Goodman Networks Junior at Traditions
Traditions Club at Texas A&M
Bryan, Texas • April 17 - 20, 2014
American Junior Golf Association • Contact: Chris Richards • (678) 644-4258 • email@example.com
TOURNAMENT FACT SHEET
- 132 boys and girls (ages 12-18) from 19 states and eight countries
- 54-hole stroke play event (36-hole cut)
- 77 players from Texas
- 18 players have signed a National Letter of Intent, including three Texas A&M signees
- 12 Rolex Junior All-Americans will compete
|Future Aggies to compete|
|Three Texas A&M commits will compete on their future home course. Connor Black of Humble, Texas, and Andrew Paysse of Temple, Texas, will join the men's roster in the Fall. Maddie Szeryk of Allen, Texas, will be adding her name to the women's roster for the Fall semester.|
|Past champion in the field|
|Taylor Coleman of San Antonio, returns to Traditions Club at Texas A&M after winning the Girls Division in 2011. Coleman has nine top-10 finishes in her AJGA career including four AJGA victories.|
|Traditions Club at Texas A&M|
|Traditions Club at Texas A&M features some of the most beautiful rolling terrain in Texas. The Jack Nicklaus designed course features hardwoods and meandering creeks. It challenges golfers off the tee and forces players to choose their approach carefully. The course is also the home to the Texas A&M golf teams. Their state of the art practice facility is also located on the grounds.|
Schedule of Events
|Thursday, April 17|
|1:30 p.m.||Practice Round|
|Friday, April 18|
|8:15 - 9:55 a.m.||First Round off Nos. 1 and 10 tees (1st Wave)|
|12:45 - 2:25 p.m.||First Round off Nos. 1 and 10 tees (2nd Wave)|
|Saturday, April 19|
|8:15 - 9:55 a.m.||Second Round off Nos. 1 and 10 tees (1st Wave)|
|12:45 - 2:25 p.m.||Second Round off Nos. 1 and 10 tees (2nd Wave)|
|Sunday, April 20|
|8:15 - 10:15 a.m.||Final Round off Nos. 1 and 10 tees|
|2:30 p.m.||Awards Ceremony|
Top Players to Watch
Goodman Networks Junior at Traditions
Traditions Club at Texas A&M (March 28 - 31, 2013)
|1||Peter Thorseth||Richmond, Texas||71–67–72—210|
|T2||Austin Connelly||Irving, Texas||71–71–72—214|
|T2||Jonathan Vasquez||Bryan, Texas||71–71–72—214|
|T4||Connor Black||Humble, Texas||71–73–71—215|
|T4||Doug Ghim||Arlington Heights, Ill.||71–73–71—215|
|1||Karen Chung||Livingston, N.J.||72–71–68—211|
|2||Lakareber Abe||Angleton, Texas||72–75–70—217|
|3||Kristen Gillman||Austin, Texas||73–74–71—218|
|T4||Kathleen Scavo||Benicia, Calif.||73–74–74—221|
|T4||Jordan Lippetz||Bradenton, Fla.||72–68–81—221|
The Goodman Networks Junior at Traditions 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.