A joint initiative founded in 2013 by The Masters Tournament, United States Golf Association and The PGA of America, Drive, Chip and Putt is a free nationwide junior golf development competition, for ages 7-15, aimed at growing the game by focusing on the three fundamental skills employed in golf.

Drive, Chip and Putt provides aspiring junior golfers (between ages 7-15) 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 at Augusta National the Sunday before The Masters Tournament.


Drive, Chip & Putt Qualifying

Qualifying for Drive, Chip and Putt breaks down into the following stages:

Local (May - August)
330 host sites in all 50 states
3 juniors advance in each age/gender category from every venue

Subregional (July - August)
61 host sites across 30 states
2 juniors advance in each age/gender category from every venue

Regional (September - October)
10 host sites in 10 regions
1 junior advances in each age/gender category from every venue

National Finals (April)
80 participants, 40 girls/40 boys at Augusta National



2021-22 Qualifying Sites in NYS


Local

Date Site City
 May 15 Timber Banks GC  Baldwinsville
June 26 Saratoga National GC Saratoga
July 6 Corning CC Corning
July 7 Harbor Links GC Port Washington
July 8 Glen Oak GC East Amherst
July 12 The Apawamis Club Rye
July 13 Turning Stone Resort & Casino Verona
July 15 Genesee Valley GC Rochester
July 17 Craig Wood G&CC Lake Placid
July 19 Sunken Meadow GC Fort Salonga
July 20 Colonial Springs GC Farmingdale
July 22 Seneca Hickory Stick Lewiston
July 24 Town of Colonie GC Schenectady
July 26 Knollwood CC Elmsford


Sub-Regional

Date Site City
Aug. 22 Town of Colonie GC Colonie


Regional

DATE SITE CITY
Sept. 19 Oak Hill CC Pittsford

 
 

The 2021 Drive, Chip and Putt National Finals, which were rescheduled from April 2020 due to COVID-19, will feature 80 junior golfers at Augusta National on Sunday, April 4th, 2021. Golf Channel will broadcast the event liveClick here to learn more.

Representing the Empire State will be Braydon Dock of Queensbury, and sisters Alexandra and Amelie Phung from Forest Hills.

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Past NYS Juniors in DC&P Finals

2020-21
Braydon Dock, Queensbury (Boys 12-13)
Alexandra Phung, Forest Hills (Girls 12-13)

Amelie Phung, Forest Hills (Girls 7-9)
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2019
James Bradley, East Hampton (Boys 12-13)
Sophia Li, Fresh Meadows (Girls 10-11)
Alexandra Phung, Forest Hills (Girls 7-9)
Owen Walsh, Goldens Bridge (Boys 14-15)
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2018
Bailey Shoemaker, West Edmeston (Girls 12-13)
Lily Zhang, Williamsville (Girls 7-9)
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2017
Kennedy Swedick, Altamont (Girls 10-11)
 
2016
Nicole Criscone, Clifton Park (Girls 10-11)
Kyra Cox, Salem (Girls 14-15)
 
2015
John Hillernew, New York City (Boys 7-9)
Jennifer Rosenberg, Laurel Hollow (Girls 14-15)
 
2014
None