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Local Qualifier
Event Completed

First Tee at Coachella Valley

74945 Sheryl Ave, Palm Desert, CA 92260
May 22, 2022
The Path to the National Finals
  1. Local Qualifier
    Event Completed
    Palm Desert, CA 92260
    May 22, 2022
  2. Sub-Regional Qualifier
    Event Completed
    Cypress, CA 90630
    Aug 1, 2022
  3. Regional Qualifier
    Event Completed
    Scottsdale, AZ 85262
    Sep 25, 2022

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.
All fields are required to return an age bracket.
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Leaderboard

Participant
1 dcp-logo-no-words.png Addilyn Bittner
Qualified
  1. 7
  2. 16
  3. 37
  4. 60
2 dcp-logo-no-words.png Zoe Shurtleff
Qualified
  1. 7
  2. 12
  3. 37
  4. 56
3 dcp-logo-no-words.png Livia Gisi
Qualified
  1. 3
  2. 3
  3. 41
  4. 47
4 dcp-logo-no-words.png Amy Jo Wilkins
Alternate
  1. 4
  2. 3
  3. 37
  4. 44
5 dcp-logo-no-words.png London Grace Chisholm
Alternate
  1. 5
  2. 3
  3. 36
  4. 44
6 dcp-logo-no-words.png Isabella Navarro
  1. 6
  2. 3
  3. 31
  4. 40
7 dcp-logo-no-words.png Emma Ayeni
  1. 4
  2. 3
  3. 28
  4. 35
8 dcp-logo-no-words.png Ariana Waliszewski
  1. 11
  2. 16
  3. 7
  4. 34
9 dcp-logo-no-words.png Keeva Gentry
  1. 6
  2. 3
  3. 22
  4. 31
10 dcp-logo-no-words.png Ivanna Haro
  1. 5
  2. 3
  3. 3
  4. 11

