101st Western Pennsylvania Junior Championship
Conducted by the Western Pennsylvania Golf Association
Played for the Percy Preston Memorial Trophy
Monday, June 21, 2021 - Willowbrook Country Club, Apollo, PA
FORMAT: 36 holes of stroke play.
ELIGIBILITY: Entries are open to any junior golfer who resides in the WPGA jurisdiction as of May 1, 2021, who is not enrolled in college full-time, and has not reached his nineteenth birthday as of June 21, 2021.
The field will be selected after the close of entries and limited to 78 players. If a player is in doubt of their eligibility for this competition, please contact the Association office. Players may submit a summary of playing record for committee review with entry form. All summaries received by Wednesday, June 9, 2021, will be considered. The Committee reserves the right to select the most representative field and submission of entry does not guarantee field acceptance.
PRIZES: A trophy will be awarded to the winning player and runner-up. The Junior is a WPGA Junior Honor Roll and Williamson Cup Team points event. Please see the Honor Roll Center for applicable points table.
EXEMPTIONS: Champion will receive exemptions to the 2022 & 2023 WPGA Amateur Championships.
ENTRIES (Fee & Closing Date): Entry and fee of $60 must be submitted to the Association by 5:00 PM EST on Wednesday, June 9, 2021, to be considered. Entry fee includes greens fee, range fee, locker fee, prizes, trophies, and lunch. Late entries are accepted for an additional fee of $50 up until the publication of Groupings & Starting Times, or if players are needed to fill open groupings at the discretion of the WPGA.
Online registration – Players must enter online on the WPGA website. Players must have a valid e-mail address and a WPGA account to register online. Player accounts can be created on the WPGA Online Registration Portal, by contacting the WPGA office at 412-826-2180, or by email. Online entries may be paid by Visa, MasterCard, or Discover Card. American Express is not accepted.
Entry fee will be refunded with a $15.00 service charge for withdrawals before the close of entries. Withdrawals after the close of entries will be subject to a $25.00 service charge. No refunds will be issued for withdraws taking place 48 hours prior to the first tee time.
PRACTICE & CADDIES: Information regarding practice rounds will be available after the close of entries. The club does not offer caddies. A parent, stepparent, or guardian may not serve as a caddie. All practice round and caddie fees are the responsibility of the player.
REGULATIONS AND INFORMATION:
A.Contestants are required to walk for the championship and may bring their own caddies or carry their own bags during the championship. A parent, stepparent, or guardian may not serve as a caddie.
B. It is a condition of competition that shoes with traditionally designed spikes,regardless of composition, or spikes comprised either entirely or partially of metal, regardless of design, are prohibited during the championship.
C. Play will be governed by the USGA Rules of Golf, conditions stated on the WPGA Rules of Play card, and other Local Rules as posted.
D. Proper attire is mandatory in all phases of the championship. Shirts with collars and sleeves are required. Shorts of Bermuda length or longer are acceptable.
E. A tie for first place shall be decided immediately upon completion of play with a hole-by-hole playoff.
F. Players falsifying a Handicap Index may be subject to indefinite suspension from WPGA Championships.
G. Starting times and other information will be available on the WPGA website approximately one week before the championship. Players unable to retrieve starting times should call the WPGA office (412-826-2180).
By submission of this entry, I agree to the following:
I have read and understand the entry requirements and championship regulations.
I agree that there are certain risks inherent in golf and accept personal and sole liability for such risks including but not limited to health risks.
This entry is subject to rejection at any time (including during the Championship)by the WPGA. The reason may include unbecoming conduct.
The WPGA may reject an entry application, revoke an accepted application, expel from a Championship and/or suspend a player from future championships if the player engages in conduct detrimental to the integrity and image of the game of golf and/or public confidence in the WPGA. Such conduct may include but is not limited to, damage to the golf course or the players’ equipment, verbal or physical abuse of spectators, officials, volunteers or staff, blatant and excessive profanity, disorderly behavior, failure to abide by club/course rules or any other unbecoming conduct.
Responsibility for ensuring entry is received by the WPGA prior to the specified deadline is mine alone and that this application may be automatically rejected by the WPGA if received by after such date and time.
Risk of delay or error in transmission is solely with me and that the WPGA has no liability with respect to any such delay or error and the consequences therefrom, including the entry not being accepted.
Any player under 19 years of age must have a parent or guardian agree to the WPGA terms and conditions for minors before their application will be accepted. Parental consent can be done by checking the appropriate box during online registration. If you need additional information, please contact the Association office (412-826-2180).