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



2022-23 Qualifying Sites in NYS


Local

Date Site City
June 18 Saratoga National GC Saratoga
June 28 Links at Hiawatha Apalachin
July 7 Glen Oak GC East Amherst
July 10 Cavalry Club Manlius
July 11 The Apawamis Club Rye
July 14 Southern Meadows GC Rush
July 16 Town of Colonie GC Schenectady
July 18 Sunken Meadow GC Fort Salonga
July 21 Holiday Valley Resort Ellicottville
July 23 Craig Wood GC Lake Placid
July 25 Knollwood CC Elmsford
July 29 Green Lakes State Park Fayetteville
TBD Harbor Links GC Port Washington
TBD Colonial Springs GC Farmingdale


Sub-Regional

Date Site City
TBD TBD  


Regional

DATE SITE CITY
TBD Oak Hill CC Pittsford

 
 

The 2022 Drive, Chip and Putt National Finals, will feature 80 junior golfers at Augusta National on Sunday, April 3rd, 2022. Golf Channel will broadcast the event live.



Representing the Empire State will be Braydon Dock of Queensbury, and brothers Mason and Tanner LaTorre from Nassau.

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Past NYS Juniors in DC&P Finals

2021-22
Braydon Dock, Queensbury (Boys 14-15)
Mason LaTorre, Nassau (Boys 7-9)
Tanner LaTorre, Nassau (Boys 12-13)
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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