Bass Pro Shops / Payne Stewart Junior Championship

Rivercut Golf Course
Springfield, Mo. July 29 - August 1, 2013

American Junior Golf Association • Contact: Chris Richards • (678) 644-4258 • crichards@ajga.org

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TOURNAMENT FACT SHEET

Quick Facts

Tournament Storylines

Champions Return
The 2012 Boys and Girls Division champions return in 2013 to defend their titles. Noah Edmondson of Davidson, N.C., and Anne Freman of Las Vegas, will look to become the only repeat victors in the event's seven year history.
Making it a tradition
The Bass Pro Shops / Payne Stewart Junior Championship will return to Springfield, Mo., for the seventh time in 2013, making it the longest-running AJGA event in the state of Missouri. The AJGA has hosted 18 events in six cities in Missouri throughout its history.
The Payne Stewart Foundation supports the AJGA
Payne Stewart was an 11-time winner on the PGA Tour, including three major championships (1989 PGA Championship, 1991 U.S. Open and the 1999 U.S. Open). He grew up in Springfield, Mo., and Bass Pro Shops, the co-sponsor of the event, was one of his first sponsors when we joined the TOUR. He was well known for his sportsmanship, integrity and generosity.

Schedule of Events

Monday, July 29
1 p.m. Junior-Am Lunch and Awards Reception
1:30 p.m. shotgun Practice Round
 
Tuesday, July 30
7 a.m. – 12:10 p.m. First Round off No. 1 tee
 
Wednesday, July 31
7 a.m. – 12:10 p.m. Second Round off No. 1 tee
 
Thursday, August 1
7 a.m. – 12:10 p.m. Final Round off No. 1 tee
5 p.m. Awards Ceremony

Top Players to Watch

 

2012 Results

Bass Pro Shops / Payne Stewart Junior Championship
Rivercut Golf Course (July 30 - August 2, 2012)
 
Boys Division
1 *Noah Edmondson Davidson, N.C. 69–65–74—208
2 Grant Hirschman Collierville, Tenn. 69–73–66—208
3 Kyle Cook Jonesboro, Ark. 72–70–68—210
T4 J.D. Kiesewetter Katy, Texas 71–74–68—213
T4 Eli Armstrong Edmond, Okla. 69–70–74—213
T4 Preston Fleenor Mission Hills, Kan. 68–71–74—213
T4 Tanner Owen Parkville, Mo. 69–72–72—213
 
Girls Division
1 Anne Freman Las Vegas, Nev. 66–72–75—213
2 Shawn Rennegarbe Addieville, Ill. 72–74–68—214
3 Alice Chen Princeton, N.J. 71–72–74—217
4 Anna Kim Broken Arrow, Okla. 70–73–75—218
5 Jordan Chael Overland Park, Kan. 68–76–75—219
 
* Won via a sudden-death playoff

Media Accommodations

The Bass Pro Shops / Payne Stewart Junior 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.