Veritex Bank Byron Nelson Junior Championship
Lakewood Country Club
Date: June 2-4, 2020
Host Club: Lakewood Country Club
Address: 6430 Gaston Ave, Dallas, TX 75214
Phone: (214) 821-1491
Tournament Director: Kevin Porter
Entry & Eligibility Information
Entries Open: Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at 9:00 AM CDT
Entries Close: Wednesday, May 6, 2020 at 5:00 PM CST
Entry Fee: $325
Tournament Type: Major
Divisions: Boys Division
Eligibility: Entries are open to male golfers with an active membership with the Texas Junior Golf Alliance. Players with exemptions will be added first with the remaining spots being filled based on player rankings. Please reference LJT Policies and Procedures for further details.
Exemptions: Players can earn exemptions into the field through a variety of categories that are outlined on the Tournament Exemptions Page. The LJT reserves the right to select players to be in the field. For exemption request details, please view LJT Policies and Procedures. Exempt players must enter by the published deadline or they will lose their exempt status and spot in the final field.
Format/Field Size: Play will be contested over 54 holes of stroke play.
Practice Round Information: The official practice round date is Monday, June 1. Each player in the field will be granted one round and will be paired by the Legends Junior Tour. Players wishing to play a practice round should contact Lakewood Country Club to select a time. (214) 821-1491
Registration Information: Player registration will not take place. All players will receive their tee gift in the scoring tent following his first round.
Starting Times: Pairings for the first and second rounds will be available on Friday, May 29 at www.txga.org. Copies of tee times will not be provided. Final round pairings will be available after the completion of the second round and will be redrawn according to scores from the previous rounds.
Cancellation/Withdrawal Policy: The cancellation deadline is 10 days prior to the tournament start date. For refund details, please check LJT Championship Policies.
Caddies: Players are NOT permitted a caddie for the Veritex Bank Byron Nelson Junior Championship in 2020.
Transportation: Players will be required to walk during the competition, unless acting under the discretion of an LJT rules official. Non-motorized push/pull carts will be permitted during the championship. Spectator carts will not be allowed for the championship. Should you need a handicap cart, please email Kevin Porter or call the LJT office to reserve one at (214) 468-8955. You will need a valid handicap placard to get a cart during the tournament rounds.
The Legends Junior Tour will post all tournament scores to player’s GHIN Handicaps. Players with handicaps associated with their accounts will be updated after each round and will not have to post scores themselves. To add your GHIN number to your LJT Account, please click here to login. You can add it on the “Edit Profile” page.
Player of The Year Points & Exemptions
Points towards the LJT Player of the Year Standings will be awarded to the top half of the tournament field and will be awarded following the final results. Exemptions into future LJT Majors and Invitationals will be updated and letters will be sent out letting exempt players know when they can sign up. All ties for points and exemptions will be retained. Results will be sent to the AJGA, Junior Golf Scoreboard and Golfweek following the final round and updated on their end accordingly.
Rules of Golf
The championship will be contested under the 2019 Rules of Golf as approved by the United States Golf Association and R&A, its interpretations and clarifications, 2020 Legends Junior Tour Local Rules and Terms of Competition and any local rules given to the player on their first tee. For information on rules, visit the TGA Rules of Golf Hub.