The Lodge of Four Seasons in Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri has been named one of 12 host sites nationwide for a PGA Jr. League Regional competition. Scheduled for September 14 and 15, The Lodge of Four Seasons’ famed Ridge Course will challenge the 40 boys and girls ages 13 and under who qualify for the postseason event. Additionally, the lakefront Lodge of Four Seasons will be the host resort for the players and their families.
In 2018, a record of more than 50,000 boys and girls played on 4,200 PGA Jr. League teams nationwide, up from 42,000 kids on 3,400 teams in 2017. Following the close of the regular season at the end of July, 10-player All-Star teams are formed from a combination of players in each league, based upon standings. The PGA Jr. League Postseason presented by National Car Rental begins with the All-Star teams competing in Sectional qualifiers (if applicable in their area), followed by Section Championships hosted by all 41 PGA Sections nationwide. In total, 48 Section Champions move on to one of 12 Regionals (including the Lodge of Four Seasons), with the 12 Regional winners advancing to the PGA Jr. League Championship presented by National Car Rental at Grayhawk Golf Club in Scottsdale, Ariz., Oct. 11-14.
“We’re thrilled to be a PGA Jr. League Regional host site,” said Jim Cleary, chief operating officer, Lodge of Four Seasons. “The popularity of and growth of PGA Jr. League over the years has been phenomenal, and we couldn’t be more honored to be selected as a Regional location. The juniors will enjoy The Ridge golf experience and we know their families and friends will enjoy our diverse resort amenities offered here at The Lodge and this stunning Lake of Ozarks destination.”
The PGA Jr. League Postseason presented by National Car Rental provides a fun and aspirational environment for PGA Jr. League players who identify as competitive golfers. The postseason is a celebration of the PGA Junior League as a whole, and all competitions are conducted in a family-friendly, festival-like atmosphere.
For more information about PGA Jr. League, visit www.pgajrleague.com.