Davis Love III Junior Open
Sea Island Golf Club - Plantation Course
St. Simons Island, Ga. • July 22 - 25, 2013
American Junior Golf Association • Contact: Tim Jackman • (803) 417-6274 • firstname.lastname@example.org
TOURNAMENT FACT SHEET
- 78 player field, boys and girls (ages 12-18)
- 54-hole, stroke play event
- Field features 13 states and two countries, Japan and Taiwan
- 24 players have committed to play golf in college
|AJGA alumnae and PGA TOUR standout Davis Love III will bring this new tournament to his hometown of St. Simons Island, Ga.|
|Sea Island Golf Club|
|This is the fourth time Sea Island Golf Club welcomes the AJGA,having opened their Seaside Course to the Polo Golf Junior Classic (2004-06) and the 2003 Canon Cup. This will mark the first time an AJGA tournament will take place on the club's Plantation Course, which is also the home course to recent PGA TOUR winner Harris English.|
Schedule of Events
|Monday, July 22|
|1:30 p.m. shotgun||Practice Round|
|Tuesday, July 23|
|7:30 – 9:30 a.m.||First Round off Nos. 1 and 10 tees|
|Wednesday, July 24|
|7:30 – 9:30 a.m.||Second Round off Nos. 1 and 10 tees|
|Thursday, July 25|
|7:30 – 9:30 a.m.||Final Round off Nos. 1 and 10 tees|
|2:30 p.m.||Awards Ceremony|
Top Players to Watch
The Davis Love III Junior Open 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
Celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2018, 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 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.