Randy Wise Junior Open
Flint Golf Club
Flint, Mich. • August 18 - 21, 2014
American Junior Golf Association • Contact: Chris Richards • (678) 644-4258 • firstname.lastname@example.org
TOURNAMENT FACT SHEET
- The event features 96 players from 16 states and four countries.
- The Randy Wise Junior Open is a 54-hole, stroke play event.
- Randy Wise Automotive Team has been the title sponsor of the Randy Wise Junior Open since 2007.
|Champions in the field|
|Nine players in the field have won an AJGA event during their junior careers. The nine players have a combined 14 victories between them with five boys and four girls claiming titles.|
|Michiganders to compete|
|The tournament field consist of 40 players from the state of Michigan, which is more than triple any other state. Canada also boasts an impressive 15 players in the field.|
|Thirteen players in the Randy Wise Junior Open field have committed to play college golf in the near future. This includes three players who have committed to Michigan State and one to Michigan.|
|Flint Golf Club|
|The course is unique with five par-3s and five par-4s in which the front nine rotates around the back nine. The open fairways invite golfers to drive it deep, while the protected greens require precision that will challenge golfers of all skill levels.|
Schedule of Events
|Monday, August 18|
|8 a.m. shotgun||Practice Round|
|Tuesday, August 19|
|7:30 a.m. – 12:40 p.m.||First Round off No. 1 tee|
|Wednesday, August 20|
|7:30 a.m. – 12:40 p.m.||Second Round off No. 1 tee|
|Thursday, August 21|
|7:30 a.m. – 12:40 p.m.||Final Round off No. 1 tee|
|5:30 p.m.||Awards Ceremony|
Top Players to Watch
Randy Wise Junior Open
Warwick Hills Golf & Country Club (August 19 - 22, 2013)
|1||Nicholas Ross||Dundas, Ontario||75–73–70—218|
|2||Donnie Trosper||Canton, Mich.||73–74–72—219|
|3||Andrew Walker||Battle Creek, Mich.||74–73–73—220|
|T4||David Kim||Buena Park, Calif.||75–76–72—223|
|T4||David DeMarois||Brighton, Mich.||76–73–74—223|
|1||Jillian Hollis||Rocky River, Ohio||72–73–70—215|
|2||Chakansim Fai Khamborn||(Thailand) Cincinnati, Ohio||72–75–73—220|
|3||Mika Liu||Beverly Hills, Calif.||77–72–72—221|
|4||Riley Rennell||Columbia, Tenn.||77–73–74—224|
|5||Emma Albrecht||Ormond Beach, Fla.||75–79–73—227|
The Randy Wise Junior 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.