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37th Junior North & South Championship

JULY 6 - 8, 2015


CHAMPIONSHIP INFORMATION

Boys Qualifier Results
Boys Pairings & Results

Girls Pairings & Results

Easton Paxton and Christina Parsells  (Photos by Thomas Toohey Brown)

Paxton, Parsells win 37th Junior North & South Amateurs at Pinehurst


ELIGIBILITY

Entries are open to male and female golfers who are between the ages of 15 and 18 (Ages as of July 6th).  Contestants must not have reached their nineteenth birthday by July 6, 2015, OR must not have started college. All applicants must conform to the USGA Rules of Amateur Status and meet the requirements of the USGA Gender Policy.

FORMAT

54-holes of stroke play will determine the Champion.  Play will be divided into two divisions: Boys and Girls. A full field will consist of 90 boys and 90 girls.


DATE LOCATION ACTIVITY

Sunday, July 5

Pinehurst No. 5 & No. 8

Practice Round

Sunday, July 5

Pinehurst Country Club

Player Dinner

Monday, July 6

Pinehurst No. 2
Pinehurst No. 8

Girls Rd. 1
Boys Rd. 1

Tuesday, July 7

Pinehurst No. 8
Pinehurst No. 5

Girls Rd. 2
Boys Rd. 2

Wednesday, July 8

Pinehurst No. 5
Pinehurst No. 2

Girls Rd. 3
Boys Rd. 3

ENTRY PROCESS

All applications, returned invitations, must be received by the entry deadline of 5:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time on Tuesday, May 26, 2015. ABSOLUTELY NO LATE ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED. Time limit for entries means time of receipt at the Pinehurst Tournament Office (not time entry is transmitted to Pinehurst.) Entries should be submitted early to allow ample time for delay or error in transmission. The risk of delay or error in transmission lies solely with the entrant and Pinehurst will have no liability with respect to any such delay or error and the consequences therefrom, including rejection of the entry.

Entry Fee: $185 (Payment information will be collected upon acceptance following the deadline). Withdrawals after entries close up to and including June 29, 2015 will be issued a refund minus a $30 processing fee.  Withdrawals after June 29, 2015 will not receive a refund except in cases of extenuating circumstances, which will be handled on a case-by-case basis. All refunds are at the discretion of the Championship Committee.


INVITATION/APPLICATION PROCESS

Invitations (Championship Exempt) *see below for more details   

  • Players meeting our exemption criteria will be invited to compete.
  • Players meeting exemption criteria will be accepted upon receipt of invitation/application.
    ·Players meeting these criteria will be guaranteed acceptance unless more than 90 exempt players accept invitations to compete. If this occurs, players will be  granted entry into the Championship based on their highest level of exemption status. (B1 precedes B2 so on and so forth).

Applications (Championship Non-Exempt)  

  • Players not meeting exemption criteria may formally apply via application.
  • Players are encouraged to send a playing resume along with their application to Tournaments@pinehurst.com. The resume along with various rankings will be used to determine the remaining players that are accepted.
    ·All decisions are at the discretion of the tournament committee and all decisions are final.

At Close of Entries

  • Invitations and applications are received, and processed.  The field is determined based off of the number of exempt players and selecting the best non-exempt players to complete the 90 player field.
  • A waitlist will be created for those not accepted and those on the list will be notified by mail of this position/order on the list.

CHAMPIONSHIP REGISTRATION

Championship registration will take place on Sunday, July 5, from 9:00 AM-4:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time at the Championship Registration Desk located at the Main Clubhouse. All contestants must register in person. Please make every attempt to register prior to playing practice rounds. **Failure to register without notification to the Tournament Office may result in the player forfeiting their spot in the event.**

PRACTICE ROUNDS/RANGE USAGE

The official practice round for the Championship is Sunday, July 5. Contestants will only be able to play practice rounds on No. 5 & No. 8. (additional information will be available following entry deadline). Green fees are included in the entry fee. Additional fees may apply if parents wish to rent a golf cart.

PLAYER DINNER

There will be a North & South Contestant Dinner in the Outlook Room at Pinehurst Country Club on Sunday July 5, from 6:30 to 8:30 PM.  All players are encouraged to attend.  Guests are welcome and you may purchase guest tickets at contestant registration. Please do not send money for guest tickets in advance.

