The 2018 Western Junior will be played June 18-21 at Evanston Golf Club in Skokie, Illinois.

 


Applications for the 2018 Western Junior Now Available

GOLF, ILL. (Jan. 2) – Applications are now available for the 2018 Western Junior.

The Western Golf Association will celebrate the 101st playing of the Western Junior in June when Evanston Golf Club in Skokie, Illinois, hosts the country's oldest national junior championship. The event will be played June 18-21.

Criteria for selection includes, but is not limited to, the automatic exemption categories listed in the documents and forms tab, miscellaneous national rankings, major tournament finishes, high school/college performance, and professional recommendations. There are no qualifying tournaments for the Western Junior. All players will be entered by exemption or invitation by the Selection Committee. All applications will be reviewed by the Selection Committee.

Since its creation by the Western Golf Association in 1914, the Western Junior has served as a proving ground for future PGA TOUR stars, including past champions Rickie Fowler, Jim Furyk and Hunter Mahan. Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson and Matt Kuchar also have competed in the Western Junior. The event was not played for several years during World War I and World War II.

For more information, please contact Tournament Manager Steve Prioletti at prioletti@wgaesf.org.



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