AJGA Junior at Mayacama
Mayacama Golf Club
Santa Rosa, Calif. • July 7 - 9, 2014
American Junior Golf Association • Contact: Tim Jackman • (803) 417-6274 • email@example.com
TOURNAMENT FACT SHEET
- 72 Boys and Girls (ages 12-18) from 13 states and one foreign country
- 54-hole stroke play event
- 37 Players from California
- 4 Players in the field have signed a National Letter of Intent
- 4 Players have verbally committed
- 4 Rolex Junior All-Americans will compete
|Champions in the Field|
|There are 12 AJGA champions in the field including four 2014 champions and four-time champion, Anna Zhou.|
|Siblings in the Field|
|Sifan He and Yihao He from Kobe, Japan will not only compete against the field but against each other.|
|Mayacama Golf Club|
|Woven into the hillsides and valleys, this private Jack Nicklaus Signature course is unequivocally one of his finest. Golf Digest consistently ranks it as one of the "Top 100 Courses in America".|
Schedule of Events
|Monday, July 7|
|12:40 – 3:30 p.m.||Practice Round Tee Times off No. 1 tee|
|Tuesday, July 8|
|7 – 8:50 a.m.||First Round off Nos. 1 and 10 tees|
|1 – 2:50 p.m.||Second Round off Nos. 1 and 10 tees|
|Wednesday, July 9|
|8 – 9:50 a.m.||Final Round off Nos. 1 and 10 tees|
|2:30 p.m.||Awards Ceremony|
Top Players to Watch
The AJGA Junior at Mayacama 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.