AJGA Junior at Steelwood

Steelwood Country Club
Loxley, Ala. June 2 - 5, 2014

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

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TOURNAMENT FACT SHEET

Quick Facts

Tournament Storylines

Coming back for more
The 2013 Girls Division champion, Taylor Coleman of San Antonio, Texas, returns in 2014 to defend her title. She finished the 2013 event with a tournament-total 6-under-par 210. This was the lowest Girls Division tournament total in the events seven-year history.
Local players to compete
Thirteen players from the state of Alabama will compete in the event. Florida has the most players in the field with 26.
Steelwood country club
Rated by Golf Digest as "One of the best golf courses in Alabama," Steelwood Country Club brings the elements of nature with an upscale feel. Tall pines and rolling hills combine with several bodies of water to provide picturesque views and challenges around the course.

Schedule of Events

Monday, June 2
10 a.m. shotgun Practice Round
 
Tuesday, June 3
7 a.m. – 12:10 p.m. First Round off No. 1 tee
 
Wednesday, June 4
7 a.m. – 12:10 p.m. Second Round off No. 1 tee
 
Thursday, June 5
7 a.m. – 12:10 p.m. Final Round off No. 1 tee
5 p.m. Awards Ceremony

Top Players to Watch

 

2013 Results

AJGA Junior at Steelwood
Steelwood Country Club (June 3 - 6, 2013)
 
Boys Division
1 Bennett Baker Tallahassee, Fla. 71–65–66—202
2 Davis Riley Hattiesburg, Miss. 71–68–69—208
3 Matthew Perrine Austin, Texas 71–66–72—209
4 David Mackey Bogart, Ga. 71–69–71—211
T5 Connor Smith Birmingham, Ala. 69–70–73—212
T5 Connor Slane Helena, Ala. 72–68–72—212
 
Girls Division
1 Taylor Coleman San Antonio, Texas 65–70–75—210
2 Anna Newell Tampa, Fla. 71–71–73—215
3 Rachel Dai Milton, Ga. 74–72–71—217
4 Jayshree Sarathy Palo Alto, Calif. 74–72–75—221
5 Tatum Jackson Mountain Brook, Ala. 69–78–76—223
 

Media Accommodations

The AJGA Junior at Steelwood 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.