Eligibility Criteria for the 2017 Dustin Johnson World Junior

Age/School Year Eligibility

Entries are open to both male and female amateur golfers who: (a) will not reach their 19th birthday by midnight of February 24, 2017 and (b) are currently enrolled between grades 8-12 during the 2016/17 academic school year or (c) otherwise accepted by the selection committee.

Amateur Status

All players must conform to the USGA Rules of Amateur Status as specified in the USGA Rules of Golf.

Category 1

Top 10 Eligible Finishers from the 2016 Dustin Johnson World Junior

Category 2

Top 5 ranked players in South Carolina Junior Golf Association rankings as of November 30, 2016

Top 5 ranked players in Tarheel Youth Golf Association rankings as of November 30, 2016

Category 3

Invitee of a Qualified International Federation

Category 4

Top 30 in Golfweek Junior Rankings as of November 30, 2016

Top 30 in the Junior Scoreboard Rankings as of November 30, 2016

Category 5

Top 10 in the following 2016 tournaments: The Ping Invitational, Junior Players Championship, Junior PGA, Thunderbird Invitaional, Haas Family Invitational, Bobby Chapman Invitational

Category 6

31-60 in Golfweek Junior Rankings as of November 30, 2016

31-60 in the Junior Scoreboard Rankings as of November 30, 2016

Additions

Up to five regional players may be added by the Selection Committee. Up to 3 Sponsor players may be added by the Selection Committee

Please Note

If you do not meet the above criteria, you may submit an application for an “At-Large” selection, or register for the DJ World Junior Qualifier.

Category 1

Top 5 Eligible Finishers from the 2016 Dustin Johnson World Junior

Category 2

Top 5 ranked players in South Carolina Junior Golf Association Girls’ rankings as of November 30, 2016

Top 5 ranked players in Tarheel Youth Golf Association Girls’ rankings as of November 30, 2016

Category 3

Invitee of a Qualified International Federation

Category 4

Top 20 in Golfweek Junior Rankings as of November 30, 2016

Top 20 in the Junior Scoreboard Rankings as of November 30, 2016

Category 5

Top 10 in the following 2016 tournaments: The Ping Invitational, Rolex Girls Jr. Championship, ANNIKA Invitational

Top 3 in 2016 Beth Daniel Junior Azalea

Category 6

21-40 in Golfweek Junior Rankings as of November 30, 2016

21-40 in the Junior Scoreboard Rankings as of November 30, 2016

Additions

Up to three regional players may be added by the Selection Committee. Up to 1 Sponsor player may be added by the Selection Committee

Please Note

If you do not meet the above criteria, you may submit an application for an “At-Large” selection, or register for the DJ World Junior Qualifier.

Selection Process

International players not eligible through listed criteria will be selected based on their respective tournament histories to bring the best possible field forward.

Players are strongly encouraged to complete the application with recent tournament history, results and any official ranking information for consideration.

*The Dustin Johnson World Junior committee reserves the right to review the selection criteria yearly and make changes as necessary.

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