Junior Golf
GAM High School Teams Get FREE GAM Golf Card Memberships

The Golf Association of Michigan is excited to offer free GAM Golf Memberships for all high school golfers (who are 17 and under at the start of the year) in the state of Michigan.  In order to sign up, high school coaches must input all of their players contact information so that they will receive all of their GAM Golf Card Membership benefits (Home address, birthdate, e-mail address, and cell phone numbers). The Head Golf Coach from every high school golf team will also be awarded a free GAM Golf Card Membership, the coach must also input all of their contact information into the GAM’s database so that you too will receive all of your member benefits.

These memberships will provide many benefits to both the players and coach. Including:
  • Official GAM/USGA Handicap Index
  • Ability to track team and individual performance across a season
  • Swing and Save discounts at 200 + Michigan courses when you show your GAM Golf Card
  • Annual subscription to Golf Digest or Golf World
  • Ability to compete in our Junior Championships
  • Ability to for the golf coaches to play in one day events, GAM Golf Days
  • Ability to book tee times on our website by clicking “Exclusive Tee Time”

The GAM hopes that golf coaches will take advantage of this great opportunity. If you have any questions about this new program please call the GAM office at (248) 478-9242 ext. 123 or e-mail memberservices@gam.org.

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Youth on Course

GAM Junior Schedule
40th Michigan Girls' Junior State Amateur
Forest Akers Golf Course (Forest Akers Golf Course - West)
6/24/2018 - 6/27/2018

Forest Akers Golf Club - West will host the Michigan Girls’ Junior State Amateur for the fifth time in its history. Likely to reach its capacity quickly, players are encouraged to sign up early for the best Junior Girls competition in the state. Entry fee includes range balls each day and lunch following one of the stroke-play rounds.

Who: Girls, 18 and under

 Sunday-Wednesday, June 24-27

 Forest Akers GC - West

Format: 36-Holes of stroke play with the low 16 in the Overall Division advancing to match play.

The low 8 players in the 15-and-Under Division from the 36-hole stroke play will advance to a separate match play bracket.             

Players 15-and-Under that would like to compete in the Overall Division must declare so prior to the tournament.

Tournament Schedule

Sunday, June 24: First Round of Stroke-Play Qualifying.

Monday, June 25: Second Round of Stroke-Play Qualifying. 

Tuesday, June 26: First & Second Rounds of Match Play. 

Wednesday, June 27:
 Semifinal and Final Matches. 


AJGA Performance Based Entry

  • Champion = Fully Exempt
  • Runner-Up = 12 Stars
  • Top 4 = 8 Stars
  • Top 8 = 4 Stars

*Match Play Portion of Championship Only

2nd GAM 14 & Under Match Play Championship
Woodside Golf Course (Woodside Golf Course)
7/16/2018 - 7/17/2018

The GAM 14 & Under Match Play Championship is open to boys and girls ages 14 & Under as of July 16, 2018. The GAM 14 & Under Match Play Championship is designed for junior golfers of all abilities and experiences. The championship will be limited to the first 32 boys and 16 girls that register, and will be a combination of both stroke play and match play.

After 12 holes of stroke-play qualifying, players will be seeded into match-play flights of eight players each. Players will play three matches against other players of similar ability levels.

Tournament Format:

Monday, July 17

  • 7:30 AM – 12 holes of stroke play (Shotgun Start)

  • Box lunch provided to players

  • 11:00 AM-2:00 PM – Match #1 (Tee times)

Tuesday, July 18

  • 7:30-10:30 AM – Match #2 (Tee times)

  • Box lunch provided to players

  • 11:00 AM-2:00 PM – Match #3 (Tee times)

Registration opens on February 7, 2018. For more information please contact, GAM staff member, Kyle Wolfe at kwolfe@gam.org or 248-978-9132.

6th GAM Junior Invitational
Forest Akers Golf Course (Forest Akers Golf Course - West)
9/22/2018 - 9/23/2018

The 6th GAM Junior Invitational will look to feature Michigan's best boys and girls in a two-day, 36-hole Championship played at Forest Akers West GC. 

Who: Girls and Boys, Invitation only event, invites will be sent out to qualifying individuals throughout 2017
When: September 22-23
Where: Forest Akers GC - West
Format: 36 Holes, Stroke Play

AJGA Performance Based Entry

  • Boys Division Champion = 8 Stars
  • Boys Division Top 5 = 4 Stars
  • Girls Division Champion = 4 Stars
  • Girls Division Top 4 = 1 Star
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