Girls Invitation Criteria

The Girls 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

U.S. Girls’ Junior Championship (2019)

B-2) Champion and Runner-up

Swinging Skirts Invitational (2019)

AJGA Girls Championship (2019)

Rolex Tournament of Champions (2019)

Joanne Winter Arizona Silver Belle Championship (2019)

ANNIKA Invitational (2020)

Kathy Whitworth Invitational (2020)

ANA Junior Inspiration (2020)

Thunderbird International Junior (2020)

Rolex Girls 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 European PING Junior Solheim Cup Team (2019) 

C-2) Champion and Runner-up

R&A Girls 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 Girls’ Team Championships (2019)

D) National Amateur/Open Events:

D-1) Top 10, Augusta National Women’s Amateur (2020)

D-2) Contestant, U.S. Women’s Open (2020)

D-3) Round of 16, U.S. Women’s Amateur (2019)

D-4) Round of 8, U.S. Women’s Amateur Four-Ball (2020)

D-5) Top 5 for Stroke Play or Top 8 in Match Play:

SALLY (2020)

Southern (2020)

Western (2019)

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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