Sydney Deal 2022
Ohio Junior Girls Champ!
Sydney Deal carded a 2-under par 70 in round one of the Ohio Junior Girls' Championship, adding a second round of even par 72 to claim the title by just one shot over runner-up, Audrey Ryu.
Sydney’s love for golf began at a very early age. She and older brother, Mason, accompanied their parents and grandparents on the course as soon as they could walk. Sydney joined the PGA Junior League and the Toledo Junior Golf Association early on. She has played in many GolfWeek Junior Tour events and some AJGA tournaments. She was an individual state qualifier her freshman and sophomore years for Perrysburg High School. Syd is also accomplished at tennis. Her school allowed her to try out for the boy’s tennis team as girl’s golf and tennis compete in the same fall season, while boy’s tennis is a spring sport. Sydney made varsity and has won many more matches than she has lost. She even had to compete against her own brother for the sectional championship title last year! We believe these experiences have contributed to building her quiet confidence and competitive nature on the golf course.
1 to 3 Exempt
4 to 5 12 Stars
6 to 10 8 Stars
11 to 15 4 Stars
2023 Championship Information
36 holes of individual stroke play
Maximum of 96 players
Invitations are open to (1) female amateur golfers who (2) are 19 years of age or younger in 2023 being eligible only through the year of their high school graduation, and (3) have a Handicap Index® and who (4) are a legal resident of Ohio or a verified member of a 2023 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.
A player’s eligibility is determined by their GHIN Handicap Index® in effect on the date their entry is submitted. Entries will be first come, first serve. If the field is full before the closing date, entrants will be placed on the Wait List. The WOSGA reserves the right to modify field size at any time.
No Carts or Caddies during tournament rounds; players must walk.
Div. I - 16-19 Div. II -14-15 Div. III -13 or younger
Entry Fee: $150.00 for All Players
The entry fee includes practice round greens fee, driving range balls, picnic lunch on Monday, and prizes.
Entry Deadline: June 26, 2023
Entry Procedure: Contestants can apply online at www.wosga.org or www.ohiogolf.org or the official WOSGA entry blank.
Online Application Questions
Online registration is hosted by the Ohio Golf Association (OGA), 614-698-0014.
Mail Paper Entry Form and Fee
Laurie Keller, 826 Oakbrook Drive, Ashland, OH 44805
Make check payable to Women’s Ohio State Golf Association. Do not send cash. If bringing a guest to the lunch, include the $20 fee with payment.
Entry fee refund available only for medical reasons after deadline date, June 26, 2023, 11:59 p.m. All refunds are subject to a $15 service fee.
Online withdraw through www.wosga.org or www.ohiogolf.org or for a player with paper entry, contact a WOSGA Tournament Director or OGA office to withdraw from the Championship. No voicemails will be accepted.
Players are permitted one practice round. Practice round times have been reserved on Sunday, July 9, between 11:00 A.M. and 4:00 P.M. Please call the pro shop at (740) 387-8575 after Sunday, June 25, to schedule your practice round.
Players may ride in carts only during the practice round; please check with Marion Country Club for the additional cart fee, which is not included in the entry fee. Parents may not play during the practice round. For those within a 60-mile radius of the club, a practice round may be arranged two weeks before the tournament.
The WOSGA invites all players to the Association's 19th Hole Picnic Buffet (player's cost is included in entry) at Marion Country Club on Monday, July 10. Players may bring guests at $20 per guest attending the picnic. The guest fee should accompany the entry.
2023 Schedule of Events*
Sunday, July 9
11:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.
Monday, July 10th
8:30 A.M. First Round
Round One Tee Times (#1 tee) with a lunch buffet after play
Tuesday, July 11th
Final Round Tee Times (straight tee, #1 and #10, or shotgun start)
Awards immediately following the close of play
*Schedule of Events is subject to change
During a stipulated round, spectators and/or parents are not permitted to converse with or give advice to contestants, must keep a distance of at least one-half (1/2) a hole ahead of 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. The penalty for breach of Condition: 2-strokes per occurrence.
For questions about the championship, contact the Tournament Directors. Contact the OGA about Golf Genius (614-698-0014).
Approximate Yardage: 5,589
Late or incomplete applications are not accepted. No telephone or fax entries. Any entry fee paid by a participant on the Wait List who is not accepted into the Championship will be refunded in full. All entries shall be deemed by invitation and are subject to WOSGA Executive Committee acceptance.
Conditions of Competition and Local Rules