CADDIES/CARTS

All contestants are required to carry their own bag for both practice and competitive rounds. Caddies are not permitted. Pull or push carts are also not permitted per club policy. Spectators may rent a golf cart for $35 per round based on availability. 

ACCOMMODATIONS

Entrants make their own reservations. Special discounted room rates are available at Pinehurst Resort for North & South Contestants. Call 1-844-281-9289 for more information.

CONDITIONS/SCHEDULES

The Pinehurst Tournament Office and Championship Committee reserves the right to alter any of the conditions, provisions, and/or schedules herein. The decision of the Pinehurst Tournament Office and Championship Committee in any matter will be final.

The Pinehurst Tournament Office may reject an entry application, revoke an accepted application, expel from the Championship and/or suspend a player from future championships if the player engages in conduct detrimental to the integrity and image of the game of golf. Such conduct may include, but is not limited to, damage to the golf course or the player’s equipment, verbal or physical abuse of spectators, officials, volunteers, or staff, blatant or excessive profanity, disorderly behavior, failure to abide by the rules, or any other unbecoming conduct.

INVITATION/EXEMPTION CRITERIA

Players in the following categories will be eligible for exemption into the 2015 Championship only. The Pinehurst Tournament office and Championship Committee reserves the right to revise any of the exemption categories. Exempt players who wish to participate in the Championship must file and entry.

37th Junior Boys North & South Amateur Championship
Invitation Criteria - Those still of age

Championship Qualifying Exemptions

B1

Past North and South Junior Champions

B2

All Exempt from Current U.S. Junior Amateur Championship

B3

2014 North and South Junior Boys Top 20

B4

2014 Donald Ross Jr. Championship Top 20 (15-18 Age Division)

B5

2014 Donald Ross Jr. Champion (Age 12 to 14) if 15 yrs. old by start of Championship

B6

Playing members of any Junior Ryder Cup Team

B7

2014 USGA Junior Amateur Match Play Qualifiers

B8

Carolinas Junior Champion past 2 years

B9

North Carolina Junior Champion past 2 years

B10

South Carolina Junior Match Play Champion/Junior Champion past 2 years

B11

Current Champion of any AJGA Invitational event (oldest division)

B12

IJGT Merit points leader as of May 1, 2014

B13

2014 Boy's Optimist Champions

B14

Golfweek Junior Tour Fall 2014 and Spring 2015 Point leaders

B15

Current Junior Champion of each state's oldest division excluding high school championships


Ranking Invitations

B16

Top 50 Golfweek Junior Boy's Rankings as of date of entry

B17

Top 50 Junior Golf Scoreboard Boy's Rankings as of date of entry

B18

PGA Junior Series top 20 (oldest division) and top 10 (younger division) in points for 2014 season

B19

Top 50 Polo Boy's Golf Rankings as of date of entry

B20

Top 20 CGA Junior Boy's Rankings as of date of entry

37th Girls North & South Amateur Championship
Invitation Criteria - Those still of age

Championship Qualifying Exemptions

G1

Past North and South Junior Champions

G2

All Exempt from Current U.S. Junior Amateur Championship

G3

2014 North and South Junior Girls Top 20

G4

2014 USGA Jr. Amateur Match Play qualifier

G5

Playing members of any Junior Solheim Cup Team

G6

Playing member of any Junior Ryder Cup Team

G7

North Carolina Junior Champion past 2 years

G8

South Carolina Junior Match Play Champion past 2 years

G9

Carolina's Junior Champion past 2 years

G10

Current Champion of any AJGA Invitational event (oldest division)

G11

IJGT Merit points leader as of May 1, 2015

G12

Optimist Champion

G13

Golfweek Junior Tour Fall 2014 and Spring 2015 Point leaders

G14

Current Junior Champion of each state's oldest division excluding high school championships


Ranking Invitations

G15

Top 50 Golfweek Junior Girl's Rankings as of date of entry

G16

Top 50 Junior Golf Scoreboard Girl's Rankings as of date of entry

G17

PGA Junior Series top 20 (oldest division) and top 10 (younger division) in points for 2014 season

G18

Top 50 Polo Girl's Golf Rankings as of date of entry

G19

Top 25 CGA Junior Girl's Rankings as of date of entry