2018 ITTY BITTY OPEN | Saturday, January 13, 2018

***Registration Now Open!***


The Junior Golf Association of Arizona (JGAA) announced today that it will host the 2018 ITTY BITTY OPEN on January 13, 2018 at 16 Valley-wide locations open to all youngsters ages 3-5 years old. The FREE event has three clinic times per location starting a 9, 10 and 11 am where juniors and their parents will learn the basics skills of golf taught by qualified PGA and LPGA professionals. After the clinics, the kids will then participate in fun-filled, non-competitive golf games and tournaments. Each golfer will receive a set of plastic golf clubs, balls, a bag, and a visor – participants are asked to leave their own clubs at home. An adult “caddie” must accompany each golfer.

website_logo“Itty Bitty Open is a great way for parents to introduce their children to the game of golf,” said Scott McNevin, Executive Director of the JGAA. “It’s always fun to see so many kids having such a good time. It’s very exciting to think that a three-year-old kid attending the Itty Bitty Open will likely still be playing the game for decades to come. We’re honored to help them begin that journey.”

A special contest with prizes will be held at each session for the “Best Dressed Golfer and Caddie Team.” Anything goes: classic golf fashion; contemporary golf fashion; or any unique golf duds that may come to mind. All winners will receive a congratulatory letter, a trophy, and two tickets for the R.S. Hoyt, Jr. Dream Day Activities at the 2018 Waste Management Phoenix Open presented by Ak-Chin Indian Community (kids are already allowed to attend at no charge, so the tickets are for parents or other adults).

Space is limited, sign up before January 6 deadline. For those would like to check availability after the entry deadline, please call the phone number listed for the specific site.

Phoenix Cashman Park 22222 N 44th Pl, Phoenix, AZ 85050 Lori Colburn 602-534-2501
Phoenix Deer Valley Community Center 2001 W. Wahalla Lane, Phoenix, AZ 85027 Allyson Pacini 602-495-2459
Phoenix Paseo Highlands/Beuf Com. Center 3435 W Pinnacle Peak Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85027 Ashley Cooper 602-534-4697
Phoenix Pecos Park 17010 S 48th St, Phoenix, AZ 85048 John-Mark Shea 602-534-5238
Phoenix Los Olivos Park 2802 E Devonshire Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85016 Deanna Elias 602-256-3131
Phoenix University Park 1002 W Van Buren St, Phoenix, AZ 85007 Cathleen Russo 602-534-8211
Phoenix Salvation Army KROC Center 1375 E Broadway Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85040 JGAA Staff 602-944-6168
Glendale Legend at Arrowhead Golf Club 21027 N 67th Ave, Glendale, AZ 85308 JGAA Staff 602-944-6168
Goodyear Community Park 190 N Litchfield Rd, Goodyear, AZ 85338 JGAA Staff 602-944-6168
Mesa Gene Autry Park 4125 E McKellips Rd, Mesa, AZ 85215 JGAA Staff 602-944-6168
Peoria Rio Vista Community Center 8866 W Thunderbird Rd, Peoria, AZ 85381 JGAA Staff 602-944-6168
Scottsdale Scottsdale Ranch Park 10400 E Via Linda, Scottsdale, AZ 85258 JGAA Staff 602-944-6168
Surprise Surprise Stadium 15930 N Bullard Ave, Surprise, AZ 85374 JGAA Staff 602-944-6168
Tempe Kiwanis Park 5500 S Mill Ave. JGAA Staff 602-944-6168
Chandler Espee Park 450 E Knox Rd, Chandler, AZ 85224 JGAA Staff 602-944-6168
Gilbert McQueen Park 480 N Horne St, Gilbert, AZ 85233 JGAA Staff 602-944-6168

Sponsored by: The Junior Golf Association of Arizona, The Phoenix Parks & Recreation Department & The Thunderbirds