Drive, Chip & Putt is a free nationwide junior golf development competition aimed at growing the game by focusing on the three fundamental skills employed in golf. By tapping the creative and competitive spirit of girls and boys ages 7-15, Drive, Chip & Putt provides aspiring junior golfers an opportunity to play with their peers in qualifiers around the country. Participants who advance through local, sub-regional, and regional qualifying in each age/gender category earn a place in the National Finals, which is conducted at Augusta National Golf Club the Sunday before the Masters Tournament and is broadcast live by Golf Channel.
The best part of all is that it’s FREE and inclusive to ALL!
There is no entry fee for any Qualifying levels of the Drive, Chip & Putt Championship.
Entry applications must be received no later than 4 p.m. ET on the date five (5) days prior to the local qualifier.
You may NOT submit more than one application for any individual to participate in the Drive, Chip & Putt Championship. If more than one application is submitted for a participant, all applications will be rejected.
The age bracket is based upon the national finals (April 3, 2023). Boys and girls will compete in separate divisions in four age categories: 7-9 years old; 10-11 years old; 12-13 years old; and 14-15 years old.
Caddies are not permitted at any of the qualifying stages. Only the participants will be allowed on the field of play.
|May 20, 2023||Par Tee Golf Center||West Columbia||SC|
|May 27, 2023||Methodist University Golf Course||Fayetteville||NC|
|June 3, 2023||Pinewild Country Club||Pinehurst||NC|
|June 10, 2023||Eagle Creek Golf Club||Moyock||NC|
|June 12, 2023||Bryan Park Golf & Conference Center||Greensboro||NC|
|June 14, 2023||Hope Valley Country Club||Durham||NC|
|June 16, 2023||Wildwood Green Golf Club||Raleigh||NC|
|June 21, 2023||Willow Creek Golf Club||Greer||SC|
|June 23, 2023||First Tee – Greater Charlotte Learning Center at Pineville||Pineville||NC|
|June 24, 2023||Cedar Rock Country Club||Lenoir||NC|
|June 27, 2023||Keith Hills Country Club||Lillington||NC|
|June 29, 2023||Mill Creek Golf Club||Mebane||NC|
|July 6, 2023||Country Club of Landfall||Wilmington||NC|
|July 11, 2023||Legends Golf Resort||Myrtle Beach||SC|
|July 13, 2023||The Golf Club at Wescott Plantation||Summerville||SC|
|July 17, 2023||Maple Chase Golf & Country Club||Winston-Salem||NC|
|July 24, 2023||Stonebridge Golf Club||Monroe||NC|
|July 27, 2023||Cross Creek Plantation||Seneca||SC|
Two Carolina natives received a berth to the Drive Chip & Putt National Finals in 2023.
Minlin Ou (Girls 7-9) from Shelby, NC made her way to Augusta National Golf Club after qualifying at the DCP Regional Qualifier at Quail Hollow Golf Club. More about Ou’s path to Nationals can be found HERE.
Ou placed second overall in her age group at the Drive Chip & Putt National Finals at Augusta National Golf Club on Sunday, April 2, 2023.
Slater Meade (Boys 12-13) from North Wilkesboro, NC made his way to Augusta National after qualifying at the DCP Regional Qualifier at Quail Hollow Golf Club. More about Slater’s path to Nationals can be found HERE.
The results of the 2023 Drive Chip and Putt National Finals can be found HERE.
More about the 2023 Drive Chip and Putt National Finals can be found HERE.