Golf Pride / David Leadbetter Junior Classic

ChampionsGate Golf Club - International Course
ChampionsGate, Fla. June 16 - 19, 2014

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

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Quick Facts

Tournament Storylines

AJGA returns to ChampionsGate Golf Club
The Golf Pride / David Leadbetter Junior Classic will be held at ChampionsGate Golf Club in ChampionsGate, Fla., for the fourth time.
David Leadbetter teams up with AJGA once again
Legendary golf coach, David Leadbetter, teams up with the AJGA for the second consecutive year. This is the first of two events that Leadbetter will sponsor in 2014, the other being the JoS. A. Bank / David Leadbetter Junior Championship.
Golf Pride continues support with AJGA
Golf Pride, the No. 1 grip on TOUR, has sponsored an AJGA event since 2004 and will partner with legendary coach David Leadbetter in 2014

Schedule of Events

Monday, June 16
1:30 p.m. shotgun Practice Round
Tuesday, June 17
7:30 – 9:30 a.m. First Round off Nos. 1 and 10 tees
Wednesday, June 18
7:30 – 9:30 a.m. Second Round off Nos. 1 and 10 tees
Thursday, June 19
7:30 – 9:30 a.m. Final Round off Nos. 1 and 10 tees
2:30 p.m.
Awards Ceremony

Top Players to Watch


2013 Results

Golf Pride / David Leadbetter Junior Classic
ChampionsGate Golf Club (June 24 - 27, 2013)
Boys Division
1 Austen Truslow New Smyrna Beach, Fla. 72–67–67—206
2 James Leadbetter Bradenton, Fla. 72–68–72—212
T3 Jacob Kline St Augustine, Fla. 73–69–71—213
T3 S.M. Lee Buford, Ga. 69–71–73—213
5 Jimmy Jones Tampa, Fla. 70–72–72—214
Girls Division
1 *Maria Andreina Merchan (Venezuela) Weston, Fla. 73–73–68—214
2 Sierra Brooks Sorrento, Fla. 69–74–71—214
3 Gabriela Coello (Venezuela) Winter Garden, Fla. 70–76–71—217
T4 Terese Romeo Tampa, Fla. 75–73–71—219
T4 Laura Sojo (Colombia) Winter Garden, Fla. 72–75–72—219
* Won via a sudden-death playoff

Media Accommodations

The Golf Pride / David Leadbetter Junior Classic 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

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.