The month of May is time to start getting ready for summer! One way to do that is by enjoying world class tennis and golf tournaments with your kids to get them excited for upcoming TGA camps! Watching professional athletes play and sharing in the excitement may also indicate their interest level for a variety of sports.
There are several championships being contested in tennis and golf this month, and as athletes put in final preparations for the Olympics, competition is going to be epic. Tennis is great to watch live and on TV, there is so much action, and with so many talented players it is easy to find one to route for during a tournament. Meanwhile, the two golf championships will provide countless examples of skill, course management, etiquette, and talent. While golf moves slower than tennis in live action, a good way to keep kids engaged is to hold a putting contest in your living room while watching it on TV. Or watching a summary of the day’s action during a network sports round up, and then taking the family to a putting green for practice.
PGA CHAMPIONSHIP (MAY 20-23)
The PGA Championship is one of the four major golf tournaments, meaning it brings together the best golfers from around the world for four days of competitive golf.
Collin Morikawa will defend his 2020 title in Kiawah Island, South Carolina.
THE FRENCH OPEN (MAY 24 – JUNE 13)
Also known as Roland-Garros, this clay court tournament is one of the four tennis Grand Slams. Men and women will compete in singles, doubles, and mixed doubles events.
Fan favorite Roger Federer is aiming to compete at the French Open after his latest comeback, while Rafael Nadal and Iga Swiatek are the reigning singles champions.
US WOMEN’S OPEN (JUNE 3-6)
Over 150 women will head to San Francisco, CA to take part in one of the five major women’s golf tournaments.
Defending champion, A Lim Kim will attempt to retain her US Women’s Open title against a tough field of competitors.
If your junior athlete is inspired to play after tuning into any of these events, TGA is here to help you out! Find your closest TGA chapter view upcoming programs and join in on the fun.