For Immediate Release…
Future Champions Golf is thrilled to announce a new affiliate tournament to be included in the FCG World Series Tournament Platform. The Pepsi Little People’s Golf Championships in Quincy, Illinois, scheduled June 20-22, 2016, annually attracts hundreds of junior golfers worldwide ages 3-18. This year will make the 43rd year hosting this event and we are excited to be a part of the event. As a FCG World Series affiliate event, the Pepsi Little People’s Golf Championships will have ranking points for the 2016 FCG World Series Season Long Player of the Year race. In addition the Boys and Girls 16-18 age Division Champions will qualify for the 2017 FCG National Championship. More details about the alliance will be available shortly. FCG and Pepsi Little People’s both strive to provide a competitive environment focused on an opportunity for families to unite and come together to compete in a fun environment. “I am thrilled for FCG to be a part of one of the longest running junior golf tournaments worldwide, and the opportunity to work with the Founder Nan Ryan, who shares the same beliefs in junior golf, is a true honor” – Chris Smeal, Founder of Future Champions Golf. “Becoming affiliated with Future Champions Golf Tour is especially gratifying to Little People’s, and we look forward to a close relationship with them. Chris Smeal, Founder of FCG, has done an outstanding job in creating this Tour. We look forward to working with FCG in the promotion of junior golf,” said Ryan.
About Future Champions Golf
Based in San Diego, CA, Future Champions Golf specializes in the development of junior golfers, from beginner to collegiate level players. With programs for all ages and skill levels, the FCG Academy continues to grow the game of golf, as well as produce some of the best young golfers in the country. The FCG National Tour has quickly become one of the premier organizations in junior golf. Passion about the game of golf is what separates us from other tours and our outreach has grown to a worldwide level, creating tremendous excitement for all junior golfers involved in our events.
About Pepsi Little People’s Golf Championships
The Mission of the Little People’s Golf Championships Association (LPGCA) is to provide a positive competitive environment for junior golfers ages 3 through 18 through the Pepsi Little People’s Golf Championships, and to assist in the growth and development of every young man or woman who seeks quality competition and/or a college scholarship through golf. By dedicating itself to this purpose, the Pepsi Little People’s Golf Championships has built a reputation as one of the largest junior tournaments, and is the longest continuously running golf tournament in the World for golfers aged 3 through 5.Since its inception in 1974, the LPGCA has pursued this mission through the Pepsi Little People’s Golf Championships, scheduled the Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday following Father’s Day each June. With the addition of one separate and optional event, the Parent-Child on Sunday preceding the tournament, the LPGCA has created Little People’s Golf Week to provide even more quality competition among junior golfers. Pepsi Little People’s in included in the AJGA Performance Based Entry system for boys/girls in the 14-18 and 12-13 age divisions. Pepsi Little People’s is a qualifier for the IMG Academy Junior World Golf Championships; it is a ranked tournament for the Junior Golf Scoreboard and GolfWeek/Sagarin Junior Rankings.
Contact: Antrone Williams