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Minnesota PGA Junior Golf Association
Providing Playing Opportunities for junior golfers
2017 Player's Tour PLAYER OF THE YEAR POINTS/CRITERIA
Points: Juniors will be eligible to earn points in the five events from their scheduled series. Points will be awarded to boys who place 1st through 20th in 18-hole and 36-hole events. Points will be awarded to girls who place in the top six in both 18 and 36-hole events. *All juniors who finish in a tie will split the points. There will be SIX 2017 Players' Tour Series Champions. Upon completion of the final event in each individual Series, one boy and one girl will be designated as Series Champion for his/her separate series.
  • Juniors participating in the Players' Tour are eligible for the Match Play Championship, held August 2nd – August 4th at Legacy Courses at Cragun's – Dutch Legacy Course. Those who qualify for the Match Play Championship will earn Player of the Year points as shown below. These points will not count towards Series Champion.
  • Juniors participating in the Players' Tour are eligible to earn an invitation to play in the end of the year event, the Minnesota PGA Junior Golf Association Tournament of Champions. This tournament will be a two-day, 36-hole event that will take place at Whitebirch GC and Deacon's Lodge GC at Breezy Point Resort on August 9th – August 10th. Invitations will be extended to the top 20 Boys and 7 Girls* in each individual series OR any junior who has won a 2017 Players' Tour Series event.
  • The Players' Tour Player of the Year will be awarded to one boy and one girl following completion of play at the 2017 Tournament of Champions. Points at the Tournament of Champions will be awarded to the 1st through 20th place finishes in the boys division and 1st through 10th place finishes in the girls division. Points will be split for ties at all Minnesota PGA Players' Tour events and the Tournament of Champions. Any score posted as a With-Draw (WD) – (Without good reason), No-Show (NS) and No-Card (NC) will automatically make the junior ineligible for Player of the Year. Any junior disqualified (DQ) for a Code of Conduct violation will also be ineligible for Player of the Year.
*The Minnesota PGA Junior Golf Committee reserves the right to adjust the point distribution depending on the field size of the series. Alternates may be invited to the Tournament of Champions if the top 20 boys/7 girls from each series do not accept the invitation.

Point distribution for the 2017 Minnesota PGA Players' Tour, Players' Tour Match Play Championship, and Tournament of Champions is as follows:
PLAYERS' TOUR 18-Hole Events:
  BOYS:
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th 11th 12th 13th 14th 15th 16th 17th 18th 19th 20th
150 130 115 105 95 85 75 70 65 60 55 50 45 40 35 30 25 20 15 10
GIRLS:
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th
100 75 50 30 20 15
All juniors who do not place but post a score will receive 5 points.

Minnesota PGA PLAYERS' TOUR 36-Hole Events:
BOYS:
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th 11th 12th 13th 14th 15th 16th 17th 18th 19th 20th
210 180 160 145 130 115 100 90 80 70 60 55 50 45 40 35 30 25 20 15
GIRLS:
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th
150 110 80 55 35 25
  All juniors who do not place but post a score will receive 10 points.

Players' Tour (Outside Series) Bonus Points
(Players' Tour Members playing in events outside of their series)
Boys:
1st - 5th = 50
6th - 10th = 30
11th - 15th = 15
16th - 20th = 10
    Girls:
1st - 2nd = 35
3rd = 20
4th = 15
5th = 10

Players' Tour Tournament of Champions:
BOYS:
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th 11th 12th 13th 14th 15th 16th 17th 18th 19th 20th
300 260 230 210 190 170 150 140 130 120 110 100 90 80 70 60 50 40 30 20
GIRLS:
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th
300 260 230 210 190 170 150 140 130 120
All juniors who do not place but post a score will receive 10 points.

Players' Tour Match Play Championship

Boys:
Champion - 250
Runner-up - 190
Final Four - 140
Elite 8 - 100
Sweet 16 - 75
Round of 32 - 50
Round of 64 - 30

Girls:
Champion - 250
Runner-up - 190
Final Four - 140
Elite 8 - 100
Sweet 16 - 75

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