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The Northwest Florida Daily News will be hosting the 39th Annual Marvin DeBolt Junior Golf Classic with the proceeds benefiting the Emerald Coast Children’s Advocacy Center

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See pairings for Day 1: (click below to enlarge)

The Northwest Florida Daily News will host their 39th Annual Marvin DeBolt Junior Golf Classic on July 11 and 12 at Eglin's Eagle Golf Course. Tee times start at 8 a.m. The tournament is open to boys and girls ages 8 - 18.

Antonia Poate

Antonia Poate

The Northwest Florida Daily News
39th Annual Marvin DeBolt

Junior Golf Classic

Wednesday & Thursday, July 11 - 12, 2018

Open to Boys and Girls ages 8 - 18

Young golfers aged 8 to 18, are encouraged to play in the 2-day tournament at the Eglin AFB Eagle golf course on Wednesday and Thursday, July 11 and 12. Youth aged 12 to 18 will play 18 holes each day, and 8 to 11 year-olds will play 9 holes each day. With tee times starting at 8 a.m. each morning, 12 to 18 year-old’s entry fee is $95, and 8 to 11-year-olds’ entry fee is $60, which includes green fees, food, refreshments, and trophies to winners in all divisions. With the assistance of the Emerald Cost Junior Golf Tour organization, tournament results for participating youth players will be sent to the National Junior Golf Scoreboard for ranking consideration. Beginner and intermediate players are also welcome.

Marvin DeBolt

Marvin DeBolt

This annual Junior Golf Tournament is named in honor of the tournament founder, Marvin DeBolt, publisher emeritus of the Northwest Florida Daily News. Entry deadline is noon on Saturday, July 7. Register here on-line at   For more information on ECCAC or volunteering at this event, call 850-833-9237, Ext. 256 or email Sponsorships are available, call (850) 863-1111, or email

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Later Event: July 24
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