AJGA Executive Director Stephen Hamblin has been named the recepient of the 2005 Individual Golf Digest Junior Development Award.
AJGA Executive Director Stephen Hamblin, of Alpharetta, Ga., has been named the recipient of the 2005 Individual Golf Digest Junior Development Award in the magazine’s May issue, which hit newsstands April 12.
Since 1984, the junior development awards annually recognize an individual, municipality, corporation, club and association for contributions to junior golfers.
Hamblin, who has been with the Association for the past 21 years, has helped guide the AJGA to unimaginable heights, including a 2005 tournament schedule of 75 events in 33 states, a membership expected to exceed 4,500 and a full-time staff of 48.
“This award recognizes all the successes of the AJGA,” Hamblin said. “It is a testament to an organization that has a philosophy of thinking outside the box, being creative and truly being a service organization. I am extremely proud of this Association and what we have accomplished in its 27 years.”
The American Junior Golf Foundation is the primary recipient of all charitable giving to the AJGA and as such administers a variety of programs designed to compliment the AJGA and the members and families who make up our community. Learn more about these important programs and how your contributions to the Foundation secure the AJGA’s financial future for future generations to come.
The Achieving Competitive Excellence (ACE) Grant program provides financial assistance to junior golfers who wish to play in AJGA events. Its goal is to give top-flight golf opportunities to young golfers regardless of financial resources. This program helps to fulfill the AJGA’s mission of developing young men and women who aspire to earn college golf scholarships through competitive junior golf.
What is Leadership Links?
Leadership Links is a new program whereby the AJGA is able to further its mission to help develop young men and women by teaching charitable giving skills and service-oriented practices at an early age. This program gives juniors all the tools necessary to donate their time, talent and resources to local charities and the AJGA youth development programs. Please click here to learn more about the program and the different opportunities available.
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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.