The Borck Memorial Junior Tournament is a professionally run junior golf tournament open by invitation to golfers aged 17 and under from the Greater Bridgeport/Fairfield area. This year’s tournament and dinner will be held at The Patterson Club.

About the Tournament

What are the goals of the tournament?
To promote friendly competition and to give young golfers experience playing in a professionally-run tournament.
How did the tournament get started?
The first tournament was held in July of 1970 in honor of junior golfer Jay Borck who had died the previous year of a cerebral hemorrhage—just one week after winning the Brooklawn Junior Tournament.
What is the tournament format?
The first day is a qualifying round at stroke play. The second and third days are match play. Winners are announced on Wednesday. There is a dinner for all participants and their guests on Monday evening.

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About Participation

How do I participate?
Participation in The Borck Memorial is by invitation. Golfers interested in participating are encouraged to speak with their golf pro or review the information here.
Who is eligible to participate?
Participation is open to boys and girls ages 17 and under.
How much does it cost to participate?
The tournament and dinner are free to all participating golfers.

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About The Dinner

What is the dinner?
The dinner is an opportunity for contestants to meet in a semi-formal environment. The scholarship winner will be announced during the dinner. Jacket and tie are required for boys, and attendance is mandatory. This year’s dinner will be held at The Patterson Club.
Can competitors invite guests to the dinner?
Yes. The cost for parents and guests to attend is $50 per person. We recommend making reservations well in advance, due to the popularity of the event. Dinner reservations can be made by sending a check, payable to The Borck Family Foundation, to
The Borck Family Foundation
c/o Stephanie Kirik
Brody Wilkinson PC
2507 Post Road
Southport, CT 06890-1259

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About This Year’s Tournament

When will the tournament take place?
The tournament takes place annually in July. Please take note of the following dates for this year’s tournament:
  • Tournament Registration Deadline
    Sunday, July 15, 2018, 5:00pm
  • Qualification at Stroke Play
    Monday, July 30, 2018
  • Borck Memorial Dinner
    Monday, July 30, 2018, 6:30pm
  • Match Play
    Tuesday, July 31 & Wednesday, August 1, 2018
  • Semi-Finalist Luncheon with The Borck Tournament Committee
    Wednesday, August 1, 2018, 11:30am
  • Presentation of Trophies
    Wednesday, August 1, 2018
Starting times and pairings will be published in the Connecticut Post on Sunday, July 29, 2018 and on the website.
Where does the tournament take place?
Each year, a different facility hosts The Borck Junior Tournament, giving contestants an opportunity to play some of Fairfield County’s best public and private courses.
This year’s tournament and dinner will be held at The Patterson Club:
The Patterson Club
1118 Cross Highway
Fairfield, CT. 06824
Ph: (203) 259-5244
We remind our contestants that they are guests at our host facilities. Smooth out footprints in bunkers, repair all ball marks on greens, replace divots and show consideration for your fellow competitors.

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About the Scholarship

Does the foundation award a scholarship?
Yes. Please visit our scholarship page for more information.
Where can I go if I have more questions?
Your golf professional should be able to answer most of your questions, but you are also welcome to send inquiries to the Tournament Director.

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