Coca-Cola Junior Championship at Sugarloaf

Sugarloaf Mountain Resort
Carrabassett Valley, Maine July 28 - 31, 2013

American Junior Golf Association • Contact: Tim Jackman • (803) 417-6274 •

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Quick Facts

Tournament Storylines

First-time host
The inaugural Coca-Cola Junior Championship at Sugarloaf is the second event on the AJGA schedule sponsored by Coca-Cola. The host course, Sugarloaf Mountain Resort, has been named the No. 1 golf course in Maine by Golf Digest 29 times.
Sister act
Oi Lam Michelle Yan of Bradenton, Fla., is the second highest-ranked player in the Girls Division at No. 86 in the Polo Golf Rankings. Yan is coming off a win at the Junior All-Star at Red Tail in June. The 2016 grad has eight-career top-10 AJGA finishes. Her sister, Hiu Lam Vanessa Yan, who is also in the field has posted seven-career top-10 AJGA finishes.

Schedule of Events

Sunday, July 28
2 p.m. shotgun Practice Round
Monday, July 29
7 – 8:39 a.m. First Round off Nos. 1 & 10 Tees (1st wave)
11:30 a.m. – 1:09 p.m. First Round off Nos. 1 & 10 Tees (2nd wave)
Tuesday, July 30
7 – 8:39 a.m. Second Round off Nos. 1 & 10 Tees (1st wave)
11:30 a.m. – 1:09 p.m. Second Round off Nos. 1 & 10 Tees (2nd wave)
Wednesday, July 31
7 – 8:39 a.m. Final Round off Nos. 1 & 10 Tees
2 p.m. Awards Ceremony

Top Players to Watch

Media Accommodations

The Coca-Cola Junior Championship at Sugarloaf 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 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.