What Distance should my Junior be playing?

Most competitive Junior golfers play the US Kids tour from the age of 6 until they age out of it at 14 years old, although highly competitive junior golfers will advance to other tours around the age of 11 years old.

The following approximate yardages per age group are played at US Kids Golf tournaments. * denotes 9 holes

Boys 13-14

Local tour : 6000; State and Regional tournaments : 6200; Teen World : 6200-6500

Boys 12

Local tour : 5600; State and Regional tournaments : 5700-5800; World : 6000

Boys 11

Local tour : 5000; State and Regional tournaments : 5200-5400; World : 5600

Boys 10

Local tour : 2500*; State and Regional tournaments : 5200; World : 5200

Boys 9

Local tour : 1900*; State and Regional tournaments : 4100-4200; World : 4500

Boys 8

Local tour : 1900*; State and Regional tournaments : 2050*; World : 2100*

Boys 7

Local tour : 1500*; State and Regional tournaments : 1600*; World : 1700*

Boys 6 and Under

Local tour : 1100*; State and Regional tournaments : 1200*; World : 1300*

Girls 12-14

Local tour : 5000; State and Regional tournaments : 5300; World/Teen : 5400-5900

Girls 10-11

Local tour : 1900*; State and Regional tournaments : 4100-4800; World : 4500-5000

Girls 8-9

Local tour : 1500*; State and Regional tournaments : 1600-1900*; World : 1800-2000*

Girls 7 and Under

Local tour : 1100*; State and Regional tournaments : 1200-1300*; World : 1500*