Preseason Junior at Innisbrook

Innisbrook Resort & Golf Club - North Course
Palm Harbor, Fla. April 11 - 13, 2014

American Junior Golf Association • Contact: Chris Richards • (678) 644-4258 •

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Tournament Storylines

IMG Academy Preseason Series
The IMG Academy Preseason Series is designed specifically for AJGA members who have not yet been accepted to an AJGA tournament. For those members, the series offers the opportunity to compete against players with similar skill levels while building Performance Based Entry status before application deadlines arrive for summer Open and Gary Gilchrist Golf Academy Junior All-Star Series events.
Innisbrook Resort & Golf Club - North Course
The North Course is known as one of Innisbrook's most challenging courses. Accuracy is key with green-side bunkers protecting precise hole locations and tight fairways with a large volume of trees that will test the most experienced golfer.
Florida natives
Forty players in the Preseason Junior at Innisbrook field call Florida their home state. The state with the second-most players is New York with seven.
Two of three
The Preseason Junior at Innisbrook is the second event of the season contested at Innisbrook Resort & Golf Club. The third and final AJGA event to take place here will be the TaylorMade-adidas Golf Junior at Innisbrook hosted by Sean O'Hair. This event will take place April 17-20 on the North and Copperhead Courses.

Schedule of Events

Friday, April 11
1:30 p.m. shotgun Practice Round
Saturday, April 12
8 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. First Round off No. 1 tee
Sunday, April 13
8 – 9:50 a.m. Final Round off Nos. 1 and 10 tees
3 p.m. Awards Ceremony

2013 Results

Preseason Junior at Innisbrook
Innisbrook Resort & Golf Club (April 12 - 14, 2013)
Boys Division
1 Zhijie (Tony) Jiang (China) Bradenton, Fla. 68–67—135
2 Leonardo Coll (Venezuela) Fort Lauderdale, Fla. 70–69—139
3 Alex Rios Coral Springs, Fla. 69–72—141
4 Anthony Quintessenza Saint Petersburg, Fla. 73–69—142
T5 Steven Chervony Boca Raton, Fla. 70–74—144
T5 Patrick McDonald Chattanooga, Tenn. 71–73—144
T5 Nicolas Vanegas Bogota, Colombia 75–69—144
Girls Division
1 Mami Yamamoto (Japan) Howey-in-the-Hills, Fla. 76–73—149
T2 Bettina Almeida (Philippines) Jensen Beach, Fla. 78–74—152
T2 Kellyanne Hurst Plant City, Fla. 76–76—152
T4 Hana Furuichi Orlando, Fla. 75–78—153
T4 Summer Moser Lutz, Fla. 77–76—153

Media Accommodations

The Preseason Junior at Innisbrook 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 Tournament websites are accessible from the homepage and include recaps, list of participants, tee times, live scoring, course and sponsorship information.

Golf Performance Center Preseason Series

The Preseason Junior at Innisbrook is one of 13 events held as part of the Golf Performance Center Preseason Series. The Golf Performance Center Preseason Series is designed specifically for AJGA members who have had limited acceptances into multi-day AJGA events. This series offers these members the opportunity to start building Performance Based Entry status before application deadlines arrive for summer Open and 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.