Junior All-Star at Gray Plantation
Gray Plantation Golf Club
Lake Charles, La. • June 10 - 13, 2013
American Junior Golf Association • Contact: Chris Richards • (678) 644-4258 • firstname.lastname@example.org
TOURNAMENT FACT SHEET
- The Junior All-Star at Gray Plantation is a 54-hole, stroke play event.
- The field features 63 boys and 21 girls from 15 states, China and Mexico.
- The event is one of 12 in the Gary Gilchrist Golf Academy Junior All-Star series.
|AJGA visits Gray Plantation for the first time|
|Located in Lake Charles, La., Golf Digest ranked Gray Plantation No. 3 on the top 100 Best New Courses in 2000.|
Schedule of Events
|Monday, June 10|
|1:30 p.m. shotgun||Practice Round|
|Tuesday, June 11|
|7:15 – 11:45 a.m.||First Round off No. 1 tee|
|Wednesday, June 12|
|7:15 – 11:45 a.m.||Second Round off No. 1 tee|
|Thursday, June 13|
|7:15 – 11:45 a.m.||Final Round off No. 1 tee|
|4:30 p.m.||Awards Ceremony|
Top Players to Watch
The Junior All-Star at Gray Plantation will have AJGA communications representatives on hand to assist media throughout the week. Prior to the tournament the AJGA will provide information about the event and its participants, as well as assist with player interviews.
After each round, media officials on-site will write a recap with the day's results. These will be emailed to all media outlets. Interviews with AJGA Tournament Directors, Tournament Chairmen and juniors may be conducted before or after tournament rounds.
For more information about the AJGA and tournaments, please refer to ajga.org. Tournament websites are accessible from the homepage and include recaps, list of participants, tee times, live scoring, course and sponsorship information.
ACDS Junior All-Star Series
The Junior All-Star at Gray Plantation is one of 15 events in the ACDS Junior All-Star Series. Specifically designed for boys and girls ages 12-15, the ACDS Junior All-Star Series presents opportunities for younger players to develop their skills and earn entry into AJGA Open tournaments. The Series concludes with the Junior All-Star Invitational sponsored by NIKEGOLF over Columbus Day weekend for winners and top finishers in ACDS Junior All-Star Series events.
About the AJGA
The American Junior Golf Association is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to the overall growth and development of young men and women who aspire to earn college golf scholarships through competitive junior golf. The AJGA provides valuable exposure for college golf scholarships, and has an annual junior membership (boys and girls, ages 12-18) of nearly 6,500 members from 49 states and more than 50 foreign countries. Through initiatives like the Achieving Competitive Excellence (ACE) Grant, a financial assistance program, and Leadership Links, a service-oriented platform that teaches juniors charitable-giving skills, the AJGA fosters the growth of golf’s next generation.
TaylorMade-adidas Golf became the AJGA’s National Sponsor in 2016 after more than 25 years of support. Rolex, which is in its fourth decade of AJGA support, became the inaugural AJGA Premier Partner in 2004. In 2007, after 12 years of support, Ralph Lauren became the AJGA's second Premier Partner.
AJGA alumni have risen to the top of amateur, collegiate and professional golf. Former AJGA juniors have compiled more than 600 victories on the PGA and LPGA Tours. AJGA alumni include Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Jordan Spieth, Rickie Fowler, Bubba Watson, Webb Simpson, Sergio Garcia, Hunter Mahan, Dustin Johnson, Patrick Reed, Zach Johnson, Justin Thomas, Stacy Lewis, Vicky Hurst, Alison Lee, Lexi Thompson, Inbee Park, Paula Creamer, Brittany Lincicome, Cristie Kerr and Morgan Pressel.