KISSIMMEE, FL - The stage is set for an extraordinary showcase of golfing prowess as the highly anticipated 2023 Junior Tour Powered by Under Armour World Championship kicks off from July 18 to 23, 2023. Taking place at the prestigious golf courses at Reunion Resort in Kissimmee, Florida, this thrilling event will bring together over 550 young athletes from 40 different countries, competing across various age divisions for boys and girls ranging from ages 6 to 18.
The Junior Tour Powered by Under Armour World Championship has established itself as the pinnacle of junior golf, providing a platform for rising stars to exhibit their exceptional skills on an international stage. With participants hailing from around the globe, this event represents a truly diverse and inclusive gathering of talent, highlighting the sport's universal appeal.
"We are thrilled to welcome the more than 500 athletes from 35 different countries to Kissimmee for this golf world championship event," said Jessica Beers, Executive Director of Kissimmee Sports Commission. "The Under Armour World Championship not only showcases the incredible talent of these young athletes but also fosters a sense of camaraderie and friendship among participants from diverse backgrounds. Hosting this event in Kissimmee provides an opportunity to celebrate the future of golf while embracing the vibrant spirit of our community."
“We are thrilled to be returning to Reunion Resort to host this event which brings together junior golfers from over 35 countries,” said Carlos M. Rodriguez, Tournament Director. “This prestigious event not only showcases the incredible diversity and skill of the next generation of golfers, but it also brings along their families and spectators from around the world and promises to have a significant economic impact on the region which is something that we at the tour take seriously in our partnership with our host venues and cities. We are extremely proud of the success of this event in only its second year and the power of sports to unite nations and drive positive economic growth,” added Rodriguez.
The Kissimmee Sports Commission is a brand extension that falls under Experience Kissimmee, the tourism sales and marketing authority for Osceola County. The Kissimmee Sports Commission pursues and attracts amateur sports, both traditional and non-traditional, as well as other high-profile sporting events to the Kissimmee destination. They provide the variety of accommodations, sports facilities, and tools and services needed for a memorable and successful event.
"We are excited to showcase our golf courses to athletes from around the world," said Tyler Weyant, Director of Sports Development at Kissimmee Sports Commission. "The Junior Tour Powered by Under Armour World Championship provides an incredible opportunity for these young golfers to test their skills on our award-winning courses. We also encourage athletes, parents and spectators to take some time and enjoy all that makes Kissimmee a unique tourism destination.”
To find out more about the 2023 Junior Tour Powered by Under Armour World Championship, please visit the official website at https://www.uagolftour.com/page/show/7697009-worlds-summer-2023.
About Experience Kissimmee:
Experience Kissimmee is the official tourism authority for Osceola County, Florida. Located at the heart of Central Florida, Kissimmee is 25 minutes from Orlando International Airport (MCO), minutes from world-famous theme parks and attractions, and nestled in carefully preserved outdoor spaces so visitors can reconnect with nature. Also known as the Vacation Home Capital of the World®, Kissimmee has sprawling resorts with thousands of options ranging from two-bedroom condominiums to 15-bedroom mansions.
Experience Kissimmee Communications Department