AJGA Junior at Ruby Hill
Ruby Hill Golf Club
Pleasanton, Calif. • July 8 - 11, 2013
American Junior Golf Association • Contact: Chris Richards • (678) 644-4258 • email@example.com
TOURNAMENT FACT SHEET
- 54-hole, stroke play event
- 84 boys and girls, ages 12-18
- The field includes players from seven states, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Japan, South Korea and Taiwan. Sixty-two players from California will compete.
|Suh siblings return|
|An AJGA sister-brother duo, Justin Suh and Hannah Suh of San Jose, Calif., return after posting top-10 finishes in 2012. Justin finished runner-up in the Boys Division, while Hannah claimed 10th place last year.|
Schedule of Events
|Monday, July 8|
|1:30 p.m. shotgun||Practice Round|
|Tuesday, July 9|
|7 – 11:30 a.m.||First Round off No. 1 tee|
|Wednesday, July 10|
|7 – 11:30 a.m.||Second Round off No. 1 tee|
|Thursday, July 11|
|7 – 11:30 a.m.||Final Round off No. 1 tee|
|4:30 p.m.||Awards Ceremony|
Top Players to Watch
AJGA Junior at Ruby Hill
Ruby Hill Golf Club (July 9 - 12, 2012)
|1||Jacob Solomon||Dublin, Calif.||66–67–71—204|
|2||Justin Suh||San Jose, Calif.||70–68–70—208|
|3||Collin Morikawa||La Canada Flintridge, Calif.||65–72–72—209|
|4||Cody Blick||Danville, Calif.||72–69–70—211|
|5||Peter Kyo Won Koo||(South Korea) Tucson, Ariz.||71–73–69—213|
|1||Ziyi Wang||Beijing, China||71–69–68—208|
|2||Simin Feng||(China) Windermere, Fla.||67–74–72—213|
|3||Chayanid Prapassarangkul||Bangkok, Thailand||69–72–73—214|
|T4||Kelsey Ulep||Rocklin, Calif.||72–70–74—216|
|T4||Kacie Komoto||Honolulu, Hawaii||69–73–74—216|
|T4||Alexandra Kaui||Las Vegas, Nev.||71–70–75—216|
The AJGA Junior at Ruby Hill 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 6,600 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 2007, after 12 years of support, Ralph Lauren became the AJGA's second Premier Partner.
AJGA alumni have risen to the top of amateur, collegiate and professional golf. Former AJGA juniors have compiled more than 600 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.