Evitt Foundation RTC Junior All-Star

WindStone Golf Club
Ringgold, Ga. June 3 - 6, 2013

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TOURNAMENT FACT SHEET

Quick Facts

Tournament Storylines

Junior All-Star of the Year
The 2012 Evitt Foundation RTC Junior All-Star was recognized by the AJGA as the Junior All-Star of the Year. Last year, tournament title sponsor Ringgold Telephone Company created a special No. 1 tee experience by supplying telephones to serve as tee markers. After the first round, participants took part in a social activity that included lob shot, closest-to-the-hole and marshmallow long-drive competitions.
Storied History
The 2012 Junior All-Star of the Year Award marked the fourth tournament award for the event. The Evitt Foundation RTC Junior All-Star won the Hospitality Award in 2003, the Media Award in 2004 and the Volunteer Award in 2010.

Schedule of Events

Monday, June 3
7:30 a.m. shotgun Practice Round
6:30 p.m. Junior-Am Awards & Reception
 
Tuesday, June 4
7:30 a.m. – 12:40 p.m. First Round off No. 1 tee
 
Wednesday, June 5
7:30 a.m. – 12:40 p.m. Second Round off No. 1 tee
 
Thursday, June 6
7:30 a.m. – 12:40 p.m. Final Round off No. 1 tee
5:30 p.m. Awards Ceremony

Top Players to Watch

 

2012 Results

Evitt Foundation RTC Junior All-Star
WindStone Golf Club (June 4 - 7, 2012)
 
Boys Division
1 Braden Thornberry Olive Branch, Miss. 67–69–70—206
T2 Jalen Ledger Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. 70–65–74—209
T2 Issei Tanabe (Japan) Huntington Beach, Calif. 69–71–69—209
T4 Reid Rathburn Alpharetta, Ga. 72–71–67—210
T4 Eric Bae Pinehurst, N.C. 71–66–73—210
 
Girls Division
1 Jordan Daniel Sharpsburg, Ga. 70–73–72—215
2 Payton Schanen Milton, Ga. 73–71–74—218
3 Kaitlyn Papp Austin, Texas 78–72–71—221
4 Kaho Monica Matsubara San Diego, Calif. 71–78–73—222
5 Megan Carter Blackshear, Ga. 76–74–74—224
 

Media Accommodations

The Evitt Foundation RTC Junior All-Star 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.

Junior All-Star Series

The Evitt Foundation RTC Junior All-Star is one of 15 events in the Junior All-Star Series. Specifically designed for boys and girls ages 12-15, the 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 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 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.