Pairing Results

29 results
1 8:00 AM Girls 7 - 9
London Grace Chisholm Amy Jo Wilkins Keeva Gentry
2 8:08 AM Girls 7 - 9
Zoe Shurtleff Emma Ayeni Ivanna Haro
3 8:16 AM Girls 7 - 9
Livia Gisi Isabella Navarro Ariana Waliszewski Addilyn Bittner
4 8:24 AM Boys 7 - 9
Joshua Goerzen Alec Chung John Ricciotti V
5 8:32 AM Boys 7 - 9
Theodore Neufeld Camden Jantz Cullen Zarzycki Magnus Gentry
6 8:40 AM Boys 7 - 9
Maxwell Meyerhoff David Sullivan Ethan Stallings
7 8:48 AM Boys 7 - 9
Mason Halonen William Peterson Micah Anderson Lucas Davis
8 8:56 AM Boys 7 - 9
Bennett Bustamante Luca Nagy Brandon Pelham Harrison Levy
9 9:04 AM Boys 7 - 9
Roman Cravalho Alec Rodriguez Tyler Okamoto Jefferson Liu
10 9:20 AM Girls 10 - 11
Julia Sargent Grace Goerzen Darby MacLean
11 9:28 AM Girls 10 - 11
Camila Ocampo Jazmin Sundahl Penelope Gomez
12 9:36 AM Girls 10 - 11
Presley Zarzycki Madeline Suliman Sophia Bolun
13 9:44 AM Girls 10 - 11
Lexi Enders Audrina Yahut Eliza Menke
14 9:52 AM Boys 10 - 11
Preston Davis Cameron Harn Tiago Soto Chace Sanchez
15 10:00 AM Boys 10 - 11
Cash Brasfield Nicholas Barber Declan Brummett Aaron Forest
16 10:08 AM Boys 10 - 11
Hugo Nakamura Mathias Mayorga Shane Levy
17 10:16 AM Boys 10 - 11
Caden Palermiti Camden Pierce Kason Ramirez Max Galvez
18 10:32 AM Girls 12 - 13
Reese Anderson Chelsea Weiss Keira Cassady
19 10:40 AM Girls 12 - 13
Andrea Mendoza Sophia Elegado
20 10:48 AM Girls 12 - 13
Sasha Gomez Maleah Clark Mika Myers
21 10:56 AM Boys 12 - 13
Adrian Rodriguez Aiden Schliekelman Cameron Hennessy Jack Geitz
22 11:04 AM Boys 12 - 13
Viliami Kepu Aiden Zuniga Charlie Menke
23 11:12 AM Boys 12 - 13
Lleyton Matthews Dylan Delgadillo Gavin Sanchez
24 11:20 AM Boys 12 - 13
Sergio Rojo Amar'e Mullen Anthony Chung
25 11:36 AM Girls 14 - 15
Daisy Castro Daria Tvrdisic Lillian Spratt Sagarika Manian
26 11:44 AM Girls 14 - 15
Charlotte Wilkins Blaire Sauber Hazel Cottriel
27 11:52 AM Boys 14 - 15
Cash Tompoles Cash Metcalf Jacob Warden
28 12:00 PM Boys 14 - 15
Joe Mejia Henry MacLean Zeke Anderson Lukas Da Silva
29 12:08 PM Boys 14 - 15
Igor Tvrdisic Andrew Rodriguez Madigan Escobar
97 results
7 8:48 AM Boys 7 - 9
Micah Anderson
18 10:32 AM Girls 12 - 13
Reese Anderson
28 12:00 PM Boys 14 - 15
Zeke Anderson
2 8:08 AM Girls 7 - 9
Emma Ayeni
15 10:00 AM Boys 10 - 11
Nicholas Barber
3 8:16 AM Girls 7 - 9
Addilyn Bittner
12 9:36 AM Girls 10 - 11
Sophia Bolun
15 10:00 AM Boys 10 - 11
Cash Brasfield
15 10:00 AM Boys 10 - 11
Declan Brummett
8 8:56 AM Boys 7 - 9
Bennett Bustamante
18 10:32 AM Girls 12 - 13
Keira Cassady
25 11:36 AM Girls 14 - 15
Daisy Castro
1 8:00 AM Girls 7 - 9
London Grace Chisholm
4 8:24 AM Boys 7 - 9
Alec Chung
24 11:20 AM Boys 12 - 13
Anthony Chung
20 10:48 AM Girls 12 - 13
Maleah Clark
26 11:44 AM Girls 14 - 15
Hazel Cottriel
9 9:04 AM Boys 7 - 9
Roman Cravalho
28 12:00 PM Boys 14 - 15
Lukas Da Silva
7 8:48 AM Boys 7 - 9
Lucas Davis
14 9:52 AM Boys 10 - 11
Preston Davis
23 11:12 AM Boys 12 - 13
Dylan Delgadillo
19 10:40 AM Girls 12 - 13
Sophia Elegado
13 9:44 AM Girls 10 - 11
Lexi Enders
29 12:08 PM Boys 14 - 15
Madigan Escobar
15 10:00 AM Boys 10 - 11
Aaron Forest
17 10:16 AM Boys 10 - 11
Max Galvez
21 10:56 AM Boys 12 - 13
Jack Geitz
1 8:00 AM Girls 7 - 9
Keeva Gentry
5 8:32 AM Boys 7 - 9
Magnus Gentry
3 8:16 AM Girls 7 - 9
Livia Gisi
10 9:20 AM Girls 10 - 11
Grace Goerzen
4 8:24 AM Boys 7 - 9
Joshua Goerzen
11 9:28 AM Girls 10 - 11
Penelope Gomez
20 10:48 AM Girls 12 - 13
Sasha Gomez
7 8:48 AM Boys 7 - 9
Mason Halonen
14 9:52 AM Boys 10 - 11
Cameron Harn
2 8:08 AM Girls 7 - 9
Ivanna Haro
21 10:56 AM Boys 12 - 13
Cameron Hennessy
5 8:32 AM Boys 7 - 9
Camden Jantz
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How to Get There

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First Tee at Coachella Valley

74945 Sheryl Ave, Palm Desert, CA 92260
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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).
  • From each local qualifier, up to 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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