AJGA Junior at Steelwood presented by AT&T

Steelwood Country Club
Loxley, Ala. June 3 - 6, 2013

American Junior Golf Association • Contact: Tim Jackman • (803) 417-6274 • tjackman@ajga.org

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Quick Facts

Tournament Storylines

Returning for more
Davis Riley of Hattiesburg, Miss., looks to finish atop the leaderboard at Steelwood Country Club after tying for second at the 2012 event. Ryan Celano of Naples, Fla., took fifth in last year's event, Dillon Woods of Jacksonville, Fla., finished sixth, and Alex Green of Fairhope, Ala., took eighth and each will return to this year's field. In the Girls Division, Tatum Jackson of Mountain Brook, Ala., is coming back to represent her home state after finishing 13th in 2012.
Past player makes Masters debut
Before Guan Tianlang qualified for the 2013 Masters in lieu of winning the 2012 Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship, he competed in the 2012 AJGA Junior at Steelwood presented by AT&T. Tianlang tied for 11th at Steelwood Country Club after posting rounds of 75-71-75--221. He was the youngest Masters competitor ever at 14 years, six months.

Schedule of Events

Monday, June 3
8 a.m. shotgun Practice Round
6:30 p.m. Junior-Am Awards Reception
Tuesday, June 4
7 a.m. – 12:10 p.m. First Round off No. 1 tee
Wednesday, June 5
7 a.m. – 12:10 p.m. Second Round off No. 1 tee
Thursday, June 6
7 a.m. – 12:10 p.m. Final Round off No. 1 tee
5 p.m. Awards Ceremony

Top Players to Watch


2012 Results

AJGA Junior at Steelwood presented by AT&T
Steelwood Country Club (June 4 - 7, 2012)
Boys Division
1 Brendon Jelley Tulsa, Okla. 76–69–68—213
T2 Brandon Pierce Covington, La. 73–70–71—214
T2 Davis Riley Hattiesburg, Miss. 76–65–73—214
4 Tzu-Wei Lin (Taiwan) Palmetto, Fla. 74–71–70—215
5 Ryan Celano Naples, Fla. 76–73–67—216
Girls Division
1 *Aliea Clark Carlsbad, Calif. 78–67–72—217
2 Cheyenne Knight Aledo, Texas 71–77–69—217
T3 Grace Choi Dallas, Texas 74–72–72—218
T3 Anna Sophia Bohmer Cali, Colombia 72–76–70—218
5 Shawn Rennegarbe Addieville, Ill. 76–72–73—221
* Won via a sudden-death playoff

Media Accommodations

The AJGA Junior at Steelwood presented by AT&T 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 12-19) of more than 6,900 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-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 910 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.