Who is the FUNdamental Tour powered by Op36 for?
The Philadelphia Junior Tour – FUNdamental Tour powered by Op36 is targeted towards boys and girls, ages 7-18 who are just beginning their journey into tournament golf. Setup as a precursor to our main Philadelphia Junior Tour, the FUNdamental Tour aims to provide tournaments to players whose ability is in the growth stages.
Who is eligible to play on the FUNdamental Tour
powered by Op36?
Boys and Girls, 7-18 who are newer to golf and looking to gain tournament experience without the pressure. Typically this players are able to shoot at least double par on every hole for total yardages ranging from 225-2000 yards. Each FUNdamental Tour powered by Op36 event is open to PJT Developmental Members and Full Junior Tour members(Full PJT Members are not eligible for POY points).
What are the main differences in the FUNdamental Tour powered by Op36 and the Junior Tour?
The biggest difference in the FUNdamental Tour powered by Op36 and the Philadelphia Junior Tour is the setup of the courses at each event. Since the FUNdamental Tour powered by Op36 is geared towards a more novice player, each event features reduced yardages, a maximum score of double par and the ability to use a caddie. The events are also meant to be less competitive than our standard Junior Tour events, so the emphasis is on fun and game improvement!
FUNdamental Membership & Benefits
Membership to the FUNdamental Tour is similar to the Philadelphia Junior Tour where each player will need to create a Golf Genius Player Profile by clicking the button below. Once the player profile is created, the FUNdamental Tour powered by Op36 Membership can be selected and checking out will complete the membership. A confirmation email will be sent to the email address on file.
Benefits of the FUNdamental Tour powered by Op36 membership include: Discounted membership fee ($75 vs $175), access to entire FUNdamental Tour powered by Op36 schedule, membership gift, free USGA Handicap (must be activated by PJT staff), awards for top-3 at each event, ability to move up to Junior Tour when eligible.
Divisions and Yardages
Level 1: All holes will be played as a 25 yard par 4.
Level 2: All holes will play as a 50 yard par 4.
Level 3: All holes will play as a 100 yard par 4.
Level 4: All holes will play as a 150 yard par 4.
Level 5: Full Fundamental Yardages with Par 3’s playing no more than 150, Par 4’s playing no more than 250 and Par 5’s playing no more than 350.