Puerto Rico Junior Open

Trump International Golf Club - Championship Course
Rio Grande, P.R. January 17 - 20, 2014

American Junior Golf Association • Contact: Chris Richards • (678) 644-4258 • crichards@ajga.org

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Quick Facts

Tournament Storylines

Garcia returns
Venezuela's Jorge Garcia returns to the Puerto Rico Junior Open looking to defend his 2013 title and become the first champion to repeat. Garcia used last year's tournament to kick-start a successful 2013 campaign in which he won the AJGA's Thunderbird International Junior and notched four top-10 finishes.
Garcia makes PGATOUR history
After earning a sponsor's exemption into the PGATOUR's 2013 Puerto Rico Open presented by seepuertorico.com, Jorge Garcia made history as the eighth youngest player to make a cut in a professional event.

Schedule of Events

Friday, January 17
1 p.m. shotgun Practice Round
Saturday, January 18
8 – 9:50 a.m. First Round off Nos. 1 and 10 tees
Sunday, January 19
8 – 9:50 a.m. Second Round off Nos. 1 and 10 tees
Monday, January 20
8 – 9:50 a.m. Final Round off Nos. 1 and 10 tees
3:30 p.m. Awards Ceremony

Top Players to Watch


2013 Results

Puerto Rico Junior Open
Coco Beach Golf & Country Club (January 18 - 21, 2013)
1 Jorge Garcia (Venezuela) Miami, Fla. 63–71–72—206
T2 Austen Truslow New Smyrna Beach, Fla. 73–70–70—213
T2 Cameron Champ Sacramento, Calif. 72–69–72—213
T2 Kristian Caparros Hollywood, Fla. 71–71–71—213
T5 Corey Shaun Encinitas, Calif. 67–74–73—214
T5 Theo Humphrey Greenwich, Conn. 69–72–73—214
T7 Matt Gilchrest Southlake, Texas 71–71–73—215
T7 Alvaro Ortiz Zapopan, Jalisco, Mexico 75–74–66—215
T7 Luis Gerardo Garza Leon, Mexico 73–68–74—215
10 George Cunningham Tucson, Ariz. 74–72–70—216

Media Accommodations

The Puerto Rico Junior Open 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.

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.