Under Armour® / Scott Stallings Championship
Oak Ridge Country Club
Oak Ridge, Tenn. • July 27 - 30, 2015
American Junior Golf Association • Contact: Tim Jackman • (803) 417-6274 • email@example.com
TOURNAMENT FACT SHEET
- 96-player field, 54-hole stroke-play event
- This is the second year of the event
- 33 players from Tennessee will compete
- 13 players have committed to play college golf
- One Rolex Junior All-American is in the field
- Nine AJGA champions are in the field
- 16 states and two foreign countries are represented in the field
|Back for victory|
|The AJGA is returning to Oak Ridge Country Club for the second consecutive year to host the Under Armour® / Scott Stallings Championship. Last year, Oliver Simonsen of Ooltewah, Tennessee, and Zach Norris of McKee, Kentucky, both finished within top-five in the Boys Division, and they are returning to Oak Ridge for a chance at victory in 2015. Kimberlee Tottori of Las Vegas, Nevada, finished third in the Girls Division, and is also returning to the field this year.|
|Thirteen players in the field have committed to play collegiate golf. Of the thirteen, three will be attending college in Tennessee. Both headed to the University of Tennessee, Sean Wilcox of Frisco, Texas has made a verbal commitment and Allison Herring of Skillman, New Jersey, has signed a National Letter of Intent. Matthew Giles of Louisville, Tennessee, has signed a National Letter of Intent with Tennessee Tech University and will attend in the fall.|
|Stallings supports AJGA for third year|
|AJGA alum and PGA TOUR professional Scott Stallings has teamed with Under Armour® for the third year in a row to host the Under Armour® / Scott Stallings Championship. The event is played in the home state of the former AJGA junior.|
|Under Armour® teams with PGA TOUR professionals to provide opportunities|
|Under Armour® has joined forces with five PGA TOUR professionals in 2015 to provide opportunities to juniors in each AJGA alum's hometown area.|
Schedule of Events
|Monday, July 27|
|1:30 p.m. shotgun||Practice Round|
|Tuesday, July 28|
|7:30 a.m. – 12:40 p.m.||First Round off No. 1 tee|
|Wednesday, July 29|
|7:30 a.m. – 12:40 p.m.||Second Round off No. 1 tee|
|Thursday, July 30|
|7:30 a.m. – 12:40 p.m.||Final Round off No. 1 tee|
|5 p.m.||Awards Ceremony|
Top Players to Watch
Under Armour® / Scott Stallings Championship
Oak Ridge Country Club (July 28 - 31, 2014)
|1||Davis Shore||Knoxville, Tenn.||67–64–75—206|
|2||Oliver Simonsen||Ooltewah, Tenn.||70–70–67—207|
|T3||Zach Norris||Mckee, Ky.||68–68–73—209|
|T3||Austin Squires||Union, Ky.||73–72–64—209|
|5||J. J. Gresco||Scottsdale, Ariz.||68–73–69—210|
|1||Sophia Schubert||Oak Ridge, Tenn.||66–66–72—204|
|2||Angella Then||Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.||71–71–77—219|
|3||Kimberlee Tottori||Las Vegas, Nev.||74–71–76—221|
|4||Sarah Willis||Eaton, Ohio||75–72–77—224|
|T5||Kesaree Rojanapeansatith||Nonthaburi, Thailand||77–74–74—225|
|T5||Elisa Yang||Norcross, Ga.||73–80–72—225|
The Under Armour® / Scott Stallings 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 Under Armour
Under Armour (NYSE: UA), the originator of performance footwear, apparel and equipment, revolutionized how athletes across the world dress. Designed to make all athletes better, the brand's innovative products are sold worldwide to athletes at all levels. Under Armour's wholly owned subsidiary, MapMyFitness, powers one of the world's largest Connected Fitness communities. The Under Armour global headquarters is in Baltimore, Maryland. For further information, please visit the Company's website at www.uabiz.com.
About the AJGA
Celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2018, 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 6,900 members from 50 states and 60 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 900 victories on the PGA and LPGA Tours. AJGA alumni include Rickie Fowler, Sergio Garcia, Dustin Johnson, Phil Mickelson, Patrick Reed, Jordan Spieth, Justin Thomas, Tiger Woods, Paula Creamer, Ariya Jutanugarn, Cristie Kerr, Stacy Lewis, Brittany Lincicome, Anna Nordqvist, Inbee Park and Lexi Thompson.