Annika Foundation, an integral part of the ANNIKA Invitational since its inception in 2009, is dedicated to providing inspirational experiences, and education and financial resources that will help children in need realize their full potential.
The Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by MasterCard is a PGA TOUR invitational tournament held each March at Arnold Palmer's Bay Hill Club and Lodge. The Arnold Palmer Invitational has been a part of the AJGA's schedule since 2019 with a Tournament Title Partnership of the Arnold Palmer Invitational Junior honoring Jim Bell.
Avis Rent A Car / Budget Rent A Car, the world's leading car rental brands, are the preferred rental car choices for the AJGA and its family of supporters. Members receive free access to Avis Preferred and Budget Fastbreak loyalty programs. Avis offers more than 2,200 locations in the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and the Latin American / Caribbean region.
Bass Pro Shops, a major catalog and Internet retailer, has supported the Bass Pro Shops / Payne Stewart Junior Championship since 2007. Established in 1972, Bass Pro Shops has evolved into the No. 1 "Outdoor Retailer in America," according to the Sporting Goods Business magazine in 2007, and annually serves more than 75 million sportsmen. The AJGA event is held near Springfield, Missouri, where the company's national headquarters is located.
Baylor Scott & White Sports Performance Center at the Star serves as the Presenting Sponsor of the Hunter Mahan Junior Championship presented by Baylor Scott & White Sports Performance Center at The Star. The 68-bed hospital was designed with the patient in mind and has a hotel-like atmosphere that focuses on service and hospitality. Baylor Scott & White Sports Performance Center at The Star has been an AJGA supporter since 2016.
BIG MAX joined the AJGA in 2019 as the Official Push Cart of the AJGA. BIG MAX has grown into a global leader in the industry for push carts since its founding in 1994 and launch into the U.S. market in 2014. The partnership gives AJGA members the opportunity to rent push carts during events. BIG MAX also supports the Kyle Stanley Championship by Transamerica.
Billy Horschel, an AJGA alumnus and four-time PGA TOUR champion, including the 2014 FedEx Cup champion, started his support of the AJGA in 2017 with the association's first Stableford event.
Bishops Gate Golf Academy, which offers a full range of golf training programs with a specialization in developing junior players, joined the AJGA in 2014 and supports the Bishops Gate Golf Academy Boys Junior Championship.
Bob Estes, PGA TOUR professional, continues his hometown support of an event in Abilene. The AJGA alum has supported the Folds of Honor Junior Championship hosted by Bob Estes since 2006—the long-running event celebrated its 30th anniversary in 2010.
Boyne Highlands, a ski and golf resort located on the Upper Peninsula of Northern Michigan, has hosted an AJGA event since 2001.
Bryan College Stations Sports & Events is located in the "heart" of central Texas -- in the middle of the Dallas/Fort Worth, San Antonio, Houston triangle -- and is accessible to over 14 million Texans within less than a four-hour drive. The Sports & Events division started sponsoring the AJGA Junior All-Star presented by Bryan College Station Sports & Events in 2018.
Buick is an international modern luxury brand offering vehicles with sculpted designs, luxurious interiors and thoughtful personal technologies, along with responsive-yet-efficient performance. Buick is attracting new customers with its portfolio of award-winning luxury models in North America and China. Buick joins Shanshan Feng in sponsoring the Buick Shanshan Feng Girls Invitational in 2018.
Bushnell Golf a Vista Outdoor brand, is the #1 electronic measuring device choice of golfers, offers a full array of rangefinders, which continue to change and improve the way golfers assess distances, ultimately improving performance. Bushnell Golf became the Official Rangefinder of the AJGA in 2019 sponsoring long drive championships at 15 AJGA events, providing rangefinders for team events and special membership discount codes.
