Player Information

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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.

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

Starburst Policy regarding American’s with Disability Act Accommodations for Competitions (click here)
Request for Golf Cart Use (click here)
Request for Pull Cart Use (click here)

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.

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: 7-12 & 13-19 Championship
Boys: 7-12 & 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. For more information on the AJGA PBE system, please visit the AJGA website by clicking here.

Click here for the 2019 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. **

Entry Fees

  • 2019 Fees: All players $215, Caddies $20

 

Refund Policy

$200 refunds will be granted for withdrawals if we are notified prior to April 2 at 11:59 p.m. CST. If contacted between April 3 at midnight CST and May 14 at 11:59 p.m., a $100 refund will be granted for withdrawals. All withdrawals must be notified in writing by emailing Amanda Haygood at ahaygood@wacochamber.comNo refunds will be granted if contacted on May 15. The Starburst Junior Golf Classic committee appreciates your understanding of this matter. There is a $25 service fee for all entries received. There are no refunds for weather and weather-related issues.

Waiting List Policy

Once a tournament is full, all players that register will be placed on the waiting list.  Players on the waiting list will be placed into the event on a first-come, first-served basis according to space availability in their division. Players still on the waiting list after the registration deadline will be notified by an NTPGA staff member no later than (3) days prior to the tournament if a spot becomes available in their division.  An NTPGA staff member will notify a player two (2) days prior to the event if they have been selected to be an on-site alternate.

If you want to be removed from the waiting list, you must email us at Amanda Haygood.

 Awards

Awards are based on the number of participants per age group (minimum of three awarded per age group with a maximum of one trophy for every 10 players).
Example: In one age group of 80 participants, 8 trophies will be awarded.

Caddies

Caddies must register and pass the NTPGA Junior Tour Caddie Quiz to be an official caddie for Prep Level (all divisions), Medalist Level (11-12 divisions) and All American Tour (12 & Under divisions & Starburst Junior Golf Classic) tournaments. Caddies that do not register WILL NOT be allowed to caddie for any player until registration is complete.

Caddie Registration

There is a fee of $20 to register as an NTPGA caddie.  One-time caddie registration is valid for the calendar year, expires on December 31, 2018 and is applicable to the player’s immediate family.

Caddie Cancellation

All caddie cancellations must be submitted through the NTPGA office by speaking to an NTPGA staff member. Cancellations are ineligible for refunds once the caddie participates in one (1) NTPGA Junior Tour event.

NOTE: All caddie cancellation refunds are subject to a $5 processing fee.

Caddie Check-In

All caddies must check in at registration in order to caddie.  Caddies must have their NTPGA issued bag tag present at registration while checking in.  This procedure must be followed at each tournament the Caddie participates in.

Caddies MAY:

  • Assist with yardage
  • Assist with club selection
  • Provide advice
  • Search for the player’s ball
  • Repair old hole plugs and ball marks
  • Remove loose impediments
  • Mark the position of a ball, without lifting it
  • Clean the player’s ball
  • Remove movable obstructions
  • Keep player’s score

Caddies MAY NOT:

  • Violate a USGA Rule of Golf
  • Violate the NTPGA Caddie Code of Conduct
  • Ride or have golf clubs transported in golf carts except when being transported to their starting hole, back to the clubhouse from their finishing hole, during a suspension of play or when authorized by the NTPGA staff (Medalist Level Girls 11-12 approved shuttling, etc.).

Give extensive coaching or training during a round resulting in pace of play violations

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Testimonials

We had a great time at The Starburst golf tournament. I had two girls playing 16/7 and they both had a blast. Lots of fun for the whole family and great time together caddying for our kids!

Starburst Junior Golf Classic

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