Dettlaff Does his Part for Junior Golf
 

Dettlaff Does his Part for Junior Golf


Billy congratulates champion Morgan Hoffmann after the Junior PLAYERS Championship.

Each year hundreds of junior golfers dream of one day joining the ranks of the PGA and LPGA tours.  However, at the 2007 Junior PLAYERS Championships many of these players lived the dream due to the efforts of Billy Dettlaff, the American Junior Golf Association’s 2007 Golf Professional of the Year. Dettlaff’s selfless commitment and tireless efforts made the championship special for the players, families and staff in attendance.

The 2007 Junior PLAYERS Championship, held over Labor Day Weekend, marked Dettlaff’s first tournament with the AJGA. Dettlaff was integral in bringing the event to life and worked tirelessly to make it a duplicate of the PGA TOUR’s PLAYERS Championship. He arranged for the juniors to have access to the locker room and player dining, as well supplied caddies for all three rounds. Dettlaff had the course set up identical to the TOUR event as well, and coordinated a PGA TOUR media tutorial for the players and their families. In a survey of the event, 97 percent of players ranked the 2007 Junior PLAYERS Championship as the best junior tournament they ever participated in. This distinction is a direct result of Dettlaff’s passion, creativity and dedication.

“Having the AJGA join the PGA TOUR created something special,” said Dettlaff. “It is very meaningful to me.”

 

 

 

 
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AJGA Girls Championship
Girls
Total
1
Lauren Stephenson
210
T
2
Lilia Vu
213
T
2
kelly whaley
213
The Junior PLAYERS Championship presented by TaylorMade-adidas Golf
Boys
Total
1
Sam Horsfield
213
T
2
Brad Dalke
214
T
2
Kristian Caparros
214
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Boys
Total
1
Norman Xiong
203
T
2
Aaron Whalen
205
T
2
Cole Madey
205
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Total
1
Janet Zhang
218
2
Amanjoty Sangha
219
3
Sarah Rhee
220
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Total
1
Joseph Chun
201
2
John Sand
207
3
Sean Yi
209
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Total
1
*Hayeon Yun
212
2
Briana Chacon
212
3
Euna Han
215
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Total
1
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215
2
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218
3
Ambrose Abbracciamento
219
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Total
1
Brynn Walker
215
2
Jackie Rogowicz
220
3
Kelly Sim
221
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