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Southern Junior Cup


2017 Alabama Southern Junior Cup Team

 
Southern Junior Cup Team

Southern Junior Cup: The four states that compete are Arkansas, Mississippi, Missouri, and Alabama.  The Junior Cup Match team will be comprised of six males and six female junior players.  The format will be a Ryder Cup format with Four-Ball, Foursomes, and Singles play.  The Four-Ball and Foursomes matches will consist of a 2-person team comprised of 1 male and 1 female.  The Singles play will be boys competing against boys and girls against girls.  Each match will be awarded one point for each win.  The format is match play and will consist of three rounds.  The first round of competition will be “Four-Ball” and the second round will be “Foursomes” (alternate shot).  The final day will be “Singles” match play. The event is open to males and females ages 14-18.

Team Selection Process
  • Girls Team
    • Two (2) Captain’s picks will be selected July 1st
      • One (1) if a Junior wins Women’s Alabama State Amateur and accepts Invitation 
    • If a junior wins the Alabama Women’s State Amateur will receive an invitation immediately following the event (June)
      • If the invitation is declined, the spot will become a Captain’s pick
    • Alabama Girls State Junior Champion will receive invitation immediately following the event (June)
      • If the invitation is declined, the spot will become a Captain’s pick
    • Top 3 players in Girls Alabama State Junior Rankings will be invited July 1st
  • Boys Team
    • Top 3 players in Boys Alabama State Junior Rankings will be invited July 1st
    • Alabama Boys State Junior Champion will receive invitation immediately following the event (July)
      • If the invitation is declined, the spot will become a Captain’s pick
    • If a junior wins the Alabama State Amateur will receive an invitation immediately following the event (June)
      • If the invitation is declined, the spot will become a Captain’s pick
    • Two (2) Captain’s picks will be selected July 1st
      • One (1) if a Junior wins Alabama State Amateur and accepts Invitation 
        • If an additional Captain’s pick is needed to fill the State Junior Champion’s spot, it will be made as soon as possible
  • Boys Team (6 Spots)
    • Top 3 players on the Boys Alabama State Junior Rankings using the July 1 rankings
      • If a player in the Top 3 declines the invitation, the next player in the rankings would be invited followed by any subsequent players.
    • Champion of the Alabama Boys State Junior
    • Two (2) Captain’s Picks
      • If the Champion of the Alabama Boys State Junior is in the Top 3 of Rankings then that spot becomes a Captain’s Pick
      • If a Junior wins the Alabama State Amateur, one (1) Captain’s pick will be reserved for the player
  • Girls Team (6 Spots)
    • Top 3 players on the Girls Alabama State Junior Rankings using the July 1 rankings
      • If a player in the Top 3 declines the invitation, the next player in the rankings would be invited followed by any subsequent players.
    • Champion of the Alabama Girls State Junior
    • Two (2) Captain’s Picks
      • If the Champion of the Alabama Girls State Junior is in the Top 3 of Rankings then that spot becomes a Captain’s Pick
      • If a Junior wins the Alabama Women’s State Amateur, one (1) Captain’s pick will be reserved for the player