Louisiana Junior Golf Tour Releases 2023 Tournament Schedule

    December 9, 2022 – Lafayette, Louisiana The Louisiana Junior Golf Tour (LJGT) is pleased to announce its 2023 tournament schedule. As of December 1st, 2022, The Louisiana Golf Association (LGA) has hired former USGA P.J. Boatwright Intern, Jake Norris, as the Director of Junior Golf. “The LJGT is coming off an exciting and … Read more

Louisiana Junior Golf Tour To Partner With Srixon Prestige Tour for Lake Charles Spring & Fall Classics

  November 15, 2022 The Louisiana Junior Golf Tour (LJGT) is pleased to announce a partnership with the Southern Texas PGA’s Srixon Prestige Tour. This opportunity will provide LJGT members two playing opportunities in Lake Charles in 2023. The fields of these tournaments will be comprised of players from both tours. The first event will … Read more

Noah McWilliams, Teagan Connors, and Slayte Guidry Win LJGT Tour Championships

October 9, 2022               Lake Charles, Louisiana It was an incredible weekend at Lake Charles Country Club for the season finale of the 2022 Louisiana Junior Golf Tour (LJGT). The golf course was immaculate, the weather was perfect, and the best and brightest junior golfers in Louisiana competed in the Tour Championship to determine who would … Read more

Kale Fontenot and Sydney Moss win 65th Louisiana Junior Amateur and 57th Girls’ Junior Amateur Championships

  Shreveport, La. – July 8, 2023 Kale Fontenot of Lafayette fought back from being three down after 36 holes to defend his Louisiana Junior Amateur Championship by four strokes over Noah McWilliams at East Ridge Country Club. Needing a big round to make a comeback and defend his championship, Fontenot played absolutely lights out … Read more

Louisiana Junior Amateur Championships begin today at East Ridge CC

This article was written by HARRIET PROTHRO PENROD, Shreveport Bossier Journal Sports  Shreveport, LA – July 6, 2022 Over the next three days, players from all over the state will compete for the title of top male and female junior amateur golfer in Louisiana. The 65th Louisiana Junior Amateur Championship and the 57th Louisiana Girls’ Junior Amateur Championship begin … Read more

Bowen Ballis and Kristoffer Kuvaas Lead Talented Field At Sam Burns Junior Four-Ball Championship

  February 26, 2022                    Choudrant, Louisiana   Bowen Ballis of Shenandoah, Texas and Kristoffer Kuvaas of Houston, Texas carded an incredible round of seven-under par 65. These two talented players lead a strong field at Squire Creek Country Club in Choudrant, Louisiana. Luke Haskew of Baton Rouge and Holden Webb are in solo second just … Read more


  February 25, 2022                   Choudrant, Louisiana   The Fourth Annual Sam Burns Junior Four-Ball Championship kicks off on Saturday at Squire Creek Country Club. This is the first event of the 2022 season on the Louisiana Junior Golf Tour and it is the most popular event. Sam Burns, our host, has been a huge supporter … Read more

Jake Norris to Serve as LGA’s 2022 Boatwright Intern – Junior Tour Operations

Lafayette, Louisiana – February 14, 2022 The Louisiana Golf Association (LGA) is pleased to announce the hiring of Jake Norris as its 2022 USGA P.J. Boatwright intern. Jake’s top priority will be the management of the Louisiana Junior Golf Tour (LJGT), and he will be involved in all aspects of golf administration, including championship operations, … Read more

Louisiana Junior Golf Spotlight – Sarah Meral

The Louisiana Junior Golf Tour member spotlight is a monthly article highlighting the strong talent in our state. Our February junior golfer to be featured is Sarah Meral of Abita Springs. Sarah is a rising senior at St. Scholastica Academy, and has been a member of the Louisiana Junior Golf Tour(LJGT) since its inception in … Read more