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Twelve All-Star teams competing in inaugural 17u National Car Rental PGA Jr. League Championship next month

The 17u National Car Rental PGA Jr. League Championship will be held at Twin Warriors Golf Club in Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico, Nov. 16-19

FRISCO, Texas (Oct. 25, 2023) – In just a few weeks, 72 junior golfers ages 14-17 comprising 12 Regional Champion All-Star teams will travel to Twin Warriors Golf Club in Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico, to compete in the inaugural 17u National Car Rental PGA Jr. League Championship Nov. 16-19.

Announced in July, the first-ever 17u Championship follows closely on the heels of the 11th edition of the 13u Championship, held for the first time this year at the Home of the PGA of America in Frisco, Texas. Team Texas claimed the 13u title on Oct. 8 at PGA Frisco’s Fields Ranch West, marking the first time a Texas team has hoisted the trophy. 


Teams competing in the 17u National Car Rental PGA Jr. League Championship include:

  • Team New York (Farmington)LPGA Coach: Kelley Brooke, LPGAAssistant Coach: Justin Koff, PGA
  • Team Pennsylvania (Pittsburgh)PGA of America Coach: Troy Williams, PGAAssistant Coach: Jason Higginbotham
  • Team Virginia (Dulles)PGA of America Coach: Scott Holmes, PGAAssistant Coach: Ian McConnell, PGA
  • Team Kentucky (Louisville)PGA of America Coach: Jacob Martin, PGAAssistant Coach: Phillip Dean
  • Team Illinois (Lemont)PGA of America Coach: Kevin Weeks, PGAAssistant Coach: Clayton Pendergraft, PGA
  • Team North Carolina (Clemmons)PGA of America Coach: Daniel Byrd, PGAAssistant Coach: Danny North
  • Team Florida (Orlando)LPGA Coach: Cori McAuliffe, LPGAAssistant Coach: Jeff Beaver
  • Team Kansas (Kansas City)PGA of America Coach: Paul Hooser, PGA
  • Team Minnesota (Blaine)PGA of America Coach: David Branstad, PGAAssistant Coach: Tony Serpico
  • Team Texas (Farmers Branch)PGA of America Coach: Joey Anders, PGAAssistant Coach: April Pyle
  • Team Utah (West Jordan)PGA of America Coach: Darci Olsen, PGAAssistant Coach: Bruce Summerhays, PGA
  • Team California (San Jose)PGA of America Coach: Terry Sullivan, PGAAssistant Coach: John Snopkowski, PGA

The 17u Championship opens with practice rounds and an on-course skills competition Thursday (Nov. 16). Rounds one and two will take place on Friday and Saturday (Nov. 17-18), during which teams will compete in a two-person scramble, team aggregate stroke play format. The Championship concludes with match play semifinal and final rounds on Sunday, Nov. 19. The eight teams not competing in the semifinals can participate in the Twin Warriors Roundup, a 9-hole, two-person scramble. 

National Car Rental was named the inaugural title partner of the Championship Season in 2021. PGA Jr. League’s biggest corporate partner since 2018, as well as an Official Partner and the Official Rental Car of the PGA of America since 2012, National’s title partnership aims to continue fueling meaningful growth of PGA Jr. League and support the program’s endeavors to welcome more kids to the game.

About the PGA of America

The PGA of America is one of the world’s largest sports organizations, composed of more than 29,000 PGA of America Golf Professionals who love the game, are expert coaches, operators and business leaders, and work daily to drive interest, participation and inclusion in the sport. The PGA of America owns and operates numerous championships and events, including major championships for men, women, seniors and the Ryder Cup, one of the world’s foremost sporting events. For more information, visit and follow us on X, formerly known as Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.

About PGA Jr. League

PGA Jr. League brings families and friends together around fun, team golf experiences for kids ages 17 and under, with expert coaching from PGA Professionals. Visit for more information, and follow @PGAJrLeague on Facebook, X, formerly known as Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.

About Enterprise Holdings

Enterprise Holdings is a leading provider of mobility solutions including car rental, fleet management, carsharing, vanpooling, truck rental, luxury rental, retail car sales and vehicle subscription, as well as travel management and other transportation technology services and solutions, to make travel easier and more convenient for customers. Enterprise Holdings’ subsidiaries and franchisees, together with its affiliate, Enterprise Fleet Management, manage a diverse fleet of 2.1 million vehicles through an integrated network of more than 10,000 fully staffed neighborhood and airport rental locations in more than 90 countries and territories. Privately held by the Taylor family of St. Louis, Enterprise Holdings manages the Enterprise Rent-A-Car, National Car Rental and Alamo brands.

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