About Us

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 the Quincy, Illinois, USA, area, 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 2023 AJGA (American Junior Golf Association) Performance Based Entry System for boys/girls 14-18 and 12-13 age divisions, with Performance Stars awarded in those age divisions.  Little People’s  is a qualifier for boys and girls ages 5 through 14 in the 2023 IMG Junior World Golf Championship, for the 2023 Future Champions Golf National Championship, for the 2023 Regional Notah Begay National Championship,  and for the 2023 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 50th annual Pepsi Little People’s will be played June 19-21, 2023, 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. 

Activities start each year on Sunday (Father’s Day), with the optional Applebee’s Parent-Child event, putting contest and driving contest.  Practice rounds are played on Monday, along with the Applebee’s Closest to the Pin Contest.  The Family Celebration Picnic is held Monday night, and in 2023 will be FREE to all players, families, Alumni and guests.  Competition is held for all Divisions on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Entry forms and information for the 50th Annual Pepsi Little People’s and associated events, to be held June 19-21, 2023,  will be available on this website on February 1, 2023, or by contacting Tournament Director Nan Ryan at jrgolfer@littlepeoplesgolf.com or by texting or calling 217-257-5718.