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48th Ohio Junior Girls' Championship
July 15 and 16, 2024

Marion Country Club, Marion

48th Ohio Junior Girls' Championship

Monday, July 15th - Tuesday, July 16, 2024

Northern Ohio Golf Association

Marion Country Club

Player Profile

In order to register for this tournament, each player must have a Golf Genius Player Profile created. 

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Starting Times

Click Here to view the starting times. Starting times will be posted a couple days after registration closes.

 

Format

The Championship is a 36-hole individual stroke play championship.

 

Field

The field will be limited to ninety-six (96) players.

 

Entry

Entries will be first come, first serve If the field is full before the closing date, entrants will be placed on the waitlist.

 

Waitlist

In the case of the event being maxed out, any spots opened as a result of cancellations will be automatically filled with the next available player(s) on the waitlist (ordered by waitlist registration time). There will be no charge until players are moved from the waitlist to the confirmed tournament roster.

 

Divisions

Division I: 16-19 years of age​

Division II: 14-15 years of age​

Division III: 13 years of age and younger

 

Eligibility/Age

Invitations are open to (1) female amateur golfers who (2) are 19 years of age or younger in 2024, being eligible only through the year of their high school graduation, and who (3) are a legal resident of Ohio or a verified member of a 2024 WOSGA member club. The player's date of birth and age, year of high school graduation, and state of residency are required on all entry forms.

Code of Conduct

The WOSGA may reject an entry application, revoke an accepted application, expel from the 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 Club or member confidence in the WOSGA. Such behavior may include, but is not limited to, damage to the golf course or the player's equipment, verbal or physical abuse of players, spectators, officials, volunteers, or staff, blatant or excessive profanity, disorderly behavior, failure to abide by club rules, violation of the WOSGA's Sportsmanship Policy or any other unbecoming conduct. See WOSGA Conditions of Competition and Local Rules, effective January 1, 2024.

 

Gender Policy

The WOSGA follows the USGA's Gender Policy. Documentation must be submitted in triplicate via overnight or first-class mail in an envelope marked "Confidential" and addressed to WOSGA Chief Legal Officer, 48 W. Whittier, Columbus, Ohio 43206, and be received by WOSGA Counsel no later than three (3) days after the close of entries for the specific championship.

 

Completion of Play

The competition shall be deemed to have closed when the Championship trophy has been presented or the scores have been certified by the committee. Corrections will be made should a contestant be deemed ineligible.

 

ENTRIES: PROCEDURE & FORM, REFUNDS, FEE, and CLOSING DATE

 

Entry​ Procedure

Once registration opens, a "Register Now" button will appear on the top left of this page. Players can click on that button to register for the tournament.

 

Entry Fee

$150.00/Player. The entry fee includes practice round greens fee, driving range balls, picnic lunch on Monday, and prizes.

Entries close on Monday, July 8 at 11:59 p.m.

 

Schedule

The competition is a 36-hole stroke play event.

Sunday, July 14: Practice Round and Registration between - 11:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Monday, July 15: First Round 18 holes, player's picnic after the round.

Tuesday, July 16: Second round 18 holes

*Due to weather conditions, tee times may change, and/or the tournament format/length may be modified, such as a shotgun start, at the Tournament Directors' discretion. Tee times available on-site or on the WOSGA website.

 

Player's Picnic

The WOSGA invites all players to the Association's 19th hole picnic (the player's cost is included in entry) at Marion Country Club on Monday, July 15, 2024. Food will be available at approximately 12:30 p.m. (immediately after play). Players may bring guests at the cost of $15.00 per guest attending the picnic. The guest fee must accompany this entry.

 

Prizes

Prizes are awarded to the overall champion, who is the player with the lowest 36-hole score, regardless of division, the overall runner-up, who has the second lowest score, regardless of division, and Most Improved. The Most Improved Player is awarded to the player whose 2024 36-hole score total compared to their 2023 36-hole score total has decreased by the greatest number of strokes. Prizes are also awarded the three (3) places in each of the three (3) divisions. Overall winners are not eligible for are division prizes. Winners must pick up their trophies at Marion Country Club. Foe weather-shortened events or format changes, the prizes presented may be modified.

 

Ties

In the event of a tie of the lowest score for the Championship, the winner shall be determined immediately by a sudden death playoff starting on hole #1. In the event of a tie of the lowest score in Division I, II, or III, and all other ties, the winner shall be determined immediately by matching scorecard determining the winner based on the score for the last nine holes, last six holes, last three holes and finally the 18th hole. If there is still a tie, then the last six holes, three holes and final hole of the first nine holes will be considered in turn. If the process does not result in a winner, the winner will be chosen by chance (such as tossing a coin). If a multi-tee start is used, then the last nine holes, last six holes, etc." are holes 10-18, 13-18, etc. If the round is less than 18 holes, the number of holes used in matching scores may be adjusted.

