ANNIKA FOUNDATION, an integral part of the ANNIKA Invitational since its inception in 2009, is dedicated to providing inspirational experiences, and education and financial resources that will help children in need realize their full potential.
AVIS RENT A CAR / BUDGET RENT A CAR, the world's leading car rental brands, are the preferred rental car choices for the AJGA and its family of supporters. Members receive free access to Avis Preferred and Budget Fastbreak loyalty programs. Avis offers more than 2,200 locations in the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and the Latin American / Caribbean region.
BASS PRO SHOPS, a major catalog and Internet retailer, has supported the Bass Pro Shops / Payne Stewart Junior Championship since 2007. Established in 1972, Bass Pro Shops has evolved into the No. 1 "Outdoor Retailer in America," according to the Sporting Goods Business magazine in 2007, and annually serves more than 75 million sportsmen. The AJGA event is held in Springfield, Mo., where the company's national headquarters is located.
BAYLOR SCOTT & WHITE SPORTS THERAPY & RESEARCH serves as the Presenting Sponsor of the Under Armour® / Hunter Mahan Championship presented by Baylor Scott & White Sports Therapy & Research. The 68-bed hospital was designed with the patient in mind and has a hotel-like atmosphere that focuses on service and hospitality.
BENTONVILLE CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU supports tourism for the city named after Missouri senator Thomas Hart Benton, who played a key role in persuading Congress to admit Arkansas as a state in 1836. It was the 25th state. The Bentonville CVB supports the Junior All-Star at Lost Springs presented by Visit Bentonville.
BISHOPS GATE GOLF ACADEMY, which offers a full range of golf training programs with a specialization in developing junior players, joined the AJGA in 2014 to support three events.
BOB ESTES, PGA TOUR professional, continues his hometown support of an event in Ab ilene. The AJGA alum has sponsored the Bob Estes Abilene Junior since 2006—the long-running event celebrated its 30th anniversary in 2010.
BOYNE HIGHLANDS, a ski and golf resort located on the Upper Peninsula of Northern Michigan, has hosted an AJGA event since 2001.
CALLAWAY GOLF has been a longtime supporter of junior golf and began its involvement with the AJGA in 1991, serving as a Product Sponsor through the 1998 season. Callaway Golf currently serves as the Title Sponsor of the Callaway Golf Junior Championship and the presenting sponsor at the Wells Fargo Junior Classic presented by Callaway and the Insperity Invitational / Patrick Reed AJGA Junior Championship presented by Callaway Golf.
CB&I, the most complete energy infrastructure focused company in the world and a major provider of government services, joined the AJGA in 2014 as the title sponsor of the CB&I Boys Championship at Carlton Woods.
The CITY OF LONDON, Ky., serves as the Title Sponsor of the AJGA City of London Junior Championship and has been on the AJGA schedule since 2013.
CLICGEAR USA, the industry leader of golf push cart technology and design, has partnered with the AJGA as the Preferred Push Cart of the AJGA. As part of the partnership, Clicgear USA will provide a designated number of push carts at AJGA tournaments as part of a program to allow players to try the Clicgear push carts for the duration of the event.
THE CLUB AT CARLTON WOODS began its partnership with the AJGA in 2009, co-sponsoring the CB&I Boys Championship at Carlton Woods, one of the longest-running events on the Association's schedule. Carlton Woods, named "Best Private Club" in The Woodlands, Texas, by The Houston Chronicle, annually provides a top tournament experience.
CLUBCORP, the world leader in private clubs, is the host of the ClubCorp Mission Hills Desert Junior. The event features play on the Dinah Shore Tournament Course, home to the LPGA's Kraft Nabisco Championship since 1972, and as is tradition for the pros, AJGA winners follow up their win with a honorary "Champion's Leap" into the water surrounding the 18th green.
COCA-COLA, the world's leading manufacturer, marketer and distributor of nonalcoholic beverage concentrates and syrups, returns to the AJGA schedule in support of the Coca-Cola Junior Championship at Boyne Highlands. The event has been supported by Coca-Cola in Michigan since 2006. In 2013, Coca-Cola began its sponsorship of the Coca-Cola Junior Championship at Sugarloaf.
DAVID TOMS FOUNDATION, which provides opportunities for at-risk boys and girls through funding programs meant to enhance character, self-esteem and career possibilities, lent its name to the AJGA's event in Shreveport, La. David Toms, a Rolex Junior All-American and former National Chairman of the AJGA, has made more than $3 million in grants through his charitable works in Louisiana. In 2013, the David Toms Foundation Shreveport Junior was named the "Sports Event of the Year" by the Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau.
