Bass Pro Shops / Payne Stewart Junior Championship

Rivercut Golf Course
Springfield, Mo. July 21 - 24, 2014

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TOURNAMENT FACT SHEET

Quick Facts

Tournament Storylines

19 Missouri natives to compete
Out of the 84 players competing in the event, 19 juniors will be represent their home state at the Bass Pro Shops / Payne Stewart Junior Championship.
AJGA returns to the Rivercut Golf Course
This annual tournament is in its eighth year and will return to Springfield, yet again, for the 54-hole, stroke play tournament. Rivercut Golf Course has been the sole host of this event since its inaugural year in 2007.
A stacked field
In the Girls Division, six players are ranked within the top 200 in the Polo Golf Rankings, including two juniors who are within the top 65. The Boys Division includes two players who are ranked within the top 200 in the Polo Golf Rankings. The field features eight AJGA champions, including the 2013 champions from the Bass Pro Shops / Payne Stewart Junior Championship.
Back for more
The 2013 champions at the Bass Pro Shops / Payne Stewart Junior Championship are returning to defend their titles. Last year, Derick Kelting of Amarillo, Texas, shot a final-round 4-under-par 68 for a tournament-total 213. Alison Armstrong of Tampa, Florida, shot a final-round 8-over-par 80 for a tournament-total 225 to win the Girls Division.

Schedule of Events

Monday, July 21
1:30 shotgun Practice Round
 
Tuesday, July 22
7 - 9:10 a.m. First Round off Nos. 1 & 10 tees
 
Wednesday, July 23
7 - 9:10 a.m. Second Round off Nos. 1 & 10 tees
 
Thursday, July 24
7 - 9:10 a.m. Final Round off Nos.1 & 10 tees
2 p.m. Awards Ceremony

Top Players to Watch

 

2013 Results

Bass Pro Shops / Payne Stewart Junior Championship
Rivercut Golf Course (July 29 - August 1, 2013)
 
Boys Division
1 Derick Kelting Amarillo, Texas 74–71–68—213
T2 Tripp French Dayton, Ohio 77–70–70—217
T2 A. Alexander Hughes Tulsa, Okla. 72–72–73—217
T4 Wyatt Larkin Morganton, Ga. 75–72–71—218
T4 Raymund Gonzales (Philippines) Mission Viejo, Calif. 74–68–76—218
T4 Andrew Beckler Topeka, Kan. 76–71–71—218
T4 Jackson Wendling Effingham, Ill. 69–77–72—218
 
Girls Division
1 Alison Armstrong Tampa, Fla. 75–70–80—225
T2 Chandler Gallagher Kansas City, Mo. 71–72–84—227
T2 Anna Kim Broken Arrow, Okla. 76–77–74—227
4 Zijun Yin Shenzhen, China 78–73–77—228
5 Sun young Jung (South Korea) Springfield, Mo. 81–72–77—230
 

Media Accommodations

The Bass Pro Shops / Payne Stewart Junior Championship 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.