Date: August 17-21, 2020
Location: Palouse Ridge Golf Club | Pullman, Wash.
Entry Fee: $175 (USD)
Entry Includes: One hosted practice round, two rounds of stroke play qualifying, match play rounds for the 16 players who qualify, tee gifts, range balls, lunch after both qualifying rounds, crystal awards for medalist and top four finishers.
Entry Deadline: July 27, 2020
Eligibility: Entries are open to female amateur golfers who: (1) will not have reached their nineteenth birthday by midnight of August 21, 2020, (2) have an up-to-date USGA Handicap Index or Golf Canada Handicap Factor not exceeding 12.4, and (3) are members in good standing of a PNGA member club.
Field Limit: Field will be limited to the first 48 qualified entrants. Entries will be accepted according to the time of receipt of entry and entry fee in addition to exempt players.
This championship runs concurrently with the PNGA Junior Boys' Amateur, which has a field limit of 96. The PNGA reserves the right to modify either field limit to achieve a full field of 144 players.
Championship - 48 players eligible
Stroke Play: 36 holes stroke play to determine 16 qualifiers for match play. A tie for the last qualifier's place will be decided immediately by a hole-by-hole play-off.
Match Play: A draw based on qualifying scores will be used. Ties in qualifying rounds will be decided by a blind draw, except that places of those participating in a play-off will be determined by performance in the play-off.
Practice Round: All players will be allowed one complimentary practice round prior to the championship.
Caddies: A player may provide her own caddie. Host club caddies will not be available.
EXCEPTION: A player's caddie must not have reached their nineteenth birthday on the day in which they caddie.
Carts: The Local Rule prohibiting the use of motorized transportation as prescribed in Section 8 of the Committee Procedures is in effect.
As a general rule, players and their caddies must walk the course at PNGA Championships. But consistent with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), a disabled player or caddie may be permitted to use a golf cart as an accommodation to his or her disability. As required by the ADA, the PNGA will evaluate such requests on a case-by-case basis. The required form entitled Golf Cart Request Form (as well as additional important information for first time and subsequent requests for a cart) is available at the following link: thepnga.org/policies
Exemptions: All past PNGA Junior Girls' Amateur Champions; 2019 PNGA Junior Girls' Amateur runner-up, Jessica Zelasko; and semifinalists, Emily Cadwell and Suzie Tran. 2019 PNGA Junior Girls' Player of the year, Gihoe Seo; the following 2019 Junior Girls' Champions, Angela Zhang(BC Golf), Kelly Ann Strand (IGA), Kyra Ly (OGA); WJGA Junior Girls' Champion, Lily McCauley.
Lodging: The PNGA has negotiated discounted hotel rates for players and guests.
Residence Inn Pullman
1255 NE North Fairway Road
Pullman, WA 99163
$189 - $209 per night | Two Queens, Sofa Bed, Full Kitchen
1295 NE North Fairway Road
Pullman, WA 99163
$179 - $199 per night | Two Queens
Registration cut-off date: July 15, 2020. Rooms are on a space available basis. Reservations should be made as early as possible. RESERVATIONS CAN BE MADE AT EITHER HOTEL: BOOK ONLINE HERE
Additional discounted hotel reservations in the area are also available: BOOK ONLINE HERE