Tournament Brings Andover Golf & Country Club to AJGA
Subaru to sponsor the event June 28-July 1, 2004, in Lexington,
state will host three AJGA events in 2004 with the addition
of the Subaru Open at Andover to be held June 28-July 1. The
Lexington, Ky., tournament at Andover Golf & Country Club
will feature some of the top junior players from around the
country, ages 12-18.
Golf & Country Club will give the juniors a challenge,”
said Tournament Director Andrew Greenfield. “The course
is completely developed and will make accuracy the key to
winning this tournament.”
Johnston designed the course in 1990 with a residential theme
in mind. The course maneuvers through homes, well-developed
trees and tight fairways, which will make it essential to
keep the ball clear of trouble.
juniors get too aggressive with the ball, they will get into
a position where it will be tough to get up and down,”
said Head Professional of Andover Golf & Country Club
Gary Bebelaar. “The key is patience, patience, patience.”
defining point of the course is the challenging Nos. 12 and
16 holes. The two par-4s force the player to either lay up
or hit over water. The 16th green sits out in the middle of
Date: June 28-July 1, 2003
Field: 99 girls and boys ages 12-18
Format: 54-hole stroke play; 18-hole
qualifier June 27 at Andover Golf & Country Club
Course: Andover Golf & Country
Course Built: 1990
Course Designer: Clyde Johnston
should not overpower these two holes, but should make good
strategic decisions,” Bebelaar said.
a 99-player field, the inaugural event is the first for the
Lexington, Ky., area—home to the University of Kentucky.
The event is a great opportunity for juniors to be seen by
college coaches, and Bebelaar said juniors will be delighted
with the facilities they have to offer.
title sponsor, Subaru, is the exclusive United States marketer
of Subaru products manufactured by Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd.
of Japan. This event marks the first time Subaru has sponsored
an AJGA event and is a great addition to AJGA’s list
AJGA is proud to have Subaru sponsor the 2004 Subaru Open
at Andover,” said AJGA Executive Vice President of Development
Jason Etzen. “Subaru’s enthusiasm and support
for this event have given the nation’s top juniors the
opportunity to showcase their talents at a wonderful golf
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