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Registration Open for PGA Junior League Golf at Springbrook and Naperbrook

PGA Junior League Golf is a national program to provide boys and girls ages 9-13 the opportunity to improve their skills and enjoy friendly competition at a beginner level. The format features team vs. team competitions in a scramble format as opposed to stroke-play competition. 

After a shortened season in 2020 due to the pandemic, the PGA Junior League has scheduled a full season for 2021 starting in May. Staff at both courses will continue to follow local guidance and protocols to keep participants safe.

Registration for the 2021 PGA Junior League season at Springbrook and Naperbrook Golf courses is now open for boys and girls ages 9-13.  Players may register at www.pgajlg.com and also may contact PGA Junior League Captains Tim Dunn at Naperbrook at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Mike Lyzun at Springbrook at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

PGA Junior League Golf began at Springbrook Golf Course with one team in 2013 and now includes multiple teams at both golf courses.

“The PGA Junior league continues to be a positive influence on junior golfers,” said Director of Golf Kevin Carlson. “We’ve seen so many kids develop their skills and passion for the game.  The scramble format competition provides juniors with knowledge on scoring, rules and etiquette, building skills and confidence, resulting in many moving on to local junior golf competitions and high school golf teams.  The program also creates camaraderie among the kids and helps families connect with other golfing families.”


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To learn more about our sponsorship opportunities contact
Stacey Fontechia Sales and Sponsorship Manager at 630-848-3575 or at sfontechia@napervilleparks.org.

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Funds raised through the Naperville Parks Foundation support the Naperville Park District’s Fee Assistance Program. The Naperville Parks Foundation supports the recreation needs and desires of the residents of Naperville – encouraging health and wellness, fitness, family time, and fun. The Foundation supports the mission of making recreation of all kinds accessible to everyone across the community, regardless of socioeconomic circumstances.

On Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011 Naperville Park District officials heard the good news for which they have been waiting for many months: the District has achieved national accreditation through the National Recreation and Parks Association (NRPA).

The decision was announced at the NRPA national conference in Atlanta following a formal hearing before the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies (CAPRA).

Naperville is only the second park district in Illinois to earn this distinction and the 104th nationally accredited agency in the nation; there are more than 10,000 recreation agencies in the United States. The Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies accredits a handful of park agencies each year that have completed a multi-step process involving a self-review by the agency, a site visit, and an evaluation and formal report by the Commission.

“We are extremely proud to bring this honor to Naperville,” said Park District Executive Director Ray McGury. “It’s an affirmation of our high standards and also an encouragement to continue bringing high quality recreation and parks experiences to our community.”

The Park District’s accreditation process began approximately one year ago and included an extensive self-evaluation by staff and a 5-day visit from CAPRA reviewers this past July. Maintaining the accreditation requires annual reports and 5- and 10-year reviews.

Park District staff members noted that the CAPRA process has helped them see the big picture, focus on long term goals and plans, review plans more regularly, organize documents so that they are accessible and useable, and collaborate more effectively with other departments and outside organizations.

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