Callaway Golf has been a longtime supporter of junior golf and began its involvement with the AJGA in 1991, serving as a Product Sponsor through the 1998 season. Callaway Golf currently serves as the Title Sponsor of the Callaway Golf Junior Championship and Callaway Golf / Ollie Schniederjans Junior Classic, as well as the presenting sponsor of the Sergio and Angela Garcia Foundation Junior Championship presented by Callaway Golf.
The City of London, Ky., serves as the Title Sponsor of the AJGA City of London Junior Championship and has been on the AJGA schedule since 2013.
The Club at Carlton Woods began its partnership with the AJGA in 2009, co-sponsoring the AJGA Simplify Boys Championship at Carlton Woods, one of the longest-running events on the Association's schedule. Carlton Woods, named "Best Private Club" in The Woodlands, Texas, by The Houston Chronicle, annually provides a top tournament experience.
ClubCorp, the world leader in private clubs, is the host of the ClubCorp Mission Hills Desert Junior. The event features play on the Dinah Shore Tournament Course, home to the LPGA's ANA Inspiration since 1972, and as is tradition for the pros, AJGA winners follow up their win with a honorary "Champion's Leap" into the water surrounding the 18th green.
Coca-Cola, the world's leading manufacturer, marketer and distributor of nonalcoholic beverage concentrates and syrups, returns to the AJGA schedule in support of the Coca-Cola Junior Championship at Boyne Highlands. The event has been supported by Coca-Cola in Michigan since 2006. In 2013, Coca-Cola began its sponsorship of the Coca-Cola Junior Championship at Sugarloaf.
Danielle Kang is an AJGA alum and LPGA Tour player. She became the Tournament Title Partner in 2018 of the evian® International & Senior Showcase hosted by Danielle Kang.
David Toms Foundation, which provides opportunities for at-risk boys and girls through funding programs meant to enhance character, self-esteem and career possibilities, lent its name to the AJGA's event in Shreveport, Lousiana. David Toms, a Rolex Junior All-American and former National Chairman of the AJGA, has made more than $3 million in grants through his charitable works in Louisiana. In 2013, the David Toms Foundation Junior All-Star was named the "Sports Event of the Year" by the Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau.
Enagic, a Japan-based international company, has been the leading manufacturer of alkaline ionizers and water filtration machines that are used worldwide to turn tap water into pure, healthy alkaline water. The company serves as the Title Sponsor of the Enagic Junior Championship and joined the AJGA in 2016.
Bottled since 1826, Evian® Natural Mineral Water is the world's #1 brand of premium natural mineral water. Every drop of evian® takes more than 15 years to filter through mineral rich glacial sands in the pristine French Alps. evian® is a proud sponsor of the evian® International & Senior Showcase (Senior Boys) and evian® International & Senior Showcase (International Boys & Senior Girls) and provides water for all AJGA Invitationals.
Dedicated to destination marketing, Explore Lompoc showcases the city as a visitor destination through a variety of marketing channels. Its mission is to grow the local tourism economy through increased visitor spending in the City and at Lompoc lodging establishments. They have sponsored the AJGA Preview at La Purisima presented by Explore Lompoc since 2017.
E-Z Go, a Textron Inc. company, is a leading manufacturer of golf cars, utility and personal transportation vehicles. The company joined the AJGA as a tournament title partner in 2011 to support an event in Augusta, Georgia.
Finney County Convention and Visitors Bureau, provides promotion and marketing to Finney County, Kansas, as a meetings, events and travel destination. The Bureau is a title sponsor for the AJGA Kansas Junior at Buffalo Dunes.
The First Tee of Greater Baltimore was conceptualized in 2002 by a group of Baltimore business leaders who understood the need for after school and summer educational programs for the City’s youth. Being golfers themselves and having learned about the good work done by The First Tee on a National basis, the plan was put in motion to establish a Chapter in Baltimore in order to teach Baltimore’s youth, core values and life skills through the game of golf. The First Tee of Greater Baltimore has supported The First Tee of Greater Baltimore Junior Championship since 2017.
