Sponsored by the Committee for the California Women's Amateur Championships (CWAC)

Helen Lengfeld, Founder



June 24 – June 28, 2019 (Monday-Friday)

QUAIL LODGE & GOLF COURSE (Returning to Monterey Peninsula Country Club in 2020)

Carmel, CA


PLEASE NOTE: We are introducing a NEW format for the California Junior Girls’ State Championship.

  • The event is no longer flighted. All contestants will play for the Championship. 
  • We have increased the field size to 84 players. 
  • After a 36-hole qualifier, 32 players will advance to single elimination match play. 
  • As a result of these changes, the California Junior Girls’ State Championship becomes a five-day Championship for those who advance to the Finals.




Please note: Registration must be completed using the player’s GHIN number.


FORMAT: 36 holes of stroke qualifying, 18 holes a day, low 32 players will advance to single elimination match play. A tie for the last qualifier‘s place will be decided immediately after play on Tuesday, June 25th with a hole-by-hole play-off.


Entry Fee: $175 includes greens fees and practice balls prior to each round.  Credit card will not be charged until registration closes and entry is accepted.


Eligibility: Open to girls with current Handicap Index not exceeding 9.4 as of the June 1st 2019 USGA Handicap Index Revision.  CWAC accepts current index issued from an international body of golf that would be equivalent to a USGA Handicap Index within the prescribed limit for entry into the Championship.  Age: 13-18 years old. Players must have reached their 13th birthday by Monday, June 24, 2019 but not their 19th birthday on or before June 28, 2019. (Players 9 to 12 years old considered at the discretion of the CWAC Committee.)


Field Size: Field limited to the 84 players with the lowest June 1st Handicap Indexes for stroke play qualifying; following stroke play, the field will be cut to 32 for match play.


Waitlist: All entries will be held on a waitlist until registration closes. 84 players with the lowest Handicap Index will be accepted into the Championship field. Should the number of entries exceed the field size, those not initially accepted into the field will remain on the waitlist ranked by June 1st Handicap Index and will be moved into the field in that order when an opening occurs.




June 24: Round 1 stroke play


June 25: Round 2 stroke play; play-off if necessary for 32nd spot for match play; Pairings Party & Awards Ceremony


June 26: AM Round of 32; PM Round of 16


June 27: AM Quarterfinals; PM Semifinals


June 28: AM Final Match; Awards Ceremony


TEES: CWAC marker, yardage targeted to be 5900 yds.


Prizes Awarded: Champion, Runner up, Semifinalist and Quarterfinalist and stroke play qualifying Medalist.  This Championship offers points for the NCGA Player of the Year and World Amateur Golf Ranking (WAGR).


Caddies: No caddies allowed.


Practice Round: Schedule by contacting the Quail Lodge & Golf Club Pro Shop, 831-620-8808 to arrange for a practice round. For a reduced rate, let them know you are playing in the California Junior Girls’ State Championship.


Transportation: No carts allowed for players or spectators. 


Withdrawals and Refunds: Online withdrawal can be done prior to the close of registration; after registration closes, please contact Jennifer Noonan, JenniferNoonan@CWACgolf.org , 925-699-8731. Withdrawals after the closing date will be refunded 50% of the entry fee, up to 2 business days prior to the Championship. No refunds will be given for a withdrawal within 2 business days of the start of the Championship.


Entries and Acceptance Chair

Jennifer Noonan