Junior Presidents Cup - 2022 Criteria

Teams will consist of the top 24 junior boys from the United States and around the world, excluding Europe, split up into teams of 12. Participants for both teams must be at least 12 years old by the start of the tournament and must have not reached their 19th birthday or have yet graduated high school as of January 1, 2022*.

Additionally, participants must be amateurs who have not yet started college and are not members of a competitive collegiate golf program in order to be eligible to play in the Junior Presidents Cup.

*Players graduating in the final four months (Sept. – Dec.) of the year will be considered part of the following year’s graduating class.

U.S. Team Selection / Eligibility Criteria

  • On August 19, 2022, the leading 10 qualified players based on the Rolex AJGA Rankings will be selected along with the 11th player, who will be selected by the U.S. Team Captain.
  • The 12th and final spot will be awarded to the leading player based on the Rolex AJGA Rankings as of September 8, 2022, who is not otherwise qualified.
  • In the event of a tie, the selection will be decided by the individual ranked highest on the World Amateur Golf Ranking™ (WAGR™) list at that time.
  • For the August 19, 2022, selection date, the 52-week rankings window will include ranked events with an end date of August 17, 2021 – August 15, 2022, while the September 8, 2022, selection date 52-week rankings window will include ranked events with an end date of September 7, 2021 – September 5, 2022.
  • Each U.S. Team participant must also be a citizen of the United States and must be a current AJGA member in good standing.

International Team Selection / Eligibility Criteria

  • On August 19, 2022, the leading 10 qualified players based on the World Amateur Golf Ranking™ (WAGR™) will be selected along with the 11th player, who will be selected by the International Team Captain.
  • The 12th and final spot will be awarded to the leading player on the WAGR™ list as of September 8, 2022, who is not otherwise qualified.
  • In the event of a tie, the selection will be decided by the individual ranked highest on the most recent previous World Amateur Golf Ranking™ (WAGR™) revision.
  • Each International Team participant must be a citizen of an eligible international Presidents Cup country (excludes European Ryder Cup countries).
  • To be eligible to appear on the International Team standings, players MUST have their birthdate on file with WAGR™. Once a WAGR™ Ranking is established, submit the WAGR™ Player Submission Form .

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