Player Policies

2020/21 Invitational Criteria

2020 The Junior PLAYERS Championship

Sept. 3 - 6, 2020 | Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.

  1. Top 68 boys based on the Rolex AJGA Rankings as of July 21, 2020 which will include ranked events ending the previous week*
  2. International Invitees

2020 AJGA Junior All-Star Invitational

Oct. 9 - 12, 2020 | Norman, Okla.

  1. 2020 AJGA Junior All-Star Team
  2. Champions - 2020 AJGA Junior All-Star Series tournaments & 2020 KPMG Stacy Lewis Junior All-Star Invitational
  3. Additional Tournament Spots**
  4. Rankings - remaining spots will be filled via the Rolex AJGA Rankings as of August 25, 2020. Members must have played at least one AJGA Junior All-Star Series tournament in 2020 (KPMG Stacy Lewis Junior All-Star Invitational counts toward the one-tournament minimum) to be eligible at this step. Rankings as of August 25, 2020 will include ranked events ending the previous week*

2020 The PING Invitational

Oct. 9 - 12, 2020 | Stillwater, Okla.

  1. Top 37 boys and Top 37 girls (2021 graduates and younger) based on the Rolex AJGA Rankings as of August 25, 2020 which will include ranked events ending the previous week*
  2. Additional Tournament Spots**

2020 Rolex Tournament of Champions

Nov. 23 - 28, 2020 | Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.
Boys & Girls (2021 graduates and younger)

  1. 2020 Rolex Junior All-America Teams (1st, 2nd, Honorable Mention)
  2. 2020 Jerry Cole Sportsmanship Award Recipient
  3. Additional Tournament Spots**
  4. 2020 AJGA Scholastic Junior All-Americans – top 12 boys and top 12 girls (for those not already invited) based on the Rolex AJGA Rankings as of October 27, 2020 which will include ranked events ending the previous week
  5. Rankings - remaining spots will be filled via the Rolex AJGA Rankings as of October 15, 2020 which will include ranked events ending October 12, 2020*

2021 ANNIKA Invitational USA presented by Rolex

Jan. 15 - 18, 2021 | St. Augustine, Fla.

  1. Top 63 girls based on the Rolex AJGA Rankings as of December 1, 2020 which will include ranked events ending the previous week*
  2. International Invitees
  3. Additional Tournament Spots**

2021 AJGA Girls Invitational at Stanford (Tournament Postponed)

Feb. 12 - 15, 2021 | Stanford, Calif.

  1. Top 68 girls based on the Rolex AJGA Rankings as of December 8, 2020 which will include ranked events ending the previous week*
  2. Additional Tournament Spots**

2021 AJGA Simplify Boys Championship at Carlton Woods

Feb. 12 - 15, 2021 | The Woodlands, Texas

  1. Top 64 boys based on the Rolex AJGA Rankings as of December 8, 2020 which will include ranked events ending the previous week*
  2. Additional Tournament Spots**

2021 Team TaylorMade Invitational

May 28 - 31, 2021 | Bowling Green, Florida

  1. Top 75 boys based on the Rolex AJGA Rankings as of April 13, 2021 which will include ranked events ending the previous week*
  2. Additional Tournament Spots**

2021 Rolex Girls Junior Championship

June 14 - 18, 2021 | Gainesville, Va.

  1. 2020 Rolex Junior All-America Teams (1st & 2nd Team)
  2. Top-10 finish (2020 Rolex Girls Junior Championship)
  3. Additional Tournament Spots**
  4. Rankings - remaining spots will be filled via the Rolex AJGA Rankings as of May 4, 2021 which will include ranked events ending the previous week*

2021 Wyndham Invitational presented by Truist

June 14 - 18, 2021 | Greensboro, N.C.

