PING Canadian Junior Match Play Championship
CJGA PING Canadian Junior Match Play Championship
July 9 – 12, 2018
Lakeridge Golf Club, Whitby, ON
In 2001 the PING Canadian Junior Match Play Championship was incorporated into the CJGA tournament schedule to provide junior golfers with outstanding skills an opportunity to compete in a match play format. Juniors gain valuable experience due to the tournaments’ strength of field and have a chance to evaluate their skills against some of the nation’s best junior golfers. This tournament is the only national junior match play event in Canada.
Four-day event consisting of two days of stroke play and two days of match play.
- Stroke play – Day 1 & 2 (Top 16 players in each division will advance to the Match play portion of the tournament)
- Match play – Day 3 & 4 (Top 16 players are seeded in order of their stroke play finish with single elimination morning and afternoon matches are played)
Number of players qualifying for match play may decrease based on tournament entries per division. Final number of match play seeds will be announced 14 days prior to the tournament.
Juniors can earn exemptions into the PING Canadian Junior Match Play Championship by the following methods:
- Winner or finalist of 2017 PING Canadian Match Play Championship
- Placed 1st or 2nd (including ties) in any CJGA Junior Tour event during the 2018 season. (Prior to June 18, 2018)
- The top golfers from the previous Mizuno National Championship:
- Girls Division – Top 5 and ties
- Boys 14 & Under Division – Top 5 and ties
- Boys 15-19 division – Top 10 and ties
- Successful Championship Application players who have submitted an application will be placed on the waiting list and reviewed by the CJGA committee to be accepted.
Please note that in order to participate in CJGA Championship events, you must be a member and in good standing with the Canadian Junior Golf Association.
The PING Canadian Junior Match Play Championship will be ranked on the following ranking systems:
- Junior Golf Scoreboard
- CJGA National Order of Merit