Killington Junior Golf Championship
Green Mountain National Golf Course
Killington, Vt. • June 24 - 27, 2013
American Junior Golf Association • Contact: Chris Richards • (678) 644-4258 • firstname.lastname@example.org
TOURNAMENT FACT SHEET
- The Killington Junior Golf Championship is a 54-hole, stroke play event.
- The field features 93 boys and 32 girls from 21 states, Canada and New Zealand.
|Ski town turned golf getaway|
|The city of Killington features a Geoffrey Cornish-designed golf course, a 45-mile Kona “Groove Approved” Mountain Bike Park, and the Pico Mountain Adventure Center.|
|A trip to the mountains|
|The AJGA returns to Green Mountain National Golf Course for the fourth consecutive year.|
|Three players have committed to playing collegiate golf. In the Boys Division, Brian Carlson has given a verbal commitment to Purdue University and Troy Miller has signed a letter of intent with American International College. In the Girls Division, Megan Pulley has signed a letter of intent with Wagner College.|
Schedule of Events
|Monday, June 24|
|2 p.m. shotgun||Practice Round|
|Tuesday, June 25|
|7 – 8:50 a.m.||First Round off Nos. 1 & 10 tees (1st wave)|
|11:40 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.||First Round off Nos. 1 & 10 tees (2nd wave)|
|Wednesday, June 26|
|7 – 8:50 a.m.||Second Round off Nos. 1 & 10 tees (1st wave)|
|11:40 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.||Second Round off Nos. 1 & 10 tees (2nd wave)|
|Thursday, June 27|
|7 – 8:50 a.m.||Final Round off Nos. 1 & 10 tees|
|2 p.m.||Awards Ceremony|
Top Players to Watch
Killington Junior Golf Championship
Green Mountain National Golf Course (June 25 - 28, 2012)
|1||Brian Carlson||Madison, Conn.||68–69–68—205|
|2||Jalen Griffin||Ambler, Pa.||69–72–75—216|
|3||Jeffrey Lang||Lexington, Mass.||68–71–78—217|
|4||Timothy Colanta||Reunion, Fla.||72–77–69—218|
|T5||Patrick Albanesi||Avon, Conn.||75–73–71—219|
|T5||Jonathan Woods||Duxbury, Mass.||75–71–73—219|
|1||Mia Landegren||Bridgewater, Conn.||73–76–64—213|
|2||Jennifer Peng||San Diego, Calif.||73–71–76—220|
|3||Grace Choi||Dallas, Texas||75–73–74—222|
|T4||Katherine Gravel-Coursol||Mirabel, Quebec||76–76–72—224|
|T4||Erica Herr||New Hope, Pa.||73–78–73—224|
The Killington Junior Golf Championship 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.