Pittsburgh Jr. Challenge - April 9-10

The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour Comes to Pittsburgh

The Pittsburgh Jr. Challenge is set for April 9-10

The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour (HJGT) invites you to play in the Pittsburgh Junior Challenge! This event will be held on April 9-10 at Birdsfoot Golf Club in Freeport, Pa. Don’t miss out on a great opportunity to play in our first event of the year in Pennsylvania! This event is a two-day, 36-hole event. Both rounds will begin with a single tee start from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Registration for members is $195 and $245 for non-members. The Pittsburgh Junior Challenge is open to all golfers between the ages of 8-18. The event will have Junior Golf Scoreboard Ranking (JGS), American Junior Golf Association (AJGA) stars, winners in each division will receive an invitation to the 2016 Tour Championship on Dec. 3-4, top three in each division will receive an invitation to the 2016 Mid Season Invitational at Chateau Elan on June 11-13, and top-10 finishers receive points towards year end honors which include state teams, all HJGT teams, and the Hurricane Cup.

American Junior Golf Association

  • This event has guaranteed AJGA stars for the following divisions: Girls 14-18 Champion = 4 Performance Stars, Girls 14-18 Top 3 = 1 Performance Star
  • If a division is not listed above as guaranteed AJGA stars and the event meets the minimum requirements for any age division, we will submit for consideration. The minimums are as follows: Boys 14-15/Boys 16-18 = 40 players, Boys 11-13 = 20 players, Girls 13U = six players

Junior Golf Scoreboard

  • Ranking available for any division in which five or more competitors complete at least a 36-hole event.

Course Information

Birdsfoot Golf Club features links-style holes on the front nine and transitions into more of a parkland style track on the back nine. The name Birdsfoot derives from the birdsfoot trefoil, a small yellow flower in abundance on site. Yardages for this event are as follows: Boys 10U: 5,020; Girls 13U: 5,076; Boys 11-13/Girls 14-18: 5,812; Boys 14-15/Boys 16-18: 6,750.

Just the Basics

Pittsburgh Junior Challenge

April 9-10

Birdsfoot Golf Club

Freeport, Pa.

Registration Deadline: March 30

Follow the Action

  • Pairings, live leaderboards, scorecards and more can be found on our Tournament page
  • To see live photos from the event check out our Instagram and for post-round galleries after each round, visit our Facebook page
  • Photos, videos and more live from the event can also be found on the HJGT Twitter page
  • Post-tournament videos and champions interviews are posted on the HJGT YouTube page on the day after the event

A NEW and improved HJGT app will be released soon for both Android and iPhone!

coming soon!