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Girls' Junior

PAR AND YARDAGE – The Hartford Golf Club will play at 6,265 yards with par of 35-36—71.

WHO CAN PLAY? – The U.S. Girls’ Junior Championship is open to female amateur players who will have not reached their 18th birthday on or before July 26, and who have a USGA Handicap Index not exceeding 18.4.

SCHEDULE – Practice rounds will be held July 19 (Saturday) and July 20 (Sunday). The starting field of 156 players will play two rounds of stroke play, with the low 64 scorers advancing to match play. The schedule is as follows:

July 21 (Monday) – First round of stroke play

July 22 (Tuesday) – Second round of stroke play

July 23 (Wednesday) – First and second rounds of match play

July 24 (Thursday) – Third and quarterfinal rounds of match play

July 25(Friday) – Semifinals, match play

July 26 (Saturday) – Final, match play (36 holes)

ARCHITECT – The club originally opened in 1896. The golf course was designed by Donald Ross (in 1914) and Devereaux Emmett (in 1921).

COURSE RATING AND SLOPE – The Course Rating for The Hartford Golf Club is 76.8; Slope is 137.

COURSE LAYOUT – The fairways will measure a little more than 0.55" in height. The intermediate rough will measure 1 inch with a width approximately 6 feet. Depending on density, the primary rough will stand between 2 and 2½ inches high. The putting greens will be prepared so that they measure approximately 11 feet on the USGA stimpmeter.

TICKETS – Admission for all six days of the championship is free of charge. Spectators are invited to walk the fairways behind the players, but no cameras are allowed during the days of competition.



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