COVID – 19 UPDATE

The PGA Junior League at Saratoga State Park run by AndersMattsonGolf is still a go for the 2019 season.  We remain committed to our schedule and will only adjust as required.  Golf has shown itself to be very safe and we intend to keep our protocols to keep the safety and health of each individual on the forefront.  A couple of changes to the schedule are as follows:

Post-Season

The post-season All-Star schedule has been canceled.  There will be no Sectional, Regional or National Championship for the 2020 season.  

2 Divisions

We would like to take an opportunity this year to introduce two different divisions to Junior League.  One will consist of the developmental golfers, and those new to the game.  And the other will be more competitive where they will play the golf course.  We will eventually get everyone onto the course, but want to make sure we are giving proper instruction to those new to the game.  

Day 1 – Analysis Day

We will be using June 19th as an analysis day to help us group the players into teams so we can set up fun and competitive matches, while also catering to the younger groups to prepare them for on course play.  

Specific Times

In order to keep gatherings to a minimum, we will be splitting groups into specific time slots, and we ask for cooperation to adhere to these times.  We hope to never have more than 8 kids in the same space at any given time, so please coordinate drop-off and pick up accordingly.  

Play in a fun and relaxed competitive environment with your friends.

The 2020 PGA Junior League Team will be under the guidance of AndersMattsonGolf and will hold all practices and matches at the Par 29 Golf Course at The Saratoga Spa State Park.

Site Host
Saratoga Spa State Park Par 29 Course.  All matches will be played on the Par 29 with varying tees for different ages.  This course is perfect for these matches as we will complete the 9 holes in a timely and efficient manner.  We will also use the new Indoor Training Studio for any rainouts that may occur.
 
League
Saratoga Spa Golf Course is the official league when you sign up. Based on participation, we are hoping to have two leagues of 8 teams.  Each team will play each team, therefore 7 total matches.  There will be awards for champions of each league as well as 2 all-star teams when the post-season begins.  This is the second year of working this way, and found great successes last year.  
 
Teams
Once signups are finalized, we will roster each team to make each match fair and competitive.  Any team requests can be made in advance of the registration deadline.
 
Fees
The full program fee is $350 which includes the $75 PGA fee as well as all greens fees, gifts, 7 matches, and training.  Payment is made upon registration online.
 
Schedule
Friday June 19 – Friday July 31.  We will have practice and matches every Friday afternoon.  Exact times will be determined once rostering takes place.
 
Ages
Players must not turn 14 before August 1st.  We encourage players 6-13 to sign up.  If you have a question on whether your child is ready to play, please email any of the coaches (cc’d here) to find out.
 
Registration
 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

 
Registration is available on https://www.pgajrleague.com or you can follow any of the above/below links.  Saratoga Spa Golf Course is the League Name. Please let me know if there are any issues.
Registration Deadline: June 15th, 2020.
 
Coaches and Contact
Anders Mattson – andersmattsongolf@gmail.com
Bob Cain – bcain@pga.com
Christian Torres – ctorres@pgahq.com

The PGA Junior League is a great way to train and compete as a team.

Often times, golf is treated as an individual sport and we believe that team environments foster the learning and improvement process.  When golfers are playing for their teams and their peers, the best of their abilities will be showcased.  Example: Ryder Cup.

2020 Practice and Match Schedule 
  • Practice/Match #1: Friday, June 19th – After School* 
  • Practice/Match #2: June 26th
  • Practice/Match #3: July 3rd
  • Practice/Match #4: July 10th
  • Practice/Match #5: July 17th
  • Practice/Match #6: July 24th
  • Practice/Match #7: July 31st

Match times will begin from 2:00 – 4:00 on Friday afternoons.  Times will vary each week depending on which team is competing.  Practice will start 30 minus before the start of each match.  Each match will last roughly 90m – 2 hrs, and parents are encouraged to spectate.  

 

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