99th Women's Amateur & 11th Mid-Amateur Championships

Watchung Valley G.C. — Watchung

  • Date
    Jun 24–27 2024

*ENTRIES OPEN MARCH 1, 2024*

Amateur Championship: June 24 - June 27, 2024 (Monday-Thursday)
Mid-Amateur Championship – June 24 - June 25, 2024  (Monday & Tuesday)

Entry Fee: $170.00
Entries Close: Wednesday, June 12 @ 5pm
Late entries will NOT be accepted

CHAMPIONSHIP/QUALIFYING INFORMATION:
The Women’s Amateur and Women’s Mid-Amateur Championships will be conducted concurrently. The entry fee of $170.00 subsidizes entry into both championships, where applicable. A player age twenty-five (25) and above (as of June 24, 2024) is eligible for both competitions and will automatically be placed into both fields unless she notifies the NJSGA otherwise (see below).

Women’s Amateur Championship: A thirty-six (36) hole, Stroke Play qualifying round consisting of eighteen (18)-holes on Monday, June 24 and eighteen (18)-holes on Tuesday, June 25 will determine placement into the Match Play championship to consist of sixteen (16) players. Any ties for the final qualifying place(s)into Match Play shall be decided by a hole-by-hole playoff which will begin immediately upon the completion of Tuesday’s play. The round of 16 and quarterfinal rounds of Match Play will be held on Wednesday, June 26; the semifinal matches and championship match will be held on Thursday, June 27.  All matches are eighteen (18) holes. *The Champion will be exempt into the 2024 U.S. Women's Amateur Championship at Southern Hills Country Club.

Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship: The thirty-six (36) hole, stroke play qualifying round for the Amateur Championship will coincidentally serve as the Mid-Amateur Championship. The Mid-Amateur Champion will be the player age twenty-five (25) and above with the lowest 36-hole gross score. In the event of a tie for the championship, a hole-by-hole playoff will be held to determine the champion. Players age twenty-five (25) and above will automatically be placed into the Mid-Amateur Championship. A Mid-Amateur Player may: 1) Compete in both the Amateur and Mid-Amateur Championships; 2) Compete in only the Mid-Amateur Championship. A player who chooses to compete in only the Mid-Amateur Championship (and not the Match Play portion of the Amateur Championship) must notify the NJSGA no later than the close of entries date on TBA

ELIGIBILITY: 
Entries are open to female amateur golfers who meet ALL of the following:

  • Entrant must possess UNQUESTIONABLE Amateur Status.
  • Entrant meet ALL of these Handicap and Membership Requirements:
    • Hold a USGA Handicap Index of 14.0 or less, as of the close of entries, at a NJSGA member club/course. She must be listed on this club’s Handicap Roster.
    • Maintain good standing and remain on the above Handicap Roster through the Championship proper.
  • If entering from a public facility, or Club Without Real Estate, entrant must be a permanent resident of New Jersey. Proof of residency may be required.

Transportation: Motorized transportation is PROHIBITED throughout this Championship.
Caddies: Permitted; a player may bring her own caddie, reserve a club caddie, or carry her own bag.
Pull/Push Carts: TBA. Refer to specific Notice to Players for host club’s policy.

 
Prizes
Amateur Championship: The Women’s New Jersey State Championship Cup will be presented to the Champion, engraved with her name, and displayed at her home club. Prizes awarded to the match play semifinalists, runner-up and stroke play medalist.

Mid-Amateur Championship: The NJSGA Championship trophy will be presented to the Champion, engraved with her name, and displayed at her home club. Prizes awarded to the Champion and runner-up.

FINAL DECISION REGARDING ACCEPTANCE OF ENTRIES IS AT THE DISCRETION OF THENJSGA. THE NJSGA RESERVES THE RIGHT TO REJECT OR WITHDRAW AN ENTRY AT ANY TIME,BEFORE OR DURING A COMPETITION OR MODIFY THE CHAMPIONSHIP PROGRAM ANYTIME, IN ITS DISCRETION.

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