Junior PGA Championship

Junior PGA Championship

2021 SOUTH FLORIDA JUNIOR PGA CHAMPIONSHIP
June 12-13, 2021
Boca West Country Club

 

OVERVIEW

The South Florida Junior PGA Championship is one of South Florida’s Junior Majors. This 36 hole stroke play event is designed to highlight South Florida’s top male and female junior golfer. In order to participate in the South Florida Junior PGA Championship, all players must first qualify through one of four local qualifiers. Successful qualifiers will pay no additional fee to participate in the South Florida Junior PGA Championship. Players will receive a premium tee gift at the tournament. 

AGE DIVISIONS

  • Boys 13-15 / Girls 13-15: $110.00 (36 holes)

  • Boys 16-18 / Girls 16-18: $110.00 (36 holes)

QUALIFIERS

All players will need to qualify to attend the South Florida Junior PGA Championship. There will be five (5) qualifiers held throughout the section, and players will be required to participate in 1 of the 5 qualifiers. It is suggested that the players register for their nearest qualifying location.

Entry into one of the qualifiers is $110 for SFPGA members.

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EVENT DATE SITE
Challenge Tour Qualifier May 1 Vineyards Country Club
Open Qualifier May 8 PGA Golf Club (Wannamaker)
Open Qualifier May 9 Boca Country Club
Challenge Tour Qualifier May 15 Jensen Beach Golf Club
Championship Tour Qualifier May 22 The Champions Club

NOTE: If registering for a qualifier attached to a Challenge or Championship Tour event, you will need to pay the tournament fee plus an additional qualifier fee of $110. The first round score is be utilized as the qualifier.

A total of 84 players in the 13-18 Divisions will play in the Championship. The number of players who qualify per site will be determined by the number of players in each field.

* Exemptions into this year’s section Junior PGA Championship will be granted to the following individuals based on exemption guidelines: 

Winners of the 2019 & 2020 SFPGA Junior PGA Championships in the Overall Division, as well as the 2020 Players of the Year for the Overall Divisions in the Challenge and Championship Tour.

Exempt Players

1. 2019 & 2020 South Florida PGA Junior Championship Qualifiers

  • 2019 - Garrett Giles & Andie Smith
  • 2020 - James Key & Brianna Castaldi

2. 2020 Challenge & Championship Tour Players of the Year (13-18)

  • Challenge Tour - Brett Moore & Gabriella DeGasperis
  • Championship Tour - Tyler Mistretta & Jordan Fischer

**Only boys and girls competing in the 13-18 age divisions will be eligible to qualify for the national event.  Players under the age of 13 may “declare up” to be eligible to qualify and are required to play from the same tees as the 13-18 age divisions.  If any player under the age of 13 would like to attempt to qualify for the national event or compete in the 36 hole event must sign up for the 13-18 age division.

PAST QUALIFIERS

2020
James Key
Brianna Castaldi


2019
Garrett Giles
Andie Smith


2018
Luke Clanton
Jillian Bourdage

2017
Luke Clanton
Kerttu Hiltunen


2016
Brett Roberts
Valeria Pacheco

2015

Andrew Kozan
Jillian Bourdage

2014

Anthony Gabriele
Valeria Sofia Pacheco

2013
Christian Zimm
Radi Sauro

2012
Anthony Gabriele
Valentina Haupt

2011

Stefano Diaz
Valentina Herrera

2010

Ryan Celano
Shelby Coyle

2009

Chase Koepka
Jaye Marie Green

2008

Ernesto Marin
Shelby Coyle

2007

Ernesto Marin
Shelby Coyle

2006

Conner Arendell
Kyle Roig

2005

Danny Evelyn
Lexi Thompson