  1. Top-10 finish (2020 AJGA Invitational at Sedgefield)
  2. Additional Tournament Spots**
  3. AJGA Qualifier
  4. Rankings - remaining spots will be filled via the Rolex AJGA Rankings as of May 4, 2021 which will include ranked events ending the previous week*

2021 KPMG Stacy Lewis Junior All-Star Invitational

June 21 - 24, 2021 | Fayetteville, Ark.

  1. Top 21 boys and Top 21 girls (ages 12-15 years old throughout the tournament) based on the Rolex AJGA Rankings as of May 11, 2021 which will include ranked events ending the previous week*
  2. Additional Tournament Spots**

2021 Polo Golf Junior Classic at Liberty National

June 28 - July 2, 2021 | Jersey City, N.J.

  1. Top 31 boys and Top 31 girls based on the Rolex AJGA Rankings as of May 18, 2021 which will include ranked events ending the previous week*
  2. Additional Tournament Spots**

2021 Wyndham Cup

July 6 - 9, 2021 | Awendaw, S.C.

Each year since 1990, Wyndham Cup has featured the top-20 boys and top-20 girls in the country in a team match play format. The event pits the top-10 boys and top-10 girls from the West versus their counterparts from the East. Wyndham Cup teams will be determined based upon the Rolex AJGA Rankings.

NOTES: East/West teams are based on members' U.S. addresses. The country dividing line runs from the eastern border of Texas and extends northward through the eastern border of North Dakota.

Team eligibility will be based on the following criteria:

  • Must be 12-19 years old
  • Must be current AJGA members in good standing to receive an invitation
  • Must compete in a minimum of one AJGA tournament between January 1 and June 18, 2021
  • The top ten boys and top ten girls from the East and the top ten boys and top ten girls from the West will be invited based on the June 22, 2021 Rolex AJGA Rankings revision which will include ranked events ending the previous week

NOTE: In the event that an original invitee is unable to participate, the replacement player will be invited based on the June 22, 2021 Rolex AJGA Rankings revision.

2021 PING Junior Solheim Cup

Sep. 1 - 2, 2021 | Sylvania, Ohio

The 2021 event will mark the 11th PING Junior Solheim Cup, with the United States leading the all-time series 7-2-1. The USA team selection will be based on the following criteria:

  • Participants must be citizens of the United States of America.
  • Participants must be 12-18 years old.
  • Participants must be current AJGA members in good standing.
  • Participants must be amateurs and must not be members of a competitive collegiate golf program in order to be eligible to play in the PING Junior Solheim Cup.
  • The leading five qualified players on the Golfweek/Sagarin Junior Girls Rankings list as of July 19, 2021. In the event of a tie for the fifth place, the selection will be determined by individual standings on the Rolex AJGA Rankings.
  • The leading five qualified players based on the Rolex AJGA Rankings list not otherwise selected (having selected the five players from the Golfweek/Sagarin Junior Girls Rankings first) as of July 19, 2021. In the event of a tie for the fifth place, the selection will be determined by individual standings on the Golfweek/Sagarin Junior Girls Rankings list.
  • The Captain will choose the remaining two players for the PING Junior Solheim Cup team on or before August 2, 2021. The Captain's selections will be required to be among the qualified top point earners on either of the aforementioned lists and/or have distinguished records in USGA events.

Criteria for remaining 2021 Invitationals will be posted once available.

The AJGA reserves the right to modify Invitational criteria.

If a 12- to 15 year-old event is postponed from its originally scheduled dates, players who age-out (or turn 16) as of or on the rescheduled dates will not be eligible to reapply.

* Subsequent invitations will be sent using the most current revision of the Rolex AJGA Rankings which will be reflected on the Invitational Priority List available after the initial application deadline. Invitational Priority Lists are available on the Rolex AJGA Rankings homepage.

** Additional tournament spots are allocated to local supporters who help the AJGA conduct each event. Providing these spots to award to talented junior golfers is a means for the AJGA to show appreciation for the efforts and support of our extended team. The AJGA will not accept any requests or relay contact information for these spots either directly or indirectly. Attempts to solicit the AJGA or others associated with the event are strongly discouraged.