2017 Junior Amateur

 

 

2017 Mississippi Boys and Girls Junior Amateur

 Old Waverly Golf Club

July 18-20, 2017

 

 

Format & Eligibility

Entry Procedure

Age Groups

The tournament is scheduled for 54-holes of stroke play for Divisions A, B, C, and and Girls 13-18 year old.  The tournament is scheduled for 27 holes of stroke play for Divisions D and E, and Girls 12 & under

 

You must be a resident of Mississippi to play in this event.

 

Participants are required to be an MJGA members for this event. Players are required to be Mississippi residents. The MS Junior Amateur Championship is open to all juniors 18 and under. Pairings will be assigned randomly and posted online.

 

Entry guidelines for MJGA events are as follows: 

  • Participants must be male or female  amateurs 18 years old or younger.

  • Participants must be bona fide residents of the state of Mississippi for at least 60 days prior to the first day of the tournament.

  • Participants must be a member of the Mississippi Junior Golf Association.

Entry Fee: $156

 

Online registration at: www.missgolf.org

 

Deadline for Entry: Thursday, July 13 at 12pm

 

Age Division Limits: When a division has reached capacity players will be placed on a waiting list.

Division A-45 players

Division B-30 players

Division C-21 players

Division D-9 players

Division E-9 players

Girls 13-15-9 players

Girls 16-18-9 players

Girls 10-12-6 players

Girls 9 & under-6 players

 

 

Refund Policy: If a player withdraws prior to the entry deadline, he/she will receive a refund, minus a $25 administrative fee. If a player withdraws after the entry deadline has passed, the player will not receive a refund.

 

Spectator carts are available on a first come first serve basis for $25.

18-Hole Divisions:

Boys Division A 16-18 year olds, Boys Division B 14-15 year olds: these groups will play from a tee measuring 6,600- 7,000 yards in total course length.  Boys Division C 12-13 year olds and Girls Division 13-18 year olds will play from a tee measuring 5,800-6,000 yards in total course length.

 

9-Hole Divisions:

Boys Division D 10-11 year olds and Girls Division D 10-12 will play 9 holes from the forward tees.  Girls and Boys Division E 9 and Under will play 9 holes from 100-300 yards per hole. A player may play up one age group if they desire. Once a player plays up in the older age division, he or she may not play down into the appropriate division for his or her age. This must be indicated when entering.

 

MJGA Tee Markers will be placed for the practice round on Monday, July 17.

Practice Round

Points & Exemptions

Host Accomodations at Old Waverly

A practice round is available for participants playing in the Junior Am and may be reserved by calling the golf shop.

 

Practice Round for 18 holes, $30

Practice Round for 9 holes, $15

Spectator carts for practice round and for the championship are $25.

 

Practice round tee times are available after 11:00 am on Monday, July 17.

 

Golf Shop: 662-494-8780

 

Points:

MJGA Points will be awarded to Mississippi Players who are MJGA members.

Junior Golf Scoreboard Points will be awarded to all participants.

 

MS State Amateur:

Top 5 Junior Am Boys (Division AB) are exempt into the following year State Amateur Championship.

 

AJGA:

AJGA stars will be awarded if field size requirements are met for the tournament.

Old Waverly Lodge

662-495-5485

lodge@oldwaverly.com

Junior Am Rate: $129 cottage room

$100 per room for a Villa

 

Please call the lodge to reserve and mention that you are registered for the Junior Am.

 

 

Rules and Regulations

All entrants agree to abide by all MJGA Rules and Regulations concerning dress codes, gentlemanly conduct on the Club premises and course beverage policies. Individuals may not bring beverages on the club premises. Contestants (and their caddies) are to observe proper golf etiquette at all times. Any abuse or disrespect of fellow competitors, officials, spectators, employees of the host facility, or other persons conducting or attending an MJGA sponsored event can be grounds for disqualification from the event and possible rejection of entry for future MJGA events. Such abuse may be verbal or physical or threat thereof and includes, but is not limited to: the use of obscene language, physical damage to property or equipment of the MJGA or host facility. Appropriate golf attire is required at all MGA events. This includes collared shirts with sleeves that must be properly tucked in at all times, walking shorts or slacks. The dress code of the host facility will prevail if there is any question. All MJGA Tournaments are soft spoke only events.