PNC Bank Junior Championship presented by London & Laurel County
Crooked Creek Golf Club
London, Ky. • August 5 - 8, 2013
American Junior Golf Association • Contact: Chris Richards • (678) 644-4258 • firstname.lastname@example.org
TOURNAMENT FACT SHEET
- Format: 144-player field, 54 hole, 36-hole cut stroke play tournament
- Players hail from 20 states, Canada, China, Ecuador, Japan and Mexico. 16 players are Kentucky natives
- Crooked Creek Golf Club will host the AJGA for the first time
- PNC Bank joins the AJGA for the first time in 2013 to present the PNC Bank Junior Championship presented by London & Laurel County
- Rolex Junior All-Americans: Sophia Schubert of Oak Ridge, Tenn.
|Sixteen players from Kentucky will compete in the PNC Bank Junior Championship presented by London & Laurel County. London natives Alex Davis and Korey Philpot will be playing in their first AJGA Open events. Elsa Moberly of Science Hill, Ky., is the highest-ranked Kentucky native in the field at No. 123 in the Polo Golf Rankings. The rising junior has six top-10 finishes in national competition on her resume and will seek her first AJGA victory.|
|Emily Kurey of Alpharetta, Ga., will compete in one of her final junior events at Crooked Creek Golf Club, but the future Louisville Cardinal will be close to her future home. She won the 2012 Under Armour® / Scott Stallings Championship presented by True Temper to cap off last year's season and will seek her first AJGA title of 2013.|
Schedule of Events
|Monday, August 5|
|8 a.m. shotgun||Practice Round|
|Tuesday, August 6|
|7:30 – 9:20 a.m.||First Round off Nos. 1 and 10 tees (First Wave)|
|12:30−2:20 p.m.||First Round off Nos. 1 and 10 tees (Second Wave)|
|Wednesday, August 7|
|7:30 – 9:20 a.m.||Second Round off Nos. 1 and 10 tees (First Wave)|
|12:30−2:20 p.m.||Second Round off Nos. 1 and 10 tees (Second Wave)|
|Thursday, August 8|
|7:30 – 9:40 a.m.||Final Round off Nos. 1 and 10 tees|
|2:30 p.m.||Awards Ceremony|
Top Players to Watch
The PNC Bank Junior Championship presented by London & Laurel County 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.