The second annual Dustin Johnson World Junior Golf Championship will hold a qualifier – open to boys and girls that would like to earn a wild card entry into the event – on February 11 at Myrtle Beach National - SouthCreek.
The top two boys and the girl with the lowest score in the qualifier will earn a spot in the Dustin Johnson World Junior Golf Championship, which will be played February 24-26, 2016 at TPC Myrtle Beach.
Sixty-one players from six states, Canada and Spain have registered for the qualifier.
For more information, go to www.WorldJuniorGolfChampionship.com.
The Dustin Johnson World Junior Golf Championship, a 54-hole college style event, will feature a 104-player field comprised of elite-level boys and girls from across the globe. Eight of the top 10 junior boys and 11 of the top 12 junior girls in South Carolina have committed to play in the tournament.
With the support of Johnson, the fourth-ranked player in the world, the tournament will provide participants a PGA Tour-like experience, and the chance to test themselves against their peers from others part of America and the world.
Johnson’s involvement with the tournament reflects his long-time commitment to junior golf, particularly in South Carolina, where he grew into one of the world’s best players. Through the Dustin Johnson Foundation, which is headquartered in Myrtle Beach, Johnson has donated more than $250,000 to junior golf, sponsoring numerous events throughout the state and helping cover entry costs for kids who need financial assistance.