AJGA Stonehenge Junior Open
Stonehenge Golf Club
Winona Lake, Ind. • July 29 - August 1, 2013
American Junior Golf Association • Contact: Chris Richards • (678) 644-4258 • firstname.lastname@example.org
TOURNAMENT FACT SHEET
- Filed: 144 boys and girls, ages 12-18
- Format: 54-hole, 36-hole cut, stroke play event
- Players hail from 17 states, Canada and Colombia
- Stonehenge Golf Club will host the AJGA Stonehenge Junior Open for the third consecutive year
|Coming back for more|
|Of the top finishers in the 2012 event, Matthew Weber of Saint Charles, Ill., will seek his first AJGA title of 2013 after finishing T5 at last year's tournament. The Indiana University verbal commit has one victory under his belt at the 2012 McArthur Towel & Sports Future Legends. In the Girls Division, Morgan Gonzales of Chandler, Ariz., looks to claim her first AJGA title after a sixth-place showing at the 2012 event. Gonzales comes off a T2 finish at the Memorial Junior in July and has finished within the top-10 in her three AJGA starts of 2013.|
Schedule of Events
|Monday, July 29|
|8 a.m. shotgun||Practice Round|
|Tuesday, July 30|
|7:30 – 9:20 a.m.||First Round off Nos. 1 and 10 tees (1st Wave)|
|12:30 – 2:20 p.m.||First Round off Nos. 1 and 10 tees (2nd Wave)|
|Wednesday, July 31|
|7:30 – 9:20 a.m.||Second Round off Nos. 1 and 10 tees (1st Wave)|
|12:30 – 2:20 p.m.||Second Round off Nos. 1 and 10 tees (2nd Wave)|
|Thursday, August 1|
|7:30 – 9:20 a.m.||Final Round off Nos. 1 and 10 tees|
|2 p.m.||Awards Ceremony|
Top Players to Watch
AJGA Stonehenge Junior Open
Stonehenge Golf Club (July 30 - August 2, 2012)
|1||J.D. Lehman||Bluffton, S.C.||71–66–70—207|
|2||Nicholas Jan||Northbrook, Ill.||70–69–70—209|
|3||Philip Barbaree||Shreveport, La.||70–67–73—210|
|4||Ben Montgomery||Louisville, Ky.||72–68–71—211|
|T5||Matthew Weber||Saint Charles, Ill.||69–76–67—212|
|T5||Clark Engle||Springfield, Ohio||70–71–71—212|
|T5||Joshua Keating||Noblesville, Ind.||72–70–70—212|
|1||Madelin Gedeon||Roseville, Calif.||72–70–75—217|
|2||Nikolette Schroeder||Avon Lake, Ohio||78–70–70—218|
|3||Muni He||(China) Rancho Santa Fe, Calif.||78–72–69—219|
|4||Catherina Li||Kent, Wash.||66–75–79—220|
|5||Lindsey Murray||Tipp City, Ohio||75–72–75—222|
The AJGA Stonehenge Junior Open 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.