Program Information

The 2024 Junior Skills Challenge program includes Local Events hosted by member clubs and Provincial Events hosted by the Provincial Golf Associations. It will conclude with the 15th edition of the Junior Skills Challenge National Final (October 5th, location to be determined).

Important Dates for 2024

Local Events:

Hosted prior to September 4th, 2024 at local golf courses
(scores from events held between July 26, 2023 and September 4, 2024 will be eligible for the 2024 National Leaderboard). 

Provincial Events:

Hosted prior to September 4th, 2024 by the Provincial Golf Associations

National Final:

October 5th, location to be determined

Program Information

To become an official Junior Skills Challenge site, a golf course or instructor must register online – providing access to program materials and an online account. Offered to golf courses across Canada at no cost, the objective of the program is to develop key golf skills, while serving as an important introduction to competition.

Following registration, golf courses can host a Junior Skills Challenge event at a date of their choosing. Once the event has been completed, players scores are entered to the National Leaderboard by the instructors. Participants can track their results to see how they measure up to other players in their age category across their own province or across Canada. Local Junior Skills Challenge events hosted between July 26, 2023 and September 4, 2024 will be eligible for the 2024 National Leaderboard.  

On September 4, 2024, at 12:00pm ET, Golf Canada will select the top four (4) ranked players in each age and gender category across all of the Local Events and Provincial Events and invite them to compete in the Junior Skills Challenge National Final.

***Please note that any Junior Skills Challenge facility event results entered into the National Leaderboard after the deadline (September 4, 2024 at 12:00pm ET) will NOT be eligible for the 2024 National Leaderboard under ANY circumstances, including any type of technical difficulties. 

Please ensure to upload your event results in advance. If you have any difficulty inputting your event results, please contact Golf Canada immediately at for assistance.***


The top ranked players will be determined in each of the identified age classifications below:

  • Girls 7 to 9 
  • Boys 7 to 9 
  • Girls 10 to 11 
  • Boys 10 to 11 
  • Girls 12 to 13 
  • Boys 12 to 13
  • Girls 14 to 15
  • Boys 14 to 15

*the age classifications are based upon the participants' age as of October 5th, 2024, the date of the National Final.

**All ties are calculated using an automatic formula built into the National Leaderboard. Ranking is determined by total score, then eliminating driving and then chipping. 

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