Code of conduct



The CHAMPIONS JUNIOR GOLF TOUR takes great pride in the quality of its players, host facilities, and sponsors. The Champions Junior Golf Tour requires all members to adhere to a set of guidelines known as the Code of Conduct. The purpose is to help all Champions Junior Golf Tour participants grow and mature by understanding and accepting the consequences of their actions, both on and off the golf course.


Any of the following actions by a Champions Junior Golf Tour(CJGT) member at a CJGT event, non-CJGT event or toward another CJGT member anywhere, constitutes a violation of the CJGT Code of Conduct:

  • Unsportsmanlike conduct including abusive language, club throwing, cheating, disrespect of volunteers, officials and host staff, or abuse of the golf course.
  • Use of smoking or chewing tobacco products, drugs or alcohol.
  • Not adhering to the dress code while at the host facility. This includes during a practice round.
  • Leaving the course during a competitive round without permission of a Champions Junior Golf Tour official.
  • Conduct deemed unbecoming of a Champions Junior Golf Tour member, such as acting in anger or creating other distractions.
  • Physical abuse, threat of physical abuse, verbal abuse, slander or libel towards other players, parents, host golf course staff or members, Champions Junior Golf Tour staff or volunteers in any medium.
Required Dress at the Host Facility

Hats/visors must be worn with brim forward, males must remove hat/visor while indoors.
Turban Collared shirts or mock turtlenecks (host golf course permitting) must be worn and tucked in at all times.
Trousers Pants / Shorts up to knees for boys / short's must not hang past the knee.
Women's fashion shirts without a collar must have sleeves.
Women's shorts must be no more than 5” above the knee or the inseam of the shorts must measure at least 5”
Tank tops, T-shirts UN-tucked Shirts, tracksuit top.
All attire must also meet club guidelines - when in doubt - dress traditionally.
Women’s fashion shirts must not rise above the belt line at anytime during the golf swing.

Prohibited Dress at the Host Facility

Denim Denim in any colour Denim in any colour is prohibited shorts, short-shorts, cut-off shorts, gym shorts, jeans, Jogging, Football, Cargo Shorts.
Earrings (males), Body Piercings, Tattoos (must be covered).


The Tournament Committee will review questionable attire. Should a host facility have a stricter dress code, its policy will take precedence. Players in violation will not be allowed to tee off.
The CHAMPIONS JUNIOR GOLF TOUR Committee may assess any or all of the following penalties based on the severity of the Code of Conduct violation:

  1. Issue a verbal or written warning to the player and his/her parent/guardian.
  2. Enforce a two-stroke penalty.
  3. Disqualify the player from the tournament where the violation occurs.
  4. Suspend the player for a portion of the season or the remainder of the year.
  5. Suspend the player's membership indefinitely.
In addition, any player that is disqualified under Rule 33-1 for gross misconduct or unsportsmanlike behavior is automatically suspended from the next tournament he/she is registered for. In the case where the player in question is not registered for another event, that player is suspended from the next Major championship.


To eliminate distractions and breaches of etiquette, the use of headphones and earpieces are prohibited during CJGT competitive rounds (including sunglasses and hats that have listening devices).
The use of headphones and earpieces are discouraged while on property at the host club including inside the clubhouse and on the practice facilities.