The 2017 Asia-Pacific Junior Championship is conducted by the Asia-Pacific Golf Confederation (APGC) at Hong Kong Golf Club from 30 August to 1 September, the official practice days will take place on 28 and 29 August.
Mixed pairs from selected federations contend in four-balls, foursomes and singles over three days.
The European Golf Association (EGA) is pleased to announce that it has again been invited by the APGC to send four players to represent Europe in two mixed teams at this prestigious event. The European Young Masters (EYM) winner and runner-up in each of the Boys' and Girls' categories will receive automatic selection. If unavailable, the final standings will be used in order. The EYM is taking place at Oslo Golf Club, Norway, from 27 to 29 July. Each EGA member federation is eligible to send two girls and two boys under the age of 16 years as of 1st January to the EYM. 30 countries will compete in the 2017 edition.
About the Asia-Pacific Junior Championship
The event’s conditions describe the championship being open to junior golfers nominated by the 40 APGC member associations.
Eligible players are male/female amateur golfers who are 17 years old or under as of 30 August, 2017 representing their respective countries.
Each team will consist of one male and one female player. Each country may send a maximum of two teams.
The host country will be allowed to enter an additional team for a total of six players.
The Championship will be decided by stroke play over three rounds on the New Course of Hong Kong Golf Club as follows:
• First round - four-ball (18 holes)
• Second round - foursome (18 holes)
• Third round - singles (18 holes, boys’ and girl’s individual scores count)
The gross scores for the three rounds will be combined to form the team score. The team that has the lowest cumulative score for the three rounds is the winner.
About Hong Kong Golf Club
The Hong Kong Golf Club was founded in 1889 and is considered one of Asia’s pre-eminent golfing establishments. Home to three 18-hole courses at its site at Fanling in the northern New Territories, and a further nine holes in Deep Water Bay on Hong Kong Island, the Club lies at the very centre of the development of golf in HongKong.
In conjunction with the Home Affairs Bureau –The Hong Kong Golf Club is committed to promoting the development of golf within Hong Kong and to providing greater access to the Club’s facilities by approved outside bodies. The host of numerous charitable events throughout the year, the Club is a key supporter of the Hong Kong Golf Association’s junior programme and provides golf tuition to students from schools in the local Sheung Shui and Fanling districts.
Since 1959 the Club has been the venue forthe Hong Kong Open, a European and Asian Tour co-sanctioned tournament, making it one of only two international venues -the other being Augusta National, home of the Masters Tournament.
Official Championship Website
Conditions of the Championship