Ventura County Junior Golf Association

ABOUT THE VCJGA

Mission Statement                                                                           

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!

Who Started It                                                                      

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. 

What We Are About                                                                    

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 Charlie Wi and Max Homa; LPGA Tour Champion Dana Dormann and LPGA Tour member Beth Allen; as well as many other Web.com 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 gives us the opportunity to play some of the private clubs.  During the spring and fall school sessions, we play only one weekend per month.  We also play outside of Ventura County a few times each season to give players a chance to take their game on the road.  Our tour season runs with the school year from September through August. .

 

Help kids learn about The Six Pillars of Character

 

 

All of these values are inherent to the game of golf, but more importantly in life:

  • TRUSTWORTHINESS - Integrity, Honesty, Reliability & Loyalty
  • RESPECT - Golden Rule, Tolerance and Acceptance, Nonviolence & Courtesy
  • RESPONSIBILITY - Duty, Accountability, Courage, Pursuit of Excellence & Self-Control
  • FAIRNESS - Justice & Openness
  • CARING - Concern for Others & Charity
  • CITIZENSHIP - Do Your Share & Respect Authority and the Law