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Oct. 3, 2010

Genesis Networks Becomes Newest AJGA Partner

The American Junior Golf Association announced a new partnership with Genesis Networks, a global leader in network and IT solutions.

 

Genesis Networks will become title sponsor of three events beginning in the 2011 season, providing playing opportunities in Texas, California and the New York / New Jersey area.

 

“The AJGA is an outstanding organization,” said James Goodman, Genesis Networks CEO. “We are excited to team up to give back and provide opportunities for the nation's top junior golfers to showcase their skills.”

 

Genesis Networks is a privately-held provider of network, IT and supply chain solutions to the communications industry. The company provides its services through more than 700 employees in subsidiaries and offices around the world and is focused on powering the communications value chain. Genesis is headquartered in San Antonio, Texas. For more information visit www.genesisnet.com.

 

“The AJGA is excited to welcome Genesis Networks as a partner,” said Jason Etzen, AJGA chief business officer. “We look forward to the potential opportunities provided from working with such a respected leader in the communications and IT fields.”

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 approximately 5,000 junior golfers from 49 states and 30 countries. To ensure scholarship opportunities for all junior golfers who have the skill, the AJGA created the Achieving Competitive Excellence (ACE) Grant program to provide financial assistance to young players in need.

Titleist, the AJGA's National Sponsor, has been the catalyst and driving force behind the Association's success since 1989. Rolex Watch USA, which is in its third decade of AJGA support, became the inaugural AJGA Premier Partner in 2004. In 2007, after 12 years of support, Polo Ralph Lauren became the AJGA's second Premier Partner.

AJGA alumni have risen to the top of amateur, collegiate and professional golf. More than 200 former AJGA juniors currently play on the PGA and LPGA Tours and have compiled more than 350 wins. AJGA alumni include Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Jim Furyk, Stewart Cink, Davis Love III, Cristie Kerr, Pat Hurst, Paula Creamer, Brittany Lincicome, Morgan Pressel and Julieta Granada.           

For more information, please contact Katie Wilson in the AJGA Sponsorship Department at (678) 425-1743.