Illinois Junior Golf Association & Mid-American Jr Golf Tours

The Illinois Junior Golf Association holds two levels of tournaments that can earn AJGA exemptions; the Tournaments Players Series Events and the IJGA Championships. The Mid-American Junior Golf Tour is for the upper tier junior golfer residing in the IJGA region. Events for this part of the tour are specifically designed for a high level of competition as well as national exposure for young hopefuls. It is important that golfers review the expectations for each tour in order to determine which level of events are right for you.

Mid-American Junior Golf Tour Schedule

2013 Tournament Information:
Tournament Fee: Varies, $185-$260
Application Deadline:Typically 1 week prior to tournament
Practice Round:Typically the day before the tournament
Boys Division: ages 13-18
Girls Division: ages 13-18
Format:36-54 Hole, Stroke Play
Field Size: Typically 99 players

Championship Yardage
Men’s Yardage: Varies, 6,500-6,900
Men’s Rating/Slope: Varies, TBD
Women’s Yardage: Varies, 5,800-6,200
Women’s Rating/Slope: Varies, TBD

MyGolfPros Tour Tidbits
* Golfers must be a Playing Member.
* Even though the IJGA hosts MAJGT events, membership to the MAJGT is also required to play in their tournaments. A dual membership at $250 is available.
* Visit both sites in order to decide which membership and events are right for you based on your current level of play.
* Tournament Players divisions include the Boys Division ages 14-18 and the Girls Division ages 14-18.
* Championship events are for IJGA Playing Members who meet the following criteria: Boys 18 and under and are residents of the state of Illinois. Girls Match Play Championship- open on first come-first serve basis. Boys Only- exempt through a previous Qualifier.

Entry Criteria/Exemptions:
If (A) is above next to tournament, exemptions are:
Girls and Boys Champion = 2 Exemptions
Boys Top 5 = 1 Exemption
Boys Top 10 = 1 Performance Star
Girls Top 3 = 1 Exemption

If (B) is above next to tournament, exemptions are:
Girls and Boys Champion = 1 Exemption
Boys Top 5 = 1 Performance Star

If (C) is above next to tournament, exemptions are:
Boys and Girls Champion = 1 Exemption
Boys Top 5 = 1 Performance Star
Girls Top 3 = 1 Performance Star

Jr. State Championship
Boys Champion = 3 Exemptions
Boys Top 5 = 2 Exemptions
Boys Top 10 = 1 Exemption

Chick Evans
Boys Champion = 2 Exemptions
Boys Top 4 = 1 Exemption
Boys Top 8 = 1 Performance Star

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