The Optimist International Junior Golf Championships is one of the largest and well-known junior golf tournaments in the world. The tournament will take place on July 18 - August 2, at PGA National Resort & Spa in Palm Beach Gardens. This event will attract more than 700 youth golfers from the United States, Canada, and 30 other countries. Boys and girls from 10 & under to 13 & under will compete from July 18-22. Boys and girls between the ages of 13-15 will compete from July 23-27. Boys and girls between the ages of 15-18 will compete from July 28 - August 1. Optimists have been involved in the sport of junior golf for more than 30 years by holding local, regional and international tournaments. More than 5,000 golfers compete in official Optimist District qualifying tournaments. The best of these golfers, along with international golfers from around the globe, advance to the annual Optimist International Junior Golf Championships. For Information, visit http://www.optimist.com.