the Memorial Junior
Ohio State University Golf Club - Scarlet Course
Columbus, Ohio • July 15 - 18, 2013
American Junior Golf Association • Contact: Chris Richards • (678) 644-4258 • firstname.lastname@example.org
TOURNAMENT FACT SHEET
- 96 boys and girls, ages 12-18 from 17 states and four foreign countries (China, New Zealand, Taiwan and Thailand)
- 54-hole stroke play event
- 19 players have signed a National Letter of Intent
- Three Rolex Junior All-Americans
|PGA TOUR support|
|The Memorial Junior receives support and sponsorship from one of the most prestigious tournaments on the PGA TOUR, the Memorial Tournament presented by Nationwide Insurance. The Memorial has been a part of an AJGA tournament in Ohio since 2004.|
|Return to Ohio State|
|Ohio State University’s Scarlet Course returns to the AJGA's schedule by hosting the Memorial Junior in 2013. OSU has hosted six AJGA events, including the 1999 and 2007 Rolex Tournament of Champions.|
|Future Buckeyes to compete|
|Four Ohio State University commits will preview their new home course when they compete in the Memorial Junior. Clark Engle of Springfield, Ohio, Jessica Porvasnik of Hinckley, Ohio and Josh Wick of Upper Arlington, Ohio have signed National Letters of Intent with the Buckeyes, while Nikolette Schroeder of Avon Lake, Ohio has verbally committed.|
Schedule of Events
|Monday, July 15|
|8 a.m. shotgun||Practice Round|
|Tuesday, July 16|
|7 a.m. – 12:10 p.m.||First Round off No. 1 Tee|
|Wednesday, July 17|
|7 a.m. – 12:10 p.m.||Second Round off No. 1 Tee|
|Thursday, July 18|
|7 a.m. – 12:10 p.m.||Final Round off No. 1 Tee|
|5 p.m.||Awards Ceremony|
Top Players to Watch
the Memorial Junior
Kinsale Golf & Fitness Club (July 9 - 12, 2012)
|1||Joo-Young Lee||Hilliard, Ohio||69–71–74—214|
|T2||Clark Engle||Springfield, Ohio||71–73–71—215|
|T2||Reed Hrynewich||Muskegon, Mich.||70–73–72—215|
|T4||Adam Wood||Zionsville, Ind.||75–69–73—217|
|T4||Ian Holt||Stow, Ohio||75–72–70—217|
|T4||Andrew Bieber||Shaker Heights, Ohio||73–75–69—217|
|T4||Kyle Rodes||Plymouth, Mich.||72–76–69—217|
|1||*Lindsey Weaver||Scottsdale, Ariz.||74–76–72—222|
|2||Nikolette Schroeder||Avon Lake, Ohio||75–76–71—222|
|3||Jessica Porvasnik||Hinckley, Ohio||76–76–76—228|
|4||Courtney Dow||Frisco, Texas||77–70–82—229|
|5||Lexie Toth||Dublin, Ohio||77–81–72—230|
|* Won via a sudden-death playoff|
the Memorial Junior 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.