Ravenwood Junior Championship
Ravenwood Golf Club
Victor, N.Y. • June 30 - July 3, 2014
American Junior Golf Association • Contact: Chris Richards • (678) 644-4258 • firstname.lastname@example.org
TOURNAMENT FACT SHEET
- Boys and Girls, ages 12-18
- Format: 54 Holes \ 36 - Hole Cut, Stroke Play
- Ravenwood Golf Club hosts for fourth consecutive year
- Six AJGA Champions in the field
|Defending her title|
|Haylee Harford returns as the reigning Girls Division champion of the 2013 Ravenwood Junior Championship. She shot a final-round 2-over-par 74 to claim the title, finishing at 7-over-par 223.|
|Chapman represents local talent|
|Christian Chapman, a rising sophomore at Victor High School, will compete in his third AJGA event and second Ravenwood Junior Championship. Chapman, one of 36 players from the Empire State, is coming off a T33 finish at the 2014 Junior All-Star at Nemacolin.|
Schedule of Events
|Monday, June 30|
|8 a.m. shotgun||Practice Round|
|Tuesday, July 1|
|7 – 8:50 a.m.||First Round off Nos. 1 and 10 tees (1st wave)|
|11:30 a.m. – 1:20 p.m.||First Round off Nos. 1 and 10 tees (2nd wave)|
|Wednesday, July 2|
|7 – 8:50 a.m.||Second Round off Nos. 1 and 10 tees (1st wave)|
|11:30 a.m. – 1:20 p.m.||Second Round off Nos. 1 and 10 tees (2nd wave)|
|Thursday, July 3|
|7 – 9 a.m.||Final Round off Nos. 1 and 10 tees|
|2 p.m.||Awards Ceremony|
Top Players to Watch
Ravenwood Junior Championship
Ravenwood Golf Club (July 1 - 4, 2013)
|1||Cheng Jin||Beijing, China||71–73–66—210|
|2||Tony Gil||(Canada) Vaughan, Ontario||74–68–70—212|
|T3||Chandler Blanchet||Gainesville, Fla.||72–70–71—213|
|T3||Ethan DeForest||Cottikill, N.Y.||73–66–74—213|
|5||Joseph Kremer||(Canada) Toronto, Ontario||71–72–71—214|
|1||Haylee Harford||Leavittsburg, Ohio||75–74–74—223|
|2||Jennifer Peng||San Diego, Calif.||74–72–78—224|
|3||Jackie Rogowicz||Yardley, Pa.||75–76–76—227|
|4||Sabrina Long||Alpharetta, Ga.||79–76–74—229|
|5||Klara Castillo||Albuquerque, N.M.||76–73–81—230|
The Ravenwood Junior Championship 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.