David Toms Foundation Shreveport Junior
Southern Trace Country Club
Shreveport, La. • July 21 - 24, 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
- 54-hole, stroke play event
- Five players have signed a National Letter of Intent
- Ten players have verbally committed to a college or university
- 15 states and Mexico represented
|Ryan Alford, Carter Toms and Alden Wallace of Shreveport, La., will both represent their hometown at the David Toms Foundation Shreveport Junior. This will be Alford's and Toms' third consecutive appearance in this event, while Wallace will compete for the first time.|
|Top finishers return to Shreveport|
|Maddie McCrary of Wylie, Texas, and Braden Bailey of Groves, Texas, return to Southern Trace Country Club in search of a win after finishing runner-up and T4 at last year's event, respectively. Bailey has one career runner-up finish from the 2014 BilliardFactory.com Junior Championship hosted by Patrick Reed, while No. 63 ranked McCrary has two.|
Schedule of Events
|Monday, July 21|
|1:30 p.m. shotgun||Practice Round|
|Tuesday, July 22|
|7:30 a.m. – 12:40 p.m.||First Round off No. 1 tee|
|Wednesday, July 23|
|7:30 a.m. – 12:40 p.m.||Second Round off No. 1 tee|
|Thursday, July 24|
|7:30 a.m. – 12:40 p.m.||Final Round off No. 1 tee|
|5:30 p.m.||Awards Ceremony|
Top Players to Watch
David Toms Foundation Shreveport Junior
Southern Trace Country Club (July 22 - 25, 2013)
|1||Nathan Jeansonne||Keithville, La.||69–70–73—212|
|T2||Philip Barbaree||Shreveport, La.||73–69–74—216|
|T2||Walker Lee||Houston, Texas||71–69–76—216|
|T4||Maxwell Miller||College Station, Texas||75–71–73—219|
|T4||Braden Bailey||Groves, Texas||78–73–68—219|
|1||*Kesaree Rojanapeansatith||Nonthaburi, Thailand||72–75–76—223|
|2||Maddie McCrary||Wylie, Texas||74–74–75—223|
|3||Amber Wang||Sugar Land, Texas||72–76–76—224|
|4||Fuzzy Brooks||Kingwood, Texas||72–78–76—226|
|5||Joo Youn Seo||(Canada) Laguna Niguel, Calif.||76–77–74—227|
|* Won via a sudden-death playoff|
The David Toms Foundation Shreveport Junior 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.