American Junior Golf Association
- News and Notes: Junior All-Star at Red Tail
- Written By: Tim Hamilton Day at the Beach- Ohio is nowhere near a coastline, but Red Tail Golf Club makes up for it with an abundance of sand on the course. The par-72 track has 113 bunkers around the grounds. The bunkers come big and small, and hitting a sand shot on this course is a near guarantee. No. 8 has a small beach on the right side of the green, which juniors will try to avoid with right side hole locations. Juniors will aim for fairways and greens, but more than likely the 56 degree wedge will be one...
more...Sun, 16 Jun 2013 12:29:57
- News and notes: FJ Invitational
- By Debbie Lee and Chris Hummer Communications Interns Communications Intern Communications Intern FJ Invitational News & Notes The 12th annual FJ Invitational was played at Sedgefield Country Club in Greensboro, NC., where 84 competitors from 27 states and four countries (China, Mexico, Japan, and Singapore) were invited to participate in this renowned AJGA event. The History… Sedgefield Country Club is an historic venue, having hosted one of the PGA Tour’s longest running events, the Wyndham Championship, hosted as early as 1938. A decorated brick wall sits behind the ninth green displays every past champions name. Sedgefield is where Sam Snead...
more...Sun, 16 Jun 2013 08:36:24
- News and Notes: Natural Resource Partners Bluegrass Junior
- Written by: Leah Flanagan and Tim Hamilton AJGA Communications 30th Anniversary- 2013 marks the 30th anniversary of the Natural Resource Partners Bluegrass Junior. NRP has been the title sponsor for the past 10 years. This tournament is one of the longest running events on the AJGA schedule. Bellefonte Country Club in Ashland, Ky., serves as the host once again this week. The NRP event means so much to this community, and the volunteer support is always admirable in Ashland. A lot can change in 30 years, but one thing the people of Ashland can always count on is a golf...
more...Fri, 14 Jun 2013 15:40:20
- Wyndham Watch: approaching the Cup
- Moving into the final rounds of the Rolex Girls Junior Championship and FJ Invitational, there are still opportunities for golfers to make the East and West Teams of the Wyndham Cup. Let’s take a look at the priority lists after the second week of the summer season. East Team At No. 10 on the East Team boys’ priority list, Max Greyserman will compete for a high finish at the FJ Invitational this week. The recent high school graduate will play at Duke next fall and will look to compete in his first Wyndham Cup at 26.35 points. Right behind Greyserman...
more...Thu, 13 Jun 2013 15:25:03
- News and Notes: Junior All-Star at Gray Plantation
- Written by Michael Baliker, AJGA Communications Intern Conducted by the American Junior Golf Association, the Junior All-Star at Gray Plantation is a 54-hole stroke play competition played on the par-72 Gray Course at Gray Plantation Golf Club. The event features 63 boys and 21 girls, ages 12-18, from 15 states, China and Mexico. The Boys Division is playing the course at 6,608 yards while the Girls Division is playing the course at 5,910 yards. First-timers Gray Plantation Golf Club in Lake Charles, La., opens its doors to the AJGA for the first time in 2013. The Gray was ranked by...
more...Mon, 10 Jun 2013 20:43:39
- News and Notes: AJGA Junior at Quad Cities
- By Tim Jackman: AJGA Communications Conducted by the American Junior Golf Association, the AJGA Junior at Quad Cities was a 54-hole stroke play competition played on the par-72 course at Short Hills Country Club. The event featured 96 boys and 36 girls, ages 12-18, from 26 states and three countries. The Boys Division played the course at 6,637 yards while the Girls Division played the course at 6,007 yards. Giant frogs take the city The city of East Moline, Ill., was originally just a train depot surrounded by frog ponds. When the city’s 100th anniversary came around, they decided to...
more...Sun, 09 Jun 2013 09:10:19
- News and Notes: AJGA Junior at Steelwood presented by AT&T
- By Megan Arnold, Communications Intern Conducted by the American Junior Golf Association, the AJGA Junior at Steelwood presented by AT&T was a 54-hole stroke play competition played on the par-72 Steelwood Country Club. The event featured 72 boys and 24 girls, ages 12-18, from 13 states, Colombia, the Dominican Republic and Japan. The Boys Division played the course at 7,005 yards while the Girls Division played the course at 5,941 yards. Sudden-death playoffs no longer the norm For the past four years, the Girls Division champion has been decided via a sudden-death playoff. Aliea Clark of Carlsbad, Calif. won the...
more...Thu, 06 Jun 2013 19:18:33
- News and Notes: PING Phoenix at ASU Karsten
- By Jenni Gallimore, AJGA Intern Conducted by the American Junior Golf Association, the PING Phoenix Junior at ASU Karsten is a 54-hole stroke play competition played on the par-70 ASU Karsten Golf Course. The event features 57 boys and 21 girls, ages 12-18, from 16 states and two countries. The Boys Division is playing the course at 6,858 yards, while the Girls Division is playing the course at 5,927 yards. AJGA’s return to ASU Karsten Marking its 16th year at Arizona State University’s golf course, the PING Phoenix Junior at ASU Karsten is in its 23rd year on the AJGA...
more...Wed, 05 Jun 2013 20:34:46
- News and notes: Preseason Junior at Nemacolin
- By Chris Hummer, Communications Intern Conducted by the American Junior Golf Association, the Preseason Junior at Nemacolin was a 36-hole stroke play competition played on the Links Course at Nemacolin Woodland Resort. The event featured 72 boys and 24 girls, ages 12-18, from 12 states and four countries. The Boys Division played the course at par-70 6,295 yards while the Girls Division played the course at par-71 5,458 yards. Lions, tigers and bears oh my The Nemacolin Woodlands Resort features an abundance of activities including off-road vehicle training, ski instruction and an airport for landing private planes. But it’s the...
more...Tue, 04 Jun 2013 11:49:19
- News and notes: AJGA Kansas Junior at Buffalo Dunes
- By Chris Ceman, AJGA Communications First Ever The AJGA Kansas Junior at Buffalo Dunes is a first-time event held in Garden City, Kan., which is located on the western side of the state. Buffalo Dunes opened up its fairways to the public in 1976 by using land donated to Garden City by Brookover Feedyards. Since being selected to host the first AJGA event held in western Kansas, Tournament Chairman and Head Professional at Buffalo Dunes Cole Wasinger has embraced the AJGA atmosphere that has come to Garden City. “It’s been absolutely tremendous,” he said. “It’s been exactly what I expected,...
more...Mon, 03 Jun 2013 16:48:59
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