Ohio Junior Girls
Marion Country Club
July 12 and 13, 2021
Defending Champion: Leila Raines Galena
2021 Tournament Summary
Format: 36 holes of individual stroke play
Eligibility: 19 or younger through the year of their high school graduation in 2021, and the player is a legal resident of Ohio or a verified member of a 2021 WOSGA member club
Handicap Requirements: GHIN Handicap Index, handicap or average 18-hole score
Entry Fee: $125
Entry Form: Available in March
Schedule of Events:
Sunday - Practice Rounds
Monday - Round 1 Stroke Play and Lunch
Tuesday - Round 2 Stroike Play and Awards
Past Champions since 1977: Click Here
1 to 3 Exempt
4 to 5 12 Stars
6 to 10 8 Stars
11 to 15 4 Stars
Approximate Yardage: 5,589
Div. I - 16-19 Div. II -14-15 Div. III -13 or younger
Field Size: Maximum of 96 players
Who Can Play:
Female amateur golfer, and
The player is19 years of age or younger in 2021 being eligible only through the year of their high school graduation, and
The player has a GHIN Handicap Index, handicap or average 18-hole score, and
The player is a legal resident of Ohio, or
The player is a verified member of a 2021 WOSGA member club
Public links players and members of non-WOSGA Ohio private clubs are invited to play but to be eligible, the player must be an Ohio resident.
Entry Fee: $125.00
Entry fee includes practice round greens fee, driving range balls, prizes and picnic lunch on Monday.
Entry Deadline: TBD
Mail Entry Form To:
Laurie Keller, 826 Oakbrook Drive, Ashland, OH 44805
No Carts or Caddies during tournament rounds; players must walk
Spectator/Parents: 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 from 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.
Schedule of Events
Sunday, July 11
11:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.
Monday, July 12
Tournament Registration - 30 minutes before tee time
Round One tee times from #1 tee
12:30 A.M. Player's Luncheon (included with entry fee; a guest[s]
may attend with a player for a fee of $15/each)
Tuesday, July 13
Final Round tee times (maybe straight tee, #1 and #10, or scatter)
Awards immediately following the close of play
PAge under construction
Leila Raines of Galena shot back to back rounds of 70 to win the 2020 Ohio Junior Girls at 4 under par.
Gianna Clemente of Warren finished second with a two-round total of 142, two under par.
Division I (16-19) - Anna Ritter, New Albany - 143.
Division II (14 & 15) - Cara Heisterkamp, Westlake - 149
Division III (13 & younger) - Angelina Gong, Dublin - 154
Most Improved - Maureen Burns - 22 strokes
Leila Raines is thrilled to win her second WOSGA Ohio Girls Junior Championship.
She was unable to participate in the 2019 OGJ, but won the event in 2018 and again this year in 2020. Lelia is one of only a few players to win the event twice. She joins Shirley Trier (Vaughn) of Akron (1986-87), Amy Langhais of Columbus Grove (1991-92), Jessica Belskis of Columbus (1994-95), and Kelsey Lindenschmidt of West Chester (2004-05) as the only two-time winners of the Ohio Junior Girls.
Leila is a 2020 graduate of Olentangy Berlin High School, where she played on the Boys Varsity Golf Team during her junior and senior year, earning medalist seven times competing against boys and playing from the men’s championship tees. Leila will be continuing her golf career at Michigan State University. A few of Leila’s career highlights include qualifying for the 2017 USGA Women’s Amateur; traveling to Augusta National as a national finalist for the 2017 National Drive, Chip & Putt Finals; having one AJGA win and eleven Top 10 AJGA finishes, including five Top 5 AJGA finishes; and being named Central Ohio Player of the Year twice.