First American Title Backs
AJGA Tournament at Avila
Global Corporation becomes Title Sponsor
of Tampa Event
BRASELTON, Ga. First American Title Insurance
Company has agreed to sponsor the American Junior Golf Associations
summer event in Tampa, the Association announced Thursday.
The First American Title Avila Junior Classic will be held
June 30 July 3 at Avila Golf & Country Club in
We at First American are excited to be title sponsor
of this event and to be associated with quality organizations
such as the AJGA and Avila Golf Club, said Ken Rossburg,
Vice President and Director of Southeast Operations of First
American Title Insurance Company. Junior golf was
an important part of my life and would very much like it
to be so for others in the future.
The 54-hole, stroke play event will feature 84 players from
across the country and include dozens of talented juniors
from Florida. An 18-hole qualifier for those players not
in the tournament field will be held prior to the event.
The qualifier will be available to both AJGA members and
Having First American Title Insurance Company on board
is going to help take this event to the next level,
said Jason Etzen, AJGA executive vice president of development.
Were thrilled to have their support in Tampa.
First American is one of the nations leading, most
experienced providers of title insurance, and number one
in global title operations.
The AJGA 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. AJGA alumni have risen to the top of amateur
and professional golf. Ten of the last 12 U.S. Amateur champions
and 14 of the last 16 U.S. Womens Amateur champions
are AJGA alumni.
More than 140 former AJGA members currently play on the
PGA and LPGA Tours and have more than 280 Tour victories
to their credit. Alumni include Dottie Pepper, Laura Diaz,
Grace Park, Cristie Kerr, Beth Bauer, Tiger Woods, David
Duval, Jim Furyk, Davis Love III, Phil Mickelson, Matt Kuchar,
David Gossett, David Toms and Charles Howell III.