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ELIGIBILITY: Entry is open to any male or female amateur golfer who has not reached their 19th birthday on or before July 29th, 2020. All players must be an amateur golfer as defined by the USGA, and must not have entered their first year of college.
REFUND POLICY: Any player who withdraws prior to the application deadline of Sunday, June 28th will receive their full entry fee refunded.
Players may gain entry into the 2020 Northern Junior Championship by one of the following ways:
1) By Meeting Entry Criteria and Completing Tournament Application
The first 65 Boys and 28 Girls applying by Sunday, June 28th who meet a category will be accepted. Should spots be available after June 28th, selections will be made on a weekly basis to applicants meeting a criteria until the field is complete.
International players or players with an exceptional playing resume who do not meet the listed criteria may request an At-Large invitation by completing an application form.
2) By Earning Spot through Local Qualifier
Two separate local qualifiers for the 2020 Northern Junior will be held. All applicants will be accepted on a strictly first-come, first-serve basis. A player may only compete in one qualifier.
Qualifier #1 – Monday, June 29th – Connecticut National Golf Club, Putnam, CT
Qualifier #2 – Thursday, July 16th – Whitney Farms Golf Course, Monroe, CT
Field Size & Breakdown
Boys Championship (81 Total Players)
65 Players earn entry based on entry criteria
12 Players earn entry via Open Qualifier
4 Players earn entry via Special Exemption determined by the Tournament Committee
Girls Championship (36 Total Players)
28 Players earn entry based on entry criteria
6 Players earn entry via Open Qualifier
2 Players earn entry via Special Exemption
Note 1: Players who apply to the Northern Junior Championship and successfully qualify for the Girls Junior PGA Championship July 28-31 in Port St. Lucie, Florida) will have their full entry fee refunded without penalty upon request of withdrawal.
Note 2: Players who gain entry into an AJGA event and choose to play the AJGA event instead will need to withdraw by July 5th to receive a full refund.