Milkshakes, Guitar Hero and Ping-Pong...Oh My!
 

Milkshakes, Guitar Hero and Ping-pong...Oh My!

Milkshake stations, extreme player gifts and Guitar Hero are just a few of the amenities juniors had access to during the Thunderbird International Junior at Grayhawk Golf Club last May. These are just a few of the reasons the 2007 Thunderbird International Junior was awarded with the Hospitality Award during the Digger Smith Awards Banquet.


A magician is just one of the small touches the Thunderbird International Junior sets forth for the players.

“Year in and year out, the Thunderbird International Junior continues to raise the bar in hospitality,” said Tournament Director Tommy Tangtiphaiboontana. “They continue to be a guide that other tournaments look up to in terms of generating their game plan for hospitality.

AJGA juniors always hail the Thunderbird International Junior as one of the top events during the season. In 2007, local organizers made sure to keep up this reputation. Juniors were treated to a special “Players Only Area,” where they enjoyed a milkshake station, ping-pong, racing games, NFL Blitz and Guitar Hero, in addition to many other amenities. Another highlight of the event came during the Glowbird Putting Contest. Staff members used more than 600 glow sticks to create a nine-hole putting course and the winners were awarded with an autographed Phil Mickelson photo.

In addition to receiving their traditional dozen Titleist golf balls and Polo shirts, players received gift packages from Callaway that included a shirt, a leather carrying case, a Callaway golf bag, an Odyssey putter, sunglasses and a Fossil watch. The staff of Grayhawk Golf Club and the Thunderbirds ensured juniors would continue making this a must-attend event each year.

“We are very proud and happy to host this great event,” said Doug Hodge, head golf professional at Grayhawk Golf Club. “We will continue to do all we can to make the Thunderbird International Junior a special event.”

 

 

 

 
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Weekly Results
EaglesDream Golf Academy Junior Open
Boys
Total
1
*Austin Hitt
210
2
Zhengkai Bai
210
3
Zachary Bariso
211
Girls
Total
1
Latanna Stone
219
2
Emma Albrecht
220
3
Lei Ye
222
Under ArmourĀ® / Scott Stallings Championship
Boys
Total
1
Goodman Rudolph
205
2
Ryan Hall
206
3
Brayden Garrison
207
Girls
Total
1
Olivia Cason
207
2
Amanda Doherty
208
3
Abigail Heck
212
Lockton Kansas City Junior
Boys
Total
1
Andy Spencer
202
2
Reese Ramsey
207
3
Brian Choe
209
Girls
Total
1
Pajaree Anannarukarn
208
T
2
Mia Ayer
220
T
2
Alexa Tsay
220
The Yang Foundation Junior at Wood Ranch
Boys
Total
1
Sean Yi
209
2
Brandon Brame
210
3
Seldon Doyle
212
Girls
Total
1
Kailie Vongsaga
215
2
Brittany Park
216
3
Ziyi Wang
217
AJGA Philadelphia Junior presented by Golf Performance Center
Boys
Total
1
Christian Cavaliere
216
2
Brent Ito
218
3
Alex Zhu
219
Girls
Total
1
Holly McCann
220
T
2
Brynn Walker
221
T
2
Jackie Rogowicz
221
* Won via sudden-death playoff
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