Junior PGA Championship

One of golf’s major championships for juniors; the Junior PGA Championship is where the best junior golfers in the United States and abroad get their start. The Championship celebrates its 42nd anniversary on:

Tuesday, July 18 – Friday, July 21 – The Country Club of St. Albans (St. Albans, MO) – Girls Junior PGA Championship

Monday, July 31 – Thursday, August 3 – The Country Club of St. Albans (St. Albans, MO) – Boys Junior PGA Championship

To be eligible for the Junior PGA Championship, one must:

  1. Be the top 2 Boys or Girls from the Philadelphia Section Junior PGA Championship.  Competitors must compete in the Section in which they reside in.  Qualifiers are identified based on the 2 lowest gross scores in the 13-18 age division. Note: Any junior who wishes to qualify for the Junior PGA Championship must play 36 holes from the same tees as the 13-18 year old division and pay the same entry fee.

To be eligible for the Philadelphia Section Junior PGA Championship, one must:

  1. Finish in top third (1/3) of Boys 13-18 Division or 12 & Under Division (Boys & Girls) at 1 of 4 Philadelphia Section PGA Championship local qualifiers (Girls do not have to qualify at 1 of the 4 local qualifiers. Girls are already exempt into the Philadelphia Section Junior PGA Championship).
  2. Be the defending boy and girl representative for the Philadelphia Section PGA at the Junior PGA Championship.
  3. Have a national ranking in the top 200 on the Junior Golf Scoreboard, Golfweek/Sagarin or Polo Golf Rankings as of January 1st.
  4. Finish in the previous years’ top 3 on the Player of the Year Points list for the Boys 16-18, Boys 13-15, Girls 16-18 and Girls 13-15 Division on the Philadelphia Section PGA Junior Tour. Additionally, provided they are still playing in the 12 & Under Division, the previous years’ top 3 on the Player of the Year Points list for the 12 & Under Division are invited to compete in the 12 & Under Division for the Junior PGA Championship.
  5. Be the previous years’ Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware high school individual state champion.
  6. Be the previous years’ junior champion from SRGA (State and Regional Golf Associations) which include:
    1. GAP Junior Boys Championship
    2. GAP Junior-Junior Championship
    3. PA Golf Association – Junior Boys’ and Girls’ Championship
    4. NJ State Golf Assoc. – Junior Girls’ Championship
    5. NJ State Golf Assoc. – Junior Boys’ Championship
    6. DE State Golf Assoc. – Junior Championships

Philadelphia Section PGA Junior Champions

(L to R): Kyle Vance and Jack Melville placed 1st and 2nd, respectively, in the Boys 16-18 Division at the 2016 Philadelphia Section Junior PGA Championship.

(L to R): Sunshine Gu and Christine Shao placed 3rd and 1st, respectively, in the Girls 13-15 Division at the 2016 Philadelphia Section Junior PGA Championship.

 

Austin Barbin placed 1st in the Boys 13-15 at the 2016 Philadelphia Section Junior PGA Championship.

'16 Lu Lu - 12 & Under

(L to R): William Pabst, Win Thomas and Joshua Ryan placed 3rd, 1st and 2nd, respectively, in the 12 & Under Division at the 2016 Philadelphia Section Junior PGA Championship.

YearNameScore
2016Kyle Vance71 - 69 = 140
2015Joshua Madarang71 - 70 =141
2014Vinay Ramesh71 - 72 = 143
2013Isaiah Logue71 - 73 = 144
2012Braden Shattuck70 - 70 - 140
2011Braden Shattuck66 - 68 = 134
2010Scott Jaster73 - 73 = 146
2009Peter Eiler70 - 69 = 139
2008Peter Eiler71 - 71 = 142
2007Mike Amole76 - 73 = 149
2006David Sanders69 - 70 = 139
2005Michael Burkhart70
2004Conrad Von Borsig69
2003Conrad Von Borsig69
2002Patrick Rutter70
2001Kevin Kaufman74
2000Christopher Binder72
YearNameScore
2016Christine Shao76 - 69 = 145
2015Brynn Walker75 - 67 = 142
2014Jackie Rogowicz74 - 71 = 145
2013Jackie Rogowicz79 - 67 = 146
2012Erica Herr75 - 73 = 148
2011Erica Herr75 - 76 = 151
2010Sara Jackson79 - 81 = 160
2009Stani Schiavone76 - 72 = 148
2008Alli Weaver76 - 75 = 151
2007Samantha Arena80 - 80 = 160
2006Victoria Arena75 - 72 = 147
2005Angela Oh79 - 71 = 150
2004Angela Oh74 - 73 = 147
2003Carly Hunt81 - 74 = 155
2002Carly Hunt78 - 74 = 152
2001Jamee Plastow78 - 80 = 158
2000Jamee Plastow76
YearNameScore
2016Win Thomas75
2015Joshua Ryan72
2014Stephen Lorenzo80
2013Kevin Smith85
2012Kevin Smith80
2011Kyle Vance79
2010Davis Mitchell85
2009Ryan Rucinski79
2008Brandon Vance81
2007Patrick Nommensen94
2006--
2005Zachary Dilcher43
2004Zachary Dilcher40
2003--
2002David Sanders39
2001David Sanders46
2000Amory Davis44