Jr. World Qualifying

2023 IMG Academy Junior World Qualifier

The Classic GC
March 11, 2023

NEW FORMAT

Beginning in 2023, the Junior World Qualifier will now be a one-day, 18-hole qualifier held at the beginning of the season. This change will allow our qualifying families additional time to make travel plans.

15-18 year old boys and girls will compete for spots into the Junior World National Championship, and 14-year olds may compete for points purposes.

Estimated Tournament Yardage – The Classic

2022 Results

2022 Results:

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Tournament Confirmation Jr World 2022

2021 Results
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2019 Results
2018 Results

2018 Results

Tournament Eligibility & Info

All WJGA member 14-18 year old boys and girls are eligible to enter directly into the IMG Academy Junior World Qualifier as long as they meet the handicap/scoring requirements (approximately – 82 avg for boys and 87 avg for girls). Entry into IMG Academy Junior World Qualifier will be done online and be available during your registration into the WJGA program for 2023.  Entry fee is $100.  

The total 18-hole score at this event determines which players advance to play in the IMG Academy Junior World Golf Championship held in San Diego. Entry into the qualifier will be done online and be part of the 2023 WJGA schedule. The dates for the IMG Academy Junior World Golf Championships in San Diego are July 10-14, 2023.

The IMG Academy Junior World Golf Championships tournament committee determines the number of spots for boys and girls who advance to San Diego. Girls eligible to go to San Diego must score within ten strokes of par in their round at The Classic.

WJGA 14 year olds MAY play in the IMG Academy Junior World Golf Championships Qualifier in order to earn points. At The Classic, points will be awarded to both boys and girls and be used in selecting the Junior Americas Cup teams for the 2023 WJGA season.

Players under 15 years of age do NOT have to qualify locally and MUST enter the IMG Academy Junior World Golf Championships directly through the San Diego office. Age, for IMG Academy Junior World Golf Championships Qualifier purposes, is determined by the member’s age as of the final day of the IMG Academy Junior World Golf Championships tournament which is July 14, 2023. Entry forms for players under 15 should be available at www.juniorworldgolf.com in early February and their entry deadline is in early March. Contact them by phone at (619) 546-6737.

The IMG Academy Junior World Golf Championships Qualifier is open to all eligible WJGA member 14-18 year olds. The field will be comprised of the first 140 eligible boys and girls that register.