Junior All-Star at Red Tail

Red Tail Golf Club
Avon, Ohio June 17 - 20, 2013

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TOURNAMENT FACT SHEET

Quick Facts

Tournament Storylines

Local flavor: 15 players from Ohio will compete.
Boys Division Hometown Grad
Favian Busnawi Avon 2019
Chase Frederick Dayton 2016
Ross Guthery Dublin 2016
Nabeel Khan Westerville 2015
Kirran Magowan Loveland 2016
Mitchell McFarland Wheelersburg 2016
Nick Montes Pickerington 2016
Adam Stephens Dublin 2016
Brian Terlesky Youngstown 2018
Charlie Toman Chardon 2018
Harrison Vonderau Columbia Station 2016
Brett Wheeler Dublin 2016
Cameron Willis Eaton 2016
 
Girls Division Hometown Grad
Kory Nielsen Kent 2017
Jennifer Wang Solon 2018
AJGA returns to Red Tail
For the seventh consecutive year, the AJGA will head to Avon, Ohio, for the Junior All-Star at Red Tail. Red Tail Golf Club, an 18-hole Championship course, was created by renowned course designer Robert Von Hagge.

Schedule of Events

Monday, June 17
1:30 p.m. shotgun Practice Round
 
Tuesday, June 18
7 a.m. – 12:10 p.m. First Round off No. 1 tee
 
Wednesday, June 19
7 a.m. – 12:10 p.m. Second Round off No. 1 tee
 
Thursday, June 20
7 a.m. – 12:10 p.m. Final Round off No. 1 tee
5 p.m. Awards Ceremony

Top Players to Watch

This will be the sixth tournament of Jaramillo's AJGA career. In March, he won the TaylorMade-adidas Golf Junior All-Star at Château Élan with a score of 70-72-70-212. Prior to this win, his highest AJGA finish to date was a T17 finish at the 2012 Junior All-Star at Fieldstone.
Dickson, age 14, has been competing in AJGA events since 2011. His highest finish came at the 2012 Junior All-Star at Ocala hosted by Ocala-Marion Sports Commission. Dickson's score of 72-70-75-217 gave him a share of seventh place.
Cameron Willis, Eaton, Ohio (2016)
The highest ranked Ohioian in the Boys Division field, Willis is competing in his second career AJGA event. In his first event, the Junior All-Star at Fieldstone in May, Willis finished T5 with a score of 73-79-152.
Oi Lam Michelle Yan, Hong Kong, China (2016)
The highest ranked player in the Girls Division field, Michelle Yan finished T2 at the Junior All-Star at Mission Inn in January with a score of 76-77-78-231. In 2012, Michelle Yan recorded another second place finish at the Junior All-Star at Eagle Ridge. With these two second place finishes and five additional top-10 finishes under her belt, Yan is on the hunt for her first AJGA victory.
Hiu Lam Vanessa Yan, Hong Kong, China (2017)
Like her sister Michelle, Vanessa Yan has found success in her first two seasons with the AJGA. After finishing T3 in April 2012 at the Preseason Junior at Innisbrook, Vanessa Yan recorded six more top-10 finishes at AJGA sanctioned competitions in 2012. Her six top-10 finishes included a win at the 2012 PBE-Qualifier Ringgold and a second place finish at the PBE-Qualifier Norman.
 

2006 Results

Junior All-Star at Red Tail
Red Tail Golf Club (May 5 - 7, 2006)
 
T1 Kent Monas Perry , Ohio 74–75—149
T1 Drew Davidson Canton, Ohio 77–72—149
3 Payne Gniewek Trenton, Mich. 75–75—150
4 Brendan Barrack Toronto, Ontario 80–71—151
T5 Michael Sudzina Greenwood, Ind. 78–74—152
T5 Josh Bamberger Waterloo, Ontario 78–74—152
T7 Luke Sherrod Knoxville, Tenn. 76–77—153
T7 Ryan Davis Salem, Va. 78–75—153
T7 Michael Drobnick Hilliard, Ohio 81–72—153
10 Zachary Glassman Highland Heights, Ohio 81–73—154
 

Media Accommodations

The Junior All-Star at Red Tail 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.

Gary Gilchrist Golf Academy Junior All-Star Series

The Junior All-Star at Red Tail is one of 14 events in the Gary Gilchrist Golf Academy Junior All-Star Series. Specifically designed for boys and girls ages 12-15, the Gary Gilchrist Golf Academy 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 Gary Gilchrist Golf Academy Junior All-Star Series events.

Gary Gilchrist Golf Academy

The Gary Gilchrist Golf Academy, located near Orlando, Fla., in Howey-in-the-Hills at Bishops Gate Golf & Lakeside Community, is the world’s premier junior golf academy. In addition to the junior golf program, GGGA also features summer golf camps, winter golf camps and programs, training and golf lessons for amateurs, professionals and adults.

The Academy is committed to excellence in every facet of golf, fitness, personal development and academics, evident through exclusive relationships with Montverde Academy, an acclaimed private college preparatory school, and the American Junior Golf Association.

