AJGA Junior at River Ridge
River Ridge Golf Club - Victoria Lakes Course
Oxnard, Calif. • April 4 - 6, 2014
American Junior Golf Association • Contact: Tim Jackman • (803) 417-6274 • firstname.lastname@example.org
TOURNAMENT FACT SHEET
- A 36-hole, stroke play event featuring 96 boys and girls, ages 12-18, from 14 states, nine foreign countries and Canada.
- River Ridge Golf Club will welcome the AJGA for the fourth time.
- The field includes four Rolex Junior All-Americans.
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|Defending champion Peter Griffith of Westlake Village, Calif., will return in 2014 after securing the 2013 title via sudden-death playoff. Bakari Bolden of North Hollywood, Calif., and David Kim of Buena Park, Calif., who finished T2 and T5 in 2013, respectively, also return. In the Girls Division, 2013 runner-up Alana Uriell of Carlsbad, Calif., will try and improve on her 2013 performance. Lydia Choi of Beverly Hills, Calif., also returns after finishing T3 in 2014, and sixth-place finisher Elizabeth Wang of San Marino, Calif., will compete on the heels of a top-10 finish at the ANNIKA Invitational.|
Schedule of Events
|Friday, April 4|
|1:30 p.m. shotgun||Practice Round|
|Saturday, April 5|
|8 a.m. – 1:10 p.m.||First Round off No. 1 tee|
|Sunday, April 6|
|8 a.m. shotgun||Final Round|
|1:30 p.m.||Awards Ceremony|
Top Players to Watch
The AJGA Junior at River Ridge 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 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.