Aaron's / Bob Estes Abilene Junior

Abilene Country Club
Abilene, Texas July 14 - 17, 2014

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TOURNAMENT FACT SHEET

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Tournament Storylines

73 Texans to compete
Out of the 96 players competing in the event, more than 76 percent of the field will be representing their home state at Aaron's / Bob Estes Abilene Junior.
AJGA returns to Abilene Country Club
The Abilene Country Club will be hosting the annual event, which is in its 34th year, for the eighth consecutive time since 2007. The 2013 champions include Travis Benson of Granbury, Texas, and Vanessa Ha of Allen, Texas.

Schedule of Events

Monday, July 14
1:30 p.m. shotgun Practice Round
 
Tuesday, July 15
7:45 a.m. – 12:55 p.m. First Round off No. 1 tee
 
Wednesday, July 16
7:45 a.m. – 12:55 p.m. Second Round off No. 1 tee
 
Thursday, July 17
7:45 a.m. – 12:55 p.m. Final Round off No. 1 tee
5:30 p.m. Awards Ceremony

Top Players to Watch

 

2013 Results

Aaron's / Bob Estes Abilene Junior
Abilene Country Club (July 15 - 18, 2013)
 
Boys Division
1 Travis Benson Granbury, Texas 67–63–66—196
2 Tyson Reeder Edmond, Okla. 63–66–69—198
T3 Klein Klotz Austin, Texas 68–68–63—199
T3 Griffin Pierce Edmond, Okla. 64–67–68—199
5 Santiago Lopez Boca Del Rio, Mexico 65–69–66—200
 
Girls Division
1 Vanessa Ha (Canada) Allen, Texas 66–70–72—208
2 Mia Ayer Waco, Texas 70–68–72—210
T3 Kesaree Rojanapeansatith Nonthaburi, Thailand 67–73–72—212
T3 Sarah Moore Burkburnett, Texas 73–70–69—212
5 Megan Woods Spring Branch, Texas 72–72–69—213
 

Media Accommodations

The Aaron's / Bob Estes Abilene Junior 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.