Contact Us

The Pepsi-Titan Little Peoples Golf Championship Week is Here

Michael Cohen/Getty Images

The year was 1974 and 174 golfers were about to tee off in the inaugural Little Peoples Golf Championship.  Little did Nan Ryan , the Executive Director and Founder of the event think that the event would still be going strong some 40 years later.

Back in 1974, forty-five of the field of 174 golfers were from Quincy, the rest traveled from all over the country and Canada to come play in Quincy which enhanced the city’s economy through the hotels and restaurant usage of those players and their families.  The tournament is now called the Pepsi-Titan Little Peoples Golf Championship thanks to their sponsorship of the event.

In 2000 the tourney reached a pinnacle with 922 golfers and has seen a slow decline ever since.  The reason being there are now more junior tournaments all over the country scattering those junior golfers to other locales. Despite, the decline, the Little Peoples Golf Championship is still considered one of the best in the country and is certainly a vital part of this city’s economy.

Hat’s off to Nan Ryan for having the vision 40 years ago to start a wonderful event. For a great article on the Pepsi-Titan Little Peoples Golf Championship check out the Sunday sports section of the Quincy Herald Whig.

Best of Y101

Recommended For You

Around the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://y101radio.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for Y101 Rewards quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive Y101 Rewards contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.