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Pre Event Press Release – FCG Las Vegas Championship 4/15-16

The 2017 FCG Las Vegas Championship is the premier annual event in Las Vegas for Junior Golfers.  This is the 8th annual Championship to be held at the Tom Fazio designed Primm Valley Golf Club.  The 36-Hole layout is a true gem located on the border of California and Nevada, about 40 minutes from the Las Vegas strip.  This year we have 224 junior golfers competing in divisions 7-8, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14, and 15-18. This event is part of our signature FCG World Series Schedule that features our major events played by hundreds of junior golfers at each event.  This is also the first event in the FCG Blast Motion Cup Points Race that includes our 4 big world series events open to all age divisions from April through July.  (FCG Las Vegas, FCG Memorial Weekend, FCG International, and FCG Callaway World Championship).

*** This is the 1st Event for the included COLLEGE GOLF WEBINAR hosted by College Golf Recruiting Experts Brandi Jackson and Michael J. Smith – The Webinar will be on Monday April 17th and details will be emailed out to all 2017 FCG Las Vegas Participants and 2017 FCG College Bound Members Only!

*** On site at this event will be representatives from Blast Motion for you to test and try their amazing sensors!  Be sure to check them out on the putting green at Primm Valley Golf Club!

Video from 2013 FCG Las Vegas Championship

Tournament Website

About the Field:

  • 224 Competitors ages 6-18
  • States Represented: CA, NV, AZ, UT, OR, FL, TX, WA, MT, CO, KY
  • Countries Represented: USA, Canada, Mexico

Sponsors:

  • Callaway Golf
  • KBS Golf Shafts
  • Blast Motion
  • Sky Trak Golf
  • Top Golf Las Vegas

On the Line:

  • Winners earn exemptions into the 2017 IMG Academy Junior World Championship
  • Top 5 Finishers earn exemptions into the 2017 FCG Callaway World Championship at Mission Hills
  • NJGS and Golfweek Ranked Event
  • AJGA Stars
  • 1st Event for Points for the Highly Anticipated Blast Motion Cup

Course Assignments and Yardages

Desert Course Age Groups and Tee Assignments
Boys 15-18 (36-Holes) Blue Tees Both Days (6600 appx)
Boys 13-14 (36-Holes) White Tees Both days (6000 appx)

Back 9 Only on Desert Both Days
Girls 9-10 & Boys 8 and Under Yardage (235, 140, 206, 330, 235, 128, 220, 195, 310)

Girls 8 and Under Yardages (140, 64, 155, 250, 143, 128, 155, 140, 245)

Lakes Course Age Groups and Tee Assignments
Girls 15-18 (36-Holes) White Tees Both days (6000 appx)
Girls 13-14 (36-Holes) White/Green Tee Mix Both days (5400 appx*)
Boys 11-12 (36-Holes) White/Green Tee Mix Both Days (5400 appx*)
*Green tee holes: 1,3,7,8,12,13,17,18
Girls 11-12 (36-Holes) Green Tees (5000 appx)
Boys 9-10 (36-Holes) Green Tees (5000 appx)

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