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Local Qualifier
Event Completed

Emerald Hills Golf Club

808 U.S. Hwy 71 S, Arnolds Park, IA 51331
Jul 8, 2021
The Path to the National Finals
  1. Local Qualifier
    Event Completed
    Arnolds Park, IA 51331
    Jul 8, 2021
  2. Sub-Regional Qualifier
    Event Completed
    West Des Moines, IA 50266
    Aug 22, 2021
  3. Regional Qualifier
    Event Completed
    Medinah, IL 60157
    Sep 11, 2021

Age Verification Tool

Enter your participant’s date of birth to determine their age category. Participants will be grouped based on their age as of the National Finals.
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Leaderboard

Participant
1 dcp-logo-no-words.png Isabelle Petersen
Qualified
  1. 7
  2. 3
  3. 27
  4. 37
2 dcp-logo-no-words.png Emerson Leach
Qualified
  1. 1
  2. 3
  3. 17
  4. 21

Pairing Results

13 results
1 9:00 AM Girls 7 - 9
Emerson Leach Isabelle Petersen
2 9:08 AM Boys 7 - 9
Jace Wandrey Austin Loerts Jaxson Taffe
3 9:16 AM Girls 10 - 11
Hampton Evans Kylin Baker
4 9:24 AM Boys 10 - 11
Micah Mars Hunter Heinrichs Aiden Kruger
5 9:32 AM Boys 10 - 11
Wade Irvine Brody Doring Cameron Keizer
6 9:40 AM Girls 12 - 13
Makenna Baker Maicy Baker Chloe Perfect Katie Betsworth
7 9:48 AM Girls 12 - 13
Adelyn Petersen Allison Munger Morgan Irvine Catherine Perfect
8 9:56 AM Boys 12 - 13
Tate Leach Wesley Evans Hunter Pearson Jack Sheridan
9 10:04 AM Boys 12 - 13
Adam Berglund Alex Kruger Easton Beehler Austin Hansen
10 10:12 AM Boys 12 - 13
Jack Hemann Dylan Johnson Trey Swanson Jaizik Miller
11 10:20 AM Girls 14 - 15
Macy Button
12 10:28 AM Boys 14 - 15
Tait Groeneweg Drew Henderson
13 10:36 AM Boys 14 - 15
Jackson Keizer Blake Harsma Reid Doring
40 results
3 9:16 AM Girls 10 - 11
Kylin Baker
6 9:40 AM Girls 12 - 13
Maicy Baker
6 9:40 AM Girls 12 - 13
Makenna Baker
9 10:04 AM Boys 12 - 13
Easton Beehler
9 10:04 AM Boys 12 - 13
Adam Berglund
6 9:40 AM Girls 12 - 13
Katie Betsworth
11 10:20 AM Girls 14 - 15
Macy Button
3 9:16 AM Boys 10 - 11
Cole Donnenwerth
5 9:32 AM Boys 10 - 11
Brody Doring
13 10:36 AM Boys 14 - 15
Reid Doring
3 9:16 AM Girls 10 - 11
Hampton Evans
8 9:56 AM Boys 12 - 13
Wesley Evans
12 10:28 AM Boys 14 - 15
Tait Groeneweg
9 10:04 AM Boys 12 - 13
Austin Hansen
13 10:36 AM Boys 14 - 15
Blake Harsma
4 9:24 AM Boys 10 - 11
Hunter Heinrichs
10 10:12 AM Boys 12 - 13
Jack Hemann
12 10:28 AM Boys 14 - 15
Drew Henderson
7 9:48 AM Girls 12 - 13
Morgan Irvine
5 9:32 AM Boys 10 - 11
Wade Irvine
10 10:12 AM Boys 12 - 13
Dylan Johnson
5 9:32 AM Boys 10 - 11
Cameron Keizer
13 10:36 AM Boys 14 - 15
Jackson Keizer
4 9:24 AM Boys 10 - 11
Aiden Kruger
9 10:04 AM Boys 12 - 13
Alex Kruger
1 9:00 AM Girls 7 - 9
Emerson Leach
8 9:56 AM Boys 12 - 13
Tate Leach
2 9:08 AM Boys 7 - 9
Austin Loerts
4 9:24 AM Boys 10 - 11
Micah Mars
10 10:12 AM Boys 12 - 13
Jaizik Miller
7 9:48 AM Girls 12 - 13
Allison Munger
8 9:56 AM Boys 12 - 13
Hunter Pearson
7 9:48 AM Girls 12 - 13
Catherine Perfect
6 9:40 AM Girls 12 - 13
Chloe Perfect
7 9:48 AM Girls 12 - 13
Adelyn Petersen
1 9:00 AM Girls 7 - 9
Isabelle Petersen
8 9:56 AM Boys 12 - 13
Jack Sheridan
10 10:12 AM Boys 12 - 13
Trey Swanson
2 9:08 AM Boys 7 - 9
Jaxson Taffe
2 9:08 AM Boys 7 - 9
Jace Wandrey

