Under Armour® / Steve Marino Championship
Weston Hills Country Club
Weston, Fla. • June 17 - 20, 2013
American Junior Golf Association • Contact: Chris Richards • (678) 644-4258 • firstname.lastname@example.org
TOURNAMENT FACT SHEET
- The 2013 Under Armour® / Steve Marino Championship is a 54-hole, stroke play event.
- Field features 49 boys and 19 girls from 6 states, Barbados, Colombia, Ecuador, Germany, Mexico, Peru and South Korea.
- The event is one of five sponsored by performance apparel company Under Armour®.
|Steve Marino supports AJGA event for third year|
|Under Armour®, a leading developer, marketer and distributor of performance apparel, footwear and accessories, partners with five AJGA alums for events in 2013. Steve Marino joins fellow alums Hunter Mahan, Vicky Hurst and Gary Woodland in supporting AJGA events.|
|Weston Hills Country Club hosts AJGA event|
|The 2013 Under Armour® / Steve Marino Championship will be played on Weston Hills Country Club's Tour Course. The Tour Course, a Robert Trent Jones, Jr. design, is one of two of the esteemed designers courses at the club. Weston Hills Country Club has an esteemed history, hosting the PGA Honda Classic from 1992-1995, the Dan Marino Celebrity Invitational from 1992-2001, the LPGA Chrysler Plymouth Tournament of Champions in 1997 and USGA qualifying events.|
Schedule of Events
|Monday, June 17|
|2 p.m. shotgun||Practice Round|
|Tuesday, June 18|
|7:30 – 9:30 a.m.||First Round off Nos. 1 and 10 Tees|
|Wednesday, June 19|
|7:30 – 9:30 a.m.||Second Round off Nos. 1 and 10 tees|
|Thursday, June 20|
|7:30 – 9:30 a.m.||Final Round off Nos. 1 and 10 tees|
|2:30 p.m.||Awards Ceremony|
Top Players to Watch
Under Armour® / Steve Marino Championship
Bethesda Country Club (July 30 - August 2, 2012)
|1||Clay Brown||Davidson, N.C.||73–70–74—217|
|2||Ryan Dornes||Lancaster, Pa.||72–70–76—218|
|3||Dominick Vennari||Stuart, Fla.||75–69–75—219|
|T4||Brock Drogosch||Windermere, Fla.||80–69–71—220|
|T4||Keegan Boone||Bethesda, Md.||70–72–78—220|
|T4||Connor Flach||Ellicott City, Md.||73–78–69—220|
|1||Bryana Nguyen||Columbia, Md.||67–77–72—216|
|2||Elyse Smidinger||Crofton, Md.||72–72–73—217|
|3||Rachel Dai||Milton, Ga.||77–74–74—225|
|4||Ju-Hee Bae||(South Korea) Chantilly, Va.||74–74–78—226|
|5||Jackie Rogowicz||Yardley, Pa.||75–78–74—227|
The Under Armour® / Steve Marino Championship will have AJGA communications representatives on hand to assist media throughout the week. Prior to the tournament the AJGA will provide information about the event and its participants, as well as assist with player interviews.
After each round, media officials on-site will write a recap with the day's results. These will be emailed to all media outlets. Interviews with AJGA Tournament Directors, Tournament Chairmen and juniors may be conducted before or after tournament rounds.
For more information about the AJGA and tournaments, please refer to ajga.org. Tournament websites are accessible from the homepage and include recaps, list of participants, tee times, live scoring, course and sponsorship information.
About the AJGA
The American Junior Golf Association 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. The AJGA provides valuable exposure for college golf scholarships, and has an annual junior membership (boys and girls, ages 12-18) of more than 6,300 members from 48 states and more than 50 foreign countries. Through initiatives like the Achieving Competitive Excellence (ACE) Grant, a financial assistance program, and Leadership Links, a service-oriented platform that teaches juniors charitable-giving skills, the AJGA fosters the growth of golf’s next generation.
Titleist, the AJGA's National Sponsor, has been the catalyst and driving force behind the Association's success since 1989. Rolex, which is in its fourth decade of AJGA support, became the inaugural AJGA Premier Partner in 2004. In 2007, after 12 years of support, Ralph Lauren became the AJGA's second Premier Partner.
AJGA alumni have risen to the top of amateur, collegiate and professional golf. Former AJGA juniors have compiled more than 600 victories on the PGA and LPGA Tours. AJGA alumni include Jordan Spieth, Brandt Snedeker, Bubba Watson, Webb Simpson, Hunter Mahan, Phil Mickelson, Tiger Woods, Stacy Lewis, Vicky Hurst, Inbee Park, Paula Creamer, Cristie Kerr, Brittany Lincicome and Morgan Pressel.