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Colorado PGA Jr. League

Colorado PGA Jr. League 2021 Captain Registration Now Open

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e’re excited to announce that Captain registration for PGA and LPGA Professionals is open! Before registering, keep reading to learn more about the enhancements being introduced to the program for the 2021 season and what’s in store for 2022 and beyond. First, it’s important to understand that the context many of these enhancements were created was within the American Development Model (ADM) for Golf. If you’ve completed your ADM certification through PGA.Coach, you’re familiar with its core principles, developed through the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee (USOPC). To keep kids engaged in our sport is to understand their individual developmental levels and tailor coaching tactics to motor and foundational skills first. If you haven’t completed the free ADM training, you can do so in just a few hours at PGA.Coach. KEY CHANGES FOR 2021 The PGA Jr. League program enhancements revolve around two areas: Creating more local league flexibility for you to design programs that fit your needs (like lowering the official league minimum to 24 players) and adjustments to the postseason to align with ADM (including implementing a minimum All-Star age of 10 and adding 17u postseason opportunities). View the Summary of 2021 Changes and let us know if you have any questions. If you are interested in being a PGA Jr. League Captains or Coach for the first time, we also have more information on PGAJrLeague.com.

GETTING REGISTERED Before you register, we have created a tool to help you prepare for the 2021 season. The Pre-Registration Planning Tool below will walk you through how to better align the price of your program with the value you are delivering, as well as planning out some of the more intricate details of how your program will run. If you are ready to register as a captain now, it is open, and you can use the button below. Remember, you don’t need to do it right away, but player registration will open late January, so please make sure to start the planning process. Anthony and Sam are available to help if you would like. COLORADO LEAGUE PLANNING WEBINARS As league formation can vary between different parts of the Section, Anthony and Sam will be hosting geographically relevant webinars in January to help you plan for the 2021 season and go into more detail on these changes. We will also be hosting a general information webinar for those looking to get started for the first time. Keep an eye out for those invitations soon.

Anthony Vitale, PGA PGA Jr. League Regional Manager (720) 884-6130 avitale@pgahq.com 2019 Season from the Keysstone Ranch League with Denny Weber, PGA, and Philip Tobias, PGA.

December 2020

Samantha Crawford Junior Golf Manager (720) 884-6130 scrawford@pgahq.com

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