 

Rules of Golf; Conditions of Competition; Schedules; Decisions

Play will be governed by The Rules of Golf as approved by the United States Golf Association and R&A Rules Limited. Questions will be settled by the on-site committee whose decision will be final. WOSGA's Conditions of Competition and Local Rules are in effect and available at https://www.wosga.org/policies.

 

Publicity and Promotion; Broadcasting

I understand that the WOSGA or its designees, may record, film, photograph, or otherwise capture my likeness, image, voice, biography,references to me, my quoted statements, and my play in the Championship (the foregoing, together with my name, my “Appearance”). Inconsideration of the

opportunity to participate in the Championship, by submitting this Application, I grant (and/or have the authority to grant to the WOSGA in the caseof a parent/guardian of a minor or other authorized representative submitting the Application on my behalf) to the WOSGA, and its licensees, successors and assigns, the perpetual, transferable, assignable, worldwide, royalty-free, irrevocable right to use my Appearance, in whole or inpart, in all manner (including exhibition, distribution, reproduction, publication, display, broadcast, transmission or otherwise), and media nowknown or hereafter invented

or discovered, and for any purpose whatsoever. The rights granted herein include, without limitation, the right to use the Appearance, or portionsthereof, in promotion of the Championship and future championships through any of the foregoing means of distribution, as well as in the design,manufacture and distribution of merchandise related to the Championship or other championships, that include elements of my Appearance.The WOSGA is not

obligated to use my Appearance in any matter, and materials embodying any aspect of my Appearance do not need be submitted to me forapproval. I release and discharge the WOSGA, its licensees, successors and assigns from any claims arising from use of my Appearance,including claims for misrepresentation of me, my character, or my person by any means. As between the WOSGA and me, the WOSGA shall ownall right, title and interest, including the copyright(s), in and to any works created by the WOSGA, its licensees, successors and assigns, thatinclude all or a portion of my Appearance. This grant shall be binding on my heirs, executors, administrators and assigns, and the successorsand assigns of the WOSGA. I hereby waive all privacy, publicity, defamation, libel, and proprietary rights relating to the Appearance as used by the WOSGA in conjunction with these terms Players are required to cooperate with representatives of the media; however, no pre-Championship activities outside of those activities which are part of the Championship will be required. Authorized representatives of the media will not interferewith the player’s Championship play in an unreasonable manner.

 

On-Site Check in

Players must check in in person for the Championship at Marion Country Club between 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 14, 2024, or if the player cannot register in person, they must call and speak to Laurie Keller 724-272-8448. Do not leave a message for the pro shop. Place in the field may be forfeited by a player from whom no word is received by 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 14, 2024.

 

Practice Privileges 

Players are permitted one practice round. Practice round times have been reserved on Sunday, July 14, 2024, between 11:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Please call the pro shop 740-387-8575 after Sunday, June 23, 2024, to schedule your practice round. Players may ride in carts during the practice round only and for an additional fee; please check with Marion Country Club for the cart fee. Parents may not play during the practice round. For those living within a 60-mile radius of the club, a practice round may be arranged two weeks before the tournament. All players are responsible for scheduling their practice rounds.

 

Automotive Transportation; Walking

Contestants may carry their clubs or use a pull cart during a stipulated round. Players shall not ride on any form of transportation during a stipulated round unless authorized by the committee. The player is prohibited from using a caddie during the stipulated round.

 

Spectators/Parents

During a stipulated round, spectators and/or parents are not permitted to converse with contestants or provide advice, must keep a distance of at least one-half (1/2) a hole ahead any contestant they are following, and may not talk with a contestant until after their scorecard is signed and attested, except in the case of an emergency. Parents/spectators shall not help with rulings. Parent's/Spectators who breach this requirement will be asked to leave the course.

 

Dress Code

Players shall abide by the host club's dress code. Failure to do so may result in a player's inability to be present on the property, which may lead to disqualification.

 

Waitlist

In the case of the event being maxed out, any spots opened as a result of cancellations will be automatically filled with the next available player(s) on the waitlist (ordered by waitlist registration time). There will be no charge until players/teams are moved from the waitlist to the confirmed tournament roster in our system.

WOSGA may reject, at their discretion, an entry application, revoke an accepted application, expel from the Championship, or suspend a player from future championships for any reason including, improper withdrawal from the Championship, failure to provide requested information such as proof of your state of residency or club affiliation, or unbecoming conduct. See WOSGA Conditions of Competition and Local Rules, effective January 1, 2024. All entries are subject to acceptance by the WOSGA. WOSGA may reject an entry without reason and shall not be required by the applicant to provide a cause.

 

Payment/Food Service

Marion Country Club will accept cash or credit card for other goods and services not included in the Championship's entry fee. No personal checks or reciprocal club charges will be accepted. Players and their guests may purchase food and beverage from the Club during the tournament week.

 

Championship Contacts

The Ohio Junior Girls is hosted by the Women's Ohio State Golf Association (WOSGA): Nancy Noble, 419-651-3000; nobleone@zoominternet.net, Laurie Keller, 724-272-8448; lkeller40@yahoo.com, or Sean Croell, 440-686-1070 ext. 215; scroell@noga.org.

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