How to Qualify

The  North American Junior Golf Championship is destined to be one of the largest and best-known junior golf tournaments in the world. We will host  up to 150 golfers at the Championship event.The staff has been involved in the sport of junior golf for a number of years and have been conducting local and regional  tournaments. Many junior golfers will compete in official NAJA qualifying tournaments. The best of these golfers will advance to the annual North American Junior Golf Championship.
Players can register at a Qualifying tournament in your area or participate in an outside event if there is not a Qualifier where you live. Watch the website for further information.

Players who request/fill out a resume may also be accepted at the discretion of the committee.

Special Invitees North American Junior Amateur will accept a limited number of special invitees in each age division into the NAJA Championship through this method. Applicants must meet one of the criteria below to be considered for a special invitation to participation. Submission of an application DOES NOT guarantee acceptance. All applicants are strongly encouraged to participate in an North American Junior Amateur Qualifier in case their application is not accepted. Application Criteria In order to be considered for a special invitation, applicants must fit into at least one of the following categories. Applications will be considered in priority order as listed numerically below. If North American Junior Amateur receives an application that does not fit into at least one of the following categories, the application will not be considered. No exceptions.
(1) Junior golfers who are ranked in the top 1,000 boys or girls overall rankings of the Golfweek junior rankings. This is the top 1,000 overall rankings, not a ranking by high school graduation year, state or other sub-category.
(2)Boys division players that have a handicap of 8 or below.
(3)Girls division players who have a handicap of 15 or below.
(4)Fill out/request a resume from the NAJA staff -


How to Apply:
Golfers who fit into at least one of the categories above must submit an application to North American Junior Amateur to be considered Applications will be accepted beginning January 1st of 2017, and the deadline to apply is September 30, 2017. Applicants will be notified of their status by October 15, 2017. Accepted applicants will receive a special invitation to participate in the 2017 North American Junior Amateur Championship and will be required to register for the championships by October 31, 2017. Once accepted you are required to pay the tournament fee.