How to Get There

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Emerald Hills Golf Club

808 U.S. Hwy 71 S, Arnolds Park, IA 51331
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What to Expect

Drive, Chip and Putt is open to boys and girls ages 7-15. Boys and girls will compete in separate divisions in four age categories: 7-9 years old; 10-11 years old; 12-13 years old; and 14-15 years old.

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COVID-19 Health and Safety Protocols

  • Keeping the health and safety of participants and everyone involved as the most important concern, all qualifying events will follow careful protocols to mitigate the risk of COVID-19 transmission. These include guidelines established by public health authorities. Please carefully read these guidelines before attending your Drive, Chip and Putt Qualifier.

Competition Overview

  • Each participant will compete in all three skills (Drive, Chip and Putt).
  • Participants will attempt three shots per skill, for a total of nine shots. Participants accumulate points per shot in all three skills.
  • The champion in each individual skill competition will be determined by the participant with the most points accumulated in that particular skill.
  • The overall champion in each age category will be determined by the participant with the most points accumulated between all three skills.

Drive Skill

  • Each participant will attempt three drives from the same teeing area.
  • All drives will be played to a 40-yard wide grid and the ball must come to rest in the grid to score points.

Chip Skill

  • Each participant will attempt three chips from the same location approximately 10-15 yards from the hole.
  • All chips will be measured and scored from the center of the hole with lines clearly marking the scoring rings.

Putt Skill

  • Each participant will attempt three total putts, with one attempt from each of the following distances: 6’, 15’ and 30’.
  • All putts will be measured and scored from the center of the hole with lines clearly marking the scoring rings.

Awards

  • Prizes will be awarded to individual skill champions as well as overall champions for boys and girls in each age category.

Tee Times and Additional Information

  • Tee times and any additional information needed for the qualifier will be shared via email communication after the close of registration.

Rules

The Drive, Chip and Putt Executive Committee, its agents and subordinate organizers, reserve the right to make rulings and recommendations regarding the Drive, Chip and Putt competition.

Click here to view the Rules and Regulations in their entirety.

General Overview

  • Drive, Chip and Putt is open to boys and girls ages 7-15. Boys and girls compete in separate divisions in four age categories: 7-9 years old; 10-11 years old; 12-13 years old; and 14-15 years old.
  • Participants will be grouped based on their age as of the National Finals. Participants must be at least 7 years of age, and may not be older than 15 years of age, on the date of the National Finals.
  • All participants will be expected to show proof of age should they advance to Regional Qualifying. Failure to provide a birth certificate or proper form of age verification at the appropriate time will result in that participant being ineligible to compete.
  • Participants may register to compete in only one local qualifier. Competing in more than one local qualifier will result in the automatic disqualification of that participant.
  • All participants must conform to the USGA Rules of Amateur Status. Participation in Drive, Chip and Putt will in no way affect a participant's amateur status.
  • The participant's clubs and golf balls must conform with the requirements set forth in the Rules of Golf.

