Girls Match Play Championship
Old American Golf Club
Date: September 4-6, 2020
Host Club: Old American Golf Club
Address: 1001 Lebanon Rd, The Colony, TX 75056
Phone: (972) 370-4653
Tournament Director: Kevin Porter
Entry & Eligibility Information
Tournament Eligibility: The Girls Match Play Championship is an exemption-based tournament for girls that are high school graduates of 2021 or later. Players earn exemptions into the field by playing in various Texas Junior Golf Alliance events or qualifying through the Player of the year Standings. To view all the exemptions available, check the Exemptions Tab.
Format/Field Size: The championship is schedule for single-elimination match play with the winners advancing to the next round until the champion is crowned on Sunday, September 6. The bracket will be set by a random drawing on Wednesday, September 3.
Cancellation / Withdrawal Policy: Please alert the Legends Junior Tour if you need to withdraw from the event so that we can reach out to fill the spot.
Caddies / Transportation: Caddies will be allowed for the event and anybody can caddie for the player. Both players and caddies are required to walk during each round. Spectator carts will not be permitted for the championship.
Schedule of Events
Thursday, September 3
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm - Tournament Registration
2:30 pm - 3:10 pm - Player Practice Rounds
6:00 pm - Bracket Released
Friday, September 4
8:00 am - 9:10 am - First 16 Matches
11:00 am - 1:00 pm - Lunch Provided for Players
1:30 pm - 2:00 pm - Quarterfinal Matches
Saturday, September 5
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm - Lunch Provided for Players
1:00 pm - 1:10 pm - Semifinal Matches
Sunday, September 6
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm - Lunch Provided for Players
1:00 pm - Final Match
Legends Junior Tour Exemptions:
A. Champion - 2020 Texas Girls' Invitational: N/A
B. Champion - 2020 Lanny Wadkins Junior Championship: Farah O'Keefe
C. Champion - 2020 Texas Junior Amateur: Lauren Nguyen
D. Champion - 2020 George Hannon Junior Invitational: Alexa Saldana
E. Top 5 2020 LJT Player of the Year Standings (Not Already Exempt As of Aug. 12): Maelynn Kim, Tiffany Cao, Amelia Guo, Savannah Barber, Sophie Biediger
North Texas PGA Exemptions:
F. Champion - 2020 The Challenge at The Tribute: Jenna Madden
G. Champion - 2020 LPGA Tour Exemption Girls Series #1: Meagan Winans
H. Champion - 2020 LPGA Tour Exemption Girls Series #3: Mia Nixon
I. Champion - 2020 LPGA Tour Exemption Girls Series #6: Sydney Williams
South Texas PGA Exemptions:
J. Champion - 2020 Girls Junior PGA Championship Qualifier: Morgan Miller
K. Champion - 2020 Mid-Summer Showcase: Tillie Claggett
L. Champion - 2020 Aggieland Classic: Grace Jin
M. Champion - 2020 Shootout in the Hills: Julia Vollmer
*Should a winner of an LJT qualifying event be exempt or not eligible, below is a breakdown of how that exemption will be decided.
1. Champion of qualifying event
2. If champion is already exempt or not eligible, that exemption will go to the next eligible player.
3. Should there be a tie for the next eligible player at a qualifying event, the person with the highest rank on the LJT Player of the Year Standings will receive the exemption.
4. Should there be a tie for any LJT Player of the Year Standing exemptions, the exemption will go to the oldest person, based on high school graduation year.
5. Should there be a tie for high school graduation year, lot will decide the exemption.
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