Gary Gilchrist, founder of the Gary Gilchrist Golf Academy, has been recognized as a Golf Magazine Top 100 Teacher 2013-2014 and as a Golf Digest Top 50 Teacher in America 2011-2012 and 2013-2014. Gilchrist teaches many of the games top juniors and pros at the Gary Gilchrist Golf Academy, of which include: Morgan Hoffmann, Shanshan Feng, Sandra Gal and many more.

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 approximately 6,000 junior golfers from 49 states and more than 50 countries. To ensure scholarship opportunities for all junior golfers who have the skill, the AJGA created the Achieving Competitive Excellence (ACE) Grant program to provide financial assistance to young players in need.

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 500 victories on the PGA and LPGA Tours. AJGA alumni include Brandt Snedeker, Bubba Watson, Webb Simpson, Hunter Mahan, Phil Mickelson, Tiger Woods, Stacy Lewis, Vicky Hurst, Paula Creamer, Cristie Kerr, Brittany Lincicome and Morgan Pressel.

Tournament field

- Bold indicates Ohio native
Boys Division
Spencer Alexander Port Charlotte, Fla.
Kitwana Ashford Farmington Hills, Mich.
Brandon Barrows Lake Orion, Mich.
Burke Barsamian Barrington Hills, Ill.
Brandon Berry Great Falls, Va.
Justin Brilliant Glencoe, Ill.
Patrick Brown Rancho Santa Fe, Calif.
Bennett Buch West Friendship, Md.
Ian Buchanan Charlottesville, Va.
Favian Busnawi Avon, Ohio
Justin Chae Summit, N.J.
Brian Chen Cary, N.C.
Justin Clark New Canaan, Conn.
Kevin Crone Floyds Knobs, Ind.
Colin Dubnik Rochester, N.Y.
Chase Frederick Dayton, Ohio
Ryan Gerard Raleigh, N.C.
Grant Gosden West Chicago, Ill.
Tyler Green Columbia City, Ind.
J. J. Gresco Scottsdale, Ariz.
Daniel Griffiths Binghamton, N.Y.
Paul Gunness-Bendetti Calabasas, Calif.
Ross Guthery Dublin, Ohio
Allen Hamilton Louisville, Ky.
Ryan Hicks Clearwater, Fla.
Andrew Huber Winnetka, Ill.
David Iaderosa Ottawa, Ontario
Evan Katz Washington, D.C.
Nabeel Khan Westerville, Ohio
Spencer Klimek Columbia City, Ind.
Tsung-Han Lee (Taiwan) Bradenton, Fla.
Thomas Lewis Carmel, Ind.
Michael Lubrani Belle Vernon, Pa.
Kyle MacDonald Oakville, Ontario
Kirran Magowan Loveland, Ohio
Ryan Masell Farmington Hills, Mich.
Mitchell McFarland Wheelersburg, Ohio
Travis McInroe Plano, Texas
Tom McLaughlin West Des Moines, Iowa
Nick Montes Pickerington, Ohio
Chandler Morris Southbury, Conn.
Austin Murphy Morgan Hill, Calif.
Ethan Ng New York, N.Y.
William Nottingham Kingsport, Tenn.
Harrison Ott Brookfield, Wis.
John Pak Scotch Plains, N.J.
Rij Patel Hunt Valley, Md.
James Petrokus Royal Palm Beach, Fla.
Jake Ratti Hanover, Mass.
Max Rohwedder Prospect Heights, Ill.
Chase roswall Bristol, Tenn.
Spencer Schab Grand Rapids, Mich.
Carson Seals Ardmore, Okla.
Davis Shore Knoxville, Tenn.
Max Siegfried Villanova, Pa.
Ryan Slater Gilroy, Calif.
Alejandro Soto Newton, Mass.
Adam Stephens Dublin, Ohio
Brian Terlesky Youngstown, Ohio
Charlie Toman Chardon, Ohio
Ethan Uken Edwards, Ill.
Otto Voettiner Haymarket, Va.
Harrison Vonderau Columbia Station, Ohio
Andrew Walker Battle Creek, Mich.
Brett Wheeler Dublin, Ohio
Cameron Willis Eaton, Ohio
Andrew Wood Zionsville, Ind.
Brandon Yoon Brambleton, Va.
 
Girls Division
Hanna Atkins Phoenix, Ariz.
Haley Barclay Strathroy, Ontario
Hannah Berman Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.
Caroline Caudill Clarksville, Tenn.
Catherine Caudill Clarksville, Tenn.
Youngin Chun Austin, Texas
Allyson Geer Brighton, Mich.
Chloe Horton Miami, Fla.
Serena Hou Rowland Heights, Calif.
Belinda Hu San Ramon, Calif.
Kate Lillie Saint Charles, Ill.
Ashley Mangan Clermont, Fla.
Madison Mcdanel Aliquippa, Pa.
Kory Nielsen Kent, Ohio
Hannabeth Owens Crab Orchard, Ky.
Christina Parsells Bernardsville, N.J.
Samantha Sandland Phoenix, Ariz.
Sarah Shipley Hastings, Mich.
Alexa Tsay Los Angeles, Calif.
Maya Walton Austin, Texas
Jennifer Wang Solon, Ohio
Hiu Lam Vanessa Yan Hong Kong, China
Oi Lam Michelle Yan Hong Kong, China
Selina Zeng Oak Brook, Ill.