Preseason Junior at Innisbrook

Innisbrook Resort & Golf Club - North Course
Palm Harbor, Fla. April 11 - 13, 2014

American Junior Golf Association • Contact: Tim Jackman • (803) 417-6274 • tjackman@ajga.org

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TOURNAMENT FACT SHEET

Quick Facts

Tournament Storylines

IMG Academy Preseason Series
The IMG Academy Preseason Series is designed specifically for AJGA members who have not yet been accepted to an AJGA tournament. For those members, the series offers the opportunity to compete against players with similar skill levels while building Performance Based Entry status before application deadlines arrive for summer Open and Gary Gilchrist Golf Academy Junior All-Star Series events.
Innisbrook Resort & Golf Club - North Course
The North Course is known as one of Innisbrook's most challenging courses. Accuracy is key with green-side bunkers protecting precise hole locations and tight fairways with a large volume of trees that will test the most experienced golfer.
Florida natives
Forty players in the Preseason Junior at Innisbrook field call Florida their home state. The state with the second-most players is New York with seven.
Two of three
The Preseason Junior at Innisbrook is the second event of the season contested at Innisbrook Resort & Golf Club. The third and final AJGA event to take place here will be the TaylorMade-adidas Golf Junior at Innisbrook hosted by Sean O'Hair. This event will take place April 17-20 on the North and Copperhead Courses.

Schedule of Events

Friday, April 11
1:30 p.m. shotgun Practice Round
 
Saturday, April 12
8 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. First Round off No. 1 tee
 
Sunday, April 13
8 – 9:50 a.m. Final Round off Nos. 1 and 10 tees
3 p.m. Awards Ceremony
 

2013 Results

Preseason Junior at Innisbrook
Innisbrook Resort & Golf Club (April 12 - 14, 2013)
 
Boys Division
1 Zhijie (Tony) Jiang (China) Bradenton, Fla. 68–67—135
2 Leonardo Coll (Venezuela) Fort Lauderdale, Fla. 70–69—139
3 Alex Rios Coral Springs, Fla. 69–72—141
4 Anthony Quintessenza Saint Petersburg, Fla. 73–69—142
T5 Nicolas Vanegas Bogota, Colombia 75–69—144
T5 Steven Chervony Boca Raton, Fla. 70–74—144
T5 Patrick McDonald Chattanooga, Tenn. 71–73—144
 
Girls Division
1 Mami Yamamoto (Japan) Howey-In-The-Hills, Fla. 76–73—149
T2 Kellyanne Hurst Plant City, Fla. 76–76—152
T2 Bettina Almeida (Philippines) Jensen Beach, Fla. 78–74—152
T4 Summer Moser Lutz, Fla. 77–76—153
T4 Hana Furuichi Orlando, Fla. 75–78—153
 

Media Accommodations

The Preseason Junior at Innisbrook 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 Junior Golf Hub Preview Series

The Preseason Junior at Innisbrook is one of 15 events held as part of the Junior Golf Hub Preview Series. The Junior Golf Hub Preview Series is designed specifically for AJGA members who have not yet played/been accepted to an AJGA tournament. This series, conducted during the spring, offers these new and returning members the opportunity to start building Performance Based Entry status before application deadlines arrive for summer Open and ACDS Junior All-Star Series events.

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 2017, adidas joined the AJGA as a Premier Partner, serving as the Official Apparel and Footwear of the AJGA.

AJGA alumni have risen to the top of amateur, collegiate and professional golf. Former AJGA juniors have compiled more than 830 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.