide a platform for junior golfers to participate in Optimist Club, District, and International Tournaments.
  • Sharing Optimism: The philosophies of Optimism are at the heart of everything we do, and we love sharing this spirit with the junior golf community!

Learn More Today!

Fill out our online contact form, and our friendly local Optimist representative will be delighted to answer any questions you may have.

Additional Resources:

For more inspiration and details about the program, visit the official Optimist International Junior Golf Website. Get ready to tee off into an unforgettable golf adventure with the Optimist Junior Golf Program!