As an invitational, player registration is open to anyone but all are subject to committee review before being officially placed in the field. Any player ranked in the top 200 of the Golfweek/Sagarin rankings, has won an event on the Golfweek Junior Tournament Series or posted a top-15 finish in the boys division for 2019 or top-10 finish in the girls division for 2019 is an automatic invitee. Any player who would like to petition for an invitation should contact Carlton Reese via email at email@example.com and include a brief tournament resume.
Winners of the Golfweek West Coast Junior Invitational earn an automatic invitation to compete in the prestigious Golfweek International Junior Invitational played Nov. 7-8 a.
You can view coverage of the 2018 event by clicking here.
The first wave of invitations will go out the first week of February as well as invitations to other exempt players. Any player age 13-19 who is not on a college golf team is welcome to request a special entry into the tournament at any team. Requests should include the player’s full name, date of birth, graduation date, hometown residence and a brief tournament resume.
Past champions of the Golfweek West Coast Junior Invitational:
2011: Michael Moorhead, Paige Lee
2012: Ki Taek Lee, Saki Iida
2013: Rafael Barnoya, Jiyoon Jang
2014: Shawn Tsai, Madeline Chou
2015: Bradley Reeves, Ashley Kim
2016: Peter Wan, Angelina Kim
2017: Jackson Rivera, Ashley Menne
2018: Benjamin Hong, Ashley Menne
2019: Gregory Lee, Sydney Bryan
To view coverage of the 2019 event, please click here.