Randy Watkins Junior
Lake Caroline Golf Club
October 12 - 13
Registration Deadline: Monday, October 7 at 12pm (noon)
Entry Fee: $124 (18-hole divisions); $103 (9-hole divisions)
Format and Eligibility
The tournament is scheduled for 36-holes, individual stroke play (18 holes each day) for Divisions A, B, C, and Girls 13-18. The tournament is scheduled for 18-holes individual stroke play (9 holes each day) for Divisions D, E, Girls 12 and under and Girls 9 and under.
The tournament is open to all junior golfers and no other membership is required. You are NOT required to be a resident of Mississippi.
Friday, October 11 - Practice Rounds
- Please call Lake Caroline to reserve a tee time, 601-853-4023
Saturday, October 12 - Round 1
- Player Banquet at the Madison Performance Healthplex 6-8pm
- Casual Attire: Golf Shirt and Shorts are Acceptable
Sunday, October 13 - Round 2
- Awards presentation following play
Randy Watkins Junior players will play in the division based on his or her age as of June 1, 2020. Points will be awarded toward the 2020 Player of the Year season.
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.
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 division, he or she may not play down into the appropriate division for his or her age.
A practice round is available for registered players on Friday, October 11. Please call Lake Caroline to reserve a tee time, 601-853-4023
Points and Exemptions
2020 Gator Invitational: Up to 2 Exemptions to the 2020 Gator Invitational, hosted by the Country Club of Jackson, will be given. Overall Boys Champion (ages 14-18) is guaranteed an exemption, as well as the lowest posted score by a Mississippi native from the same boys division.
Points: MJGA Points will be awarded for the 2020 season for MJGA Player of the Year points. Participants will play in the division based on his or her age on June 1, 2020.
AJGA: For the 2019 Randy Watkins Junior the following division(s) will receive AJGA points based on final results:
Boys Overall (14-18) - 1st Place = 2 stars, 2nd-5th Place = 1 star
If a player withdraws prior to the entry deadline he/ she will receive a full refund, minus a $25 administration fee deducted from the entry fee (amount not including processing fee). If a player withdraws after the entry deadline has passed, the player will not receive a refund.
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.