Furman Golf Club, located on the campus of Furman University, annually has hosted a tough field of junior girls over Labor Day weekend since 2009 at the AJGA Girls Championship.
Founded by J. Kevin Stitt in 2000 and headquartered in Jenks, Oklahoma, Gateway Mortgage Group has grown to become one of the largest privately held mortgage companies in the country. It has began supporting the AJGA in 2018 as the Title Sponsor of the Gateway Mortgage Group Tulsa Junior.
Genesis Motor America is a global luxury automotive brand that delivers the highest standards of performance, design and innovation. In 2018, Genesis won highest-ranked brand in the automotive industry awards for quality and owner satisfaction from industry experts such as J.D. Power, AutoPacific, and Strategic Vision. Genesis joined the AJGA in 2019 as the Title Sponsor of the AJGA Vista Valley Junior presented by Genesis.
As one of the Northeast’s leading golf academies, Golf Performance Center provides customized training programs to take a golfer’s game to the next level. In 2015, Golf Performance Center joined the AJGA as Title Partner of the Golf Performance Center Junior Championship.
Held annually at The Woodlands Country Club in Texas, the Insperity Invitational has become one of the most competitive tournaments on the Champions Tour. The tournament joined the AJGA in 2015 as the Title Partner of the Insperity Invitational / Patrick Reed AJGA Junior Championship.
Jim Bell Memorial Junior
The Jim Bell Memorial Junior began in 2016 as a way to honor former AJGA Board Member and junior-golf game changer, Jim Bell, who passed away. All proceeds from the tournament go toward the Jim Bell Memorial ACE Grant.
Judie Oppenheimer Memorial Junior
The Judie Oppenheimer Memorial Junior began in 2016 to honor Judie Oppenheimer, a long-time supporter and friend of junior golf. All proceeds for the tournament will be contributed to an ACE Grant in Judie’s name.
The Junior Golf Alliance of Colorado began its support of the AJGA Hale Irwin Colorado Junior in 2015. The organization aims serves as a vehicle for collaboration in the arena of junior golf in the state of Colorado for parents, kids, coaches and PGA Professionals by streamlining the junior golf process, filling in the voids, further building the junior golf ranks, and creating new excitement with the major championships.
Kia continues to top quality surveys and is recognized as one of the 100 Best Global Brands and 50 Best Global Green Brands by Interbrand. Kia serves as the "Official Automotive Partner" of the NBA and LPGA and offers a complete range of vehicles sold through a network of nearly 800 dealers in the U.S., including cars and SUVs proudly built in West Point, Georgia. Kia joined the AJGA in 2019 to sponsor the Kia Junior Championship.
KPMG LLP, the audit, tax and advisory firm, teamed up with AJGA alumna Stacy Lewis beginning in 2012 to host the KPMG Stacy Lewis Junior Open. In 2015, KPMG began its sponsorship of the KPMG Stacy Lewis Junior All-Star Invitational.
LAMKIN GRIPS is one of the most trusted and dependable brands in golf and a leading provider of golf grips to premium club manufacturers, Tour players, golf professionals and millions of golfers worldwide. Lamkin Grips partnered with the AJGA in 2019 with involvement in the Junior-Am Series and a social media platform focusing on the Fingerprint technology. Starting in 2020, it will sponsor the Lamkin Grips AJGA Preview Championship.
Live View Golf was created with the idea that with a live swing tool environment, students could practice precisely, learn quickly, and avoid forming bad habits. The company began sponsoring the AJGA Las Vegas Junior at Reflection Bay presented by Live View Golf in 2018.
Lockton Companies, one of the largest, most respected and experienced insurance brokerage firms in the country, has supported a Kansas City-area event since 2003.
McArthur Towel & Sports, the leading manufacturer of licensed terry products, first supported a junior golf tournament—the Wincraft / McArthur Towel & Sports Future Legends event—in 2009. McArthur Towel & Sports is best known for its production of the Super Bowl Trophy Towel, Pittsburgh Steelers Terrible Towel and Gatorade Bench Towel in association with its production of licensed towels for professional sports teams and the NCAA.
