The 101st Junior Boys’ Champion will receive 4 Performance Stars for the AJGA Performance Based Entry System. The Junior Boys’ Runner-Up and Semifinalists will each receive 1 Performance Star.
18-hole individual stroke play qualifying on first day. Match play on second and third days. There will be two flights consisting of 16 players and both flights will play two matches each on the second and third days. Should there be a tie for 16th place in the Championship Flight, it will be decided by sudden-death playoff.
Open to junior boys from Member Clubs who are between 14-18 years of age, as long as they have not started their college career, and who have an Association handicap of 14.4 or lower. A player may not have reached his 19th birthday at midnight of the final day of the tournament. The "10 Score" eligibility requirement is waived for this event. Upon approval of the Executive Committee, a Junior-Junior may compete in the Junior Boys’ Championship.
AGE LIMIT min: 14 max: 18 HCP INDEX min: -6 max: 14.4
Entries are limited to the first 144 entries. Thirty-two juniors will qualify for match play. There will be two flights of 16. The previous year’s Junior Champion, if entered, will qualify automatically and take first position in match play. He may play for the medal prize, but his score will not affect his position in match play.
Practice rounds are not available for this event.
Groups of three for qualifying and twosomes for match play.
Normally beginning at 7:30 AM off #1 and #10 tee.
Automotive transportation is not permitted in this event. Players may carry their own bag or hire a caddie. Players may not use any relative over the age of 18 as a caddie during any phase of the competition.
Low gross for Qualifying.
Winner and runner-up in each flight.
For low gross - duplicate prizes will be awarded for qualifying. Ties in match play to go to sudden death playoff.
Sterling silver loving cup on double wooden base with sterling collars. Total height: 22 inches. Engraved with individual winners since 1917. (Original trophy retired by Meredith M. Jack after three consecutive wins in 1916. Renamed as the "Peg Burnett Trophy" in 1981.)