The 2021 IMG Academy Junior World Championships Qualifier, taking place at Bourn Golf and Country Club, and providing the first chance for all groups to qualify for the 2021 World Championships in San Diego, California.
The IMG Academy Junior World Golf Championships is a tournament with over 1300 of the best juniors from 56 countries worldwide, all trying to win their age category.
Founded in 1968, previous winners include Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Ernie Els, just to name a few.
The British Junior Golf Tour is the only way that a player from the UK can qualify for this prestigious tournament.
The 2nd opportunity to qualify for this prestigious event will be held on 18th April 2021 at St Ives (Hunts) GC, with tickets becoming available later this year.
With 164 players teeing it up on the day, 80 players will be teeing off from 7:00am – 9:00am, playing off the 1st and 10th, then another 84 players will tee off between 12:30pm – 2:30pm, again off the 1st and 10th tees.
The BJGT will be offering eight places per age group, four boys and four girls, subject to qualifying within scoring requirements.
A very memorable part of the tournament will be the opening ceremony, where all nations parade with their flags, all dressed up in their team colours. Team BJGT will be provided with an outfit to wear at this ceremony.
Course Lengths, 18 holes
6/Under Boys – 2600 yards – Par 73
6/Under Girls – 2600 yards – Par 73
7-8 Boys -4600 yards – Par 75
7-8 Girls – 2600 yards – Par 73
9-10 Boys – 4600 yards – Par 73
9-10 Girls – 4600 yards – Par 73
11-12 Boys – 5600 yards, Red Tee – Par 73
11-12 Girls – 5600 yards, Red Tee – Par 73
13-14 Boys – 6100 yards, Yellow Tee – Par 72
13-14 Girls – 5600 yards, Red Tee – Par 73
15-18 Boys – 6500 yards, White Tee – Par 72
15-18 Girls – 5600 yards, Red Tee – Par 73
All players making the team will be provided with a BJGT polo shirt for the opening ceremony in San Diego.
In addition, the winners only of each division (except 6/Under) will be offered a place to play in the Future Champions Golf Callaway Junior World Championship, which will be taking place in Rancho Mirage, California, the week following the IMG Academy Junior World Championships.
Cancellation policy – tournament fee:
0-5 days prior to the event – no refund
6-21 days prior to the event – 50% refund, minus £5 administration fee
22+ days prior to the event – full refund, minus £5 administration fee