The Memorial Tournament, one of the most prestigious and well-regarded tournaments on the PGA TOUR, sponsors the Memorial Junior. A part of the AJGA’s annual schedule since 2004, the Memorial Junior has provided many opportunities for Midwestern junior golfers to showcase their skills for college golf coaches.
The Mexican Golf Federation, responsible for overseeing national golf including rankings and national and special events, has supported the AJGA since 2010.
Natural Resource Partners, a company that owns and manages coal properties, as well as handles and transports coal in the three regions of the United States, has supported the Natural Resource Partners Bluegrass Junior at Bellefonte Country Club in Ashland, Kentucky, since 2004. The event has a long history with the AJGA—as it found its permanent home at Bellefonte Country Club in 1984 after no event in 1983 and rotating courses from 1981-1982.
The Palm Beach County Sports Commission is a private, not-for-profit organization contracted by Palm Beach County to promote and market the County as a sports and sports tourism destination. The Commission brings sporting events and activities to the County, enhances economic impact, stimulates bed tax revenues (with a focus on the off-season), and maximizes utilization of County facilities. The Commission supports the AJGA Preview at Osprey Point, the TeensGiv.org Girls Junior Championship, the TeensGiv.org Girls Junior All-Star presented by the Spinnaker Foundation, the AJGA Preview at The Seagate (Ages 12-15), the Daniel Berger Junior Championship and the Rolex Tournament of Champions.
AJGA alum and current PGA TOUR player Patrick Reed teamed up with the AJGA in 2014 to support the Insperity Invitational / Patrick Reed AJGA Junior Championship presented by Callaway Golf.
The Payne Stewart Family Foundation began its support of an event in Stewart's hometown of Springfield, Missouri, in 2007. The Payne Stewart Junior Championship honors the memory of the charismatic professional golfer—and each year during the final round, AJGA tournament directors wear his signature cap and knickers.
Pekin Insurance is one of the nation’s most successful insurance providers, with combined assets of $2 billion, more than 800 employees, 1,500 agencies, and 8,500 independent agents. Together with D.A. Points, Pekin Insurance sponsors the D.A. Points Junior Championship sponsored by Pekin Insurance and UnityPoint Health.
Phil & Amy Mickelson Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit started in 2004, has supported youth and family initiatives and kept a focus on charitable, educational and scientific opportunities. In 1999 AJGA alumnus and three-time Rolex Junior Player of the Year Phil Mickelson challenged Arizona-based charitable organization The Thunderbirds to help create a top event for international junior golfers. Mickelson, who retains the AJGA title of most career individual wins, 12, and other sponsors have supported the Thunderbird International Junior at Grayhawk Golf Club ever since.
THE PLAYERSChampionship, top-notch PGA TOUR event, is the driving force behind The Junior PLAYERS Championship, an annual Labor Day weekend event for top junior boys from around the world. The event offers a unique tournament experience, with caddies, tour yardage and setup, and play on one of golf's largest stages.
Prize Possessions, a leader in custom awards with styles available in silver, pewter, crystal, leather and wood, has been the Preferred Custom Award Company of the AJGA since 2010. Prize Possessions supplies trophies for AJGA championships, custom appreciation gifts and season-ending awards.
Randy Wise Automotive Team, in Flint, Michigan, has a longstanding relationship with the AJGA as it has been a supporter of the Randy Wise Junior Open since 2007.
Reynolds Lake Oconee hosted the 2016 Rolex Tournament of Champions. In 2017, the resort-style community agreed to support the AJGA Junior All-Star Invitational at Reynolds Lake Oconee. With the field of 96 players determined by the Rolex AJGA Rankings, the Invitational caps off the season-long ‘Road to Reynolds' campaign for the American Junior Golf Association's ACDS Junior All-Star Series. Reynolds Lake Oconee is also home to The Reynolds Kingdom of Golf presented by TaylorMade.
