Kelly Gibson Junior Golf Tour

Annual Awards Banquet


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. 


2021 Annual Awards Banquet

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


Scholarship Awards


The Kelly Gibson Foundation, along with its community partners, awarded $60,000 in college scholarships to twenty-two (22) deserving recipients. Click on the button below to view our

2020 Scholarship Recipients 

Raising Cane's 

Player of the Year Awards

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 and a Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers gift card and goodie bag.

Boys 7-10: Augustin Gros

Girls 7-13: Kenley Archer

Boys 11-13: Hunter McDermott 

Boys 14-15: Morgan Hebert 

Girls 14-17: Sarah Meral

Boys 16-17: Riley Hnatyshyn

Girls 18-22: Reese Drezins

Boys 18-22: Grayson Glorioso


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 Abigail Achord and George Birdrow for being the 2020 Charlie Knox award winners! 

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 the New Orleans Golf Association volunteers as the 2020 Dr. John & Helen Moore Distinguished Service Award recipients.