ASGA "Monk" Wade Junior Classic
ELIGIBILITY: This Championship in honor of Charles “Monk” Wade, Executive Director of the Arkansas State Golf Association 1975-1990, is open to make and female golfers who will not reach their 19th birthday by May 9th, 2020 or entered college, who are bona fide residents of the state of Arkansas, and upon approval by the ASGA, non-residents whose home course is located in Arkansas. All participants must be ASGA Junior Members and the field is limited. Entry fee includes golf for two rounds, a lunch on Saturday after the first round, player gift and range balls. The First Tee is located at #1 The First Tee Way, Little Rock, 72204, off South University Avenue.
AGE DIVISIONS: Boys and Girls ages 7-11 will play 9 holes each day on the Honor’s Course (par-3 short course); and the field is limited to 39 players. Girl’s ages 12-13 will play 9 holes on the par-3 Honor’s Course and 9 holes on the Chairman’s Course (2,300 yards / Gold Tees) each day. Boy’s ages 12-13 and Girls ages 14-18 will play 9 holes on the par-3 Honor’s Course and 9 holes on the Chairman’s Course (2,800 yards / Green Tees) each day. Boys ages 14-18 will play 9 holes on the Honor’s Course and 9 holes on the Chairman’s Course (3,300 yards / Blue Tees) each day; and the field is limited to 60 players. In the event of inclement weather, the ASGA reserves the right to reduce the number of holes.
CADDIES: Are not allowed. All players must walk and carry their bag or use a push/pull cart. Parents may watch, but are not permitted to caddie, coach, give advice or harass players during the stipulated round. Parents may provide nourishment and encouragement and should keep a minimum distance at other times.
TROPHIES: Will be awarded for first and second in each age division: Boys and Girls 7-8, 9-11, 12-13,& 14-18. Player of the Year points will be awarded to the top 10 in the Girls 14-18 Division and Boys 14-18 Division. The ASGA Junior Code of Conduct Policy will be strictly enforced.
ENTRY FEE: The entry fee is $80 for Boys and Girls ages 7-11, that will play 9 holes each day; and $100 for Boys and Girls Ages 12-18, that will play 18 holes each day. Entries may be filed by mail with a check payable to ASGA to P.O. Box 30250, Little Rock, AR 72260 or go online at www.asga.org and enter with a credit card. Deadline is April 25th, or until the field is full. Entries that do not meet the requirements will be returned.
PRACTICE ROUND: Practice rounds will be available at the cost of $10 on Friday, May 8th or another day, with approval from The City of Little Rock staff. Please call the golf shop, 501-379-8727 to reserve a practice round tee time.
Golf Carts: Golf carts will be available to spectators for the first time at this event, weather permitting. There is a $30 rental fee that shall be paid the day of, as carts will be rented out on a first come first serve basis.
STARTING TIMES: For the first round will be posted at www.asga.org and emailed to players no later than May 8th. Starting times for the final round will be posted at The First Tee, on the website, and emailed to players as soon as possible following the first round.