AJGA Junior at Serrano
Serrano Country Club
El Dorado Hills, Calif. • July 14 - 17, 2014
American Junior Golf Association • Contact: Chris Richards • (678) 644-4258 • firstname.lastname@example.org
TOURNAMENT FACT SHEET
- 96 boys and girls (ages 12-18) from nine states and three countries
- 54-hole stroke play event
- 65 players from California
- 4 Players in the field have signed a National Letter of Intent
- 4 Players have verbally committed
- 3 Rolex Junior All-Americans will compete
|AJGA champions in the field|
|Joshua McCarthy of Danville, Calif., Allisen Corpuz of Honolulu, Hawaii, Muni He of Rancho Santa Fe, Calif., Emilee Hoffman of Folsom, Calif. and Anna Zhou of Palo Alto, Calif., are all former AJGA champions competing in the field.|
|AJGA returns to Serrano Country Club|
|Host of both the 1998 Wyndham Cup and 2000 Rolex Tournament of Champions, Serrano Country Club returns to the AJGA schedule in 2014.|
Schedule of Events
|Monday, July 14|
|2 p.m. shotgun||Practice Round|
|Tuesday, July 15|
|7 a.m. – 12:10 p.m.||First Round off No. 1 tee|
|Wednesday, July 16|
|7 a.m. – 12:10 p.m.||Second Round off No. 1 tee|
|Thursday, July 17|
|7 a.m. – 12:10 p.m.||Final Round off No. 1 tee|
|4 p.m.||Awards Ceremony|
Top Players to Watch
The AJGA Junior at Serrano 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.