BERKS COUNTY GOLF ASSOCIATION
ENTRY FEE: 13-18 years of age: $40 per player. 7-12 years of age: $20 per player.
ELIGIBILITY: The Junior Amateur Championship is open to male and female golfers who; 1) will be 7 to 18 years of age by the date of the tournament and 2) who are either children of members of a Member Club belonging to the Berks County Golf Association or whose parents/guardians are residents of Berks County.
FIELD LIMIT: 60 Players
COMPETITION: The Overall Junior Amateur Championship will be played over 27 holes of Stroke Play with the lowest total score determining the individual champion. There will be six age group divisions of competition: 7-8, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14, 15-16 & 17-18. Depending on the number of female entries, there may be a separate division for young women.
FORMAT: The Overall Junior Amateur Championship will be a 27 hole stroke play competition. The 7-8 & 9-10 age groups will play 6 holes and the 11-12 group will play 9 holes, all other players will play 18 holes in the morning. The 17-18 age division will play from tees of approximate 5400-5600 yards. The 15-16 and the 13-14 age divisions will play from tees of approximate 5100-5300 yards. The fields will be reduced to the low 40% of the players and ties after the morning round. In case of a tie for the lowest score at the conclusion of the 27 holes, a ‘Sudden Death’ playoff will be used to determine the Overall Junior Champion and the Top Place finishers in the 15-16 and 13-14 age divisions. *NOTE: Players who are 13-16 years of age who wish to compete for the “Overall” Junior Championship must indicate this desire in writing and will play from the 17-18 age division tees (see above). Proof of playing ability may be required prior to approval. Players who are 13-16 years of age who wish to compete for the “Overall” Championship will not be eligible for recognition in the lower age divisions.