HSBC Junior Golf Series #4 2021

Date: Friday, 25 June 2021
Venue: HKGC (DWB)

Closing Date for Entries : Wednesday 2 June 2021

Terms of the Competition

Entry will open at 10 May 2021

Anti Doping Policy


Terms of the Competition

Aims and Objectives

To promote junior golf in Hong Kong and provide official tournament opportunities for developing junior golfers.



Junior golfers must be 6 years of age or over and under 15 years of age.

Must be a holder of valid HKGA handicap card with updated within the last 6 months

Players must be Hong Kong residents

(Holders of Hong Kong Identification Card or HK Student Card)


Tournament Format

The tournaments will be decided by stroke play, 9 holes for each tournament.  Tournaments will be played in accordance with the conditions of each tournament, subject to the Committee’s right, to cancel any round at its discretion.


There will be 6 tournaments from March to August 2021



Friday 12 March 2021

Hong Kong Golf Club, Deep Water Bay

Saturday 17 April 2021

Saturday 29 May 2021

Friday 25 June 2021

Friday 23 July 2021

Friday 20 August 2021


Maximum Stroke Allowance

Please note that a player who cannot finish a hole in under 9 strokes, he/she must pick up their ball and mark an “X” on the scorecard.  Any player with an “X” on their score cards will not be eligible to win a prize and his/her score will not be counted.


Age Group:

(By counting the age in calendar year) Born between


(By counting the age in calendar year) Born between



Group A : 13-14 years


Group B : 13-14 years


Group C : 11-12 years


Group D : 11-12 years


Group E : 9-10 years


Group F : 6-10 years


Group G : 6-8 years



Maximum Handicap Index


Max. Handicap Index








Over Subscription

The starting field will be limited to 72.  In the event of oversubscription, priority in each age group will be given to players with lower handicaps taking precedence as well as where possible previous tournament results.  Unsuccessful entrants will be given the opportunity to compete should there be any withdrawals.  Entry fees will be refunded to unsuccessful entrants who do not compete.


Awards and Prizes

Prizes will be awarded in each age group in each tournament.  The prize presentation will be held immediately after close of play.

(HKGA reserves the right to cancel any tournament in any age group with less than 5 players).


Pointing system for the HSBC Junior Tour 2021

HSBC Junior Tour Points











*Tied scores receive position points added together and divided by number of positions.ogether and divided by number of positions.

For those who have enrolled the HSBC Junior Golf Tour 2021, the winner of each age group will receive 20 Junior Tour Points, 2nd to 5th placing will receive 15, 10, 5 & 3 Junior Tour Points respectively*.

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General Information

The HSBC Junior Golf Series 2021 will be played in accordance with the Rules of Golf as approved by the Royal & Ancient Rules Limited and with the Local Rules approved by the Tournament Committee.


Decision on ties

In the event of a tie in the competition, the result will be decided by count back.  The count back procedures to be used will be:

The winner will be the player having the best gross score over nine holes.  If the tying players have the same score for the nine holes, the winner will be determined by the score over the last six, last three, last hole.  If this system does not produce a winner, the winner shall be decided by the toss of a coin.



All players must report to the Tournament Office 30 minutes before their assigned tee off times.


Pace of Play

Maximum time allowed for each stroke is 40 seconds with an additional 10 seconds allowed for the 1st stroke.

1st time slow play - warning

2nd time slow play – One stroke penalty

3rd time slow play – Two strokes penalty

4th time slow play – Disqualification



Caddies are not allowed.  However a marker will accompany each group in the 10 years and under Divisions and where possible in the 11-12 years Divisions.



Players are allowed to use private or a club trolley. Limited club trolleys are available on a first come first served basis.



Spectators are NOT allowed on the course.



All entries will be subject to the approval of the Tournament Committee which reserves the right to accept or refuse, or having accepted, subsequently reject any entry without giving a reason for its decision.  The Tournament Committee reserves the right to amend these tournament conditions and dates of tournament.


Breaches of Discipline

A player commits a breach of discipline if he /she:

i) Knowingly fails to comply with the Rules of Golf with an intention of gaining an advantage over another player;

ii) Knowingly returns a false score.

iii) Verbally threatens any person during the Championship.

iv) Uses abusive or profane language during the Championship;

v) Behaves in a manner detrimental to the good name and reputation of the HKGA;

vi) Brings the game of golf into disrepute;

vii) Misses a tee time or withdraws from the Championship before its completion without providing good and sufficient reason.

viii) Is under the influence of and/or uses drugs prohibited by the WADA anti-doping policy.


Breach of Etiquette

A player commits a breach of Etiquette if he /she:

i) Does not repair Divots

ii) Does not repair Pitch Marks

iii) Does not rake Bunkers


The Tournament Committee may in the case of a breach of discipline / etiquette either disqualify a player from the competition or impose such other penalty or reprimand as it deems appropriate in the circumstances. Please refer to the HKGA Discipline Procedure and Right of Appeal policy on the official HKGA website.


Dress Code (This applies to parents as well as players)

It is the responsibility of each player to be aware of and abide by, the Dress Code for the Host Club. A copy of this will be posted on the Information Board at the Tournament office. Both on and off the Course and in the Clubhouse, players should observe reasonable, inoffensive manner of dress.

In general however, the following rules should be observed.

Denim wear including jeans, is not permitted

Swimwear and athletic attire including tracksuits, shorts, T-shirts and sports shoes are not allowed.

Footwear should be worn at all times, not changed in public areas and notice taken of Host Club rules regarding spike shoes.

Hats or caps should not be worn in the Clubhouse.


Mobile Phones

During a competition round, the use of a mobile phone maybe regarded as a serious breach of etiquette for which a penalty of disqualification may be imposed.


Distance Measuring Device

During a competition round, the use of a distance measuring device is not allowed.

Penalty of Breach of Conditions: 2 strokes for the first offence, disqualification for more than one breach of the local rule



All players must have insurance to cover any incident that might occur on or around the golf course. The HKGA accepts no responsibility for any injury to any person or damage to equipment.


Event Cancellation Policy

In the event that Typhoon Signal No. 3 or higher or a Red/Black Rainstorm Warning Signal is hoisted by the Hong Kong Observatory at 6am on the tournament date.  The Tournament will be cancelled and postponed to a date to be determined by the Tournament Committee.

In case of inclement weather, all players should check the HKGA website where up to date information will be posted at regular intervals.


Withdrawal Policy

There is no penalty if a player withdraws before the date of the close of entries. Should a player withdraw after date of the close of entries, the entry fee will be forfeited and should the player fail to give less than 72 hours notice before the date of the tournament, the player will be suspended from playing in the tournament the following year.


Anti-Doping Policy

The Anti-Doping policy as confirmed by the International Golf Federation, Hong Kong Anti-Doping Committee and the Sports Federation & Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China will be in force.