ENAGIC, a Japan-based international company, has been the leading manufacturer of alkaline ionizers and water filtration machines that are used worldwide to turn tap water into pure, healthy alkaline water. The company serves as the Title Sponsor of the Enagic Junior Championship and joined the AJGA in 2016.
E-Z-GO, a Textron Inc. company, is a leading manufacturer of golf cars, utility and personal transportation vehicles. The company joined the AJGA as a tournament title partner in 2011 to support an event in Augusta, Ga.
FINNEY COUNTY CONVENTION AND VISITORS BUREAU, provides promotion and marketing to Finney County, Kan., as a meetings, events and travel destination. The Bureau is a title sponsor for the AJGA Kansas Junior at Buffalo Dunes.
FORE PERFORMANCE CENTER, a premier golf and fitness center in Rochester, New York, partnered with the AJGA in 2015 as Title Partner of the FORE Performance Junior Championship.
FURMAN GOLF CLUB, located on the campus of Furman University, annually has hosted a tough field of junior girls over Labor Day weekend since 2009.
As one of the Northeast’s leading golf academies, GOLF PERFORMANCE CENTER provides customized training programs to take a golfer’s game to the next level. In 2015, Golf Performance Center joined the AJGA as Title Partner of the Golf Performance Center Junior Championship. Golf Performance Center is also the Title Sponsor of the Golf Performance Center Preview Series, events structured for first-time AJGA players.
Greg Norman Champions Golf Academy, created to meet the needs of top golfers at every stage of their amateur and professional development, is the title sponsor of the Greg Norman Champions Golf Academy Junior Championship.
Held annually at The Woodlands Country Club in Texas, the INSPERITY INVITATIONAL has become one of the most competitive tournaments on the Champions Tour. The tournament joined the AJGA in 2015 as the Title Partner of the Insperity Invitational / Patrick Reed AJGA Junior Championship presented by Callaway Golf.
The JIM BELL MEMORIAL JUNIOR began in 2016 as a way to honor former AJGA Board Member and junior-golf game changer, Jim Bell, who passed away. All proceeds from the tournament go toward the Jim Bell Memorial ACE Grant.
AJGA alum and PGA TOUR pro JIMMY WALKER will support his first AJGA tournament in 2016. The event, hosted at The Clubs of Cordillera Ranch, will feature a unique playing format with some of the top junior boys in the world.
The JUDIE OPPENHEIMER MEMORIAL JUNIOR began in 2016 to honor Judie Oppenheimer, a long-time supporter and friend of junior golf. All proceeds for the tournament will be contributed to an ACE Grant in Judie’s name.
The JUNIOR GOLF ALLIANCE OF COLORADO began its support of the AJGA Hale Irwin Colorado Junior in 2015. The organization aims serves as a vehicle for collaboration in the arena of junior golf in the state of Colorado for parents, kids, coaches and PGA Professionals by streamlining the junior golf process, filling in the voids, further building the junior golf ranks, and creating new excitement with the Major Championships.
KPMG LLP, the audit, tax and advisory firm, teamed up with AJGA alumna Stacy Lewis beginning in 2012 to host the KPMG Stacy Lewis Junior Open. In 2015, KPMG began its sponsorship of the KPMG Stacy Lewis Junior All-Star Invitational.
THE LEGEND AT MERRILL HILLS, a top course in Wisconsin, will host the McArthur Towel & Sports Future Legends event for the first time in 2016. The event has been previously hosted at sister courses, The Legend at Brandybrook and The Legend at Bristelcone.
LEUPOLD®, the leader in sport optics technology, committed to a seven-year partnership of the Pace of Play program in 2013 and is the Official Rangefinder of the AJGA.
LOCKTON COMPANIES, one of the largest, most respected and experienced insurance brokerage firms in the country, has supported a Kansas City-area event since 2003.
LONGBOW GOLF CLUB, listed by Golfweek as one of 2009's Best Resort Courses, has hosted one of the most-competitive AJGA Easter weekend 54-hole stroke play Open tournaments since 1999. Past champions of the Winn Grips Heather Farr Classic hosted by Longbow Golf Club include Paula Creamer (2003, 2004) and Hunter Mahan (1999).
McARTHUR TOWEL & SPORTS, the leading manufacturer of licensed terry products, first supported a junior golf tournament—the McArthur Towel & Sports Future Legends event—in 2009. McArthur Towel & Sports is best known for its production of the Super Bowl Trophy Towel, Pittsburgh Steelers Terrible Towel and Gatorade Bench Towel in association with its production of licensed towels for professional sports teams and the NCAA.
