Who Can Play

The All American Tour is for NTPGA Junior Tour members ages 7-19 who have achieved a high-level of golf and tournament experience and offers competitive 36-hole individual stroke play tournaments as well as a Match Play and Team tournament formats. All American Tour tournaments are conducted over two days with 18-holes played each day. All American Tour tournaments are nationally ranked and offer national and regional tournament exemptions as well as AJGA Performance Based Entry (PBE) to top finishers. All American Tour tournaments are conducted throughout the year in all areas of Northern Texas.

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Pace of Play

The established Pace of Play for All American Tour tournaments is 14 minutes per hole (4 hours and 12 minutes) plus one additional minute between the play of two holes for a total of 4 hours and 30 minutes per round unless otherwise noted.

All players will be notified of their acceptance in the tournament by email after receiving the entry in Waco.

Definition of Out of Position for the Tee Time Start

The first group to start will be considered out of position if, at any time during the round, they exceed the time allotted to play.

Any subsequent groups will be considered out of position if, at any time during the round, they (a) exceed the allotted time to play and (b) reach a par-3 hole that is open and free of play, reach a par-4 and have not played a stroke from the teeing ground before the hole is open and free to play, or reach a par-5 hole and all players in the group have not played a stroke from the teeing ground before the hole is open and free to play. Both (a) and (b) must apply for a group to be out of position.

Timing

The NTPGA staff reserves the right to time a group when deemed necessary.  Further, if a player is determined to be unreasonably slow he/she may be timed individually at the NTPGA staff’s discretion, regardless of whether his/her group is out of position.

A player is permitted 40 seconds to play a stroke, and an additional 10 seconds (for a total of 50 seconds) will be allowed for: (a) the first player to play a stroke on a par-3 hole; (b) the first player to play a second stroke on a par-4 or par-5 hole; (c) the first player to play a third stroke on a par-5 hole; (d) the first player to play around the putting green; and (e) the first player to play on the putting green.

Penlty Structure

NTPGA staff reserves the right to penalize a group or individual player if multiple violations of the Pace of Play policy occur. During a stipulated round, an individual player or group will receive the following warnings and subsequent penalties from an NTPGA staff member if they are found to be over time and/or out of position, as previously defined.

FIRST OFFENSE:  Warning (Yellow)

SECOND OFFENSE:  Warning (Orange)

THIRD OFFENSE:  One (1) stroke penalty (Red)

FOURTH OFFENSE: Two (2) stroke penalty (Black)

FIFTH OFFENSE:  Disqualification

NOTE 1: Penalty strokes will be added to the hole where the infraction occurred.

NOTE 2: Pace of play warnings and penalties will not carry over to any subsequent NTPGA Junior Tour rounds.

Divisions

Players wanting to “play up” must register in the division they want to play. The division you select during registration is the division you will be placed.
Girls: 12 and under and 13 – 19 Championship
Boys: 12 and under and 13 – 19 Championship
Division Status’: Open, Waiting List, and Closed

AJGA PBE status will be awarded to our Championship and 11 thru 17 Age Divisions. Click Here for the 2018 Starburst Junior Golf Classic AJGA Performance Based Entry.** All PBE Performance Stars are based on AJGA rules and dependent upon each division meeting the eligibility requirements. **

For more information on the AJGA PBE system, please visit the AJGA website by clicking here.

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Testimonials

This tournament was a great experience for my son and I. Getting to meet and play with some of the games best youth players was worth the trip. He became friends with many of the players and was excited to meet them. Although my son did not score well, he left the tournament encouraged and is really working to improve his game for next years tournament.

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