David Toms Foundation Shreveport Junior
Southern Trace Country Club
Shreveport, La. • Aug. 3 - 6, 2015
American Junior Golf Association • Contact: Tim Jackman • (803) 417-6274 • firstname.lastname@example.org
TOURNAMENT FACT SHEET
- 78 boys and girls, ages 12-18
- 54-hole, stroke-play event
- Seventeen players have committed to play college golf
- Five AJGA champions are in the field
- Seven states, Mexico and Venezuela represented
|Drew Wayda, Gillian Cole and Alden Wallace of Shreveport, Louisiana, will represent their hometown at the David Toms Foundation Shreveport Junior. This will be Wallace's second appearance in this event.|
|Top finishing siblings return|
|Cooper and Courtney Bryant of Houston, return to the field after top-5 finishes in the 2014 event. Cooper had a T4 showing, while his sister Courtney finished T2.|
Schedule of Events
|Monday, August 3|
|1:30 p.m. shotgun||Practice Round|
|Tuesday, August 4|
|7:30 - 9:30 a.m.||First Round off Nos. 1 and 10 tees|
|Wednesday, August 5|
|7:30 - 9:30 a.m.||Second Round off Nos. 1 and 10 tees|
|Thursday, August 6|
|7:30 - 9:30 a.m.||Final Round off Nos. 1 and 10 tees|
|2:30 p.m.||Awards Presentation|
Top Players to Watch
David Toms Foundation Shreveport Junior
Southern Trace Country Club (July 21 - 24, 2014)
|1||*Blaine Hale Jr.||Dallas, Texas||71–69–70—210|
|2||Brandon Smith||Frisco, Texas||66–73–71—210|
|3||Triston Fisher||Southlake, Texas||71–69–71—211|
|T4||Braden Bailey||Groves, Texas||73–66–74—213|
|T4||Cooper Bryant||Houston, Texas||74–67–72—213|
|1||Katharine Patrick||West University Place, Texas||74–69–71—214|
|T2||Julia Johnson||St. Gabriel, La.||72–73–74—219|
|T2||Courtney Bryant||Houston, Texas||72–76–71—219|
|T2||Hanna Alberto||Kingwood, Texas||75–72–72—219|
|T5||Mia Ayer||Waco, Texas||74–76–74—224|
|T5||Maddie McCrary||Wylie, Texas||71–76–77—224|
|* Won via a sudden-death playoff|
The David Toms Foundation Shreveport Junior 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 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.