U.S. Junior Amateur Qualifier

2023 U.S. Junior Amateur Qualifying

Awarii Dunes Golf Club, Axtell

June 15, 2023


U.S. Junior Amateur Qualifying

Awarii Dunes Golf Club in Axtell will host qualifying for the 75th U.S. Junior Amateur Championship on June 15. Top performers will advance to the U.S. Junior Amateur at Daniel Island Club in Charleston, South Carolina, July 24-29. Visit the tabs above for more information.



Link Here to Enter This Championship Online Through the USGA

Entry Deadline: 4 pm CDT on Wednesday, May 17, 2022


Entries are open to male amateur golfers who: (1) will not have reached their nineteenth birthday by midnight of July 29, 2023 and (2) have an up-to-date Handicap Index® based on ratings for men not exceeding 4.4 under the Rules of Handicapping. A current Handicap ID number (GHIN) issued through an authorized golf club is required and must be submitted on the entry form.

Amateur Status: All players must conform to the Rules of Amateur Status as approved by the United States Golf Association and The R&A.

Completion of Play: If a player fails to return a scorecard (“no card”), future entries may be declined if documentation is not provided demonstrating that the player is capable of competing at the national championship level.

Withdrawal from Qualifying: Players can withdraw by logging into their account and clicking on the WITHDRAW tab. They must also notify the Official in Charge prior to their scheduled Qualifying round. Failure to do so may result in disqualification from future USGA competitions.


Entry Fee

All players, including those who are exempt, must have an entry application
submitted on their behalf by a parent/guardian at the USGA website (champ-admin.
usga.org). Entry fee of $130 must be paid by every player. Only those players for
whom blank entries are filed by the USGA as noted in the section on exemptions will
not be required to submit entry applications. Only one entry may be filed per player.
The USGA reserves the right to disqualify anyone who submits more than one entry.

Players can withdraw by logging into their account and clicking on the WITHDRAW tab:
• Players who withdraw prior to the close of entries will receive a refund of $97.50
regardless of reason.
• Players who withdraw after the close of entries and by 11:59 PM EDT two days
prior of the qualifier will receive a refund of $65 regardless of reason.
• Players who withdraw after 11:59 PM EDT two days prior of the qualifier will not
receive a refund.
• Players who withdraw after the date of the qualifier will not receive a refund


Closing Date

ENTRY APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY USGA NO LATER THAN 4 P.M. C.D.T. on WEDNESDAY, MAY 17, 2023. Entry applications must be filed online at:
https://champ-admin.usga.org/player#/apply. Applications which are received late or without signature of parent or guardian are not acceptable and will be automatically rejected. (Entries by telephone, telegraph, mail or FAX are not acceptable.) Time limit for entries means time of receipt at USGA (not time entry is transmitted to USGA). Entries should be submitted early to allow ample time for delay or error in transmission. The risk of delay or error in transmission lies solely with the entrant and the USGA will have no liability with respect to any such delay or error and the consequences therefrom, including rejection of the entry.



Qualifying: 18-holes, at stroke play.



Qualifying: Silver medal awarded to lowest score; if a tie, duplicate medals will be awarded.


Score Posting

NebGolf will post Stroke Play scores for all competitors in the field who have a Handicap Index® issued by the USGA.

Qualifying Places
47 players will be competing for two (2) qualifying and two (2) alternate places. A tie for the last qualifier's place, or an alternate's place will be decided immediately by a hole-by-hole play-off.

Practice Rounds
Practice Rounds are available for a fee of $20 (walking) or $42 (with cart), at a time convenient to the club. Please contact the golf shop at Awarii Dunes - (308) 743-1111 to arrange a time.

Thursday, June 15
7 a.m. - Registration Begins & Practice Areas Open
8 a.m. - Starting Times Begin, Holes #1 & #10
Following Golf - Play-Off if Necessary

Due to the abundance of hotel options in nearby Kearney (10-15 minutes), there is no official lodging arrangments.

Awarii Dunes Golf Club

524 S Road
Axtell, NE 68924
Golf Shop Phone - (308) 743-1111
Website - awariidunes.com

General Manager - Jeff Perdew
Superintendent - Chase Shelton

Course Yardage

1 5 604
2 3 196
3 4 424
4 4 362
5 3 199
6 4 404
7 4 404
8 4 429
9 5 539
Out 36 3,561
10 4 365
11 3 189
12 5 587
13 3 127
14 5 508
15 3 244
16 4 373
17 4 435
18 5 612
In 36 3,440
Total 72 7,001


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