Florida Junior Tour

The Florida Junior Tour was formed by the highly notable Florida State Golf Association.FJT gives juniors the opportunity to play some of the best courses in Florida. The yardage, rating and slope are ranked with collegiate level distances.  The tour provides affordable, high-level tournaments in Florida for golfers regardless if they reside in the state of Florida.

2013 Tournament Information:
Tournament Fee: $95-$165
Application Deadline: Typically 5-6 weeks in advance of tournament
Practice Round: Typically the day before tournament starts
Boys Division: 13-18
Girls Division: 13-18
Format: 36-54 Hole, Stroke Play
Field Size: Varies, Typically 84

Championship Yardage:
Men’s Yardage: varies, 6,700-,7000
Men’s Rating/Slope: varies, 72.6-74.5/127-141
Women’s Yardage: varies 5,900-6,200
Women’s Rating/Slope:varies 74.4-75.9/127-146

MyGolfPros Tour Tidbits
* Golfers may choose to play up into older aged events if they win a younger aged event
* Golfers who play up may play in both divisions, but end of year points are based seperately
* Golfers between the ages of 13-18 who are currently enrolled in high school and have not yet started college are eligible to participate in any FJT events.
* FJT events are typically 36 hole tournaments with an 84 player field (66 boys and 18 girls).
* FJT events are held primarily on the weekends. Two rounds of 18 holes each are played over Saturday and Sunday.
* It is the goal of the tour that players are able to travel to the site Saturday morning and play through without compromising time at school.
* Reduced or Free entry into tournaments is available for those who qualify based on financial need.

Entry Criteria/Exemptions:
36-Hole Events
Boys 16-18 Champion = 1 Exemption
Boys 16-18 Top 5 = 1 Performance Star
Girls 16-18 Champion = 1 Exemption
Girls 16-18 Top 3 = 1 Performance Star
Boys 13-15 Champion = 1 JAS Exemption
Girls 13-15 Champion = 1 JAS Exemption

54-Hole Majors
Boys 16-18 Champion = 2 Exemptions
Boys 16-18 Top 5 = 1 Exemption
Boys 16-18 Top 10 = 1 Performance Star
Girls 16-18 Champion = 2 Exemptions
Girls 16-18 Top 3 = 1 Exemption
Girls 16-18 Top 5 = 1 Performance Star
Boys 13-15 Top 5 = 1 JAS Exemption

Boys Junior Championship
Boys 16-18 Champion = 3 Exemptions
Boys 16-18 Top 5 = 2 Exemptions
Boys 16-18 Top 10 = 1 Exemption
Boys 16-18 Top 15 = 1 Performance Star
Boys 13-15 Top 5 = 1 JAS Exemption

Junior Match Play Championship
Boys 16-18 Champion = 2 Exemptions
Boys 16-18 Top 4 (Quarterfinals) = 1 Exemption
Boys 16-18 Top 8 (Semifinals) = 1 Performance Star
Girls 13-18 Champion = 2 Exemptions
Girls 13-18 Runner Up = 1 Exemption
Girls Top 4 (Quarterfinals) = 1 Performance Star
Boys 13-15 Top 4 (Quarterfinals) = 1 JAS Exemption

Points List
Boys 16-18 Top 20 = 1 Exemption
Girls 16-18 Top 10 = 1 Exemption
Boys 13-15 Top 5 = 1 JAS Exemption
Girls 13-15 Top 3 = 1 JAS Exemption

Please link to the following website for more information about the Florida Junior Tour.