Deadline: September 5, 2017
It is part of the AJGA’s mission to develop young men and women on and off the course and impress upon them the importance of respect for their fellow competitors and the game of golf. One way this is achieved is through the AJGA’s Jerry Cole Sportsmanship Award.
This award has been presented annually since the AJGA's inception in 1978. In 2000, it was named in memoriam for Jerry Cole after the AJGA’s longtime friend and board member’s death. Recipients of the Jerry Cole Sportsmanship Award are historically juniors who have some or all of these characteristics:
Each year, the Jerry Cole Sportsmanship Award recipient earns entry into the Polo Golf Junior Classic and is honored at the Rolex Junior All-America Awards Banquet.