Preseason Junior at Innisbrook
Innisbrook Resort & Golf Club - North Course
Palm Harbor, Fla. • April 12 - 14, 2013
American Junior Golf Association • Contact: Tim Jackman • (803) 417-6274 • firstname.lastname@example.org
TOURNAMENT FACT SHEET
- Innisbrook Resort & Golf Club will host the Preseason Junior at Innisbrook for the second consecutive year
- This is the second time in three weeks the AJGA is hosting an event on the North Course.
- The Preseason Junior at Innisbrook is a 36-hole, stroke play event
- The event is one of 12 IMG Academy Preseason events in 2013
- The field features competitors from 20 states, Canada, Colombia, Mexico and Switzerland.
|IMG Academy Preseason Series|
|The IMG Academy Preseason Series is designed specifically for AJGA members who have had limited acceptances into multi-day AJGA events. This series offers members the opportunity to start building Performance Based Entry status before application deadlines arrive for summer Open and Gary Gilchrist Golf Academy Junior All-Star Series events.|
|Innisbrook Resort & Golf Club|
|Innisbrook Resort & Golf Club hosted the AJGA's TaylorMade-adidas Golf Junior at Innisbrook hosted by Sean O'Hair over Easter Weekend. The Boys Division played the par-71, 7,335-yard Copperhead Course, while the Girls Divsion played the par-70, 5,774 North Course.|
Schedule of Events
|Friday, April 12|
|1:30 p.m. shotgun||Practice Round|
|Saturday, April 13|
|8 a.m. - 1:10 p.m.||First Round off No. 1 tee|
|Sunday, April 14|
|8 - 10:00 a.m.||Final Round off Nos. 1 & 10 tees|
|3 p.m.||Awards Ceremony|
The Preseason Junior at Innisbrook 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.
Junior Golf Hub Preview Series
The Preseason Junior at Innisbrook is one of 13 events held as part of the Junior Golf Hub Preview Series. The Junior Golf Hub Preview Series is designed specifically for AJGA members who have had limited acceptances into multi-day AJGA events. This series offers these members the opportunity to start building Performance Based Entry status before application deadlines arrive for summer Open and Junior All-Star series events.
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 6,600 members from 50 states and 55 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-adidas Golf became the AJGA’s National Sponsor in 2016 after more than 25 years of support. Rolex, which is in its fourth decade of AJGA sponsorship, became the inaugural AJGA Premier Partner in 2004. In 2017, adidas joined the AJGA as a Premier Partner, serving as the Official Apparel and Footwear of the AJGA.
AJGA alumni have risen to the top of amateur, collegiate and professional golf. Former AJGA juniors have compiled more than 830 victories on the PGA and LPGA Tours. AJGA alumni include Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Jordan Spieth, Rickie Fowler, Bubba Watson, Webb Simpson, Sergio Garcia, Hunter Mahan, Dustin Johnson, Patrick Reed, Zach Johnson, Justin Thomas, Stacy Lewis, Ariya Jutanugarn, Alison Lee, Lexi Thompson, Inbee Park, Paula Creamer, Brittany Lincicome, Cristie Kerr and Morgan Pressel.