The VCJGA is one of California's finest Junior Golf Programs operating year-round. Former VCJGA members include: U.S. Open & PGA Tour Champion Corey Pavin; PGA Tour Champion Paul Stankowski; PGA Tour members Matt Wolf, Sean Crocker, Charlie Wi and Max Homa; LPGA Tour Champion Dana Dormann and LPGA Tour member Beth Allen; as well as many other Korn Ferry Tour players and PGA, LPGA and GCSAA of America Professionals.
The VCJGA Tour conducts quality tournaments and we have always had a number of players visit us from other states as well as 15 countries such as, Australia, Canada, England, Hong Kong and Taiwan throughout the year.
The VCJGA also has a history of giving by helping golfers with financial assistance to play on the VCJGA Tour.
Our tour has had a tradition of high operating standards and affordability. Our summer series is played during weekdays and weekends gives us the opportunity to play some of the private clubs. During the spring and fall school sessions, we play on weekends. We also play outside of Ventura County a handful of times each season to give players a chance to take their game on the road.
Now in our 55th season, the VCJGA has provided a place for junior golfers to engage in competitive golf in Ventura and surrounding counties since 1967. The VCJGA is committed to quality, affordable tournaments while giving junior golfers the complete tournament experience needed to be successful on their high school golf team, at state and national levels, and to develop friendships in a competitive and supportive environment.
Many VCJGA juniors are interested in competitive events while others participate in VCJGA tournaments to advance their golf skills. The VCJGA maintains player rankings and player statistics and continues affiliations with the AJGA (PBE Stars). Take a look around, navigate our site and review our Tour Policy.
The VCJGA Conducts a minimum of 12 Championship events each season governed by the USGA Rules of Golf.
Each tournament "Season" follows the school year (September to August).
Annual Membership is Valid for 1-year from the Date Paid; and you can join anytime.
It is vital that you review VCJGA Tour Policy to understand how we operate and what is expected of you.
The VCJGA is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization established to develop boys and girls golf skills and character by providing quality competitive golf events that merit integrity and honor the traditions of the game of golf. We simply want kids to love playing the great game of a lifetime!
Girls 15-19: Boys 15-19
These tournaments are geared for High School Boys & Girls ages 15-19. Events are usually 36-holes, but can also be 18, 54 or in the case of the Match Play Championship, play multiple days and rounds each day. High School graduates can compete until the Tour Championship played in early August.
Girls 11-14: Boys 11-14
These tournaments are geared for Middle School Boys & Girls ages 11-14. Events are usually 36-holes, but can also be 18 or in the case of the Match Play Championship, play multiple days and rounds each day. Once you turn age 15, contact the Tour Director about moving to the Championship division.
Mike Andonian Sr., a math teacher and golf coach at Ventura High School founded the VCJGA in 1967 - For 25 years each summer, he conducted a dozen summer tournaments.
Mike Andonian Sr. passed the tour off to Sean Farnan who ran the tour from 1992-2007. In 2007 current board member and PGA professional Mark Wipf took over and transformed the tour from one day events to a more competitive two day event with a year round schedule. Mark was instrumental in helping to get local golfers national rankings, opportunities to qualify for AJGA events, and allow junior golfers to compete in events that are meaningful to college coaches. In 2022 Mark Wipf retired and passed the the tour to Zack & Sean King. They will work hard to continue growing the tour into the future.
Reina Kearns, PGA