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79th Connecticut Junior Amateur

Tournament Info

Eligibility & Entry Information

ELIGIBILITY: In addition to a player's agreement to abide by the CSGA General Tournament Policies, the following criteria is required:

Amateur Golfers Only:

  • That have not reached their 19th birthday as of July 6, 2020.
  • Holding an active USGA Handicap Index from a CSGA Member Club not exceeding 8.4
  • Connecticut Residents must be a bona fide member of a CSGA member club
  • Non-residents of Connecticut must be a bona fide member of a Type 1 CSGA member club
  • That have registered and paid the 2020 Championship Players Fee

ENTRY DEADLINE: Wednesday, June 24, 2020


ENTRY FEE: $85


FORMAT AT CHAMPIONSHIP PROPER: 18-holes of stroke play to be conducted on Monday, July 6th.  The thirty-two (32) players with the lowest 18-hole total will advance to match play.  A playoff to determine the final positions in match play will be conducting following the conclusion of all stroke play rounds on Monday, July 8th.  Two rounds of 18-hole matches play will be conducted on Tuesday, July 7th and Wednesday, July 8th.  The two remaining players will compete in the 18-hole championship match on Thursday, July 9th.  Any match tied following the completion of the stipulated holes will be extended to sudden death until a winner is decided.


TRANSPORTATION & CADDIES:  Players are prohibited from using both caddies and golf carts.


PRIZES:  The player(s) with the low 18-hole total in stroke play will be awarded the Nicholas Pahoulis medal in recgonition of their accomplishment.  Players advancing to the Quarterfinals of the Match Play bracket will receive merchandise credit redeemable at the Watertown Golf Club.  Players advancing to the Semifinals of the Match Play bracket will receive keepsake trophies in recognition of their accomplishment.  The 78th Connecticut Junior Amateur Champion will have his name engraved on the permanent William Salvatore trophy and be allowed to keep the permanent trophy in their possession until the 79th Connecticut Junior Amateur is conducted.


WITHDRAWALS & REFUNDS: Refund less $25.00 administrative fee if requested prior to entry deadline. 50% refund after entry deadline and seven days prior to the event.  Within seven days prior to the event there will be no refund.  Any player who has competed in a qualifying round will not be issued a refund if they are forced to withdraw from the championship proper.


WITHDRAWALS DURING COMPETITION AND/OR NO CARD POLICY: All players are expected to complete the competition which they start.  Acceptable reasons for withdrawal during a competition are physical injury, illness, or an emergency.  Poor play is not an acceptable reason for withdrawal.  A player who withdraws without an acceptable reason or without notifying CSGA personnel will be subject to suspension from future CSGA competitions.  If a player is aware of a possibility of withdrawal (e.g. injury) he should notify the CSGA as soon as possible.  All players who start a round must return a scorecard personally to CSGA staff or a CSGA official even if they are officially withdrawing. Players who withdraw also must sign and attest that the hole by hole scores are correct for the fellow-competitor's scorecard they were keeping and return that card to the fellow-competitor or another marker in the group. Players who do not follow this policy will be subject to suspension from future CSGA competitions.  The CSGA status classification policy can be found HERE.


Conditions of Entry: By submitting an entry for any CSGA-administered competition, the contestant understands that his/her participation is at the sole discretion of the CSGA. A contestant may be removed from any competition at the discretion of the CSGA staff or Competitions Committee at any time before or during the competition. Incidents of unbecoming conduct or actions deemed to be detrimental to the image of the CSGA or the “Spirit of the Game” are grounds for such removal and suspension from future CSGA-administered competitions. These include, but are not limited to the following: 

1) Willful damage of the golf course or golf course property 
2) Club throwing or unnecessary club tossing 
3) Offensive or unbecoming language 
4) Public criticism of golf course or verbal abuse of CSGA staff, officials, volunteers, host club staff or other contestants 
5) Potential endangerment of others 
6) Conduct deemed unbecoming

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Founded in 1899, the CSGA is the country's oldest state golf association and, as an Allied Golf Association of the USGA, provides stewardship for amateur golf in Connecticut. In addition to administering handicaps for over 40,000 members at 181 member clubs, the CSGA conducts more than 85 days of competition throughout the year for golfers of all ages, genders, and skill levels. As a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, the CSGA supports a variety of golf organizations within Connecticut, including the Connecticut Association of Golf Course Superintendents, Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference, Connecticut Section PGA, Connecticut Women’s Golf Association, CSGA Scholarship Fund in honor of Widdy Neale, LPGA-Amateur Golf Association, Southern New England Women’s Golf Association, and The First Tee of Connecticut.