The AJGA 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
Membership: More than 5,500
Staff: Approximately 50 interns assist the full-time staff
each spring and summer on the road. Additionally, about five interns assist in-house.
Partners: Rolex and Ralph Lauren
Chairmen: Hunter Mahan and Annika Sorenstam
of the Board: Jordan R. "Digger" Smith
Director: Stephen Hamblin
in 2012: 96
TaylorMade-adidas Golf Qualifiers in 2012: 56
National Tournament Conducted: 1978 (Tournament of Champions,
Inverrary Country Club, Lauderhill, Fla.)
Headquarters: The AJGA National Headquarters is located
at Chateau Elan Resort in Braselton, Ga.
Success: More than 200 AJGA alumni play on the PGA and
LPGA Tours and have earned more than 350 Tour victories.
Alumni on the PGA TOUR include: Keegan Bradley, Stewart
Cink, Bob Estes, Rickie Fowler, Jim Furyk, Sergio Garcia,
Lucas Glover, Bill Haas, J.B. Holmes, Charles Howell III, Matt Kuchar, Dustin Johnson, Justin Leonard, Davis Love
III, Hunter Mahan, Steve Marino, Phil Mickelson, Ryan Moore, Sean O'Hair, Webb Simpson, David Toms, Bubba Watson, Mark Wilson, Tiger Woods and Scott Verplank.
Alumnae on the LPGA Tour include: Amanda Blumenherst, Paula Creamer, Katie Futcher, Vicki Goetze-Ackerman, Julieta Granada, Pat Hurst,
Cristie Kerr, I.K. Kim, Brittany Lang, Stacy Lewis, Brittany Lincicome, Paige Mackenzie, Michelle
McGann, Kristy McPherson, Inbee Park, Morgan Pressel and Wendy Ward.
Success: 17 of the past 25 NCAA Division I men's champions
(1988-2012) and 18 of the past 25 NCAA Division I women's champions (1988-2012) are AJGA
Success: 21 of the past 25 U.S. Amateur champions (1988-2012) and 21 of
the past 25 U.S. Women's Amateur champions (1988-2012) are AJGA alumni.