Under Armour® / Gary Woodland Championship presented by Income for Life, LLC
Alvamar Golf Club
Lawrence, Kan. • June 16 - 19, 2014
American Junior Golf Association • Contact: Chris Richards • (678) 644-4258 • firstname.lastname@example.org
TOURNAMENT FACT SHEET
- Format: 96-player field, 54-hole, stroke play tournament
- Alvamar Country Club welcomes the AJGA for the first time
- The event features 96 players from 19 states, Canada, China, Colombia, Japan, Paraguay, South Korea and Venezuela.
- The event is one of five supported by Under Armour® and a PGA TOUR professional.
|Gary Woodland supports junior golf in home state|
|Woodland, an AJGA alum, competed on the Kansas men's golf team and was a two-time All-Big 12 performer. At 47 in the Official World Golf Rankings, Woodland is one of five former AJGA juniors who are current PGA TOUR players that have teamed up with Under Armour® to host events in or near their hometowns. Other players to host events are Hunter Mahan, Jeff Overton, Scott Stallings and Jordan Spieth.|
|Future Jayhawk competing in Lawrence|
|Kallie Gonzales of Montgomery, Texas, has verbally committed to play on the Kansas women's golf team. Gonzales has three top-10 AJGA finishes, including a career best T6 at the 2012 McArthur Towel & Sports Future Legends.|
Schedule of Events
|Monday, June 16|
|1 p.m. shotgun||Practice Round|
|Tuesday, June 17|
|7 a.m. – 12:10 p.m.||First Round off No. 1 tee|
|Wednesday, June 18|
|7 a.m. – 12:10 p.m.||Second Round off No. 1 tee|
|Thursday, June 19|
|7 a.m. – 12:10 p.m.||Final Round off No. 1 tee|
|5 p.m.||Awards Ceremony|
Top Players to Watch
The Under Armour® / Gary Woodland Championship presented by Income for Life, LLC 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.