A joint initiative founded in 2013 by the Masters Tournament, United States Golf Association and The PGA of America, the Drive, Chip & Putt Championship is a free nationwide junior golf development competition aimed at growing the game by focusing on the three fundamental skills employed in golf. By tapping the creative and competitive spirit of girls and boys ages 7-15, the Drive, Chip and Putt Championship provides aspiring junior golfers 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, which is conducted at Augusta National Golf Club the Sunday before the Masters Tournament and is broadcast live by Golf Channel. 

Registration now open for Drive, Chip & Putt Qualifiers - read the full press release here.

Choose one of our 10 local qualifiers to start your qualifying path to Augusta National. The Illinois PGA will host ten (10) local qualifiers and two (2) sub-regional qualifiers. CLICK HERE to download the qualifying schedule in Illinois. A full list of qualifiers is available on Each local event is tied to a specific sub-regional event, which is done to maintain equal numbers of participants in the sub-regional and regional stages. Your youth must participate in the corresponding pre-assigned sub-regional and regional events should he/she advance. You may view the pre-determined qualifying path during registration or by downloading the schedule above.

All participants must register online, no later than five (5) days prior to the event date. On-site registration is not permitted. Register for an account or sign in at to get your child registered for a local qualifier.


2017 Drive, Chip & Putt Championship results





Thirty-two boys and girls will head to the Regional event at The Honors Course in Ooltewah, Tennessee. At the Regional qualifier, one boy and one girl from each age division will earn a spot to compete in the National Championship the Sunday before the Masters. Click here for the full press release.

Randall Oaks Sub-Regional Qualifier
Girls 7-9 Ailani Thiravong- Rochelle, IL
Piper Stenzel- Marseilles, IL
Boys 7-9 Oliver Rojewski- Lake Villa, IL
Noah Bieck- Blackstone, IL
Girls 10-11 Allyson Duan- Buffalo Grove,IL
Meghan Lynch-Caledonia, IL
Boys 10-11 Gavin Hultman- Belvidere, IL
Zack Morris- Addison, IL
Girls 12-13 Kayla Sayyalinh- Rockford, IL
Emily Duan- Buffalo Grove, IL
Boys 12-13 Walker Grelle- Barrington, IL
Aleks Slesers- Libertyville, IL
Girls 14-15 Stephanie Su- South Barrington, IL
Elaine Grant- Chillicothe, IL
Boys 14-15 Clint Bailes- Lake Forest, IL
Brody Hender- Lake Forest, IL

Cog Hill Golf & CC Sub-Regional Qualifier
Girls 7-9 Campbell Ray- Long Grove, IL
Lisa Copeland- Naperville, IL
Boys 7-9 Brody Allen- Bloomington, IL
Om Sawant- Bloomingdale, IL
Girls 10-11 Elyssa Abdullah- Hinsdale, IL
Kelly Cong- Naperville, IL
Boys 10-11 Konnor Kueper- Bartelso, IL
Matthew Lim- Naperville, IL
Girls 12-13 Kaylin Johnson- Geneva, IL
Lexi Schulman- Vernon Hills, IL
Boys 12-13 Andrew Lim- Naperville, IL
Joshua Pehl- Sugar Grove, IL
Girls 14-15 Summer Hawkins- Oswego, IL
Isabelle Wu- Naperville, IL
Boys 14-15 Conan Pan- Vernon Hills, IL
Eric Klutke- Crystal Lake, IL