Qualification criteria for the Girls Junior PGA Championship

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Qualification criteria for the Girls Junior PGA Championship

To play in the Girls Junior PGA Championship you must earn an exemption.

Below are the guidelines upon which an exemption in to the 44th Girls Junior PGA Championship is granted:

A) PGA of America Events:

A-1) Top 10 Eligible, 2018 Junior PGA Championship
A-2) Champion, 2019 PGA Section Championship
A-3) PGA Section At Large Bid
A-4) Host PGA Section Exemption (Connecticut)

B) National Junior Events:

B-1) Champion, Runner-up & Semifinalists
U.S. Girls’ Junior Championship (2018)

B-2) Champion and Runner-up

Swinging Skirts Invitational (2018)
AJGA Girls Championship (2018)
The PING Invitational (2018)

Rolex Tournament of Champions (2018)
Joanne Winter Arizona Silver Belle Championship (2018)
ANNIKA Invitational (2019)

Buick Shanshan Feng Girls Invitational (2019)
Kathy Whitworth Invitational (2019)

ANA Junior Inspiration (2019)
Thunderbird International Junior (2019)
Rolex Girls Junior Championship (2019)

Polo Golf Junior Classic (2019)

B-3) Champion

National High School Golf Association Invitational (2019)

B-4) 2018 Rolex Junior All-America First Team
B-5) Top 10, GOLFWEEK/SAGRIN Rankings as of June 1, 2019

C) National Amateur/Open Events:

C-1) Contestant, U.S. Open (2019)
C-2) Round of 16, U.S. Amateur (2018)
C-3) Top 5 for Stroke Play or Top 8 in Match Play:
SALLY (2019)
Southern (2018)
Western (2018)

D) Diversity & Inclusion Events:

D-1) Champion, Bill Dickey Invitational
D-2) Champion, Western States Championship
D-3) Champion, Midwest Minority Championship

E) Special Considerations:

An exemption based on special considerations and/or written request, may be granted.