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67th Boys' Junior Amateur Championship

Innisbrook Resort & Golf Club - Copperhead and Island Courses
July 6-8, 2021
Entries Close: Wednesday, June 9th at 11:30 PM

Tournament Summary

Course Rotation: One round on each of the Copperhead and Island courses, with the final round on the Copperhead course

Format54 holes of gross stroke play

Eligibility Male Florida resident - junior golfer

Handicap:  Florida GHIN required (10.0 or less)

Entry Fee:  $175

Entry Priority

Exempt Players

Schedule of Events

Past Results

Championship Format

  • Regular (16-18) and Junior (13-15) Age Division
    • 54 holes of individual stroke play
    • All players play 18 holes on each course (Copperhead & Island) on Tuesday, July 6th and Wednesday, July 7th.
    • After 36 holes, the field will be cut to approximately the low 70 players & ties. The exact cut size for each division will be proportional to the number of players entered in each division.
    • The final 18 holes will be played on Thursday, July 8th on the Copperhead course. The lowest score for 54 holes will be the Champion.

Championship Field Size

  • Maximum of 168 players
  • Field size to consist of approximately 114 boys 16-18 & 54 boys 13-15

Championship Courses

  • Innisbrook Golf Club - Copperhead course (Main course)
  • Innisbrook Golf Club - Island course (second course)

Eligibility

  • Male amateur golfer
  • Florida Resident
  • Entrant must be no older than 18 as of the last day of the Championship and not attending college if graduated from high school. See exception here.
  • Entrant is not required to be a member of the FSGA.
  • All players must compete in the age division commensurate with their age as of the last day of the Championship. See the following exception:
    • Players 12 and under may play up to the 13-15 age division if they have been granted permission to play in the 13-15 age division of the Florida Junior Tour.

Entry Fees

$175 - Entry fee includes all competitive rounds of golf and tee gift. Late entries will be accepted subject to a $10 late fee should the entrant gain acceptance in to the field.

Entry Priority (first come first served based on priority criteria)

  • Previous Boys' Junior Champions (either age divisions)
  • Florida Junior Tour winner's since last year's Championship
  • Next 100 Junior Invitational Champion
  • All players who made the cut in last year's Boys' Junior Championship
  • Quarter-finalists from last year's Boys' Junior Match Play Championship (16-18 & 13-15)
  • Player's who qualified for last year's State Amateur Championship
  • Player's who qualified for last year's Florida Open Championship
  • Player's who qualified for last year's Amateur Match Play Championship
  • Top 100 in Florida's Junior Golf Scoreboard rankings as of close of entries
  • Qualified for one of last year's USGA Championships
  • Top 3 & ties from last year's FHSAA Golf finals
  • Top 30 & ties (16-18) and top 20 & ties (13-15) from last year's final FJT Points List
  • Top 30 & ties (16-18) and top 20 & ties (13-15) from current year's FJT Points List at close of entries
  • Top 100 & ties from last year's Boys' Player of the Year Points List
  • Top 1,000 & ties from last year's final World Amateur Golf Rankings

Any additional available spots and all alternate spots will be filled by (in this order):

  • Florida Junior Golf Scoreboard ranking (at close of entries)
  • Receipt of entry (first come first served)

Last Chance Qualifier
One last chance qualifier will be conducted on a date on Monday, June 21 for golfers that did not gain entry in to the championship field. Entries will be accepted on a first come, first serve basis. Entries will open on June 4th, 2020 at 8:00 AM.
Approximate Field Size
Boys 16-18 - 54 players for 10 spots
Boys 13-15 - 30 players for 5 spots  

The FSGA reserves the right to modify the entry process at any time.
The FSGA may hold an undisclosed number of spots for exceptional circumstances.

Course Set-Up

The golf course will be set-up at approximately:

  • 6,900 - 7,100 yards (Boys 16-18)
  • 6,600 - 6,800 yards (Boys 13-15)

Schedule of Events

Tuesday, July 6th

  • 6:30 AM - 9:00 AM - Registration - located near the clubhouse
  • 7:30 AM - 9:27 AM - Round one tee times off of #1 & #10 on the Copperhead and Island courses 

Wednesday, July 7th

  • 7:30 AM - 9:27 AM- Round two tee times off of #1 & #10 on the Copperhead and Island courses
  • After the completion of play, the field will be cut to approximately the low 70 players and ties. The exact cut size for each division will be proportional to the number of players entered in each division.

Thursday, July 8th

  • 7:30 AM - 9:27 AM Copperhead course - Final round tee times begin off of #1 and #10
  • Awards ceremony immediately following the completion of play

World & National Rankings 

The championship is ranked by the World Amateur Golf Ranking and Junior Golf Scoreboard.

AJGA Performance Based Entry (PBE)

Boys 16-18

  • Top five - Fully Exempt
  • Top ten finishers earn 12 performance stars
  • Top fifteen finishers earn 8 performance stars
  • Top twenty five finishers earn 4 performance stars

Boys 13-15

  • Winner receives 4 performance stars
  • Top 10% receive 1 performance star

Defending Champions

16-18 Champion - Kiko Francisco Coelho
13-15 Champion - Jack Turner

Click here for the previous year's results

Practice Round and Practice Facility  Information

Practice rounds are available on a space available basis. The price for a practice round is $25.00 + tax. Please call (727) 942-2000 to arrange your practice round. The proper place to practice your golf swing is on the driving range, hitting multiple shots on the course is unacceptable.

Practice Before & Between Rounds

A player may not practice on the competition course before or between rounds. Penalty for first breach: General Penalty. Penalty for second breach: Disqualification.

Exemptions Earned from this Tournament

Boys Junior (16 - 18)

Winner

  • Future Boys' Junior Championships (must meet age and eligibility requirements)
  • Current and next year's Amateur Match Play Championship
  • Next year's Amateur Championship
  • Next year's Florida Open

Top 10 and tied finishers

  • Next year's Boys' Junior Championship

Boys Junior (13 - 15)

Winner

  • Future Boys' Junior Championships (must meet age and eligibility requirements)
  • Next year's Amateur Championship

Top 10 and tied finishers

  • Next year's Boys' Junior Championship

Other Policies

  • Spectators and Spectator Cart Policy -  Click here.
  • Caddies - Caddies are not allowed.
  • Transportation - Players must walk and carry their bag (push carts are allowed).
  • Championship Pace of Play Policy - Click here.
  • Local Rules and Terms of Competition - Click here.
  • Championship Policies - Click here to read the withdrawal, dress code, and other policies.
  • Procedures for Alternates - Click here for information on how alternates may gain entry into this Championship.
  • Conditions/ Schedule - The FSGA Championships Committee/on-site Rules Committee reserves the right to alter any of the conditions, provisions and/or schedules. The decision of the Championships Committee/on-site Rules Committee in any matter will be final. 

Host Hotel

Click here for host hotel information

Directions

Innisbrook Golf Club
36750 US Highway 19 North
Palm Harbor, FL 34684

Click here for directions. 

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