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2020 Championship Application

2020 Tournament Dates & Site
Tuesday – Thursday, June 30th – July 2nd (Practice Rounds Monday, June 29th)
Champions at Keene Trace Golf Club – Nicholasville, Kentucky

The Barbasol Junior Championship is a nationally ranked junior golf tournament that was created in order to provide the highest level of competition for top junior players. The 54-hole stroke play event is contested over three days at the Keene Run course at Keene Trace Golf Club in Nicholasville, Kentucky and is open to amateur boys under the age of 19.

The Champion will receive an exemption to the 2020 PGA Tour Barbasol Championship, which will be played July 16-19.

Format: All players will play 18-holes of stroke play on Tuesday, June 30th, Wednesday, July 1st and Thursday, July 2nd. There will not be a cut. Starting times will begin at 8:00am all three days. There will be an awards ceremony and trophy presentation following the conclusion of play on Wednesday at approximately 3:00pm.

Divisions and Eligibility:  Overall Boys Championship Division, which is open to any male junior golfer who has not reached their 19th birthday on or before July 2nd, 2020. All players must be an amateur golfer as defined by the USGA.

Tournament Entry Fee– Entry Fee includes complimentary practice round, three rounds of tournament play, players lunch each tournament day, player gifts and invitation to Players Reception on Monday, June 29th.

Championship Schedule:

Friday, June 5th– Application deadline (All applications must be received by this date), Tournament field announced and players notified of their acceptance status.

Open Qualifier – June 10-11 at Boone’s Trace National GC (Top 6 finishers earn spot in championship field)

Monday, June 29th– Official practice rounds, followed by Players Welcome Reception & Dinner

Tuesday, June 30th– First round tee times beginning at 8:00am

Wednesday, July 1st– Second round tee times beginning at 8:00am

Thursday, July 2nd– Final round tee times beginning at 8:00am (Leaders off last). Awards ceremony and trophy presentation immediately following play at approximately 4:00pm.

Questions about the application process? Contact us via e-mail at kycommunications@kygolf.org

ELIGIBILITY: Entry is open to any male amateur golfer who has not reached their 19th birthday on or before July 2nd, 2020. All players must be an amateur golfer as defined by the USGA.

Players may gain entry into the 2020 Barbasol Junior Championship by one of the following ways:

1) Automatic Qualifiers

The first 96 Boys who register by June 5th and who meet a category will be accepted. Should spots be available after June 5th , selections will be made on a weekly basis to applicants meeting a criteria until the field is complete.

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International players or players with an exceptional playing resume who do not meet the listed criteria may request an At-Large invitation by completing an application form.


2) By Earning Spot through Open Qualifier

An open qualifier will be held on June 10-11 at Boone’s Trace National Golf Club, with the top six (6) finishers earning a spot in the Championship field. The qualifier will be limited to 120 players and will be filled on a first-come, first-serve basis.