Kelly Gibson Junior Golf Tour

Annual Awards Banquet

2021 Annual Awards Banquet


The Kelly Gibson Foundation, along with its community partners, awarded $59,000 in college scholarships to twenty-six (26) deserving recipients.

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2021 Scholarship Recipients 

The 2021 Annual Awards Banquet presented by Alvarez & Marsal was held on Tuesday, August 3rd, at Tchefuncta Country Club. We recognized our Sponsors, Proud Partners, and Scholarship Program recipients.



At the end of each summer, participants of the Kelly Gibson Junior Golf Tour are invited to our Annual Awards Banquet. 

Created in 2009, this annual event is a way to honor our tour players and all of their accomplishments both on and off the golf course. 


Raising Cane's 

Player of the Year Awards

2021 Raising Cane's Players of the Year

The Player of the Year in each age division is the player who earns the most combined points from KGJGT Tournaments. Winners of eligible age divisions earn an invitation to the Allstate Sugar Bowl Tommy Moore Memorial Junior Golf Championship.

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Charlie Knox Sportsmanship Awards

Each year, the Kelly Gibson Junior Golf Tour along with the New Orleans Golf Association (NOGA) awards the Charlie Knox Sportsmanship Awards.  Named after Charlie Knox, a former NOGA president and chairman of the junior committee, these awards are given to one male and one female KGJGT member that consistently portrayed excellent sportsmanship and an attitude that positively impacted other tour members.

Congratulations to Kaitlyn Burnett and Brandon Fuselier for being the 2021 Charlie Knox award winners! 

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Dr. John & Helen Moore

Distinguished Service Award

Established in 2015 and named after Dr. John & Helen Moore, this award is given to an individual who has dedicated their life to growing and devloping the game of golf in the New Orleans area.  


The Kelly Gibson Foundation is proud to recognize Duane Lorio as the 2021 Dr. John & Helen Moore Distinguished Service Award recipient.

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