Junior All-Star at Forest Lake presented by Tom Holzer Ford
Forest Lake Country Club
Bloomfield Hills, Mich. • August 5 - 8, 2013
American Junior Golf Association • Contact: Chris Richards • (678) 644-4258 • firstname.lastname@example.org
TOURNAMENT FACT SHEET
- The Junior All-Star at Forest Lake presented by Tom Holzer Ford is a 54-hole, stroke play event.
- The field features 96 juniors from 24 states, Canada, Colombia and Costa Rica.
- The event is one of 12 in the Junior All-Star series sponsored by the Gary Gilchrist Golf Academy.
- Tom Holzer Ford, one of the largest Ford dealers in the United States, sponsors its first AJGA event with the Junior All-Star at Forest Lake presented by Tom Holzer Ford.
|AJGA heads to Forest Lake Country Club|
|Redesigned by Arthur Hills, Forest Lake Country Club, located in Bloomfield Hills, Mich., provides a challenge for golfers of all levels. A site for Michigan Open Qualifiers in the past, this is Forest Lake's first time to host an AJGA event.|
|Bloomfield Hills native in field|
|Imaad Qureshi, a rising freshman at DCDS, and native of Bloomfield Hills, is competing in just his second AJGA event. His first-career event was the 2012 Preseason Junior at Prairie Landing.|
Schedule of Events
|Monday, August 5|
|8 a.m. shotgun||Practice Round|
|Tuesday, August 6|
|7 a.m. – 12:10 p.m.||First Round off No. 1 tee|
|Wednesday, August 7|
|7 a.m. – 12:10 p.m.||Second Round off No. 1 tee|
|Thursday, August 8|
|7 a.m. – 12:10 p.m.||Final Round off No. 1 tee|
|5 p.m.||Awards Ceremony|
Top Players to Watch
The Junior All-Star at Forest Lake presented by Tom Holzer Ford 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.
ACDS Junior All-Star Series
The Junior All-Star at Forest Lake presented by Tom Holzer Ford is one of 15 events in the ACDS Junior All-Star Series. Specifically designed for boys and girls ages 12-15, the ACDS Junior All-Star Series presents opportunities for younger players to develop their skills and earn entry into AJGA Open tournaments. The Series concludes with the Junior All-Star Invitational sponsored by NIKEGOLF over Columbus Day weekend for winners and top finishers in ACDS Junior All-Star Series events.
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.