Genesis Shootout presented by the Valero Texas Open

Fair Oaks Ranch Golf & Country Club
Fair Oaks Ranch, Texas July 7 - 10, 2014

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TOURNAMENT FACT SHEET

Quick Facts

Tournament Storylines

97 Texans to compete
Out of the 144 players competing in the event, more than 65 percent of the field will be representing their home state at the Genesis Shootout presented by the Valero Texas Open.
AJGA returns to Fair Oaks Ranch Golf & Country Club
This annual tournament is in its 23rd year and the Fair Oaks Ranch Golf & Country Club will be hosting the event for the fourth consecutive year. The 2013 champions include Wes Artac of Kingwood, Texas, and Kristen Gillman of Austin, Texas.
A competitive field
In the 144-player field, five players are ranked within the top 200 in the Polo Golf Rankings. The five highest-ranked players include Noah Goodwin of Corinth, Texas, at No. 83, Braden Bailey of Groves, Texas, at No. 140, George Gardner of Southlake, Texas, at No. 170, Cheyenne Knight of Aledo, Texas, at No. 28 and Monica Dibildox of Saltillo, Mexico at No 119.

Schedule of Events

Monday, July 7
1:30 p.m. shotgun Practice Round
 
Tuesday, July 8
7:45 – 9:25 a.m. First Round off Nos. 1 and 10 tees (1st wave)
12:30 – 2:10 p.m. First Round off Nos. 1 and 10 tees (2nd wave)
 
Wednesday, July 9
7:45 – 9:25 a.m. Second Round off Nos. 1 and 10 tees (1st wave)
12:30 – 2:10 p.m. Second Round off Nos. 1 and 10 tees (2nd wave)
 
Thursday, July 10
7:45 - 9:45 a.m. Final Round off Nos. 1 and 10 tees
 
Thursday, June 19
2:30 p.m. Awards Ceremony

Top Players to Watch

 

2013 Results

Genesis Shootout presented by the Valero Texas Open
Fair Oaks Ranch Golf & Country Club (July 8 - 11, 2013)
 
Boys Division
1 Wes Artac Kingwood, Texas 72–62–70—204
2 George Gardner Southlake, Texas 72–68–69—209
T3 Alvaro Ortiz Zapopan, Jalisco, Mexico 68–71–71—210
T3 Maxwell Miller College Station, Texas 67–72–71—210
T5 Klein Klotz Austin, Texas 73–69–70—212
T5 Benjamin Baxter Flower Mound, Texas 67–70–75—212
T5 Michael Cotton Katy, Texas 74–67–71—212
 
Girls Division
1 Kristen Gillman Austin, Texas 70–70–70—210
2 Maria Fassi Pachuca Hidalgo, Mexico 71–72–72—215
3 Marijosse Navarro (Mexico) San Antonio, Texas 71–75–71—217
T4 Kesaree Rojanapeansatith Nonthaburi, Thailand 72–76–70—218
T4 Annika Clark Highlands, Texas 70–76–72—218
T4 Maddie Szeryk Allen, Texas 68–74–76—218
 

Media Accommodations

The Genesis Shootout presented by the Valero Texas Open 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.