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May 22, 2014

Registration for Georgia championships closes May 28

Entries will be closing on Wednesday for golfers wishing to compete in both the Georgia Junior Championship and the Georgia Girls’ Championship. The junior boys will compete at Brunswick Country Club, while the junior girls head to The Standard Club in Johns Creek. Both events are June 16-18.

The 49th annual Junior Championship is open to male amateur golfers between the ages of 14 and 17. Entrants must be at least 14 on or before June 16 and must not have turned 18 before June 18. The field of 144 players will compete over 54 holes of individual stroke play with the field cut to the low 70 players and ties, and anyone within 10 strokes of the lead, after 36 holes.

The 35th playing of the Girls’ Championship is open to female amateur golfers between nine and 18 who have a GSGA handicap index. Entrants must be at least nine on or before June 16 and must not have turned 19 or be enrolled in college before June 18. The field of 144 players will compete over 54 holes of flighted, individual stroke play. For both tournaments, all players must walk and carry their own clubs.

Eligible players must enter through the GSGA website (www.gsga.org) by clicking the event registration link. The deadline for entry for both events is Wednesday.

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