SWPGA Junior Prep Tour

Southwest PGA Junior Prep TourThe very popular Southwest PGA Junior Prep Tour has been a breeding ground for top junior golfers for over 36 years.  The tour is a series of one-day tournaments in June-July for boys and girls 18 and under.  There are six (6) separate Districts in Arizona and Southern Nevada with six events in each District.  Players can qualify to play in the season ending Southwest PGA Junior Prep Tour Championship held at Oakcreek Country Club in Sedona, Arizona through regular season play with a three-round minimum and a stroke average based on age group (Boys 9-10, 7-8, 5-6 and Girls 11-12, 9-10, 7-8, 5-6 do not have stroke average requirements).

Participants play in the following divisions. Cost is listed for members/non-members:

Age: 5-6
# of Holes: 3
Caddy: Allowed
Cost: $10/$15
Age: 7-8
# of Holes: 6
Caddy: Allowed
Cost: $15/$25
Age: 9-10
# of Holes: 9
Caddy: Allowed
Cost: $20/$35
Age: 11-12
# of Holes: 9
Caddy: No
Cost: $20/$35
Age: 13-14
# of Holes: 18
Caddy: No
Cost: $30/$50
Age: 15-18
# of Holes: 18
Caddy: No
Cost: $30/$50

Tour Membership - $70

One membership covers all Southwest PGA Junior Prep Tour events for 2023. This membership package includes:

  • Reduced entry fee (50%) in all Southwest PGA Junior Prep Tour events.
  • Southwest PGA Junior Prep Tour tee gift.
  • Access to the Youth on Course program.
  • Family Discount - Each additional family member that registers for SWPGA Junior Prep Tour membership will receive a $10 credit towards their event of choice. Please email hkolesar@pgahq.com one week prior to the event receive this credit.
  • Membership is NOT required but IS encouraged and will also reduce each event fee.
  • Option to add membership will be available during event registration (see 2024 schedule below).
  • Membership is good for the 2024 SWPGA Junior Prep Tour season.
The 2024 Southwest PGA Junior Prep Tour Membership will be available for purchase when the 2024 schedule opens for registration on March 1, 2024.

2024 Prep Tour Schedule

  • DATE FACILITY LOCATION START  
    May 30*
    Camelback Golf Club* Scottsdale, AZ 10:00AM
    Jun 3
    Grand Canyon University Golf Club Phoenix, AZ 9:30AM
    Jun 10
    Talking Stick Golf Club Scottsdale, AZ 12:00PM
    Jun 11-12
    Southwest PGA Junior Championship
    Talking Stick GC (O'odham) (Must Qualify)
    Scottsdale, AZ 7:00AM
    Jun 17
    Wigwam Golf Resort (Blue) Litchfield Park, AZ 11:00AM
    Jun 24
    Sun City Country Club Sun City, AZ
    Jul 8
    TPC Scottsdale - Champions Course Scottsdale, AZ 9:30AM
    Jul 23-24 SWPGA JPT Championship - Oakcreek CC
    (Must Qualify)
    Sedona, AZ 7:30AM
    * Qualifier for the Southwest PGA Junior Championship. Juniors may only register for one (1) Week 1 Prep Tour event.

  • DATE FACILITY LOCATION START  
    May 29*
    Painted Mountain Golf Club* Mesa, AZ 9:00AM
    Jun 3
    Lone Tree Golf Club Chandler, AZ 8:15AM
    Jun 10
    Sunland Springs Golf Club Mesa, AZ 8:00AM
    Jun 11-12
    Southwest PGA Junior Championship
    Talking Stick GC (O'odham) (Must Qualify)
    Scottsdale, AZ 7:00AM
    Jun 17
    TBD
    Jun 24
    Apache Wells Country Club Mesa, AZ 9:00AM
    Jul 8
    San Marcos Golf Resort Chandler, AZ 8:30AM
    Jul 23-24 SWPGA JPT Championship - Oakcreek CC
    (Must Qualify)
    Sedona, AZ 7:30AM
    * Qualifier for the Southwest PGA Junior Championship. Juniors may only register for one (1) Week 1 Prep Tour event.

