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The Junior Golf Association of Hawaii is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Our mission is to provide an environment where a junior golfer, male or female ages 7-18, can enjoy golf and progress at his or her own rate from beginner to a proficient level while promoting and preserving the traditions and integrity of the game.

Get Ready for 2020!

The holiday season is upon us, but we're getting ready for the next golf season. To kick things off, JGAH will be holding its 2020 Season General Membership meeting soon after the new year.

For new and returning players, we will outline our new season, provide information about registration, and we hope to have some sample shirts available for sizing purposes. Some of the changes from last season will be covered, too. We'll be happy to answer any questions you may have about the organization or tournaments or other events planned for the season. Everyone is welcome to attend—especially those who may be new to the organization—so tell your friends!

Date: Saturday, January 04, 2020
Time: 1:00pm
Place: Maryknoll School
Clarence T.C. Ching Gymnasium
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Parking: Limited underground parking available below gym; enter from Alexander Street. Additional parking on campus.

2019 Tournament Information

Thank you to our members for a fantastic 2019 golf season! You've invested so much of your time and money into helping make our tournaments into truly wonderful and memorable experiences for our juniors. We must give credit to our parents and grandparents who regularly volunteer and help make the tournaments run much more smoothly. And the outpouring of donations of drinks and snacks for each tournament exhibits not only your generosity but also your belief in and dedication to our program. We simply can't thank you enough!

We also hope you enjoyed our year-end festivities, including the tournament, the evening program, the banquet itself, and especially the fellowship. By the many smiles we saw that night, we felt it was very successful! A big mahalo must go out to each of our major sponsors! Without their financial help and support, this kind of celebration would not be possible. Please support our wonderful sponsors:

 

And very big mahalos to the many other individuals who have generously donated money and prizes for our year-end banquet. We truly appreciate your generosity and help in making our annual event a big success!

Akagi Family (Kaylee)John Caro (JSC Construction)
Huang Family (Katrina)Ed Chung (This Week Magazine)
Corpuz Family (Magnus)Lee George (Allied Builders)
Kapolei Golf CourseDavid Higa (Leilehua Golf Course)
Kevin Kashiwai (Klipper Golf Course) Justin Kuraoka (Golftec)
Lee Family (Gunnar)Dr. Thomas Kosasa
Danny LauGuy Moriwaki
Ota Family (Kelsey)Roger Dunn Golf Shops
Joey Sakaue (Callaway)Mark Souza (Mid-Pacific CC)
Mike Nitta (Castle Resorts)Sakasegawa Family (Dylan)
Neil Takara & Joey Itagaki (Titleist)Takamiya Family (Alison)
Tanioka's Seafoods and CateringTeranishi-Guay Family (Kai)
Aaron Tom (Puma/Cobra)Wes & Stacy Ujimori
Wong Family (Elyse & Chloe)Yamane Family (Kellie)

Congratulations to our 2019 Players-of-the-Year! These individuals have played very well in most—if not all— of the tournaments this season to earn points and capture the title for their respective divisions:

2019 JGAH Players-of-the-Year
  Boys 10-UnderLinken Tanabe  
  Boys 11-12Keola Silva  
  Boys 13-14Ayden Campos  
  Boys 15-18Joshua Hayashida  
  Girls 10-UnderKady Matsumoto  
  Girls 11-12Kirsten Hall  
  Girls 13-14Jade Mauga  
  Girls 15-18Chloe Jang  

A fond aloha goes out to all our graduating senior players. Best wishes for the remainder of your high school career, and your future!

Aloha Seniors!
  Kaylee Akagi  Madison Campos  
  Jordan Chung  Keoni Han  
  Brian Hasselman  Jason Katayama  
  Lucca Kitashima  Tiana Miller   
  Mari Nakamura  Kelsey Ota  
  Alison Takamiya  Elyse Wong  
  Haley Yamasato  Kristen Yamate  

Mahalo again to all our members for a sensational year. Please check back here early next January for an announcement of the 2020 season kick-off meeting and registration information. Stay safe and healthy throughout this holiday season and we hope to see you again next year!

Click here for Kapolei Championship Tournament Results.

 

Florida Bound!


Congratulations to the winners of our Junior Orange Bowl qualifying event, Chloe Jang (74-76—150) and Joshua Hayashida (75-75—150). They will both travel to Coral Gables, Florida next January 2-6 to compete in the prestigious Junior Orange Bowl International Golf Championship, to be played at the Biltmore Golf Course. Good luck, Joshua and Chloe!

Castle Resorts Travel Sponsor for 2019

The Junior Golf Association of Hawaii is proud to announce Castle Resorts as its official travel sponsor for 2019.

Many of us will travel to the neighbor islands for a junior golf tournament or even a family vacation so why not save money and support JGAH at the same time. Castle Resorts offers a wide variety of room choices on all the neighbor islands. Their state of the art reservation system will be able to accommodate all your travel needs. It's fast, easy and convenient!

Start planning your golf travel or vacation by going to our Membership Menu above and select Castle Corporate Club Membership.

New Rules of Golf:
  • As of January 1st, the USGA has implemented major changes to the Rules of Golf. Of course, JGAH is required to adopt these new Rules, so please familiarize yourselves with them. Here's a nice, short, YouTube video on 20 important rule changes for 2019.
  • Here's a helpful summary chart comparing the old and new Rules and procedures.
  • Much more information is available at the USGA Rules Hub.

We also urge you to please read these helpful documents before the next tournament:

Tournament Signup

—> Register for Membership Here <—

For potential new members, please email support@jgah.org to request a Players' Ability Test (PAT). We will also (conditionally) accept either a coach's recommendation attesting to playing ability, or a current GHIN Index of 18.0 or under.


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All information and results for this season's upcoming and past tournaments may be found on the Tournament Portal.

Past Events:

  • November 23, 2019
    • Castle Resorts Kapolei Championship and Year-End Banquet
    • Results
  • October 5, 2019
    • Mililani Fall Player's Tour
    • Results
  • September 14, 2019
  • August 10-11, 2019
    • Hawaii Prince Summer Championship /Junior Orange Bowl Qualifier
    • Results
  • July 22, 2019
  • July 15, 2019
    • JGAH Open at Mid-Pacific Country Club
    • Results
  • June 29, 2019
    • Royal Kunia Player's Tour
    • Results
  • May 11, 2019
  • April 13, 2019
  • March 3, 2019
    • Hawaii Prince Spring Player's Tour
    • Results
  • February 16, 2019

 

 

JGAH now on Twitter!!
To keep everyone informed of up-to-the-minute changes to pairings, schedules, announcements, or even to see photos of current tournaments or events, JGAH has established a twitter account called @jgah808. Please go to www.twitter.com and create an account and follow @jgah808. As usual we will continue to send emails and updates on our website of any changes.



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