Goodman Networks Junior at Timarron
Timarron Country Club
Southlake, Texas • August 5 - 8, 2013
American Junior Golf Association • Contact: Chris Richards • (678) 644-4258 • firstname.lastname@example.org
TOURNAMENT FACT SHEET
- Timarron Country Club welcomes the AJGA for the second annual Goodman Networks Junior at Timarron.
- The Goodman Networks Junior at Timarron is a 54-hole, stroke play event.
- The event features 96 players from nine states, Canada and Mexico
|Nearly 74 percent of the 96-player field hail the Lone Star State. Seventy-one of the competitors are Texas natives and seven call Southlake home.|
|Golf's Next Generation|
|Of the event's 18 participants who have committed to play collegiate golf, 12 will continue their careers at colleges or universities in the state of Texas, including Southlake Carroll graduate Corbin Kasten who will on Texas Tech's men's golf team.|
|Kristen Gillman of Austin, Texas, is the highest-ranked Texan in the field at No. 39 in the Polo Golf Rankings, while Wes Artac of Kingwood, is the highest-ranked native in the Boys Division at T114. Both were crowned champions of their respective divisions at the 2013 Genesis Shootout presented by the Valero Texas Open.|
Schedule of Events
|Monday, August 5|
|1 p.m.||Junior-Am Awards Reception and Lunch|
|1:30 p.m. shotgun||Practice Round|
|Tuesday, August 6|
|7:30 a.m. - 12:40 p.m.||First Round off No. 1 tee|
|Wednesday, August 7|
|7:30 a.m. - 12:40 p.m.||Second Round off No. 1 tee|
|Thursday, August 8|
|7:30 a.m. - 12:40 p.m.||Final Round off No. 1 tee|
|5:30 p.m.||Awards Ceremony|
Top Players to Watch
Goodman Networks Junior at Timarron
Timarron Country Club (August 6 - 9, 2012)
|1||Matt Gilchrest||Southlake, Texas||68–70–62—200|
|2||Andrew Hudson||Burleson, Texas||71–70–68—209|
|3||Bryant Evans||Flower Mound, Texas||71–71–68—210|
|4||Daniel De La Garza||Monterrey, Mexico||68–75–69—212|
|T5||Josh Radcliff||Coppell, Texas||70–74–70—214|
|T5||Travis Benson||Granbury, Texas||73–74–67—214|
|1||Alexandra White||Fort Worth, Texas||73–70–72—215|
|T2||Kristen Gillman||Austin, Texas||73–72–71—216|
|T2||Jordy LaBarbera||Allen, Texas||73–70–73—216|
|4||Alisa Chong||Carrollton, Texas||76–77–73—226|
|5||Courtney Dow||Frisco, Texas||76–74–77—227|
The Goodman Networks Junior at Timarron 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.