THE MEMORIAL TOURNAMENT, one of the most prestigious and well-regarded tournaments on the PGA TOUR, sponsors the Memorial Junior. A part of the AJGA’s annual schedule since 2004, the Memorial Junior has provided many opportunities for Midwestern junior golfers to showcase their skills for college golf coaches.
The MEXICAN GOLF FEDERATION, responsible for overseeing national golf including rankings and national and special events, has supported the AJGA since 2010.
MILL CREEK METROPARKS is a collection of parks, recreation facilities and golf courses in Canfield, Ohio. Mill Creek MetroParks became the Title Sponsor of the Mill Creek MetroParks Junior All-Star in 2016.
NATURAL RESOURCE PARTNERS, a company that owns and manages coal properties, as well as handles and transports coal in the three regions of the United States, has supported the Natural Resource Partners Bluegrass Junior at Bellefonte Country Club in Ashland, Ky., beginning in 2004 as a title sponsor. The event has a long history with the AJGA—as it found its permanent home at Bellefonte Country Club in 1984 after no event in 1983 and rotating courses from 1981-1982.
New Era Cap Company, Inc., the official hat of Major League Baseball and the National Football League, became the official hat of the AJGA in 2014 and began its sponsorship of an Open event held annually in the Buffalo area. New Era also sponsors the Junior-Am Fundraising Tournament at The Junior PLAYERS Championship presented by TaylorMade-adidas Golf.
AJGA alum and current PGA TOUR player PATRICK REED teamed up with the AJGA in 2014 to support the BilliardFactory.com Junior Championship hosted by Patrick Reed. In 2015, Reed returned to sponsor the Insperity Invitational AJGA Junior Championship hosted by Patrick Reed.
THE PAYNE STEWART FAMILY FOUNDATION began its support of an event in Stewart's hometown of Springfield, Mo., in 2007. The Payne Stewart Junior Championship honors the memory of the charismatic professional golfer—and each year during the final round, AJGA tournament directors wear his signature cap and knickers.
The PGA TOUR will again support The Junior PLAYERS Championship presented by TaylorMade-adidas Golf at TPC Sawgrass over Labor Day weekend. Started in 2007, the event features the tournament setup of The PLAYERS Championship, and offers an extremely competitive opportunity for a field of select AJGA boys.
PHIL & AMY MICKELSON FOUNDATION, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit started in 2004, has supported youth and family initiatives and kept a focus on charitable, educational and scientific opportunities. In 1999 AJGA alumnus and three-time Rolex Junior Player of the Year Phil Mickelson challenged Arizona-based charitable organization The Thunderbirds to help create a top event for international junior golfers. Mickelson, who retains the AJGA title of most career individual wins,12, and other sponsors have supported the Thunderbird International Junior at Grayhawk Golf Club ever since.
THE PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP, top-notch PGA TOUR Event, is the driving force behind The Junior PLAYERS Championship presented by TaylorMade-adidas Golf, an annual Labor Day weekend event for top junior boys from around the world. The event offers a unique tournament experience, with caddies, tour yardage and setup, and play on one of golf's largest stages.
POTASHCORP is the world’s largest fertilizer company by capacity, producing three primary crop nutrients: potash, nitrogen and phosphate. PotashCorp joined the AJGA in 2015 to support the E-Z-GO Vaughn Taylor Championship presented by PotashCorp.
PRIZE POSSESSIONS, a leader in custom awards with styles available in silver, pewter, crystal, leather and wood, has been the Preferred Custom Award Company of the AJGA since 2010. Prize Possessions supplies trophies for AJGA championships, custom appreciation gifts and season-ending awards.
RANDY WISE AUTOMOTIVE TEAM, in Flint, Michigan, has a longstanding relationship with the AJGA as it has been a supporter of the Randy Wise Junior Open since 2007.
REYNOLDS LAKE OCONEE will serve as the host for the 2016 Rolex Tournament of Chamopions. One hundred forty-four of the world’s top players will compete on the Great Waters Course. The resort-style community has nearly 40 clubs and dozens of sports and activities. Reynolds Lake Oconee is also home to The Reynolds Kingdom of Golf presented by TaylorMade.
RINGGOLD TELEPHONE COMPANY (Ga.) a local telecommunications provider, returns to the AJGA schedule as partner of the Evitt Foundation RTC Junior All-Star. An event has been conducted in Ringgold, Ga., since 2003.
RYAN MOORE, three-time AJGA champion and PGA TOUR player, brought an event to his home state of Washington in 2013, the ACDS / Ryan Moore Junior at Oakbrook. In 2015, Moore also began sponsoring the Ryan Moore Junior Championship at Anthem.
