BilliardFactory.com Junior Championship
The Woodlands Country Club - Tournament Course
The Woodlands, Texas • June 17 - 20, 2013
American Junior Golf Association • Contact: Chris Richards • (678) 644-4258 • firstname.lastname@example.org
TOURNAMENT FACT SHEET
- The 2013 BilliardFactory.com Junior Championship is a 54-hole, stroke play event.
- The field features 73 boys and 24 girls from 7 states, the Dominican Republic, Japan, Mexico, and the United Kingdom.
|AJGA to continue junior golf tradition in The Woodlands|
|The Woodlands Country Club hosted AJGA events from 1986-99 and 2004-07, and it returns in 2013 for the third year of the BilliardFactory.com Junior Championship.|
|The field of 96 players includes 25 that have signed letters of intent or given verbal commitments to continue their golf career on the collegiate level.|
Schedule of Events
|Monday, June 17|
|1 p.m.||Junior-Am Awards Reception|
|1 p.m. shotgun||Practice Round|
|Tuesday, June 18|
|7:15 a.m. - 12:25 p.m.||First Round off No. 1 tee|
|Wednesday, June 19|
|7:15 a.m. - 12:25 p.m.||Second Round off No. 1 tee|
|Thursday, June 20|
|7:15 a.m. - 12:25 p.m.||Final Round off No. 1 tee|
|5:30 p.m.||Awards Ceremony|
Top Players to Watch
BilliardFactory.com Junior Championship
The Woodlands Country Club (June 18 - 21, 2012)
|1||Benjamin Arnett||Houston, Texas||69–75–74—218|
|2||Peter Thorseth||Richmond, Texas||73–72–74—219|
|T3||Wes Artac||Kingwood, Texas||71–75–74—220|
|T3||Jacob Veerman||(Netherlands) Sugarland, Texas||70–76–74—220|
|5||Shen Yoon||(Malaysia) The Woodlands, Texas||72–78–72—222|
|1||*Julia Beck||Austin, Texas||78–78–72—228|
|2||Cheyenne Knight||Aledo, Texas||76–76–76—228|
|T3||Eji Kwon||(South Korea) Dallas, Texas||80–77–74—231|
|T3||Grace Choi||Dallas, Texas||78–77–76—231|
|5||Vanessa Ha||(Canada) Allen, Texas||76–78–79—233|
|* Won via a sudden-death playoff|
The BilliardFactory.com Junior Championship 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 ajga.org. 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 12-19) of more than 6,600 members from 50 states and 55 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.
TaylorMade-adidas Golf became the AJGA’s National Sponsor in 2016 after more than 25 years of support. Rolex, which is in its fourth decade of AJGA sponsorship, 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 Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Jordan Spieth, Rickie Fowler, Bubba Watson, Webb Simpson, Sergio Garcia, Hunter Mahan, Dustin Johnson, Patrick Reed, Zach Johnson, Justin Thomas, Stacy Lewis, Ariya Jutanugarn , Alison Lee, Lexi Thompson, Inbee Park, Paula Creamer, Brittany Lincicome, Cristie Kerr and Morgan Pressel.