AJGA Junior at Spring Valley
Spring Valley Country Club
Columbia, S.C. • March 28 - 30, 2014
American Junior Golf Association • Contact: Chris Richards • (678) 644-4258 • firstname.lastname@example.org
TOURNAMENT FACT SHEET
- Spring Valley Country Club is hosting its first AJGA event.
- The AJGA Junior at Spring Valley is a 36-hole, stroke play event.
- The field features 54 boys and 24 girls from 14 states, Canada and Chile
|Spring Valley Country Club|
|Spring Valley Country Club is located in Columbia, S.C., on 150 acres of trees, ponds and natural wildflowers that are designed to maintain the area's natural beauty and challenge golfers. The AJGA Junior at Spring Valley marks the first AJGA event held at the course.|
Schedule of Events
|Friday, March 28|
|1 p.m.||Junior-Am Lunch and Awards Reception|
|1:30 p.m. shotgun||Practice Round|
|Saturday, March 29|
|8:30 – 10:30 a.m.||First Round off Nos. 1 & 10 Tees|
|Sunday, March 30|
|8:30 – 10:30 a.m.||Final Round off Nos. 1 & 10 Tees|
|3 p.m.||Awards Ceremony|
Top Players to Watch
The AJGA Junior at Spring Valley 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.