BRASELTON, GA – The American Junior Golf Association has announced a three-year partnership with UHY LLP (UHY), one of the top professional services firms in the U.S. serving clients ranging from the dynamic middle market to Fortune 500 companies.
“We are very excited to have UHY onboard with the AJGA,” said Stephen Hamblin, AJGA Executive Director. “UHY’s commitment to junior golf is outstanding and we are proud to partner with them to bring benefits to our members and playing opportunities to junior golfers from around the world.”
As an official partner of the AJGA, UHY will serve as a title or presenting sponsor of seven AJGA junior championships annually, in addition to sponsoring an accounting internship in the name of UHY at the AJGA’s headquarters in Braselton, Georgia.
“We are proud to support an organization such as the AJGA that does so much for our youth, not only by conducting junior championships, but also through their various charitable initiatives such as the Leadership Links and ACE Grant programs,” said Tony Frabotta, UHY Chairman.
In conjunction with its official partnership, UHY has expanded its UHY Prep Series junior tournaments and will conduct a dozen events annually to grant exemptions to the AJGA junior championships for which UHY serves as title or presenting sponsor.
“The UHY Prep Series will provide additional competitive opportunities for junior golfers throughout the U.S. in many of the markets we serve,” said UHY Partner and board member Steve Wendling. “We are looking forward to our kick-off event January 26 – 27 at Mid Pines in Southern Pines, North Carolina.”
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About UHY LLP and UHY Advisors
UHY LLP is a licensed independent CPA firm that performs attest services in an alternative practice structure with UHY Advisors, Inc. and its subsidiary entities. UHY Advisors, Inc. provides tax and business consulting services through wholly owned subsidiary entities that operate under the name of “UHY Advisors.” UHY Advisors, Inc. and its subsidiary entities are not licensed CPA firms. UHY Advisors, Inc. and UHY LLP are US members of UHYI, a UK company, and form part of the international UHYI network of legally independent accounting and consulting firms. “UHY” is the brand name for the UHYI international network. Any services described herein are provided by UHY Advisors, Inc. and/or UHY LLP (as the case may be) and not by UHYI or any other member firm of UHYI. Neither UHYI nor any member of UHYI has any liability for services provided by other members.
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 12-19) of more than 7,000 members from 50 states and 60 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.
TaylorMade and adidas are the AJGA’s National Sponsors, supporting the AJGA for more than 25 years. TaylorMade has served as the Official Ball of the AJGA since 2016. adidas has been the Official Apparel and Footwear of the AJGA since 2017. Rolex, in its fourth decade of AJGA sponsorship, became the inaugural AJGA Premier Partner in 2004.
AJGA alumni have risen to the top of amateur, collegiate and professional golf. Former AJGA juniors have compiled more than 900 victories on the PGA and LPGA Tours. AJGA alumni include Rickie Fowler, Sergio Garcia, Dustin Johnson, Phil Mickelson, Patrick Reed, Jordan Spieth, Justin Thomas, Tiger Woods, Paula Creamer, Ariya Jutanugarn, Cristie Kerr, Stacy Lewis, Brittany Lincicome, Anna Nordqvist, Inbee Park and Lexi Thompson.