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Drive, Chip & Putt

The Journey to Augusta Starts Here...

A joint initiative founded in 2013 by the Masters Tournament, United States Golf Association and The PGA of America, Drive, Chip & Putt is a free nationwide junior golf development competition aimed at growing the game by focusing on the three fundamental skills employed in golf.

By tapping into the creative and competitive spirit of boys and girls ages 7 to 15, DCP provides aspiring junior golfers an opportunity to play with their peers in qualifiers around the country.  Participants who advance through local, sub-regional and regional qualifying in each age/gender category earn a place in the National Finals, which is conducted at Augusta National Golf Club the Sunday before the Masters Tournament and is broadcasted live by Golf Channel.

Registration for Drive, Chip and Putt is now open.  Local qualifying will be available in all 50 states.

2020 Rules & Regulations 〉

An Update Regarding COVID-19, the 2020 National Finals & the 2021 Qualifying Season:

March 27, 2020 – On March 13, it was announced that the 2020 Drive, Chip and Putt National Finals had been postponed due to the impact of the Coronavirus COVID-19. After thoughtful deliberation, and with the guidance of public health experts, the Founding Partners of Drive, Chip & Putt have provided the following update:

  • The 2020-21 Drive, Chip and Putt qualifying season, set to begin May 2, will be canceled, given the continued effect of COVID-19 on scheduling during the time period critical to the success of local qualifying. Ultimately, the Founding Partners determined cancellation was the most responsible measure to take in protecting the health of everyone involved in this national endeavor, which includes tens of thousands of participants, their families and all those essential to staging hundreds of qualifying events across all 50 states.
  • This year’s Drive, Chip and Putt National Finals originally scheduled for April 5, 2020, will be rescheduled for April 4, 2021, the eve of the Masters Tournament. Each National Finalist will be invited to compete at Augusta National Golf Club in the same age division for which he or she previously qualified in 2020, regardless of their age on that date. Purchasers of Drive, Chip and Putt National Finals tickets will be sent a refund in May and guaranteed the opportunity to purchase tickets for the National Finals next year.

We are deeply saddened by the decision to cancel the 2021 qualifying season.  We look forward to these events every summer and seeing junior golfers and their families come together around the game of golf.  This summer truly will not be the same without seeing our friends at our local and sub-regional qualifiers.


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