Ringgold Telephone Company (Ga.) a local telecommunications provider, returns to the AJGA schedule as partner of the Evitt Foundation RTC Junior All-Star. The event has been conducted in Ringgold, Georgia, since 2003.
Se Ri Pak
World of Golf Hall of Famer Se Ri Pak started sponsoring the Se Ri Pak Junior Championship in 2017. Pak won five LPGA Tour majors and has 25 titles on the LPGA Tour.
The Sergio Garcia Foundation and Sergio Garcia began supporting the AJGA in 2016 as the Title Sponsor of the Sergio Garcia Foundation Junior Championship. Founded in Spain in 2002, the Sergio Garcia Foundation was formed “for the purpose of contributing to the social inclusion of economically deprived children and youth, through social assistance benefits and the practice of sport as free-time activity.”
The Shreveport-Bossier Sports Commission, a division of the Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau, promotes and facilitates diverse sporting events in Shreveport, Louisiana, and joined the AJGA in 2012 as a Tournament Partner for the David Toms Foundation Junior All-Star.
Simplify, a team of industry insiders driven to make the impossibly complex business reality of large corporations become simpler, more cost effective and completely transparent, is the Title Sponsor of the AJGA Simplify Boys Championship at Carlton Woods.
A Legal Reserve Mutual Insurer headquartered in Rome, Georgia, State Mutual Insurance, has supported the AJGA since 2013 as the Presenting Sponsor of the Rome Junior Classic presented by State Mutual Insurance Company.
Sugarloaf Mountain Resort in Carrabassett Valley, Maine, has hosted an AJGA tournament since 2013. The golf and ski resort is one of the best in northeastern United States.
The Swinging Skirts
The Swinging Skirts, which has a mission to grow women’s golf and the golf industry in Taiwan, partnered with the AJGA in 2014 to host the Swinging Skirts AJGA Invitational.
Tom Holzer Ford, a Ford dealer in Farmington Hills, Michigan, has served as the Title Sponsor of the AJGA Junior at Forest Lake presented by Tom Holzer Ford since 2014.
The Town of Killington, located in the heart of Vermont's Green Mountains, continues its support of the Killington Junior Golf Championship, begun in 2010.
The leading manufacturer of golf shafts in the world, True Temper is consistently the number one golf shaft on all professional tours globally. True Temper sponsors the Social Recap presented by True Temper and is a Tournament Partner for several annual events.
UnityPoint Health is one of the nation's most integrated health systems. They have joined with D.A. Points and Pekin Insurance to sponsor the D.A. Points Junior Championship presented by Pekin Insurance and UnityPoint Health in 2018.
Visit Greenwood came on board as a Tournament Title Partner with the AJGA in 2019 to support the Greenwood Junior Championship held in South Carolina.
The Visit Lubbock Sports Commission will support the AJGA in its return to Lubbock for the Cameron McCormick Junior All-Star.
WinCraft is a leading manufacturer of licensed and promotional products for retailers, professional sports teams, concessionaires, colleges, businesses, distributors, and schools, has been involved with the AJGA alongside partner company McArthur Towel & Sports. Wincraft joined the AJGA as a named Title Sponsor of the Wincraft / McArthur Towel & Sports Future Legends in 2016 and is the Preferred Towel of the AJGA.
Windham Mountain Resort joined the AJGA as the Title Sponsor of the Windham Mountain Resort Junior All-Star. The resort is just two hours from the New York metro area and boasts numerous activities including golf, skiing, riding and hiking.
The Wyndham Championship has supported the AJGA for numerous years through the Wyndham Cup match play tournament and annual boys Invitational at Sedgefield Country Club, home of the Wyndham Championship. Each year, Haas Family Invitational presented by BB&T participants are tested on the same course setup as the Wyndham Championship.