MAPGA JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP

Exciting Finishes Arise at 2019 MAPGA Junior Championship

And there you have it folks, here are your 2019 MAPGA Junior Championship finishers. Winning the Boys Overall Division as well as the 16-18 Championship Division is Kelly Chinn (5-under + Playoff). Winning the Girls Overall Division as well as the 16-18 Championship Division is Amanda Levy (-3). Bryan Kim won the Boys 13-15 Division (-5) and Isabel Bae won the Girls 13-15 Division.

Mount Vernon Country Club

July 1-2, 2019

The Middle Atlantic Junior PGA Championship is the MAPGA’s premiere event for Junior Golfers. In addition to boasting a field comprised of Virginia and Maryland’s finest juniors, the event offers the opportunity to advance to the National Junior PGA Championship-an event won by top PGA and LPGA professionals such as Tiger Woods, Justin Thomas, Lexi Thompson, and In-Bee Park.

Players that finish top 2 in their respective overall Championship will represent the Middle Atlantic PGA at the National Finals:

Girls National Championship- July 9-12, 2019- Keney Park Golf Course, Hartford, CT

Boys National Championship- July 30-August 2, 2019- Keney Park Golf Course, Hartford, CT

ELIGIBILITY

The field will be comprised of players meeting the following criteria that have not reached their 19th birthday by July 31, 2019 and who have not attended college.

HOW TO QUALIFY

There will be several local qualifiers (listed in the table below) for the Middle Atlantic Junior PGA Championship at Mount Vernon Country Club, July 1-2, 2019. From each local qualifier, a minimum of 6 Girls and 10 Boys will qualify into the event.  This is a minimum number for each site, and may expand based upon field size. The minimum of the Top 2 Boys and top 2 Girls from the Middle Atlantic Junior PGA Championship will advance to the National Junior PGA Championship.

Exemptions:

  • Players exempt into the Middle Atlantic Junior PGA Championship must register by June 2nd in order to use their exemption and avoid qualifying.

  • If you have earned an invitation based upon the criteria, but are not on the exempt list, please email celphic@pgahq.com, or call (540) 784-4841.

Exemption Criteria:

Juniors meeting any of the requirements below are exempt into the Middle Atlantic Junior PGA Championship at Mount Vernon Country Club, July 1-2, 2019

The top 6 Virginia Juniors at the 2019 Middle Atlantic Junior PGA will qualify to play on the 2019 Virginia Capital Cup Team at Chevy Chase Country Club August 3-4, 2019 (Boys & Girls combined)

The top 6 Maryland Juniors at the 2019 Middle Atlantic Junior PGA will qualify to play on the 2019 Maryland Capital Cup Team at Chevy Chase Country Club August 3-4. 2019 (Boys & Girls combined)

AJGA Stars for Event:

Girls

Champion= 4 Stars
Top 20.00% of field = 2 Stars
Top 50.00% of field= 1 Star

Boys

Champion= 4 Stars
Top 20.00% = 2 Stars
Top 50.00% = 1 Star