South West Montana Junior Golf Tour

Mission Statement

The Butte Junior Golf Foundation was founded in 2006 by Bob & Donna Wengel and is a registered 501(c)3 non-profit corporation headquartered in Butte, Montana.  Its purpose is to provide a vehicle in which to champion Junior Golf in Butte, Silver Bow County and Southwest Montana, by raising awareness of Golf through conducting fundraisers, golf tournaments, junior golf tours, clinics and camps.  These activities will tout the importance of 'Character Education' in which kids learn Respect, Courtesy, Responsibility and other core values.  In the process, kids will be taught golf etiquette, learn golf rules, be exposed to competition and be given a knowledge and respect for the game of Golf.  We can accomplish all of this and more through achievement of the following GOALS:


  • FOSTER Community Interest in Junior Golf Programs;
  • EDUCATE our Junior Golfers on the Rules of Golf;
  • INSTILL in our Junior Golfers the proper Etiquette and Manners of the Game;
  • TEACH Junior Golfers Behavioral Life Skills;
  • INTRODUCE Golf in the Junior and Senior High School levels;
  • AWARD College Scholarships to our junior golfers, with the required GPA, who possess those attributes listed above;
  • RALLY Community Action and Participation to this “Sport of a Lifetime!” and
  • RE-ESTABLISH High School Golf Prominence in Butte, Montana.