Boys Invitation Criteria

The Boys Junior PGA Championship is a major junior golf championship that hosts the best junior golfers in the world. All players must earn an invitation to compete in the Junior PGA Championship. The invitation criteria is listed below: 

A) PGA of America Events:

A-1) Top 10 Eligible, 2019 Junior PGA Championship

A-2) Champion, 2020 PGA Section Championship*

  *Please click HERE for PGA Section Championship Information

B) National Junior Events:

B-1) Champion, Runner-up and Semifinalists

USGA Junior Amateur (2019)

B-2) Champion and Runner-up

The Junior PLAYERS Championship (2019)

Bobby Chapman Junior Invitational (2019)

Rolex Tournament of Champions (2019)

Jones Cup Junior Invitational (2019)

Simplify Boys Championship at Carlton Woods (2020)

Junior Invitational at Sage Valley Golf Club (2020)

Scott Robertson Memorial (2020)

Thunderbird International Junior (2020)

Haas Family Invitational (2020)

Western Junior Championship (2020)

Polo Golf Junior Classic (2020) 

B-3) Champion

National High School Golf Association Invitational (2020)

B-4) 2019 Rolex Junior All-America First Team

B-5) Top 10, GOLFWEEK/SAGRIN Rankings as of June 1, 2020


C) International Junior Events:

C-1) Team Member

USA or European Junior Ryder Cup Team (2018)

USA or International Junior Presidents Cup Team (2019) 

C-2) Champion and Runner-up

R&A Boys Amateur Championship (2019)

Toyota Junior Golf World Cup (2020)

C-3) Champion

Asia Pacific Junior Amateur (2020)

C-4) Top 5 Individuals in Stroke Play

European Boys’ Team Championships (2019)

D) National Amateur/Open Events:

D-1) Contestant, U.S. Open (2020)

D-2) Round of 16, U.S. Amateur (2019)

D-3) Round of 8, U.S. Amateur Four-Ball (2020)

D-4) Top 5

Jones Cup (2019)

Sunnehanna Amateur (2020)

Northeast Amateur (2020)

E) Diversity & Inclusion Events:

E-1) Champion, Bill Dickey Invitational

E-2) Champion, Western States Championship

E-3) Champion, Midwest Minority Championship

E-4) Champion, Mack Champ Invitational

F) Special Considerations:

An exemption based on special considerations and/or written request, may be granted. Click HERE to submit a request. (Opens 4/1)

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