The SERGIO GARCIA FOUNDATION and Sergio Garcia began supporting the AJGA in 2016 as the Title Sponsor of the Sergio Garcia Foundation Junior Championship. Founded in Spain in 2002, the Sergio Garcia Foundation was formed “for the purpose of contributing to the social inclusion of economically deprived children and youth, through social assistance benefits and the practice of sport as free-time activity.”
LPGA Tour professional SHANSHAN FENG first began her AJGA support in 2015. Feng is passionate about giving back to junior golf, as she also started Feng Shanshan Junior Golf Studio In her hometown.
The SHREVEPORT-BOSSIER SPORTS COMMISSION, a division of the Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau, promotes and facilitates diverse sporting events in Shreveport, Louisiana, and joined the AJGA in 2012 as a Tournament Partner for the David Toms Foundation Shreveport Junior.
SIMPLIFY, a team of industry insiders driven to make the impossibly complex business reality of large corporations become simpler, more cost effective and completely transparent, has joined CB&I as Title Sponsor of the 2016 CB&I / Simplify Boys Championship at Carlton Woods.
A Legal Reserve Mutual Insurer headquartered in Rome, Georgia, STATE MUTUAL INSURANCE, has supported the AJGA since 2013 as the Presenting Sponsor of the Rome Junior Classic presented by State Mutual Insurance Company.
SUGARLOAF MOUNTAIN RESORT in Carrabassett Valley, Maine, has hosted an AJGA tournament since 2013. The golf and ski resort is one of the best in northeastern United States.
SUNRIVER RESORT, an outdoor enthusiast’s dream in Bend, Oregon, features nearly 250 guestrooms, more than 300 vacation rentals, 63 holes of championship golf, 28 tennis courts, 35 miles of paved bike paths, three swimming complexes, an on-site marina, stables, observatory, world-class spa and fitness center. In addition to hosting the Sunriver Junior Open since 2012, Sunriver Resort hosted the 2011 and 2015 Rolex Tournament of Champions.
The Swinging Skirts, which has a mission to grow women’s golf and the golf industry in Taiwan, partnered with LPGA Tour player Yani Tseng for the newest AJGA Invitational, the Yani Tseng Invitational presented by the Swinging Skirts.
TATHATA GOLF provides golfers with a unique new and enjoyable way to improve and learn golf quickly. Tathata’s curriculum combines the timeless teachings of martial arts and the movements of some of the world's greatest golfers and athletes of all time. This complete mind, body and swing curriculum was created for golfers of all ages, body types and ability levels.
TOM HOLZER FORD, a Ford dealer in Farmington Hills, Michigan, has served as the Title Sponsor of the AJGA Junior at Forest Lake presented by Tom Holzer Ford since 2014.
THE TOWN OF KILLINGTON, located in the heart of Vermont's Green Mountains, continues its support of the Killington Junior Golf Championship, begun in 2010.
TOYOTA, in the business of making great cars and trucks for more than 75 years, joined the AJGA as a sponsor in 2012 and returned to support the 2015 Toyota Music City Junior in Nashville, Tennessee.
VALERO TEXAS OPEN, a San Antonio tradition since 1922 and the third-oldest PGA TOUR tournament, has supported the Valero Texas Open Junior Shootout since 2004. The San Antonio junior event began in 1992 and features impressive past champions such as Tiger Woods, Brittany Lang and Morgan Pressel.
The VISIT LUBBOCK Sports Commission will support the AJGA in its return to Lubbock for the Cameron McCormick Junior All-Star in 2016.
WINCRAFT is a leading manufacturer of licensed and promotional products for retailers, professional sports teams, concessionaires, colleges, businesses, distributors, and schools, has been involved with the AJGA alongside partner company McArthur Towel & Sports. Wincraft joined the AJGA as a named Title Sponsor of the Wincraft / McArthur Towel & Sports Future Legends in 2016.
WINDHAM MOUNTAIN RESORT joined the AJGA as the Title Sponsor of the Windham Mountain Resort Junior All-Star. The resort is just two hours from the New York metro area and boasts numerous activities including golf, skiing, riding and hiking.
The WYNDHAM CHAMPIONSHIP has supported the AJGA for numerous years through the Wyndham Cup match play tournament and annual boys Invitational at Sedgefield Country Club, home of the Wyndham Championship. Each year, Haas Family Invitational participants are tested on the same course setup as the Wyndham Championship and vie for an exemption into the PGA TOUR event.