Junior Amateur Championship


Crumpin-Fox Club | August 19 - 22 2019
Bernardston, MA

Entry Fee: $100.00

Entries Open:  2/7/2019 10:00:00 AM thru 6/13/2019 5:00:00 PM

REGISTRATION CLOSED
 Qualifiers: 
EXEMPT ONLY - Crumpin-Fox Club   
6/25 - Tuesday - Southers Marsh Golf Club   
6/27 - Thursday - Amherst Golf Club   
6/27 - Thursday - Ould Newbury Golf Club   
6/27 - Thursday - Bayberry Hills GC   
7/2 - Tuesday - Dudley Hill Golf Club   
7/8 - Monday - Lexington Golf Club   

Eligibility: Entries are open to amateur golfers who have an active Mass Golf/GHIN Handicap Index at any public, private, semi-private, municipal or non-real estate Mass Golf member course/club and who have reached their 14th birthday and will not reach their 19th birthday by midnight August 22, 2019.
Entry Procedures: Entries and fully paid entry fees must be received through the Mass Golf Online Entry process by 5:00pm EST on the published entry deadline.
Format: Competition will be in two stages;

1. Sectional Qualifying - 18 Holes at Stroke Play (For all except Exempt entrants).
2. Championship Proper - 36 Holes at Stroke Play followed by Match Play (16 Qualifiers)
Field: The Championship Proper field is limited to 120 players (approx; based on qualifying ties).

2019 Exemptions (Upon receipt of the online registration and fee, the players in the following categories are exempt from Sectional Qualifying);
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Schedule: Sectional Qualifying - June 24 - July 11

Championship Proper
Round 1 - August 19 (18 Holes)
Round 2 - August 20 (18 Holes)
***The low 16 scorers will advance to Match Play on August 21. A tie for the final qualifying places will be determined by a hole-by-hole playoff.

Match Play - General Numeric Draw will be used. For purposes of determining places in the draw, ties in qualifying rounds will be decided by the order in which scores are returned, except that places of those participating in a play-off will be determined by performance in the play-off and if necessary, a blind draw.

Round of 16 (AM) - August 21
Quarterfinals (PM) - August 21
Semifinals (AM) - August 22
Finals (PM) - August 22 (18 Holes)
In the event of a tied match, (a) the winner shall be decided immediately by a hole-by-hole play-off, and (b) the stipulated round is deemed to extend to as many holes as are required for a match to be won.
Caddies &
Automotive
Transportation: 
Players are not permitted to use caddies or automotive transportation during Sectional Qualifying or Championship Proper.
Food/Beverage:  A complimentary luncheon will be provided for all competitors on all championship days.
Starting Times: Qualifying Round Starting Times & Player Information will be emailed to all competitors shortly after the close of entries.
Championship Proper Starting Times & Player Information will be emailed to all competitors shortly after the last qualifying.
Prizes: The Junior Amateur Champion (14-18) will be presented the Charles E. Mason Trophy. The Pre-Junior Champion (14-15) will be presented the Joseph M. Batchelder Memorial Trophy as the low 36 Hole scorer at the conclusion of stroke play. There will be no play-off for the Pre-Junior Champion, co-champions will be recognized. Merchandise certificates will be awarded to the 16 Match Play Qualifiers and are only redeemable at the host site(s).
Trophy: The Junior Amateur Champion (14-18) will be presented the Charles E. Mason Trophy.
The Pre-Junior Champion (14-15) will be presented the Joseph M. Batchelder Memorial Trophy.
Spectator/Parent
 Policy: 
Please adhere to the Mass Golf Junior Spectator/Parent Policy.
Addt'l Info: Courtesy practice privileges are at the discretion of the host club(s).

Click here to view Mass Golf additional Policies & Procedures

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Withdrawal/Refund Policy
Competitors, who have submitted an entry for a Mass Golf event and wish to withdraw for any reason, MUST notify the Mass Golf office in writing (e-mail is acceptable and encouraged) or by phone. Entry fee will be refunded less a $20 administrative fee, regardless of reason, if Mass Golf is notified in writing or by phone seven days prior to each event (Championship, or Qualifier). Entry fee will be refunded less 50% for any withdrawals received less than seven days prior to each event. No refund will be processed for a withdrawal notification that is received on the scheduled date of an event (Championship or Qualifier).

If you have any questions or issues regarding this event, please contact Kevin Eldridge (774-430-9103 or keldridge@massgolf.org).

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