Scoring and Competing

  • Each participant will compete in all three skills (Drive, Chip and Putt).
  • Participants will attempt three shots per skill, for a total of nine shots.
  • Participants will accumulate points in each skill (maximum of 75 points per skill). The participant with the highest number of points in an individual skill will be declared the winner of the skill in his or her age category. The participant with the highest point total in all three skills combined (maximum of 225 points) will be declared the overall champion of his or her age category.
  • Ties in the individual skills will be broken by first comparing the point values for each participant's third attempt in the skill, then the second attempt and finally the first attempt, if necessary. If the participants are still tied, they will share the appropriate place.
  • At local and subregional qualifying, ties in the overall competition will be broken by first comparing the cumulative point total of all three putt attempts. If the cumulative putt point total is the same, compare the point values for each participant's third putt attempt, then second putt attempt and finally the first putt attempt, if necessary. If the tie is still not broken, repeat the same process by using the chip skill next, and finally the drive skill, if necessary. If the participants are still tied, they will share the appropriate place.
  • At regional qualifying, in the case of a tie in the overall score, a playoff shall commence to determine the player advancing to the National Finals. This playoff shall include a single stroke at each of the skills (Drive, Chip and Putt).
  • Typically, from each local qualifier, the top three participants in each age/gender group move on to the subregional event. From each subregional qualifier, the top two participants in each age/gender group qualify to move on to the regional event. At each regional qualifier, one participant in each age/gender group will qualify for the Drive, Chip and Putt National Finals at Augusta National Golf Club.

The Drive, Chip and Putt Executive Committee reserves the right to adjust the total number of participants that advance per qualifying site.

Rules Decisions

  • In coordination with the Drive, Chip and Putt Executive Committee, all on-site decisions made by the host PGA Section staff and PGA Professionals administering local, subregional and regional qualifiers are considered final.

Drive Skill Overview

  1. 40-yard wide grid - all shots must come to rest in the grid to score points.
  2. Flags, lines, ropes or signs indicate boundaries on both sides of the grid.
  3. A ball coming to rest on a boundary lines is considered in bounds.
  4. A ball coming to rest on a scoring line will be scored in the longer of the two scoring grids.
  5. In the event of a tie, the participant's third drive will serve as the tiebreaker (followed by the second drive and then first drive, if necessary). If a tie still exists, the participants share the appropriate place.

Drive Skill Point System

PointsDistancePointsDistance
125 yards or less14190-200 yards
225-50 yards15200-210 yards
350-75 yard16210-220 yards
475-100 yards17220-230 yards
5100-110 yards18230-240 yards
6110-120 yards19240-250 yards
7120-130 yards20250-260 yards
8130-140 yards21260-270 yards
9140-150 yards22270-280 yards
10150-160 yards23280-290 yards
11160-170 yards24290-300 yards
12170-180 yards25300+ yards
13180-190 yards

Chip Skill Overview

  1. Each participant will attempt three chips at the scoring hole. All chips will be measured from the center of the hole using clearly marked scoring rings.
  2. A ball coming to rest on a scoring line will be scored in the higher of the two point rings.
  3. In the event of a tie, the participant's third chip will serve as a tiebreaker (followed by the second chip and then first chip, if necessary). If a tie still exists, the participants share the appropriate place.
  4. Use of a putter is not allowed in the chip skill. Participants may only use a lofted iron or wood club for this skill. A "chipper" club is considered an approved club for the chip skill.

Chip Skill Point System

PointsDistance
1A ball finishing more than 10' from the hole
2A ball finishing 8' – 10' from the hole
5A ball finishing 6' – 8' from the hole
10A ball finishing 4' – 6' from the hole
15A ball finishing 2' – 4' from the hole
20A ball finishing 2' or nearer to the hole
25Ball Holed

Putt Skill Overview

  1. Each participant will attempt one putt from each distance (6', 15' and 30'). Putts will be measured from the center of the hole using clearly marked scoring rings.
  2. A ball coming to rest on a scoring line will be scored in the higher of the two point rings.
  3. In the event of a tie, the participant's third putt will serve as a tiebreaker (followed by the second putt and then first putt, if necessary). If a tie still exists, the participants share the appropriate place.

Putt Skill Point System

PointsDistance
1A ball finishing more than 5' from the hole
2A ball finishing 4' – 5' from the hole
5A ball finishing 3' – 4' from the hole
10A ball finishing 2' – 3' from the hole
15A ball finishing 1' – 2' from the hole
20A ball finishing 1' or nearer to the hole
25Ball Holed
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