What Makes a Good Junior Golf Program?


The biggest key to a successful junior golf program is fun. The lessons they learn in a good junior golf program will be carried through life.

GSJGA creates a fun environment where kids learn the game with their friends. Tournaments and clinics give the kids time outside to enjoy the fresh air. Golf will teach them personal responsibility, how to manage their emotions when things don't go their way, and it's a sport they can play their whole lives.




***Registration for the EJT Bill Rodgers Memorial Tournament at The Oaks Opens Today!***





Tyler Rover and Katie Kroos -Roberts

Our Overall 2016 Junior City Champions!
Great golf... Great champions!



Tournament Reminder:


Don't forget our June 20 18 hole tournament at The Palms @Forest Lakes ( the summer kickoff premiering our new 1st, 2nd and 3rd place medals! ). Registration closes Thursday.




Looking for a good summer golf camp for your junior golfer? Two of GSJGA's finest are offering weeks of summer camps. 

Contact: Tim Conaway

Phone: (941) 812-0137

Email: tim@conawaygolf.com

Greater Sarasota Junior Golf Association and Conaway Golf Academy announce Summer Junior Programs

Conaway Golf Academy, in conjunction with the Greater Sarasota Junior Golf

Associaton, will be running two separate junior golf programs during the month of

July. There will be two separate sessions of the “Young Gun’s” Classes the week of June 12th and the week of June 26th. The Young Gun’s class is designed for children ages 7-12. The High School Prep Program is a month long training program that combines supervised practice sessions and private instruction. This is focused on the junior golfer who is looking to develop their competitive skills for the upcoming high school season. Details of these programs are listed on the Junior Golf Page at conawaygolf.com.

Conaway Golf Academy is located  at Tatum Ridge Golf Links in Sarasota, FL



           *****Summer Season 2016*****

                 9 Hole Futures Division

               REGISTRATION IS OPEN!!!!

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GSJGA is pleased to announce the formation of the GSJGA Junior Academy!


The Academy will focus on developing knowledge and skill for our membership. The GSJGA Golf Academy will have two initial locations, Capri Isles in Venice, and Tatum Ridge Golf Links in Sarasota.

For more information on the fall session dates, times, and cost contact:

Tatum Ridge Golf Links: http://www.conawaygolf.com/main/gsjga-junior-academy/

Capri Isles: Rebecca Johnson at 941-587-2385.























Tournament Results Longboat Key Club

Sunday, May 1


Congrats Winners!


Boys 12 & Under
1st place Louie Zheng
2nd place Joey Winter

3rd place Aaron Setiawan


Boys 13-15 winners
1st place Jonah Winter
2nd place Jake Nash
3rd placeAustin Kuster

4th place Bryan Choi


Boys 16-18
1st place Jack O'Hara
2nd place Jake haas
3rd place William Brumbaugh


Girls 12 & Under

1st place Alana Kutt


Girls 13-15
1st place Natalie Robson
2nd place Aaron Whitley

3rd place Meadow Southworth


Girls 16-18
1st place Isabella Stepanek
 2nd place Katie Kroos-Roberts




Joe Turnesa Scholarships Awarded to Four Members


The Greater Sarasota Junior Golf Association wants to congratulate four of our members on being awarded the Joe Turnesa  Memorial Scholarship.  Every year, the scholarship is awarded to members of the GSJGA or participants in the Donald Ross High School Invitational at Sara Bay Country Club.  This year’s winners are Victoria Cangero from Pine View High School and plays for Venice High School, Michael Groves from Riverview High School, Allyson Guthrie from Venice High School and Ron Johnson from Venice High School. These four have shown outstanding leadership on the golf course and in the classroom.


What is the Joe Turnesa Scholarship and who is eligible?


The Joe Turnesa Memorial Scholarship Fund pays tribute to the memory of Joe Turnesa, who was a teaching pro and honorary member of Sara Bay Country Club and one of the earliest competitors on the PGA Tour. He won 25 tour events and shared his love of the game until age 90.

The scholarship, which was established by the members of the Sara Bay Golf and Country Club, benefits four high school seniors each year who have been actively involved in Greater Sarasota Junior Golf Association. Each recipient is awarded a $2000 renewable scholarships. The four seniors chosen are awarded a total of $32,000 for their college careers. They have awarded 58 college scholarships, since its inception, to deserving high school students





Awards Celebration

Thank you to everyone who came out to Evie's to enjoy our 2015 awards celebration at Evie's Tavern and Grill, and congratulations to all the "Player of the Year"winners in their age divisions:


Victoria Cangero
 Katie Kroos-Roberts
 Aaron Whitley
 Erik Souchak
 Cameron Weber
 Joey Winter
 Jacqueline Putrino
Olivia Williamson
Aaron Setiawan
 Finlay Murphy


A big congratulations to Erik Souchak and Victoria Cangero for "Overall Player of the Year" award and winners of the sportsmanship awards.



















For more information please call us at: 941-376-3684 941-376-3684 or fill out our contact form.


Greater Sarasota Junior Golf Association

P.O. Box 20734

Sarasota,Florida  34276

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