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Kingsmill Resort Hosting PGA Jr. League Regional Sept. 2-4

Team Pennsylvania and Team Tennessee during the first round for the 2021 National Car Rental PGA Jr. League Championship at Grayhawk Golf Club on Oct. 8, 2021 in Scottsdale, AZ. (Photo by Darren Carroll/PGA of America)

WILLIAMSBURG — The PGA of America announced Thursday that Kingsmill Resort in Williamsburg has been named one of 12 host sites for the National Car Rental PGA Jr. League Regionals in September.

Kingsmill Resort will welcome all-star teams of junior golfers ages 10-17 on Sept. 2-4.

“PGA Jr. League has grown into an incredible driver for youth participation in our sport, welcoming tens of thousands of boys and girls to fun, team-based golf each year,” said PGA of America President Jim Richerson. “We’re thrilled to partner with these 12 facilities and their PGA Members to provide top-notch experiences for PGA Jr. League All-Star teams across the country.”

In the PGA Jr. League, golfers 17 and under learn and play on co-ed teams wearing numbered jerseys and receiving coaching from PGA Professionals. Following recreational play in the spring and summer, all-star teams are formed for boys and girls ages 10-13 (13u) and boys and girls ages 14-17 (17u) to compete in the National Car Rental PGA Jr. League Championship Season.

At Regionals, the 13u All-Star teams will compete for one of 12 spots in the National Car Rental PGA Jr. League Championship at Grayhawk Golf Club in Scottsdale, Arizona Oct. 6-9.

The 17u All-Star teams will conclude their Championship Season at Regionals, where they will determine each age division’s champion.

According to the PGA of America, more than 60,000 players are participating in the 2022 season, led by 2,200 PGA Coaches.

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