Eligibility

The 28th Junior European Open 2020 is open to all junior golfers in the UK as well as other countries.

Age: Boys born after 1/1/2003, Girls born after 1/1/2002

Junior European Open 18+: For the fifth year running, we will also be running a separate championship for those boys and girls too old to participate in the Junior European Open proper. If you are born before 1/1/2003 (Boys) or before 1/1/2002 (Girls), you are eligible to play in the JEO 18+. You can enter online. Please make sure you enter your date of birth from which we will know you are entering the JEO 18+. If for any reason at all your entry is not accepted, you will receive a full refund. For the full explanation of the format, please refer to the JEO 18+ dedicated page on our website.

Handicaps: As this championship is played off Scratch, there is no lower or higher handicap limits.

Entry fee: For the second year running, the entry fee has remained unchanged even though the cost of running the event has increased. This year, once again, all players will receive, free of charge, a Tournament Championship Golf Cap retail value £28.

                    Entry fee at each venue: £49

                    Minimum value of the prizes presented at each of the 45 dates & venues: £2300

Closing date: Entries will be accepted up to the week before each event subject to availability.

Acceptance: If for any reason whatsoever, your entry is not accepted, you will receive a full refund.

Cancellation: If we cancel an event, we will immediately email all those playing and send them a full refund- we have never cancelled an event in the 28-year history of this event! All changes and cancellations will be announced on our NOTICEBOARD page on our website.

NOTICEBOARD: We have a dedicated page on our website called NOTICEBOARD where all cancellations will be announced on a daily basis.


Qualification

There are 45 Regional Finals staged all across the UK, Europe and other selected counties from March to October.

At each Regional Final, a minimum of two boys and one girl win and secure their places in the Champions Week Finals in Spain in November.


The Champions Week Finals

The Champions Week Finals are staged over five rounds Stroke Play, played on two of the top courses in Europe.

As part of the prize, in line with the R&A Rules on Amateur Status, the finalists receive the following:

  • Complimentary green fees on the Championship courses (minimum of four rounds)
  • 7-nights accommodation for the Boys in a first class location
  • 8-nights accommodation for the Girls in a first class location
  • Daily return transfers to the golf courses
  • Specially commissioned & individually personalised trophies to all the Finalists plus major trophies to the Boys Champion and Girls Champion as well as the second and third
  • The Champions Week Prize Presentation Dinner including drinks

The Junior European Open 2020

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