At Washington Junior Golf Association, we are
dedicated to the support of junior golfers by offering a well
organized, competitive tournament program which also helps to
provide lifelong benefits by building strong character and good sportsmanship.
To achieve these goals, we have established the following tournament
All competitors in WJGA sponsored tournaments will be expected to
conform to the WJGA
of conduct at all times. In particular, players and their
parents should be aware of, and in conformance with, the
Junior golfers are assigned to play in a
district based on the
location of their home course. If you don't see your home
course listed here, please contact us at
Check in at registration desk 30 minutes before
Caddies or motorized carts are not permitted - PENALTY is disqualification. Pull carts are
permitted. Measuring devices are not permitted.
All WJGA tournaments are played under the
current version of the USGA Rules of Golf.
Click here for 2013 hard card.
A player who wishes to withdraw from a tournament must inform his
tournament director at least 48
hours before the tournament begins. The beginning of the
tournament is defined as the first tee time. Informing the
golf course is not an acceptable way of withdrawing from a
tournament. Withdrawal from a tournament more than 48 prior to the
tournament will not affect your future tournament play.
However, failure to withdraw in a timely fashion will be deemed the same as
failing to appear at the tournament itself. (See
A player who fails to appear at a tournament at his scheduled
tee time will be deemed a "no show." Such a no show
will be DISQUALIFIED from the current tournament and from the next WJGA event in which the
player is entered, including district, State, and the Jr. World
A player who quits before he has completed his round, without
permission of the Tournament Director, will be DISQUALIFIED (USGA 6-8a) and will be automatically suspended from
the next WJGA event in which the player is entered. This
includes the district, State and Jr. World State Qualifying
Players may be warned by a rules official about slow play if more
than one hole is open ahead of their group or if they do not
complete a set of holes in a time specified by the committee.
Once having been warned, USGA Rule #6-7 may be applied: if, when
it is his or her turn to play, a player is observed, on two separate
occasions, to require more than
40 seconds to complete a shot, a two stroke penalty is assessed.
After players have left the attesting table, cards are considered
officially turned in to the Committee and no changes may be made.
The definition of the Committee is "person/persons at the attesting
Practice: Practice between
rounds on any competition course remaining to be played is
prohibited. PENALTY IS DISQUALIFICATION. Practice on
designated practice areas is permitted (USGA RULE #7-1b). No
practice chips or putts are allowed onto or near the green of any
hole just completed during competition. Penalty: 2 strokes
applied to next hole.