2019 Mississippi Junior Amateur
Tunica National Golf Club
Entry Fee: $150 ($156 for credit or debit)
Entry Deadline: Monday, July 15, 2019 at 12pm, noon
Format and Eligibility
The tournament is scheduled for 54-holes of stroke play (18 holes each day) for Divisions A, B, C, and Girls 13-18 years old. The tournament is scheduled for 27-holes of stroke play (9 holes each day) for Divisions D and E, and Girls 12 & under.
You must be a resident of Mississippi to play in this event.
Particpants are required to be a MJGA member for this event. To register for a membership, go to Online Registration and choose the membership labeled "MJGA Junior Member." The MS Junior Amateur Championship is open to all juniors 18 and under that reside in the state of Mississippi. 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.
Championship Week Schedule
Sunday, July 21 - Practice Round
Monday, July 22 - Round 1
Tuesday, July 23 - Round 2
Wednesday, July 24 - Round 3
Awards will be presented following the completion of play for each division.
Pairings for Round One will be posted Friday, July 19 by 4pm.
To schedule a practice round, please call the Tunica National Golf Club pro shop at 662-357-0777.
Deadline for Entry: Monday, July 15 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 16-18 - 9 players
Girls 13-15 - 9 players
Girls 10-12 - 6 players
Girls 9 & under - 6 players
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. This must be indicated when entering.
A practice round is available for participants playing in the Junior Amateur and may be reserved by calling the golf shop at 662-357-0777. Practice round tee times are available on Sunday, July 21.
Spectator carts for practice round and for the championship are $25.
Points and Exemptions
MJGA Points will be awarded to Mississippi Players who are MJGA members.
Junior Golf Scoreboard Points will be awarded to all particpants.
MS State Amateur:
Top 5 Junior Am Boys (Division AB) are exempt into the following year State Amateur Championship.
AJGA stars will be awarded if field size requirements are met for the tournament.
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.