Frequently Asked Questions

Is there a fee to participate in Drive, Chip and Putt?
There is no entry fee for any qualifying levels of Drive, Chip and Putt.

Is it too late to register for a local qualifier?
Entry applications must be received no later than 5 p.m. EDT on the date five (5) days prior to the local qualifier.

I did not receive a confirmation email. How do I know if my youth is successfully registered?
Please email us at and we will confirm your email address and send a confirmation email.

Can I register my youth at more than one qualifier?
You may not submit more than one application for any individual to participate in Drive, Chip and Putt. If more than one application is submitted for a participant, all applications will be rejected.

Is my youth in the correct age bracket?
The age bracket is based upon the participant age as of the date of the national finals (April 5, 2020). 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.

I made a mistake during registration. How do I make changes to registration information?
Please login to your account at to make a change to the registration information. If you are unable to make the necessary changes, email us at Please do not register your participant again as that will result in a duplicate registration.

I need to change my qualifying path.
The parent/guardian should login to his or her account at The path for qualifying is pre-determined based on math, which is done to maintain equal numbers of participants in the subregional and regional stages. Thus, your youth would have to participate in the corresponding pre-assigned subregional and regional events should he/she advance. If you want your youth to attend an alternate subregional qualifier, you would need to select a local qualifying site accordingly before participating. Please email us at if you are unable to make the changes within your account.

Is there a wait list?
We do not maintain a wait list for local qualifying sites.

I did not register my youth in advance. Can we show up to a Drive, Chip and Putt qualifier?
On-site registration is not permitted.

My youth is unable to attend his scheduled qualifier. What do I do?
Please email us at and we will update the registration system, which might give another youth the opportunity to participate.

What is my youth’s tee time for his/her qualifier?
Scheduling information and tee times are provided closer to the date of the qualifier (usually three to five days in advance). You will be contacted via the email address provided at registration with scheduling information. To confirm your email address provided at registration, please email us at

Can my youth use a caddie?
Caddies are not permitted at any of the qualifying stages. Only the participants will be allowed on the fields of play.

Can my youth use his/her own golf balls?
Participants may choose to use their own golf balls. Please note, the golf balls can only be retrieved on the Chip and Putt skills. If a participant chooses to use his/her own golf balls on the Drive skill, the balls cannot be retrieved.

My youth does not have golf clubs.
The host site may have equipment and golf balls available for kids of all ages.  It is recommended that you contact the facility prior to the qualifier to ensure availability.