CorseMax / Philadelphia Runner Junior
Applebrook Golf Club
Malvern, Pa. • August 25 - 27, 2013
American Junior Golf Association • Contact: Chris Richards • (678) 644-4258 • firstname.lastname@example.org
TOURNAMENT FACT SHEET
- The 2013 CorseMax / Philadelphia Runner Junior is a 54-hole, stroke play event.
- The tournament field features 72 players from 14 states and Canada.
- CorseMax and Philadelphia Runner join forces to bring an AJGA event to the Philadelphia area for the ninth straight year.
|Close to home|
|Of the 12 players hailing from the Keystone State that will participate in the CorseMax / Philadelphia Runner Junior, seven call the Philadelphia Area home.|
|In the Boys Division, Joseph Kremer of Toronto, Ontario returns to the CorseMax / Philadelphia Runner Junior after finishing T4 at the event in 2012. In the Girls Division, Jackie Rogowicz of Yardley, Pa., is looking to improve on her runner-up finish at the 2012 playing of the event.|
|Applebrook Golf Club welcomes AJGA|
|Located in Malvern, Pa., Applebrook Golf Club will host the CorseMax / Philadelphia Runner Junior for the first time. Applebrook Golf Club, designed by renowned architect Gil Hanse of Hanse Golf Course Design Inc., was built in 2000. Recently, Gil Hanse was contracted to design and build the course for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brasil.|
Schedule of Events
|Sunday, August 25|
|Noon - 2:15 p.m.||Practice Round Tee Times|
|Monday, August 26|
|7:30 - 9:20 a.m.||First Round off Nos. 1 and 10 tees|
|1 - 2:50 p.m.||Second Round off Nos. 1 and 10 tees|
|Tuesday, August 27|
|7:30 - 9:20 a.m.||Final Round off Nos. 1 and 10 tees|
|2 p.m.||Awards Ceremony|
Top Players to Watch
CorseMax / Philadelphia Runner Junior
White Manor Country Club (August 19 - 21, 2012)
|1||Davis Womble||High Point, N.C.||75–70–69—214|
|2||Kyle Sterbinsky||Yardley, Pa.||72–72–72—216|
|3||Alexander Dombrowski||Gaylord, Mich.||74–69–75—218|
|T4||Joseph Kremer||Toronto, Ontario||74–75–71—220|
|T4||Taylor Thompson||Anchorage, Ky.||68–74–78—220|
|1||Elisabeth Bernabe||Anaheim Hills, Calif.||71–74–73—218|
|2||Jackie Rogowicz||Yardley, Pa.||76–69–76—221|
|3||Isabella Skinner||Cumming, Ga.||77–72–76—225|
|4||Taylor Totland||Tinton Falls, N.J.||75–76–75—226|
|5||Erica Herr||New Hope, Pa.||77–74–76—227|
The CorseMax / Philadelphia Runner 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.