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2021 Junior PGA Championship Qualifier

Bedford Valley Golf Club – June 17-18, 2021

Registration will open March 1st at 9:00am

2021 Player Information

2021 Yardages we will be using roughly the same yardages from the 2020 competition.

If you are registering more than one child for this event you will need to create separate accounts with different email addresses.

If you are a PGA member you will need to use a completely separate email address to register your child. (Do not log into your bluegolf account, do not use the same email as your Bluegolf account) 


Boys Registration Here Registration Opens March 1st at 9:00am

Boys Eligibility: Please note all players must meet eligibility criteria (must be 18 years or younger as of July 15, 2021, must have amateur status according to the USGA/R&A, is not a full-time college student). You must also be a Michigan resident.


Girls Registration Here  Registration Opens March 1st at 9:00am

Girls Eligibility: Please note all players must meet eligibility criteria (must be 18 years or younger as of July 30, 2021, must have amateur status according to the USGA/R&A, is not a full-time college student). You must also be a Michigan resident.

Women’s GAM Amateur: If would like to play in both the Women’s am the Junior PGA Championship, you will need to register for both events before the player registration deadlines.
If you qualify for the match play, you will have 48 hours after the Women’s Am to request a refund and WD from the Junior PGA Championship. You would have until the end of June 20th to request a refund.


State Championship Information

Date: Thursday-Friday, June 17-18, 2021

Site: Bedford Valley Golf Club, Battle Creek, MI
23161 Waubascon Rd, Battle Creek, MI 49017
(269) 965-3385

Entry Fee:
Ages 12 & under – $55 (18 holes DAY 1 ONLY)
Ages 13 – 18 – $110 (36 holes, 18 holes each day)

Entry Deadline: June 10, 2021

Eligibility: Open to all boys and girls that are Michigan residents.

Once you register through BlueGolf, you will immediately be placed into Eligibility Pending. All players will be individually approved by staff. All Boys 13-18 will play from the same tees and all Girls 13-18 will play from the same tees.

Covid-19 Protocol: We will continuously update the Covid-19 rules as the year progresses, here are our guidelines as we stand in January of 2021.

  • Players may ONLY check-in & warm up 45 minutes before their start time
  • Mask must be properly worn at registration, scoring, and inside the facility at all times.
  • Please bring a mask & hand sanitizer. We will have some hand sanitizer on property
  • Two spectators per player on property- Immediate family only
  • There will be NO on-course water, please bring enough water for yourself.

Age Groups: All players 13-18 will be competing for the overall National Championship. The top two players, 13-18 will advance to the National Championship

There are two sub age groups, 13-15 and 16-18. These are determined by the players age as of July 15, 2021. Players do not select their sub-age group. Sub age groups are used to pair the players for round 1. Round 2 will be re-paired by score. We will give awards in the overall category, 13-18 and the sub age groups 13-15 and 16-18.

Approximate Yardage:
Boys – 6600 yards
Girls – 5800 yards

Divisions for Awards: Trophies will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd in the following divisions:
Boys 16-18 | Boys 13-15 | Boys 12& Under
Girls 16-18 | Girls 13-15 | Girls 12 & Under

We will also award Trophies to the Champion and Runner-Up for the overall 13-18 division.

Players 13-18 will be competing together for the overall State Champion title
Players will be paired within their sub age division for round 1 and repaired by score for round 2.

Alternates 
New to 2021 the Section will be designating two ordered alternates during Michigan Junior PGA Championship.
Openings caused by the withdrawal or non-entry of any of the 45th Boys Junior PGA Championship or 45th Girls
Junior PGA Championship players who qualified to play in his or her respective Junior PGA Championship through
exemptions A-2, A-3 or A-4, will be filled exclusively from an alternate list determined by the section where that
player qualified.

  • Each Section must designate two (2) ordered alternates during their Section Junior PGA Championship
    qualifiers.
  • If the Section exhausts their alternate list, then that open spot will be filled from an alternate list determined
    by the Championship Committee.
  • Openings caused by the withdrawal or non-entry of any of the Boys Junior PGA Championship players after
    Tuesday, July 6th will be filled using an on-site alternate list created by the Championship Committee.
  • Openings caused by the withdrawal or non-entry of any of the Girls Junior PGA Championship players after
    Tuesday, July 20th will be filled using an on-site alternate list created by the Championship Committee

2021 National Championship Dates

45th Boys Junior PGA Championship: Monday, July 12th – Thursday, July 15th, 2021 at Kearney Hills Golf Links in Lexington, KY

45th Girls Junior PGA Championship: Tuesday, July 27th – Friday, July 30th, 2021 at Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, KY

 

 

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Boys/Girls PBE Stars Chart will be announced soon

 

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Results will be posted to the Junior Golf Scoreboard 

For more information, please call the Section Office 517-641-7421 or email Chelsea Guoynes – cguoynes@michiganpga.com