ClubCorp Mission Hills Desert Junior

Mission Hills Country Club - Dinah Shore Tournament Course
Rancho Mirage, Calif. June 16 - 19, 2014

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

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Quick Facts

Tournament Storylines

The Dinah Shore Tournament Course is also home to the LPGA Tour’s Kraft Nabisco Championship. The 2014 LPGA field featured eight players who previously competed at Mission Hills Country Club during their AJGA careers. Former champions of the ClubCorp Mission Hills Desert Junior who competed in the 2014 major included Tiffany Joh (2004), Jennifer Johnson (2007) and Alison Lee (2010, 2013).
2013 impression
The 2013 ClubCorp Mission Hills Desert Junior hosted 72 players (48 boys and 24 girls), and 24 of those players have already earned a college golf scholarship. Alison Lee of Valencia, Calif., won her second title at Mission Hills Country Club (she previously won in 2010), at 12-under-par 204. Her win was highlighted by an opening round of 9-under-par 63 to set a female junior competitive course record 63. In the Boys Division, Justin Chong of Granada Hills, Calif., won at 7-under-par 209.
Players, staff take ''The Jump''
Each year, tournament participants and AJGA staff jump into Poppie's Pond beside the No. 18 green at Mission Hills Country Club's Dinah Shore Tournament Course.

Schedule of Events

Monday, June 16
7 – 9 a.m. Practice Round off Nos. 1 and 10 tees
Tuesday, June 17
6:30 – 8:09 a.m. First Round off Nos. 1 and 10 tees
Wednesday, June 18
6:30 – 8:09 a.m. Second Round off Nos. 1 and 10 tees
Thursday, June 19
6:30 – 8:09 a.m. Final Round off Nos. 1 and 10 tees
1 p.m. Awards Ceremony

Top Players to Watch


2013 Results

ClubCorp Mission Hills Desert Junior
Mission Hills Country Club (June 17 - 20, 2013)
Boys Division
1 Justin Chong Granada Hills, Calif. 71–68–70—209
T2 Sahith Theegala Chino Hills, Calif. 71–73–66—210
T2 Victor Ponte Camarillo, Calif. 67–72–71—210
4 Justin Kim fullerton, Calif. 71–74–69—214
T5 Roberto Lebrija Mexico City, Mexico 72–74–70—216
T5 John Souza Phoenix, Ariz. 74–67–75—216
T5 Will Strauss San Diego, Calif. 77–71–68—216
T5 Spencer Soosman Westlake Village, Calif. 77–72–67—216
Girls Division
1 Alison Lee Valencia, Calif. 63–72–69—204
2 Hannah O'Sullivan Chandler, Ariz. 69–75–70—214
3 Elizabeth Wang San Marino, Calif. 75–71–70—216
4 Yu Liu Beijing, China 75–71–72—218
5 Lilia Vu Fountain Valley, Calif. 79–73–68—220

Media Accommodations

The ClubCorp Mission Hills Desert Junior 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.

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.