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2018 DCP Qualifying Sites Announced

The USGA, the Masters Tournament and The PGA of America officially launched the 2018 Drive, Chip & Putt Championship by announcing the local qualifying schedule for the competition’s fifth year. The schedule includes dates and locations for participants to compete in local qualifiers across the country with the opportunity to advance to the National Finals at Augusta in April 2018.
Drive, Chip & Putt is a free youth golf development initiative for junior golfers in four separate age divisions: 7-9, 10-11, 12-13 and 14-15, for girls and boys. The competition begins with local qualifying in all 50 states between May and August. Top performers at the local level will advance through subregional and regional qualifiers at some of the country’s best championship venues in July/August and September/October, respectively. The top 80 performers – 40 boys and 40 girls – earn an invitation to the National Finals at Augusta National on Sunday, April 1, the eve of the 2018 Masters.
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