Under Armour® / Hunter Mahan Championship
Stonebriar Country Club
Frisco, Texas • March 28 - 30, 2014
American Junior Golf Association • Contact: Chris Richards • (678) 644-4258 • firstname.lastname@example.org
TOURNAMENT FACT SHEET
- Stonebriar Country Club welcomes the AJGA for the Under Armour® / Hunter Mahan Championship.
- The event is a 36-hole, stroke play event.
- The field features 78 players from 15 states and 8 foreign countries.
- The event is one of five events hosted by Under Armour® and a professional alumnus.
|Five players from Frisco will compete in the Under Armour® / Hunter Mahan Championship, including Courtney Dow, Brandon Smith, Brielle Ward, Matthew Whitney and Sean Wilcox.|
|Contested at Stonebriar Country Club, the Under Armour® / Hunter Mahan Championship is hosted by PGA TOUR professional and AJGA alum Hunter Mahan. The former Rolex Junior Player of the Year is ever present in the AJGA family, supporting multiple events, including The PING Invitational played at his alma mater's home course, and serving as AJGA National Chairman.|
Schedule of Events
|Friday, March 28|
|8:30 a.m. shotgun||Practice Round|
|6 p.m.||Junior-Am Awards Reception|
|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
Under Armour® / Hunter Mahan Championship
TPC Craig Ranch (April 19 - 21, 2013)
|1||Austin Connelly||Irving, Texas||69–69—138|
|T2||George Cunningham||Tucson, Ariz.||70–71—141|
|T2||Corbin Kasten||Southlake, Texas||70–71—141|
|4||Johnny Jones||Flower Mound, Texas||69–73—142|
|T5||Nick Heinen||Edmond, Okla.||73–70—143|
|T5||Ryan Grider||Lewisville, Texas||71–72—143|
|1||Sierra Sims||Austin, Texas||71–70—141|
|2||Maddie Szeryk||Allen, Texas||73–73—146|
|T3||Taylor Coleman||San Antonio, Texas||76–71—147|
|T3||Jordy LaBarbera||Allen, Texas||74–73—147|
|T5||Courtney Dow||Frisco, Texas||78–70—148|
|T5||Chaithra Katamneni||(India) Coppell, Texas||72–76—148|
|T5||Samantha Stewart||Oklahoma City, Okla.||75–73—148|
|T5||Maddie McCrary||Wylie, Texas||74–74—148|
The Under Armour® / Hunter Mahan 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.
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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.
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.