Nation's Best Junior Boys to Play in "King's" Backyard
HP Boys Junior Championship Set for Arnold Palmer’s Bay Hill Club & Lodge

Past, present and future. 2004 will witness Arnold Palmer’s Bay Hill Club & Lodge welcome golf’s best of each of those.

Each winter Arnold Palmer heads to the Bay Hill Club & Lodge where he makes his home for half the year. Each spring the world’s best golfers stop in Orlando, Fla., for the PGA TOUR’s Bay Hill Invitational. This summer, the future’s best golfers will head to Orlando to tackle Arnold Palmer’s Bay Hill Club & Lodge for themselves.

The American Junior Golf Association will stage the 18th annual HP Boys Junior Championship in late July on the same course that hosts one of the Tour’s most anticipated events. The prestige of the course and its fabulous history rivals that of the junior event it will now host. It can be argued who is honored more by the new relationship—the course or the tournament.

“We’re thrilled to be bringing one of our finest tournaments to one of the finest facilities in the country,” said Todd Corum, director of major championships for the AJGA. “It’s just the latest chapter in the storied history of the Boys Championship.”

Bay Hill boasts that its course “has everything Arnold Palmer admires in a golf course: wide open fairways that provide plenty of room to swing the driver, risk/reward options that will tempt the go-for-broker in you and multiple rows of bunkers protecting spacious and well-defined greens.”

HP Boys Junior Championship

Location: Orlando, Fla.
Golf Course: Arnold Palmer’s Bay Hill Club & Lodge
Dates: July 26-30, 2004
Designer: Dick Wilson with Robert Von Hagge and Joe Lee
Yardage: 7,267
Par: 72
Competitive Course Record: 63, Davis Love III
Field Size: 99 boys, ages 12-18
Format: 72-hole stroke play; with cut after 36 holes
Course Opened: 1961
Noteworthy: Arnold Palmer is the primary owner of the Bay Hill Club & Lodge and also serves as president of “The Bay Hill Club”… Palmer first played the course in 1965 when he scorched it with a 66… 2004 marks the 18th year of the HP Boys Junior Championship, but just the second year that it has been staged in the state of Florida.

Built in 1961, Bay Hill first welcomed Palmer in 1965 when he played in a golf exhibition at the facility. After shooting a 66, he fell in love with the course and decided to make it his winter home.

It was in 1970 when he and a group of partners purchased the Club and Lodge. Today, he serves as the primary owner along with two other business associates and is president of “The Bay Hill Club.” To this day, he still maintains a high profile at the club.

“He’s very active at the club,” said Brian Dorn, head golf professional at Bay Hill. “He keeps his home here (in the winter months) and it’s not uncommon to see him six to seven times a week around the club and the golf course.”

The home of one of golf’s greatest champions is now home to one of junior golf’s most prestigious events. And with the annual presence of today’s best professionals when the PGA TOUR makes its swing through Florida, Bay Hill can proudly lay claim to hosting the past, present and future best of golf.

“It’s pretty neat to have the best players in the world and the best junior players at our facility in the same year,” Dorn said. “We’re very excited. Anytime we can get the best future golfers at our facility, that’s a great feather in our cap.”

The AJGA has annually staged the HP Boys Junior Championship, its premier boys-only tournament, since 1987 when it inaugurated the event at Gleneagles Country Club in Plano, Texas. Each year the tournament has featured one of the strongest fields the AJGA sees.

With past champions such as Tiger Woods, David Duval, Justin Leonard, Jim Furyk, Charles Howell III, Ty Tryon and Matthew Rosenfeld, the tournament boasts one of the most impressive resumes of all events on the AJGA’s schedule.

“Over the years, the HP Boys Junior Championship has always been the finest boys-only field in junior golf,” said Beth Reuter, vice president of Player Services for the AJGA. “This year, the caliber of the golf course will shine as brightly as the caliber of the field.”

 

 
Sponsors
Premier Partners
Official Partners
Media Partners
Association Partner
Twitter Facebook AJGA Blog AJGA on Instagram AJGA on YouTube
Member Logins
 
Player, Coach and Alumni Login
Center:
Member ID:
Password:
 
Forgot your password?
Don't have a password?
Forgot your Member ID?
 
Not A Member or Need to Renew?
 
What every member should know
Learn the basics
Performance Based Entry
Leadership Links
ACE Grant financial aid
Polo Golf Rankings
Boys
1. Sam Burns
Shreveport, LA
2. Sam Horsfield
Davenport, FL
3. Philip Barbaree
Shreveport, LA
4. Gabriel Lench
Lake Mary, FL
5. Yechun (Carl) Yuan
Lake Mary, FL
Girls
1. Angel Yin
Arcadia, CA
2. Hannah O'Sullivan
Chandler, AZ
3. Mika Liu
Beverly Hills, CA
4. Nelly Korda
Bradenton, FL
5. Sierra Brooks
Sorrento, FL
Complete Rankings
Foundation

The Foundation

The American Junior Golf Foundation is the primary recipient of all charitable giving to the AJGA and as such administers a variety of programs designed to compliment the AJGA and the members and families who make up our community. Learn more about these important programs and how your contributions to the Foundation secure the AJGA’s financial future for future generations to come.
   
Donate Now
Planned Giving Program
Endow an ACE Grant
Annual Fund
ACE Grant

ACE

The Achieving Competitive Excellence (ACE) Grant program provides financial assistance to junior golfers who wish to play in AJGA events. Its goal is to give top-flight golf opportunities to young golfers regardless of financial resources. This program helps to fulfill the AJGA’s mission of developing young men and women who aspire to earn college golf scholarships through competitive junior golf.

Leadership Links

What is Leadership Links?

Leadership Links is a new program whereby the AJGA is able to further its mission to help develop young men and women by teaching charitable giving skills and service-oriented practices at an early age. This program gives juniors all the tools necessary to donate their time, talent and resources to local charities and the AJGA youth development programs. Please click here to learn more about the program and the different opportunities available.

Weekly Results
EaglesDream Golf Academy Junior Open
Boys
Total
1
*Austin Hitt
210
2
Zhengkai Bai
210
3
Zachary Bariso
211
Girls
Total
1
Latanna Stone
219
2
Emma Albrecht
220
3
Lei Ye
222
Under Armour® / Scott Stallings Championship
Boys
Total
1
Goodman Rudolph
205
2
Ryan Hall
206
3
Brayden Garrison
207
Girls
Total
1
Olivia Cason
207
2
Amanda Doherty
208
3
Abigail Heck
212
Lockton Kansas City Junior
Boys
Total
1
Andy Spencer
202
2
Reese Ramsey
207
3
Brian Choe
209
Girls
Total
1
Pajaree Anannarukarn
208
T
2
Mia Ayer
220
T
2
Alexa Tsay
220
The Yang Foundation Junior at Wood Ranch
Boys
Total
1
Sean Yi
209
2
Brandon Brame
210
3
Seldon Doyle
212
Girls
Total
1
Kailie Vongsaga
215
2
Brittany Park
216
3
Ziyi Wang
217
AJGA Philadelphia Junior presented by Golf Performance Center
Boys
Total
1
Christian Cavaliere
216
2
Brent Ito
218
3
Alex Zhu
219
Girls
Total
1
Holly McCann
220
T
2
Brynn Walker
221
T
2
Jackie Rogowicz
221
* Won via sudden-death playoff
FJ Live Scoring
AJGA U
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.