The 2020 western junior, scheduled for june 15-18 at onwentsia club in lake forest, illinois, has been canceled due to the unprecedented covid-19 pandemic. The tournament will not be rescheduled in 2020, and the western junior sites for 2021 and beyond will be announced at a later date. The western golf association has been carefully monitoring all information regarding the covid-19 outbreak and remains focused on the health and safety of players and their families, fans, volunteers, supporters and staff. At this time, there are no plans to alter the schedule of the 2020 western amateur. Western junior championship - cancelled complete tournament information including dates, tournament news, results, course and contact information, and more. History and more, for this tournament and over 2800 other amateur golf tournaments plus the amateurgolf. Com rankings and player-of-the-year races for men, women, seniors, and mid-ams. the western junior is the oldest national junior tournament in the united states. The western junior is the oldest national junior golf tournament in the united states. It was founded in 1914 and is organized by the western golf association. It is played at a different course each year, primarily in the midwest. From 1914 to 1998, it was played with stroke play qualifying followed by a match play championship. Event the western junior draws the top junior players from more than 40 states and internationally each year. With a field limited to 156 entrants, exemptions into the western amateur are awarded to the top three finishers and ties. The 2020 womens western junior, scheduled for june 15-19 at the grove country club in long grove, illinois, has been canceled due to the unprecedented covid-19 pandemic. The tournament will not be rescheduled in 2020, and the next womens western junior is to be hosted at aurora country club in aurora. Please remember applications must be complete and submitted by june 19, 2020. If you have any questions regarding the application process, please reference the application information section. Once your application is submitted, you will be taken to the application payment page where your application fee will be taken securely online.