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 24,000 junior golfers and their families. Many of these are now playing on the PGA, LPGA, European, Korn Ferry, PGA Champions, Sunshine, MacKenzie, Symetra and various other Tours, are highly ranked college players, or are active as golf professionals or as golf coaches.
Little People’sis included in the AJGA Performance Based Entry system for boys/girls 14-18 and 12-13 and is a qualifier for boys and girls aged 5 through 14 for the IMG Academy Junior World Golf Championships. Division winners receive exemptions to the Future Champions Golf, the Future Collegians World Tour and the PLAY Junior Golf Tour in Canada. It is a ranked tournament for Junior Golf Scoreboard, GolfWeek/Sagarin Junior Rankings and Global Junior Golf Rankings.
The tournament is 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.
Activities start each year on Sunday (Father’s Day), with the optional Applebee’s Parent-Child and associated events, followed by practice rounds and the Family Picnic, co-sponsored by Refreshment Services Pepsi, Hy-Vee, WGEM and Quincy Herald Whig, 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 Little People’s and associated events will be available on this website starting February 1. We hope to see you in Quincy soon!