Junior Skills Challenge "Drive Chip & Putt" Junior Skills Challenge is an online and interactive program that focuses on developing the key golf skills of putting, chipping and driving. An online leaderboard allows site coordinators to upload players’ scores. Using the data, players are ranked nationally by age group, and by scores on the National Leaderboard. Top competitors nationally are invited to compete in the annual Junior Skills Challenge National Event.
AGE CLASSIFICATIONS The top ranked players will be determined in each of the identified age classifications below: *Dependent on registration*
Girls 8 and under
Boys 8 and under
Girls 9 to 11
Boys 9 to 11
Girls 12 to 14
Boys 12 to 14
Girls 15 to 18
Boys 15 to 18
SET UP & SCORING Each player receives three shots in each golf skill. Points are awarded and dependent on distance and aim of each shot (driving) and proximity to the hole (chipping & putting). The points system for each skill is listed below.
Putting Distance: 5 - 10 - 20 feet Shots per distance: 1 Accuracy and Scoring: Holed40 pts Within 1 ft circle of hole30 pts Within 3 ft circle of hole20 pts Within 5 ft circle of hole10 pts Missed attempt5 pts Chipping Distance: 5 yards off green Shots per participant: 3 Accuracy and Scoring: Holed40 pts Within 3 ft circle of the pin30 pts Within 6 ft circle of the pin20 pts Within 10 ft circle of the pin10 pts Missed attempt5 pts
Driving Note: The drive must reach required distance and land within the 30-yard width in order to qualify for points. Shots per participant: 3 Required Distances: Distance Points Missed attempt5 pts 60 yds10 pts 90 yds15 pts 120 yds20 pts 150 yds25 pts 180 yds30 pts 210 yds35 pts 240 yds40 pts