Ravenwood Junior Championship
Ravenwood Golf Club
Victor, N.Y. • July 1 - 4, 2013
American Junior Golf Association • Contact: Chris Richards • (678) 644-4258 • firstname.lastname@example.org
TOURNAMENT FACT SHEET
- The Ravenwood Junior Championship is a 54-hole, stroke play event.
- The field features 92 boys and 29 girls from 20 states, Argentina, Bermuda, Canada and Singapore.
|Victor native to compete|
|Included in the 35 natives of the Empire State that will compete during the Ravenwood Junior Championship, Jeremy Paton of Victor will tee it up in his hometown of Victor. Paton is competing in his second Ravenwood Junior Championship, and his third-career AJGA event.|
|2012 champion current member of Canadian National team|
|Brooke Henderson of Smith Falls, Ontario, won the 2012 Ravenwood Junior Championship with rounds of 72-73-70 for a tournament total 215. In the last year since her win at Ravenwood, Henderson went on to win both the Ontario and Canadian junior girls titles, and become the youngest participant ever in the Canadian Women's Open. Subsequently, Henderson was named a member of the Canadian National team. Henderson will also participate in the US Women's Open, qualifying after shooting a two-day 8-under-par 136 at Edgewood Country Club in River Vale, N.J.|
Schedule of Events
|8 a.m. shotgun||Practice Round|
|Tuesday, July 2|
|7 – 8:50 a.m.||First Round off Nos. 1 and 10 tees (1st wave)|
|11:30 a.m. – 1:20 p.m.||First Round off Nos. 1 and 10 tees (2nd wave)|
|Wednesday, July 3|
|7 – 8:50 a.m.||Second Round off Nos. 1 and 10 tees (1st wave)|
|11:30 a.m. – 1:20 p.m.||Second Round off Nos. 1 and 10 tees (2nd wave)|
|Thursday, July 4|
|7 – 8:50 a.m.||Final Round off Nos. 1 and 10 tees|
|2 p.m.||Awards Ceremony|
Top Players to Watch
Ravenwood Junior Championship
Ravenwood Golf Club (July 2 - 5, 2012)
|1||Victor Fox||Delmar, N.Y.||69–71–71—211|
|2||Jacob Kreuz||Amherst, N.Y.||71–71–71—213|
|3||Austin James||Bath, Ontario||76–70–71—217|
|T4||Charles Wang||(China) Bradenton, Fla.||73–77–68—218|
|T4||Chris Williams||Scott Depot, W.Va.||73–71–74—218|
|T4||Isaiah Logue||Fairfield, Pa.||71–70–77—218|
|T4||Ian Holt||Stow, Ohio||73–71–74—218|
|1||Brooke Henderson||Smiths Falls, Ontario||72–73–70—215|
|2||Sophia Chen||Thousand Oaks, Calif.||72–76–71—219|
|3||Kuriko Tsukiyama||West New York, N.J.||72–73–75—220|
|4||Vinh-Hoa Ngo||Newton, Mass.||70–75–79—224|
|T5||Hana Ku||Basking Ridge, N.J.||78–74–73—225|
|T5||Talia Campbell||Dallas, Texas||75–72–78—225|
|T5||Jennifer Peng||San Diego, Calif.||75–75–75—225|
The Ravenwood 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 12-18) 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.