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 ASHWORTH ELITE SERIES

What

The Ashworth Elite Series on the TGA Junior Tour - five (5) 36 hole junior golf events across Tennessee. These events have been designated the "Path to the Tennessee Junior Cup" as the strength of TGA Jr. Amateur Player of the Year points earned during these events can propel a player to making one of the cup teams.

When
March 22 & 23 - Black Creek Club
April 5 & 6 - Sevierville GC (site of 2014 TGA Junior Amateur's - Boys and Girls)
April 26 & 27 - GreyStone GC
September 13 & 14 - Clarksville CC
September 27 & 28 - Colonial CC

Where
If you look at the schedule (click here), any event that is designated with "Ash Elite @" prior to the golf course name (i.e. Ash Elite @ Black Creek) is part of the series. Those events that have no prefix or a different prefix prior to the golf course name are part of a different series.

Who Can Play
Each event will consist of 42 boys and 18 girls and spots will be given based on the following "Priority Exemption List":

Boys
  1. Top 20 on most current National Junior Golf Scoreboard rankings for Tennessee, as of event entry deadline
  2. Member 2013 Tennessee Junior Cup team (East and West)
  3. Qualified for a USGA Championship in 2013 or 2014
  4. Made 36-hole cut in most recent TGA Men's State Open or TGA Men's State Amateur
  5. Top 15 and ties, in most recent TGA Junior Amateur Championship
  6. Player of the Year in previous season's TGA Junior Tour, AAJGT, USJGT (oldest division)
  7. Top 5 in most recent Toyota TGA Junior Tour Tournament of Champions (Boys 16-18 Division)
  8. Winners of any TaylorMade Championship Series event in most recent TGA Junior Tour season that has a minimum 20 players in the field (Boys 16-18 Masters Division only)
  9. If field not full, highest ranked players on NJGS will receive spots until full field is achieved
Girls
  1. Top 10 on most current National Junior Golf Scoreboard rankings for Tennessee, as of event entry deadline
  2. Member 2013 Tennessee Junior Cup team (East and West)
  3. Qualified for a USGA Championship in 2013 or 2014
  4. Made 36-hole cut in most recent TGA Women's State Open
  5. Qualified for Round of 16 in Championship Flight at most recent TGA Women's Amateur Championship
  6. Top 10 in most recent TGA Girls' Junior Amateur Championship
  7. Player of the Year in previous season's TGA Junior Tour, AAJGT, and USJGT (oldest division)
  8. Top 3 in most recent TGA Junior Tour Tournament of Champions (Girls 16-18 Division)
  9. Winners of any TaylorMade Championship Series event in most recent TGA Junior Tour season that has a minimum eight (8) players in the field (Girls 16-18 Masters Division only)
  10. If field not full, highest ranked players on NJGS will receive spots until full field is achieved
How Do I Register
You must be registered as either a full member or Ashworth Elite Series Only member and use your ID and Password to register for each event. For information on how to sign up for membership and tournaments click here.

Chattanooga Choo Choo Invitational Exemption (Boys Only)
The leading point earner in the boys division after the three spring events (Black Creek, Sevierville, and GreyStone) will earn a spot in the 2014 Chattanooga Choo Choo Invitational at Council Fire GC on July 28-30 (Tournament Website). For an updated points list heading into the final events at GreyStone, click button below: