The 107th GAP Junior Boys’ Championship, for players 14-18 years of age who haven’t started their college education, will take place June 21-23 at Overbrook Golf Club in Villanova, Pa. An 18-hole stroke play qualifier takes place on Day One, with 32 players advancing to match play in a Championship Flight and First Flight, respectively. The Championship Flight winner is awarded the Peg Burnett Trophy. Registration is available exclusively at www.gapgolf.org. But hurry. It closes June 10.
Registration for the 117th GAP Open Championship, set for July 13-14 at Country Club of York in York, Pa., is open. Qualifying events will take place June 17 at The 1912 Club, June 23 at Schuylkill Country Club and June 28 at Trenton Country Club. Professionals who are active members of the Philadelphia PGA Section in good standing, head professionals of GAP Member Clubs, assistant professionals of GAP Member Clubs who are active members of the New Jersey Section PGA and amateurs who are members of a GAP Member Club and hold a verifiable GAP/USGA handicap index of 7.0 or less are eligible to compete. Visit www.gapgolf.org, to register.
A round of golf for $5 or less is a reality thanks to Youth on Course — an initiative that brings affordable course access to youngsters throughout the GAP region. Golfers ages 6 to 18 can play at participating facilities for $5 or less per round. A $20 annual fee gives members access to participating facilities throughout the GAP region and nationwide. When you join Youth on Course in Philadelphia, you also gain a GAP membership. For more information, visit the GAP website at www.gapgolf.org.