Player Policies

2022 Invitational Criteria

2022 Hilton Grand Vacations ANNIKA Invitational presented by Rolex

Jan. 15 - 18, 2022 | Orlando, Fla.

  1. Top 57 girls based on the Rolex AJGA Rankings as of November 16, 2021 which will include ranked events ending the previous week*
  2. International Invitees
  3. Additional Tournament Spots**

2022 AJGA Simplify Boys Championship at Carlton Woods

Feb. 18 - 21, 2022 | The Woodlands, Texas

  1. Top 64 boys based on the Rolex AJGA Rankings as of November 30, 2021 which will include ranked events ending the previous week*
  2. Additional Tournament Spots**

2022 Mariah Stackhouse Girls Invitational

Feb. 18 - 21, 2022 | Stanford, Calif.

  1. Top 65 girls based on the Rolex AJGA Rankings as of November 30, 2021 which will include ranked events ending the previous week*
  2. Additional Tournament Spots**

2022 Under Armour® / Albane Valenzuela Girls Invitational

May 26 - 29, 2022 | Mesa, Ariz.

  1. Top 66 girls based on the Rolex AJGA Rankings as of April 5, 2022 which will include ranked events ending the previous week*
  2. Additional Tournament Spots**

2022 Team TaylorMade Invitational

May 27 - 30, 2022 | Tequesta, Fla.

  1. Top 66 boys based on the Rolex AJGA Rankings as of April 5, 2022 which will include ranked events ending the previous week*
  2. Additional Tournament Spots**

2022 Wyndham Invitational presented by Truist

June 13 - 17, 2022 | Greensboro, N.C.

  1. Top-10 finish (2021 Wyndham Invitational presented by Truist)
  2. Additional Tournament Spots**
  3. AJGA Qualifier
  4. Rankings - remaining spots will be filled via the Rolex AJGA Rankings as of April 26, 2022 which will include ranked events ending the previous week*

2022 KPMG Stacy Lewis Junior All-Star Invitational

June 13 - 16 , 2022 | 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 April 26, 2022 which will include ranked events ending the previous week*
  2. Additional Tournament Spots**

2022 Rolex Girls Junior Championship

June 20 - 24, 2022 | Jupiter, Fla.

  1. 2021 Rolex Junior All-America Teams (1st & 2nd Team)
  2. Top-10 finish (2021 Rolex Girls Junior Championship)
  3. Additional Tournament Spots**
  4. Rankings - remaining spots will be filled via the Rolex AJGA Rankings as of May 3, 2022 which will include ranked events ending the previous week*

2022 Polo Golf Junior Classic

June 27 - July 1, 2022 | Farmingdale, N.Y.
This tournament will have a match play format in 2022.

  1. Top 31 boys and Top 31 girls based on the Rolex AJGA Rankings as of May 10, 2022 which will include ranked events ending the previous week*
  2. Additional Tournament Spots**

2022 Wyndham Cup

July 11 - 14, 2022 | Plymouth, Mass.

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 two AJGA tournaments between January 1 and June 24, 2022
  • The top five boys and top five girls from the East and the top five boys and top five girls from the West will be invited based on the June 1, 2022 Rolex AJGA Rankings revision^
  • The next top five boys from the East and the next top five boys from the West will be invited based on June 21, 2022 Rolex Rankings revision^
  • The next top five girls from the East and the next top five girls from the West will be invited based on the June 28, 2022 Rolex AJGA Rankings revision^

NOTE: In the event that an original invitee is unable to participate, the replacement player will be invited based on the current Rolex AJGA Rankings in effect at the time the spot becomes available (once official practice rounds have begun for an AJGA tournament directly preceding the next qualification date, any spot that becomes available will be filled using the Rolex AJGA Rankings revision following completion of the tournament).

^Members who are in the field of an AJGA tournament(s) through June 24, 2022, in order to satisfy the two AJGA tournament minimum will be eligible at this qualification date. They must compete in the respective tournament to remain eligible.

2022 Jack Burke Jr. Invitational

Aug. 9 - 12, 2022 | Houston, Texas

  1. Top 65 boys based on the Rolex AJGA Rankings as of June 21, 2022 which will include ranked events ending the previous week*
  2. Additional Tournament Spots**

2022 The Junior PLAYERS Championship presented by Rolex

Sept. 1 - 4, 2022 | Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.

  1. Top 58 boys based on the Rolex AJGA Rankings as of July 12, 2022 which will include ranked events ending the previous week*
  2. International Invitees
  3. Additional Tournament Spots**

2022 Buick Shanshan Feng AJGA Girls Invitational

Sept. 2 - 5, 2022 | Bowling Green, Fla.

  1. Top 63 girls based on the Rolex AJGA Rankings as of July 12, 2022 which will include ranked events ending the previous week*
  2. International Invitees
  3. Additional Tournament Spots**

2022 Junior Presidents Cup

Sept. 18 - 20, 2022 | Charlotte, N.C.

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 .

AJGA Nationality Policy

2022 The PING Invitational

Oct. 7 - 10, 2022 | Stillwater, Okla.

  1. Top 32 boys and Top 32 girls (2023 graduates and younger) based on the Rolex AJGA Rankings as of August 23, 2022 which will include ranked events ending the previous week*
  2. Additional Tournament Spots**

2022 AJGA Junior All-Star Invitational

Nov. 17 - 20, 2022 | TBD
Full invitational criteria will be available if the tournament is finalized. However, in order to be eligible for the first round of invitations, you must have played at least two* AJGA Junior All-Star Series tournaments this year through Sept. 1, 2022 (KMPG Stacy Lewis Junior All-Star Invitational counts toward the two-tournament minimum).

*Exception-champions of 2022 AJGA Junior All-Star Series tournaments & 2022 KPMG Stacy Lewis Junior All-Star Invitational are eligible based on that tournament finish alone.

2022 Rolex Tournament of Champions

Nov. 19 - 23, 2022 | San Antonio, Texas
TBD

2023 PING Junior Solheim Cup

Sep. 18 - 19, 2023 | Benahavis, Spain

The next PING Junior Solheim Cup will be held September 18 - 19, 2023 at La Zagaleta in Benahavis, Spain. The 2023 event will mark the 12th PING Junior Solheim Cup, with the United States leading the all-time series 7-3-1.

Additional 2022 Invitational criteria will be posted once finalized.

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.