Midwest Junior Players Junior All-Star
Mistwood Golf Club
Romeoville, Ill. • July 14 - 17, 2014
American Junior Golf Association • Contact: Tim Jackman • (803) 417-6274 • firstname.lastname@example.org
TOURNAMENT FACT SHEET
- 72 Boys and Girls, ages 12-15
- Format: 54 Holes \ 36-Hole Cut, Stroke Play
- Three AJGA Champions in the field
- This will be the second consecutive year Mistwood Golf Club will host the AJGA
- The Midwest Junior Players Junior All-Star is one of 14 events in the Gary Gilchrist Golf Academy Junior All-Star Series
- 21 states, Canada, the Dominican Republic and Singapore will be represented
|Gary Gilchrist Golf Academy Junior All-Star Series|
|The Midwest Junior Players Junior All-Star is one of 14 events in the Gary Gilchrist Golf Academy Junior All-Star Series. Specifically designed for boys and girls ages 12-15, the Gary Gilchrist Golf Academy Junior All-Star Series presents opportunities for younger players to develop their skills and earn entry into AJGA Open tournaments. The Series concludes with the Junior All-Star Invitational sponsored by NIKEGOLF over Columbus Day weekend for winners and top finishers in Gary Gilchrist Golf Academy Junior All-Star Series events.|
|Justin Lane looks to build upon first win|
|Lane enters the Midwest Junior Players Junior All-Star fresh off of his first AJGA victory, the 2014 Killington Junior Golf Championship held at Green Mountain National Golf Course in Killington, Vt.|
Schedule of Events
|Monday, July 14|
|8 a.m. shotgun||Practice Round|
|Tuesday, July 15|
|11:30 a.m. – 1:09 p.m.||First Round off Nos. 1 and 10 tees|
|Wednesday, July 16|
|7 – 8:39 a.m.||Second Round off Nos. 1 and 10 tees|
|Thursday, July 17|
|7 – 8:57 a.m.||Final Round off Nos. 1 and 10 tees|
|2 p.m.||Awards Ceremony|
Top Players to Watch
The Midwest Junior Players Junior All-Star 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.
ACDS Junior All-Star Series
The Midwest Junior Players Junior All-Star is one of 15 events in the ACDS Junior All-Star Series. Specifically designed for boys and girls ages 12-15, the ACDS Junior All-Star Series presents opportunities for younger players to develop their skills and earn entry into AJGA Open tournaments. The Series concludes with the Junior All-Star Invitational sponsored by NIKEGOLF over Columbus Day weekend for winners and top finishers in 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.