The latest generation of emerging golf stars will show off their skills at the upcoming 2010 U.S. Kids Golf Teen World Championship, which is scheduled to take place at Pinehurst NC Golf Resort from July 29-31, 2010. The following day, August 1, 2010, the 2010 U.S. Kids Golf Teen World Cup will give these young champions yet another opportunity to face off against one another at Pinehurst’s renowned No. 2 course.
The U.S. Kids Golf Teen World Championship is for golfers ages 13 to 18. Annually, it draws more than 400 golfers from almost every corner of the globe. Many players hail from the United States, but talented youth from more than 30 other countries—including Austria, Canada, China, the Czech Republic, France, Germany, Japan, and the UK—are welcome to participate as well. In order to qualify for the World Championship, these young stars can participate in a variety of tournaments, including championship qualifiers, local tours, and European and regional championships. They may also qualify based on participation in previous World Championships. Courses are assigned according to the ages of the participants. This year, the oldest boys (ages 15-18) will be playing Pinehurst No. 2, 14-year-old boys will enjoy Pinehurst No. 8, and boys aged 13 will have the privilege of playing Pinehurst No. 6. Each of the three groups of girls will have the honor of playing at Pine Needles.
The day after the U.S. Kids Golf Teen World Championship, August 1, 2010, the winners of each tier will have the chance to challenge each other to a Match Play competition on Pinehurst’s coveted No. 2 course. This battle of the sexes will pit the 4 best male players and the 2 best female players from the U.S. against their international counterparts. Not only will participants have the great fortune of being able to play one of the most renowned courses in the history of golf, but they’ll receive the added bonus like a free golf bag, and members of the winning team will take home a replica of the World Cup trophy.
These events are perfect for teens who are too old to participate in the U.S. Kids Golf World Championship, and offers these gifted young athletes the rare opportunity to play one of the most Famous Golf Courses in North Carolina in the company of their equals. These tournaments are made possible by the U.S. Kids Golf Foundation, a nonprofit that promotes family togetherness and healthy competition through the game of golf.
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