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2017 JUNIOR RIVER CUP

Squire Creek Country Club, Choudrant, Louisiana
Saturday & Sunday, September 23-24, 2017

The Junior River Cup is a Ryder Cup style event between the the top junior golfers in Louisiana and Mississippi.  It is conducted in Mississippi in even years and Louisiana in odd years. 

Player invitations will be sent out after the LGA Junior Amateur Championship. 

Entry Fee: $175. Entry fee includes 4 rounds of golf: Friday, September 22 (practice round), Saturday, Sept. 23 (2 rounds), and Sunday, Sept. 24. Also includes Team Louisiana Uniforms (2 golf shirts and a hat), lunch Saturday and Sunday, and the meal for players at the Saturday night banquet.

Refund PolicyEntry fee will be refunded regardless of reason if LGA office is notified, in writing, before the close of entries (8/29/17). After the close of entries, fee will be refunded only in the event of injury or illness provided notification (accompanied by a doctor’s statement) reaches LGA office by September 22, 2017. A $35 service charge will be deducted from all refunds.

Field/Format: Invitation Only. 20 players per team. 4 players in each age group and 4 girls. Age groups are as follow: 10-11, 12-13, 14-15, and 16-18 for boys; 13-18 for girls.

Format of play is Match Play. Four-Ball matches will be played Saturday morning and Foursome matches that afternoon (September 22). These will be 9 hole matches for the 10-11 age group boys ONLY. All other Four-Ball and Foursome matches on Saturday will be 18 holes. Each match on Saturday is worth one point. Sunday (September 24) will be Singles matches, all 18 holes, worth 1 point each. Sunday's Singles matches will be determined at the Junior River Cup banquet Saturday night. 

Team Louisiana Uniforms: Competitors will wear issued Team Louisiana uniforms. More info will be included in the invitation and email notice to competitors. Important Note:  Squire Creek CC is a spikeless facility and all competitors will be required to wear spikeless shoes.

As mentioned above, there will be a player recognition dinner Saturday night, September 23 at Squire Creek Country Club. Attire is coat and tie for boys, dress or dress pants and blouse for girls. Sunday's singles matches will be determined at this dinner.

Eligibility/Team Members: Entries are open to Louisiana junior golfers who have been selected by The Committe. 

Practice Privileges: Practice privileges are extended to participants in the Junior River Cup at Squire Creek CC on Friday, September 22. If participants wish to utilize a cart for the practice round, they must pay a cart fee, otherwise the practice round is covered in the entry fee.

Prizes: Prizes will be awarded to each player on the winning team, and the host State Golf Association will take possession of the Junior River Cup trophy for the next calendar year. In case of a tie for the Junior River Cup, the team that had possession of the trophy prior to the start of the event will retain possession.

Rules of Golf: Play will be governed by the Rules of Golf. All questions will be settled by the Rules Committee, whose decision will be final.

HOTEL HQ: Squire Creek Golf Houses Rate of $125 for single room with queen bed, $175 for master suite with king bed. Conveniently located a short walk from the clubhouse, adjacent to the pool and the 1st fairway. The Golf Houses have thirty-two luxury bedrooms available grouped into eight residences. Each residence has a master suite with king bed and three bedrooms with queen beds. Highlights include: private bath in each bedroom, flat screen television in living area and all bedrooms, wireless internet access throughout each unit, hospitality kitchen includes subzero refrigerator and freezer, dishwasher, and microwave, spacious screened porch, private entries for each bedroom. For reservations, contact Betsy Bryan at 318-768-7000. Rooms will be released for general use on September 1, 2017.

INVITATIONS FOR TEAM LOUISIANA ARE: 

Girls City Boys 14-15 City 
Gillian Cole Shreveport Johnathan Ellis Baton Rouge 
Rachel Dupree Shreveport Jake Marler Shreveport
Brooke Tyree Sulphur Chance Queen Alexandria
Daphney Tilton Iowa  BJ Rogillio  Baton Rouge 
Boys 10-11  Boys 16-18
Connor Cassano Alexandria Carson Caruso Greenwell Springs
Marko Radovic New Orleans Grayson Gilbert  Monroe
Stephen Faucheaux III Harvey Ryan Fulton  Crowley
Gabriel Wartelle Washington Joey Kirkland West Monroe
Boys 12-13 
Logan Batiste Slidell 
Luke Haskew Baton Rouge
Eli Hill  Bossier City
Holden Webb Shreveport