PNGA Junior Girls’ Amateur Championship
2020 PNGA Junior Girls’ Amateur Championship
Date: August 17-21, 2020
Location: Palouse Ridge Golf Club | Pullman, Wash.
Lodging: The PNGA has negotiated discounted hotel rates for tournament players and guests.
- Lodging information will be available soon!
Entry Fee: $175 (USD)
Entry Includes: One hosted practice round, two rounds of stroke play qualifying, match play rounds for the 16 players who qualify, tee gifts, range balls, lunch after both qualifying rounds, crystal awards for medalist and top four finishers.
Entry Deadline: July 27, 2020
Eligibility: Entries are open to female amateur golfers who: (1) will not have reached their nineteenth birthday by midnight of August 21, 2020, (2) have an up-to-date USGA Handicap Index or Golf Canada Handicap Factor not exceeding 12.4, and (3) are members in good standing of a PNGA member club.
Field Limit: Field will be limited to the first 48 qualified entrants. Entries will be accepted according to the time of receipt of entry and entry fee in addition to exempt players.
This championship runs concurrently with the PNGA Junior Boys’ Amateur, which has a field limit of 96. The PNGA reserves the right to modify either field limit to achieve a full field of 144 players.
Championship – 48 players eligible
- Stroke Play: 36 holes stroke play to determine 16 qualifiers for match play. A tie for the last qualifier’s place will be decided immediately by a hole-by-hole play-off.
- Match Play: A draw based on qualifying scores will be used. Ties in qualifying rounds will be decided by a blind draw, except that places of those participating in a play-off will be determined by performance in the play-off.
*New in 2020 – Only the low 16 qualifiers will advance to match play
Practice Round: All players will be allowed one complimentary practice round prior to the championship.
Caddies: A player may provide her own caddie. Host club caddies will not be available.
EXCEPTION: A player’s caddie must not have reached their nineteenth birthday on the day in which they caddie.
Carts: The Local Rule prohibiting the use of motorized transportation as prescribed in Section 8 of the Committee Procedures is in effect.
As a general rule, players and their caddies must walk the course at PNGA Championships. But consistent with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), a disabled player or caddie may be permitted to use a golf cart as an accommodation to his or her disability. As required by the ADA, the PNGA will evaluate such requests on a case-by-case basis. The required form entitled Golf Cart Request Form (as well as additional important information for first time and subsequent requests for a cart) is available at the following link: thepnga.org/policies
Exemptions: All past PNGA Junior Girls’ Amateur Champions; 2019 PNGA Junior Girls’ Amateur runner-up, Jessica Zelasko; and semifinalists, Emily Cadwell and Suzie Tran. 2019 PNGA Junior Girls’ Player of the year, Gihoe Seo; the following 2019 Junior Girls’ Champions, Angela Zhang(BC Golf), Kelly Ann Strand (IGA), Kyra Ly (OGA); WJGA Junior Girls’ Champion, Lily McCauley.
AJGA Performance Based Entry
Girls’ Champion – 4 Stars
Girls’ Runner-up – 1 Star
|2019||Port Ludlow Golf Club||Gihoe Seo|
|2018||TimberStone Golf Course||Cosette Anderson|
|2017||Sandpines Golf Links||Brittany Kwon|
|2016||The Home Course||Ellie Slama|
|2015||RedHawk Golf Course||Kelly Hooper|
|2014||Olympia (Wash.) Country & Golf Club||Brittany Kwon|
|2013||The Links Golf Club||Kendall Gray|
|2012||Sunland Golf and Country Club||Jordan Ferreira|
|2011||Arrowhead Golf Club||Morgan Thompson|
|2010||Spurwing Country Club||Monica Vaughn|
|2009||Fairwood Golf and Country Club||Seo Hee Moon|
|2008||Longview Country Club||Rui Li|
|2007||Ocean Shores Golf Club||Rui Li|
|2006||Mt. Si Golf Club||Monika Graf|
|2005||Meadow Springs Country Club||Jacqueline Olson|
|2004||LakeLand Village Golf Club||Christy Yun|
|2003||Wing Point Golf and Country Club||Renee Skidmore|
|2002||Clarkston Golf and Country Club||Kim Shin|
|2001||Willamette Valley Country Club||Amy Wang|
|2000||Elk Run Golf Club||Sandy Kim|
|1999||Homestead Golf and Country Club||Erin Breslin|
|1998||Yakima Elks Golf and Country Club||Paige MacKenzie|
|1997||Wing Point Golf and Country Club||Jimin Kang|
|1996||LakeLand Village Golf and Country Club||Jerilyn White|
|1995||Seymour Golf and Country Club||Lesley McClurg|
|1994||Glen Acres Golf and Country Club||Tammy Saran|
|1993||Michelbook Country Club||Molly Cooper|
|1992||Tacoma Country and Golf Club||Molly Cooper|
|1991||Grays Harbor Country Club||Karly Mills|
|1990||Twin Lakes Golf and Country Club||Mendy Cooper|
|1989||Wenatchee Golf and Country Club||Nicole Materne|
|1988||Sand Point Country Club||Margo Evashevski|
|1987||Club Green Meadows||Stephanie Davis|
|1986||Useless Bay Golf and Country Club||Sonja Simkins|
|1985||Glen Acres Golf and Country Club||Audrey Wooding|
|1984||Chilliwack Golf and Country Club||Amanda Nealy|
|1983||Mill Creek Country Club||Julie Ralls|
|1982||Eugene Country Club||Michele Taylor|
|1981||Wenatchee Golf and Country Club||Jane Harris|
|1980||Sand Point Country Club||Theresa Schreck|
|1979||Mill Creek Country Club||Susan Sanders|
|1978||Walla Walla Country Club||Charisse Spada|
|1977||Tualatin Country Club||Patty Abel|
|1976||Point Grey Golf and Country Club||Michelle Fulton|
|1975||Twin Lakes Golf and Country Club||Sidney Thomson|
|1974||Manito Golf and Country Club||Sidney Thomson|
|1973||Everett Golf and Country Club||Rise Alexander|
|1972||Rock Creek Country Club||Robin Walton|
|1971||Overlake Golf and Country Club||Mary Budke|
|1970||Rock Creek Country Club||Mary Budke|
|1969||Oakbrook Golf and Country Club||Sue Dougherty|
|1968||Yakima Country Club||Gail Williams|
|1967||Riverside Golf and Country Club||JoAnn Washam|
|1966||Rainier Golf and Country Club||Pam Fox|
|1965||Oswego Lake Country Club||Dian Murphy|
|1964||Sand Point Country Club||Peggy Conley|
|1963||Portland Golf Club||Peggy Conley|
|1962||Columbia Edgewater Country Club||Cathy Braiker|
|1961||Inglewood Golf Club||Peggy Conley|
|1960||Oswego Lake Country Club||Joan Edwards|
|1959||Yakima Country Club||Karen Ford|
|1958||Everett Golf and Country Club||Judy Hoetmer|
|1957||Overlake Golf and Country Club||Judy Hoetmer|
|1956||Sand Point Country Club||Joanne Gunderson|