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  • Archive for July 11th, 2013

    Junior PGA Makes First Virginia Appearance

    by Casey | Posted on July 11th, 2013

    Trump National Golf Club Washington, D.C. in Potomac Falls, Virginia will host the prestigious 38th Junior PGA Championship July 30-August 2.

    Trump National Golf Club Washington D.C.The Junior PGA Championship is where the best in the world get their start. Begun in 1976, the Championship has been a popular stop on the national junior circuit for many of today’s PGA and LPGA touring professionals.

    Notable past participants include Tiger Woods, Inbee Park, Phil Mickelson, Christie Kerr, Jordan Spieth, Alexis Thompson, Luke Guthrie and Michelle Wie.

    Each year the field includes past winners of the Championship, PGA Junior Series event champions, PGA Section winners, many of Polo Golf and Golfweek’s top-ranked players, and selected national junior tournament winners.

    This year’s 72-hole Championship will feature a 54-hole cut to the low 30 boys and 30 girls, including ties.

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    For Spectators*

    • Stay on the cart paths or in the rough where cart paths are not accessible, and at least 30 yards away from the players.
    • Do not walk in the fairways.
    • Turn off cell phones or turn ringers to silent or vibrate.
    • Adhere to the Trump National Golf Club Washington, D.C. dress code.

    *Spectator etiquette and additional rules available through the PGA Junior Series web site.

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