Lessing's AJGA Classic

Fiddler's Elbow Country Club - River Course
Bedminster, N.J. August 19 - 22, 2013

American Junior Golf Association • Contact: Chris Richards • (678) 644-4258 • crichards@ajga.org

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Quick Facts

Tournament Storylines

Past champions find success on TOUR
In 2004, Keegan Bradley strung together rounds of 71-71-74 to win the seventh installment of the Lessing's AJGA Classic. The year before, Paula Creamer took home one of her eleven AJGA Championships at the 2003 Lessing's AJGA Classic.
Lessing's AJGA Classic heads to Bedminster, N.J.
The Lessing's AJGA Classic will be held on Fiddler's Elbow Country Club's River Course for the first time. The course's name comes from the Lamington River, prominently featured in the course's design.

Schedule of Events

Monday, August 19
1:30 p.m. shotgun Practice Round
Tuesday, August 20
7:30 a.m. – 12:40 p.m. First Round off No. 1 tee
Wednesday, August 21
7:30 a.m. – 12:40 p.m. Second Round off No. 1 tee
Thursday, August 22
7:30 a.m. – 12:40 p.m. Final Round off No. 1 tee
5 p.m. Awards Ceremony

Top Players to Watch


2012 Results

Lessing's AJGA Classic
Trump National Golf Club Colts Neck (July 22 - 24, 2012)
Boys Division
1 James Park Deerfield, Mass. 76–74–72—222
T2 Max Greyserman Short Hills, N.J. 75–75–74—224
T2 John Edler Fair Haven, N.J. 79–77–68—224
4 Ethan Wall Brielle, N.J. 72–77–77—226
5 Ryan Dornes Lancaster, Pa. 80–73–74—227
Girls Division
1 *Taylor Totland Tinton Falls, N.J. 75–72–79—226
2 Marissa DeCola Butler, Pa. 76–77–73—226
3 Elyse Smidinger Crofton, Md. 73–80–74—227
T4 Anne Cheng Torrance, Calif. 73–78–77—228
T4 Hana Ku Basking Ridge, N.J. 75–80–73—228
* Won via a sudden-death playoff

Media Accommodations

The Lessing's AJGA Classic 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.