  • DATE FACILITY LOCATION START  
    May 29*
    Oro Valley Country Club* Tucson, AZ 9:00AM
    Jun 5
    Rolling Hills Golf Course (Tucson) Tucson, AZ 8:00AM
    Jun 11-12
    Southwest PGA Junior Championship
    Talking Stick GC (O'odham) (Must Qualify)
    Scottsdale, AZ 7:00AM
    Jun 12
    Dorado Golf and Country Club Tucson, AZ 8:00AM
    Jun 19
    El Conquistador Golf Club Tucson, AZ 8:00AM
    Jun 26
    The Views Golf Club Oro Valley, AZ 10:30AM
    Jul 10
    Omni Tucson Natl Golf Resort Tucson, AZ 10:30AM
    Jul 23-24 SWPGA JPT Championship - Oakcreek CC
    (Must Qualify)
    Sedona, AZ 7:30AM
    * Qualifier for the Southwest PGA Junior Championship. Juniors may only register for one (1) Week 1 Prep Tour event.

  • DATE FACILITY LOCATION START  
    May 29*
    Antelope Hills Golf Course* Prescott, AZ 11:00AM
    Jun 3
    Agave Highlands Cornville, AZ 11:00AM
    Jun 10
    Sedona Golf Resort Sedona, AZ 12:00PM
    Jun 11-12
    Southwest PGA Junior Championship
    Talking Stick GC (O'odham) (Must Qualify)
    Scottsdale, AZ 7:00AM
    Jun 17
    Oakcreek Country Club Sedona, AZ 1:00PM
    Jun 24
    Elephant Rocks Golf Course Williams, AZ 12:00PM
    Jul 8
    Pinewood Country Club Munds Park, AZ 10:00AM
    Jul 23-24 SWPGA JPT Championship - Oakcreek CC
    (Must Qualify)
    Sedona, AZ 7:30AM
    * Qualifier for the Southwest PGA Junior Championship. Juniors may only register for one (1) Week 1 Prep Tour event.

  • DATE FACILITY LOCATION START  
    May 29*
    Boulder Creek Golf Club* Boulder City, NV 9:00AM
    Jun 5
    The Club at Sunrise Las Vegas, NV 11:00AM
    Jun 11-12
    Southwest PGA Junior Championship
    Talking Stick GC (O'odham) (Must Qualify)
    Scottsdale, AZ 7:00AM
    Jun 12
    Desert Pines Golf Club Las Vegas, NV 9:26AM
    Jun 19
    Eagle Crest Golf Club Las Vegas, NV 12:00PM
    Jun 27
    Stallion Mountain Golf Club Las Vegas, NV 10:00AM
    Jul 10
    Wildhorse Golf Club Henderson, NV 10:00AM
    Jul 23-24 SWPGA JPT Championship - Oakcreek CC
    (Must Qualify)
    Sedona, AZ 7:30AM
    * Qualifier for the Southwest PGA Junior Championship. Juniors may only register for one (1) Week 1 Prep Tour event.

  • DATE FACILITY LOCATION START  
    May 29*
    Yuma Golf & Country Club* Yuma, AZ 7:00AM
    Jun 3
    Mesa Del Sol Golf Club Yuma, AZ 7:00AM
    Jun 10
    Desert Hills Golf Course (Yuma) Yuma, AZ 7:00AM
    Jun 11-12
    Southwest PGA Junior Championship
    Talking Stick GC (O'odham) (Must Qualify)
    Scottsdale, AZ 7:00AM
    Jun 17
    Mesa Del Sol Golf Club Yuma, AZ 7:00AM
    Jun 24
    Mesa Del Sol Golf Club Yuma, AZ 7:00AM
    Jul 8
    Desert Hills Golf Course (Yuma) Yuma, AZ 7:00AM
    Jul 23-24 SWPGA JPT Championship - Oakcreek CC
    (Must Qualify)
    Sedona, AZ 7:30AM
    * Qualifier for the Southwest PGA Junior Championship. Juniors may only register for one (1) Week 1 Prep Tour event.

Financial Aid

The Southwest PGA can help Southwest PGA Junior Golf members who have financial need with assistance in entering Southwest PGA Junior Prep Tour tournaments. Financial Aid may be given for one of more Southwest PGA tournaments upon application.

  • Candidates must be a member of the Southwest PGA Junior Prep Tour.
  • Candidates must show outstanding character, honesty, integrity, and abide by all of the policies and procedures of the Southwest PGA.
  • Financial need will be determined on the application submitted.

Please contact Hannah Kolesar at 480-443-9002 x 113 or email hkolesar@pgahq.com for more information.



If you have any questions, please contact:

Hannah Kolesar
Southwest PGA
Director of Junior Golf Operations
O: 480.443.9002 x 113