ELIGIBILITY: Entry is open to any male or female amateur golfer who has not reached their 19th birthday on or before August 4, 2021. All players must be an amateur golfer as defined by the USGA.
REFUND POLICY: Any player who withdraws prior to the application deadline of Friday, July 2nd will receive their full entry fee refunded (less a $15 service fee).
Players may gain entry into the 2021 Northern Junior Championship by one of the following ways:
1) By Meeting Entry Criteria and Completing Tournament Application
The first 56 Boys and 26 Girls applying by Friday, July 2nd who meet a category will be accepted. Should spots be available after July 2nd, selections will be made on a weekly basis to applicants meeting a criteria until the field is complete.
International players or players with an exceptional playing resume who do not meet the listed criteria may request an At-Large invitation by completing an application form.
2) By Earning Spot through Local Qualifier
Two separate local qualifiers for the 2021 Northern Junior will be held. All applicants will be accepted on a strictly first-come, first-serve basis. A player may only compete in one qualifier.
Qualifier #1 – Thursday, July 22nd – Whitney Farms Golf Course, Monroe, CT
Qualifier #2 – Date and Site TBA and will be announced shortly
Field Size & Breakdown
Boys Championship (72 Total Players)
56 Players earn entry based on entry criteria
12 Players earn entry via Open Qualifier
4 Players earn entry via Special Exemption determined by the Tournament Committee
Girls Championship (33 Total Players)
26 Players earn entry based on entry criteria
5 Players earn entry via Open Qualifier
2 Players earn entry via Special Exemption
Note 1: Players who apply to the Northern Junior Championship and successfully qualify for the 2021 U.S. Women’s Amateur (August 2-8 in Rye, N.Y.) will have their full entry fee refunded without penalty upon request of withdrawal.
Note 2: Players who gain entry into an AJGA event and choose to play the AJGA event instead will need to withdraw by July 2nd to receive a full refund.