Coca-Cola Junior Championship at Sugarloaf
Sugarloaf Mountain Resort
Carrabassett Valley, Maine • July 28 - 31, 2013
American Junior Golf Association • Contact: Chris Richards • (678) 644-4258 • firstname.lastname@example.org
TOURNAMENT FACT SHEET
- The field includes 109 boys and 35 girls from 24 states, Aruba, Canada and Thailand
- 54-hole stroke-play event with a 36-hole cut
- 2013 will mark the first time the AJGA has conducted a tournament in Maine
- Sugarloaf Mountain Resort has been named No. 1 golf course in Maine by Golf Digest 29 times
|The inaugural Coca-Cola Junior Championship at Sugarloaf is the second event on the AJGA schedule sponsored by Coca-Cola. The host course, Sugarloaf Mountain Resort, has been named the No. 1 golf course in Maine by Golf Digest 29 times.|
|Oi Lam Michelle Yan of Bradenton, Fla., is the second highest-ranked player in the Girls Division at No. 86 in the Polo Golf Rankings. Yan is coming off a win at the Junior All-Star at Red Tail in June. The 2016 grad has eight-career top-10 AJGA finishes. Her sister, Hiu Lam Vanessa Yan, who is also in the field has posted seven-career top-10 AJGA finishes.|
Schedule of Events
|Sunday, July 28|
|2 p.m. shotgun||Practice Round|
|Monday, July 29|
|7 – 8:39 a.m.||First Round off Nos. 1 & 10 Tees (1st wave)|
|11:30 a.m. – 1:09 p.m.||First Round off Nos. 1 & 10 Tees (2nd wave)|
|Tuesday, July 30|
|7 – 8:39 a.m.||Second Round off Nos. 1 & 10 Tees (1st wave)|
|11:30 a.m. – 1:09 p.m.||Second Round off Nos. 1 & 10 Tees (2nd wave)|
|Wednesday, July 31|
|7 – 8:39 a.m.||Final Round off Nos. 1 & 10 Tees|
|2 p.m.||Awards Ceremony|
Top Players to Watch
The Coca-Cola Junior Championship at Sugarloaf 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.