The Barbados Golf Association has been invited by the R&A to send two juniors, one boy and one girl under the age of 16 as at January 1st 2016 and over the age of 11, to play in the 2016 Junior Open.
The details are as follows:
Course: Kilmarnock Golf Club, Ayrshire, Scotland.
Date: 11th – 13th July.
H’cap Limit: 15
Age Limit: See above in bold
Cut: The top 80 players go through after 36 holes to play the final round.
Please note the following:
Competitors will be accommodated at University West of Scotland, Paisley; approximately 40 minutes travel time by coach from Kilmarnock Golf Club. This invitation includes the cost of accommodation and meals for competitors as well as two days watching The Open Championship at Royal Troon Golf Club. A dedicated team of Chaperones will meet all competitors at Glasgow or Prestwick airport and from then will look after the juniors for their stay.
The Provisional Programme for the week is set out below
Saturday 9 July Arrival
Sunday 10 July Practice Round and Opening Ceremony
Monday 11 July Round 1
Tuesday 12 July Round 2
Wednesday 13 July Round 3 and Prize Presentation
Thursday 14 July Visit to The Open Championship
Friday 15 July Visit to The Open Championship
Saturday 16 July Departure
For more information on The Junior Open course visit HYPERLINK "http://www.kbgc.co.uk" www.kbgc.co.uk
The BGA will conduct qualifying trials over 54 holes at a date to be announced during the Easter school vacation. The boy and girl with the best gross score will earn the right to participate in the 2016 Junior Championships in Scotland in July.
Parents of players who are interested in participating should contact Denis Foster at HYPERLINK "mailto:email@example.com" firstname.lastname@example.org before February 28th .
The 2016 Junior Open Rules >>>