NEW 2017 HJGT POINTS RACE
In 2017, the HJGT will introduce a new points system that will feature multiple positive changes. Below is a list of the changes to the points race.
-Players will count points for their best 4 finishes of the year. For example, if a player competes in 8 HJGT events per year they will take their 4 highest point finishes and the 4 lowest will be thrown out and will not count towards his/her total. The ALL HJGT teams and players of the year will be announced after the final round of the National Championship on December 3rd. There will be an awards ceremony concluding the event on Sunday evening. -The HJGT will have different point totals for bigger events against stronger competition. There are 4 different categories which include open events, 54 hole/college prep series events, majors, and finally invitationals. Please click here to learn more about these breakdowns. -New to the 2017 schedule the HJGT will introduce regional invitiaionals which will feature the top point earners from each region. The 4 regions will be Northeast, Midwest, Southeast, and West coast. These 4 events will be announced January 13th. Click Here to learn more about invitationals and awards. One of the most exciting additions to the points race are the prizes. The top 10 players in each of the 6 divisions will be invited to compete in a very special parent/child event in 2018, open to only these 60 players and a parent of their choice. The event will be held at Albany Golf Resort in the Bahamas. Albany is home to the PGA Tours Hero World Challenge which features the top 18 players in the world. Albany is one of the most exclusive resorts in the world. The event will take place February 10-11, 2018 and it will only be open to players on the all HJGT teams only. There will be no entry fee for the player or their parent. Additionally, the top 3 points earners in each division will be provided complimentary accommodations for their stay at Albany through host families. This event will be a very special chance for juniors to compete on this amazing golf course with one of their parents. A special dinner reception will be held on Saturday evening following round 1 honoring all the players 2017 accomplishments.