2024 Exemption Categories
97th Women's Western Junior Championship
Hinsdale Golf Club, Clarendon Hills, IL
Exempt players who wish to participate in the Championship must complete an official entry by the posted deadline of May 13, 2024.
Players in one and/or both of the following categories are eligible for exemption into the 2024 Women’s Western Junior Championship, providing: they meet the eligibility requirements under the ELIGIBILITY section of the entry form, and there are spaces available.
- Player has received a formal invitation for an exemption from the Women's Western Junior Championship Committee or
- Player qualifies under categories A, B, C
Players who do not receive an invitation or do not qualify under categories A, B, or C, may apply for a “D-1 Special Consideration.” Players applying under this category must submit a tournament resume with their application.
A. Exemptions based on WWGA Championships:
A-1 Any Champion of the Women's Western Junior
A-2 Match Play Runner-Up of the Women's Western Junior (Since 2022)
A-3 “Sweet 16” qualifiers for match play of the 2023 Women's Western Junior
A-4 "Round of 32" qualifiers for match play of the 2023 Women's Western Amateur
B. Exemptions based on other Championships
B-1 U.S. Girls’ Junior Match Play, Round of 16 Qualifiers (2023)
B-2 Girls Junior PGA Championship, Champion & Runner-up (2023)
B-3 Sage Valley Junior Invitational, Champion & Runner-up (2024)
B-4 North & South Girls Junior Championship, Champion & Runner-up (2023)
B-5 Any AJGA Championship at the Invitational Level, Champion & Runner-up (2023 - 2024)
B-6 Dye Junior Champion (2023)
C. Exemptions based on Rankings
C-1 Top 100 Rolex AJGA Girl’s Junior Rankings at any point between application launch date and entry deadline date
C-2 Top 100 Junior Golf Scoreboard Girl’s Rankings at any point between application launch date and entry deadline date
C-3 Top 100 Golfweek Junior Girls’ Rankings at any point between application launch date and entry deadline date
C-4 Member of the 2023 AJGA Rolex Junior All-American First or Second Teams.
D. Exemptions based on Special Considerations:
D-1 A limited number of exemptions, based on special considerations, are be granted by the Committee. Requests for a special consideration exemption may be submitted to the Women’s Western Junior Championship Committee by applying online and attaching a golf resume (compilation of previous tournament scores).