Pepsi Little People’s is an international junior golf tournament for boys and girls ages 3 through 18. It has been held annually at golf courses in Quincy, Illinois, USA, since 1974, and has hosted some 25,000 junior golfers and their families. Many of these are now playing on the PGA, LPGA, European, Korn Ferry, PGA Champions, Sunshine, Symetra and various other professional Tours. Many former Little People’s participants are highly ranked college players, are active as golf professionals or as golf coaches, or in other golf-related businesses.
Pepsi Little People’s is included in the AJGA Performance Based Entry system for boys/girls 14-18 and 12-13 age divisions, with Performance stars awarded in those age divisions. It is a qualifier for the 2022 IMG Junior World Golf Championship, for the 2022 Future Champions Golf National Championship, for the 2022 Regional Notah Begay National Championship, and for the 2022 PLAY Junior Golf Tour in Canada. It is a ranked tournament for Junior Golf Scoreboard for boys and girls 10-18, the GolfWeek/Sagarin Junior Rankings for boys and girls 14-18, and Global Junior Golf Rankings for boys and girls 10-18.
The 49th annual Pepsi Little People’s will be played June 20-22, 2022, at the 27-hole Westview Golf Course and the 9-hole KC Par-3 Course in Quincy, Illinois. It will be played in seven age divisions for boys and seven age divisions for girls (3-5, 6-7, 8-9, 10-11, 12-13, 14-15, and 16-18). Trophies go to the top three finishers in each division, with participant medals to all non-trophy winners ages 3 through 9, and medals to 6th place for non-trophy winners for ages 10 through 18. I
Activities start each year on Sunday (Father’s Day), with the optional Applebee’s Parent-Child and associated events, followed by practice rounds, Applebee’s Closest to the Pin Contest, and the Family Celebration Picnic on Monday. Competition takes place on Tuesday and Wednesday, with prize ceremonies immediately following completion of play in each Division.
Entry forms and information for the 49th annual Pepsi Little People’s and associated events, to be held June 20-22, 2022, will be available on this website on February 1, 2022, or by contacting Tournament Director Nan Ryan at firstname.lastname@example.org or by texting or calling 217-257-5718.