Golf Pride / David Leadbetter Junior Classic

ChampionsGate Golf Club - International Course
ChampionsGate, Fla. June 24 - 27, 2013

American Junior Golf Association • Contact: Chris Richards • (678) 644-4258 •

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Quick Facts

Tournament Storylines

Welcome David Leadbetter
Legendary golf coach, Davis Leadbetter, teams up with the AJGA for the first time. This is the first of two events he will sponsor. The second being the JoS. A. Bank / David Leadbetter Championship in August 2013.
ChampionsGate Golf Club
This will be the first time the AJGA heads to ChampionsGate Golf Club. The club is the world headquarters for the Leadbetter Golf Academy. The International Course, designed by Greg Norman, includes conditions commonly found in Australian-style courses to Central Florida. The course is also home to the famous Father/Son Challenge the first weekend of December.
Golf Pride continues to support junior golf
Golf Pride, the No. 1 grip on TOUR, has sponsored an AJGA event since 2004 and will partner with legendary coach David Leadbetter in 2013.

Schedule of Events

Monday, June 24
1:30 p.m. shotgun Practice Round
Tuesday, June 25
7:30 – 9:30 a.m. First Round off Nos. 1 and 10 tees
Wednesday, June 26
7:30 – 9:30 a.m. Second Round off Nos. 1 and 10 tees
Thursday, June 27
7:30 – 9:30 a.m. Final Round off Nos. 1 and 10 tees
3 p.m. Awards Ceremony

Top Players to Watch


2012 Results

Golf Pride / David Leadbetter Junior Classic
The Peninsula Golf & Country Club (August 13 - 16, 2012)
Boys Division
1 *Ryan Cole Mount Airy, Md. 70–70–78—218
2 Gustavo Morantes Caracas, Venezuela 68–73–77—218
3 Spencer Reed Louisville, Ky. 74–72–73—219
4 Zachary Herr New Hope, Pa. 75–74–73—222
T5 Ethan Wall Brielle, N.J. 73–72–79—224
T5 Payton Taylor Vero Beach, Fla. 78–74–72—224
Girls Division
1 Elisabeth Bernabe Anaheim Hills, Calif. 68–77–71—216
2 Hana Ku Basking Ridge, N.J. 74–70–80—224
T3 Jennifer Peng San Diego, Calif. 74–75–77—226
T3 Bryana Nguyen Columbia, Md. 80–70–76—226
5 Anina Ku Basking Ridge, N.J. 79–71–78—228
* Won via a sudden-death playoff

Media Accommodations

The Golf Pride / David Leadbetter Junior Classic 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 Tournament websites are accessible from the homepage and include recaps, list of participants, tee times, live scoring, course and sponsorship information.

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 more than 6,300 members from 48 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.

Titleist, the AJGA's National Sponsor, has been the catalyst and driving force behind the Association's success since 1989. 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 Jordan Spieth, Brandt Snedeker, Bubba Watson, Webb Simpson, Hunter Mahan, Phil Mickelson, Tiger Woods, Stacy Lewis, Vicky Hurst, Inbee Park, Paula Creamer, Cristie Kerr, Brittany Lincicome and Morgan Pressel.