REGISTRATION:Will be available in early March, 2018.
ENTRY WITHDRAWAL AND REFUNDS: Entry fee will be refunded if the MPGA is notified before the close of entries. Fees will not be refunded after close of entry.
ELIGIBILITY: This tournament is open to all male junior amateur players, ages 13 to 18, on the date of the tournament, who are affiliated with or play substantially all of their golf at a public golf course. The Junior Public Links Championship is a competitive event. Golf experience, including knowledge of rules and etiquette is required.
FORMAT: This event is an 18-hole stroke play event. There will be multiple flights based on age. Prizes will be given to the low 18-hole scores in each age flight. The low 12 players and ties regardless of flight will play an additional 9 holes. The Junior Public Links Champion will be the player with the lowest 27-hole score regardless of age division. The Hawkins Memorial Trophy will be awarded to the Junior Public Links Champion. The player with the low 27-hole scores regardless of age will receive free entry into the 2018 MPGA State Public Links Championship, conducted by the Minnesota Public Golf Association, (August 18/19 at Riverwood National Golf Course in Otsego, MN). Should a tie occur for the 1st place score, a sudden death playoff will determine the champion.
MGA PLAYER POINTS: MGA Player Points will be awarded as follows: 1st Place- 25, 2nd Place - 15, 3rd Place - 5.
RULES: USGA rules govern all play except as amended by the committee. Rangefinders may be used for distance measurements only. The MPGA Code of Conduct policy and dress code is in effect (reference www.mpga.netSTARTING TIME: Tee times will start at 7:30 AM. Confirmation will be e-mailed to each entrant prior to the tournament. Please report to the registration table at least 20 minutes prior to the start to allow yourself time to get to your assigned tee, ready to play.
POWER CART RENTAL: Use of power carts is not permitted. Use of caddies is permitted.
FOR QUESTIONS REGARDING YOUR ENTRY: Contact the MPGA at (651) 452-6394 or visit our website.