AJGA Junior at Sugar Valley
Sugar Valley Golf Club
Bellbrook, Ohio • May 2 - 4, 2014
American Junior Golf Association • Contact: Chris Richards • (678) 644-4258 • email@example.com
TOURNAMENT FACT SHEET
- The AJGA Junior at Sugar Valley is a 36-hole, stroke play event.
- Sugar Valley Golf Club welcomes the AJGA for the first time, May 2-4.
- The field features 78 players, ages 12-18, from 15 states, Canada, China and Singapore.
|Sugar Valley Golf Club welcomes the AJGA|
|For the first time, Sugar Valley Golf Club in Bellbrook, Ohio, opens its doors to the AJGA and its members. The course requires precision from the tee to the greens and plays 6,511 yards from the tips.|
|Local field can shine at Sugar Valley|
|The tournament features 29 players from Ohio, including Daniel Wetterich and Jillian Hollis, the highest-ranked players in their respective divisions.|
Schedule of Events
|Friday, May 2|
|1:30 p.m. shotgun||Practice Round|
|Saturday, May 3|
|8 – 10 a.m.||First Round off Nos. 1 and 10 tees|
|Sunday, May 4|
|8 – 10 a.m.||Final Round off Nos. 1 and 10 tees|
|2:30 p.m.||Awards Ceremony|
Top Players to Watch
The AJGA Junior at Sugar Valley 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.