Preseason Junior at Innisbrook
Innisbrook Resort & Golf Club
Palm Harbor, Fla. • April 12 - 14, 2013
American Junior Golf Association • Contact: Chris Richards • (678) 644-4258 • firstname.lastname@example.org
TOURNAMENT FACT SHEET
- Innisbrook Resort & Golf Club will host the Preseason Junior at Innisbrook for the second consecutive year
- This is the second time in three weeks the AJGA is hosting an event on the North Course.
- The Preseason Junior at Innisbrook is a 36-hole, stroke play event
- The event is one of 12 IMG Academy Preseason events in 2013
- The field features competitors from 20 states, Canada, Colombia, Mexico and Switzerland.
|IMG Academy Preseason Series|
|The IMG Academy Preseason Series is designed specifically for AJGA members who have had limited acceptances into multi-day AJGA events. This series offers members the opportunity to start building Performance Based Entry status before application deadlines arrive for summer Open and Gary Gilchrist Golf Academy Junior All-Star Series events.|
|Innisbrook Resort & Golf Club|
|Innisbrook Resort & Golf Club hosted the AJGA's TaylorMade-adidas Golf Junior at Innisbrook hosted by Sean O'Hair over Easter Weekend. The Boys Division played the par-71, 7,335-yard Copperhead Course, while the Girls Divsion played the par-70, 5,774 North Course.|
Schedule of Events
|Friday, April 12|
|1:30 p.m. shotgun||Practice Round|
|Saturday, April 13|
|8 a.m. - 1:10 p.m.||First Round off No. 1 tee|
|Sunday, April 14|
|8 - 10:00 a.m.||Final Round off Nos. 1 & 10 tees|
|3 p.m.||Awards Ceremony|
The Preseason Junior at Innisbrook 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.
The Preseason Junior at Innisbrook is one of 13 events held as part of the Preseason Series. The Preseason Series is designed specifically for AJGA members who have had limited acceptances into multi-day AJGA events. This series offers these members the opportunity to start building Performance Based Entry status before application deadlines arrive for summer Open and Junior All-Star series events.
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.