JGA Tour

Rules & Information



Welcome to the JGA Tour’s 18th Season!


Whether you’re a beginner, intermediate, or advanced golfer looking to play golf with other kids who share similar interests, we have the level or help that’s right for you!  Now going into our 18th season, we are extremely focused on the grass roots level of helping kids get onto the golf course and continue to strive in developing programs that help kids improve their scoring. 


Please forward this information to anyone who you know may be interested in junior golf tournaments.


Here is a brief description of our mission & offerings…


JGA Tour’s Mission

  1. To promote the game of golf to all levels: Beginners, Intermediates, & Advanced Golfers.
  2. Offer affordable golf course access through structured events at some of the finest South Jersey golf courses.
  3. Provide the best platform to help advance golfers while preserving a fun atmosphere & more opportunities through camaraderie. We recognize that everyone measures their fun at different levels & in different ways.


9 & 18 Hole Divisions

9-hole “FUN”damental = Beginners & other kids not ready for 18-holes

(Exception: 6 to 9 Division - may include all skill levels)


18-hole = Intermediate/Advanced (must be able to break 100) 


Yardages by Age Division

Girls:  Ages 14 to 18 (5,800yds)                       Boys:   Ages 14 to 18 (6,500yds or less)

Girls:  Ages 10 to 13 (most forward tees)         Boys:   Ages 10 to 13 (second set of tees-nearest forward tees)

All ages 6 to 9:  Par 3's - less than 100yds, Par 4's - 140 to 190yds, & Par 5's - 200 to 250yds



Are usually during the afternoon; except, in early spring or late fall.

Ages 14 to 18 tee off first.


Tournament Fees

All entry fees include golf, range & prizes.

Sponsors help to keep fees low.  

DONATE/SPONSOR (click here)


2018 Membership: $100

Membership is not mandatory; however, it will save you $10 per event. 


Tournament & Membership Discounts

Early Bird Tournament Discount – $10 off (Use Discount Code: EARLYBIRD - 2 weeks+ prior to event)

Extra Special Tournament Discount – 50% Off (Use Discount Code: 50OFF - 4 weeks+ prior to event)

Early Bird Membership Discount – $50 off (Use Discount Code: EBMEMBER – by May 6th)



Full year membership includes the following:

  1. Discounts into JGA Tour events (plus extra $10 to 50% off if you use the coupon code)
  2. JGA Tour members are eligible for discounts to the Hurricane Jr. Golf Tour (HJGT) & International Jr. Golf Tour (IJGT)
  3. JGA Tour Bag Tag
  4. Tee-gift (Choice of:  JGA Tour logoed Hat, Towel, Balls, Sport Seat, Leather Accessory, etc.)
  5. USGA Rules of Golf Book
  6. Eligible for JGA of America, non-profit 501c3 Scholarship
  7. “Player of the Year” Rankings Awards & Incentives
  8. As applies, Eligible for Riegel Cup Matches (must qualify)
  9. Optional other JGA College Golf Recruitment Services offered


Staff Contacts:

Tour Director:  John Petronis, PGA Class “A” Member

Cell: 609-374-1414     E-mail: petronisjohn@gmail.com


Tournament Director: Roger Hoover, PGA Class “A” Member

Cell: 609-204-1503    E-mail: rogerhoover2learngolf@comcast.net