Qualifier Date:
December 2, 2018
Jones Cup Junior Invitatoinal
Tournament Date:
December 19 - 22, 2018
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Thank you for your inquiry regarding the 10th Annual Jones Cup Junior Invitational. We are looking forward to another exceptional event and are confident this year's event will be filled with great competition, camaraderie and enjoyment.

Exempt Criteria
* Top 30 and ties from the 2017 Jones Cup Junior Invitational

* Top 5 or Semi-finalists from the following 2018 events:

  • U.S. Junior Match Play
  • Western Junior
  • Junior Invitational at Sage Valley
  • AJGA Invitationals
    • AJGA Simplify Boys Championship at Carlton Woods
    • Wyndham Invitational presented by BB&T
    • KPMG Stacy Lewis Junior All-Star Invitational
    • Junior PLAYERS Championship
    • AJGA Junior All-Star Invitational
    • Thunderbird Invitational
    • PING Invitational
    • Polo Golf Junior Classic
    • Rolex Tournament of Champions

* Winners of the following 2018 events:

  • Scott Robertson 
  • Hudson Junior
  • Southern Junior
  • Bubba Conlee 
  • Junior World 
  • Trusted Choice "Big I" 
  • Junior PGA Championship 
  • Bobby Chapman 
  • North-South Junior 
  • Press Thornton Future Masters 
  • Optimist International
  • 2017 Junior Orange Bowl Invitational Championship 
  • AJGA Junior All-Star Invitational

* Top 75 players in the AJGA Rolex Rankings as of 9/7/18

* Top 50 players in the Junior Golf Scoreboard Rankings as of 9/7/18

* 2018 U.S. Amateur Match Play Players

* Members of the 2018 Wyndham Cup Teams 

To apply for the event under exempt status and/or submit your resume for consideration, please use the Registration tab on the Home page.

The 2018 Jones Cup Junior Invitational will host an 18-hole qualifier on Sunday, December 2, 2018 at the Sea Island Retreat Golf Club for eligible participants. A minimum of 3 qualifying spots to participate in the 2018 event will be awarded. In addition, 3 alternates will be determined to fill any potential vacancies. Ties for the final qualifying spot or any alternate place will be broken by a "hole-by-hole" sudden death playoff immediately following the completion of play. The qualifier will be limited to 84 players.

Eligibility - The Jones Cup Junior Invitational Qualifier is available for male amateur golfers who are no older than 18 as of December 22nd, 2018 and are not enrolled full time at a university. Entries must be approved by a parent or guardian, and are subject to approval or rejection by the Jones Cup Junior Invitational committee at any time, including after the start of play.


Qualifer: Sunday, December 2, 2018

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Tournament: December 19-22, 2018

Inn Rooms: $150.00 + taxes + fees

Lodge & Cloister Rooms: $285.00 + taxes + fees

Lodge Cottages:

  • 2 Bedroom: $1,284.00 + taxes + fees
  • 4 Bedroom: $2,084.00 + taxes + fees 

Two nights deposit required per reservations. 7 day cancellation.

To book accommodations call reservations at 1-844-560-5754.

McKinnon airport is located on Saint Simons Island and is reserved for private flights.

Brunswick Airport (BQK) is located roughly 20 miles from Sea Island Golf Club; daily flights from Atlanta arrive morning and night.

Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) supports most major airlines and is located 72 miles south of Sea Island Golf Club.

Savannah International Airport (SAV) also supports most major airlines. It is located 85 miles north of Sea Island Golf Club.

Tournament Dinner and Reception
The Jones Cup Junior Invitational will host a reception on Sunday evening at The Cloister Ballroom.

Caddies for the Jones Cup Junior Invitational will be prohibited. Players will be responsible for carrying their own golf bags during both practice and tournament rounds. Pull carts or trolleys are not allowed.

Qualifier: November 21-24, 2014 (11 rooms for each night)

Inn Rooms $139++

Lodge & Cloister Rooms $299++

Resort fee: waived for Inn, Reduced to $20 for Lodge and Cloister


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