McArthur Towel & Sports Future Legends
The Legend at Brandybrook
Wales, Wis. • July 9 - 12, 2013
American Junior Golf Association • Contact: Chris Richards • (678) 644-4258 • email@example.com
TOURNAMENT FACT SHEET
- 96 boys and girls, ages 12-18 from 17 states and four foreign countries (Canada, China, India and Thailand)
- 54-hole stroke play event
- Seven players have signed a National Letter of Intent
- 14 players from Wisconsin
|Back for more|
|Now in its eighth year, the McArthur Towel & Sports Future Legends will return to The Legend at Brandybrook for the first time since 2008. The unique Wisconsin course boasts 300 acres of greens and open space. McArthur Towel & Sports, a top manufacturer of licensed terry products, began its title sponsorship in 2009 and every towel given out by the AJGA is a McArthur towel.|
|2013 AJGA Junior at Quad Cities champion Varun Chopra and runner-up Charlie Netzel will meet again in Wales, Wis. In the final round of the event, Chopra teed off No. 18 tied with Netzel; both were 1-under-par. Chopra sealed the victory with a nearly 15-foot putt for par. Chopra and Netzel are ranked first and second in the boys' field respectively.|
|Future Badgers to compete|
|Six University of Wisconsin-Madison commits will compete in the 2013 McArthur Towel & Sports Future Legends. Aya Johnson and Benjamin Skogen have signed National Letters of Intent with the Badgers while Michael Abrahamson, Johnny Decker, Jordan Hahn and Payton Taylor are verbally committed.|
Schedule of Events
|Tuesday, July 9|
|11 a.m. – 2 p.m.||Practice Round off No. 1 tee|
|Wednesday, July 10|
|7 a.m. – 12:10 p.m.||First Round off No. 1 tee|
|Thursday, July 11|
|7 a.m. – 12:10 p.m.||Second Round off No. 1 tee|
|Friday, July 12|
|7 a.m. – 12:10 p.m.||Final Round off No. 1 tee|
|5 p.m.||Awards Ceremony|
Top Players to Watch
McArthur Towel & Sports Future Legends
The Legend at Bristlecone (July 10 - 13, 2012)
|1||Matthew Weber||Saint Charles, Ill.||69–70–73—212|
|2||Max Donohue||Sioux Falls, S.D.||70–71–72—213|
|T3||Ryan Medhaug||Veblen, S.D.||71–72–71—214|
|T3||Nicholas Jan||Northbrook, Ill.||70–71–73—214|
|T3||Henry Klongland||Stoughton, Wis.||72–70–72—214|
|1||Samantha Stewart||Oklahoma City, Okla.||72–74–75—221|
|T2||Alexandra Harkins||Crystal Lake, Ill.||73–71–79—223|
|T2||Isabella Skinner||Cumming, Ga.||74–71–78—223|
|4||Jordan Lippetz||Bradenton, Fla.||73–76–75—224|
|5||Jordy LaBarbera||Allen, Texas||75–80–71—226|
The McArthur Towel & Sports Future Legends 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.