Veritex Bank Byron Nelson Junior Championship

Lakewood Country Club

June 6-8, 2023


General Information

Date: June 6-8, 2023
Host Club: Lakewood Country Club
Address: 6430 Gaston Ave, Dallas, TX 75214
Phone: (214) 821-1491
LJT Staff Contact: Tournament Director – Scott Davidson

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Entry & Eligibility Information

Entries Open: February 1, 2023 at 9:00 AM
Entries Close: May 17, 2023 at 5:00 PM

Entry Fee: $340

Eligibility: This is a boys-only event. Players must have a current membership with a member of the Texas Junior Golf Alliance. Players can renew or sign up with the Northern Texas PGA or the Southern Texas PGA membership to be eligible.

Entry Procedure: Players will be added to the field according to the Exemption-Based Entry procedures immediately following the close of registration. For more information on the exemption-based entry procedures, please check the LJT Eligibility & Entry Procedures.

Championship Information

Format/Field Size: Play will be contested over 54 holes of stroke play. The field is limited to 84 players; at the completion of 36 holes the field will be cut to the low 30 players and ties.

Divisions: Boys 12-18

Practice Round Information: The official practice round is Monday, June 5. Players can email Scott Davidson ([email protected]) to request a practice round time between 11:00 am and 2:00 pm.

Monday Qualifying: An eighteen-hole qualifying tournament will be held at Lakewood CC on Monday, June 5th. A 42-player field will compete for 4 spots in the tournament. Registration for the qualifying tournament will open at 9:00 A.M. on Friday, May 19th. We will fill the field based only on order of registration.

Registration Information: Players can check in with the Registration Tent outside the golf shop on Monday from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm to receive tee gifts. Any players not able to register on Monday, June 5 must notify the Tournament Director and can pick up their gifts in scoring following the first round.

Starting Times/Pairings Information: Starting times/pairings for the first and second rounds will be available Friday, June 2. Final round starting times/pairings will be available in the evening preceding play (approximately one hour after the completion of play). The field will be cut to the low 30 players and ties following the second round. Final round starting times/pairings will be re-drawn based on total score following the previous rounds of play.

Caddies: Caddies are permitted for the championship. Players are responsible for providing their own caddie for the event and the caddie cannot be the player’s parent or legal guardian.

Cancellation/Withdrawal Procedure: Players may withdraw themselves from the field and receive a refund up until 10 days before the first round. If you need to withdraw, please contact the Tournament Director and they will instruct you on how to complete the WD. For full refund details, please reference the LJT Competition Policies.

Transportation: Players and caddies will be required to walk during the competition, unless acting under the direction of an LJT Rules Official. Non-motorized push/pull carts will be permitted during the championship.

Spectator Carts: Spectator carts are not allowed at the Veritex Bank Byron Nelson Junior Championship. Spectators with a handicap placard can email Scott Davidson ([email protected]) to request a cart for the tournament rounds. Carts will not be permitted on Monday, June 5.

Rules of Golf

The Championship will be contested under the 2023 Rules of Golf as approved by the United States Golf Association and R&A, its interpretations and clarifications, 2023 Legends Junior Tour Local Rules and Terms of Competition and any local rules give to the player on their first tee. For information on rules, visit the TGA Rules of Golf Hub.