AJGA Junior at Forest Lake presented by Tom Holzer Ford

Forest Lake Country Club
Bloomfield Hills, Mich. Aug. 3 - 6, 2015

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TOURNAMENT FACT SHEET

Quick Facts

Tournament Storylines

The all-mighty Michigan
Four juniors are verbally committed or have signed a National Letter of Intent to play golf at the collegiate level in Michigan. The schools they have committed to include Mott Community College, University of Michigan and Michigan State University.
Local players in the field
Of the 96 players in the tournament field, 27 are from the state of Michigan. Of those 27, two call Bloomfield Hills home, Christopher Williams and Imaad Qureshi.
Fighting for the prize
Four of the top-five finishers in the 2014 event return to compete for the top spot, including Nick Carlson (1st), Brendan O'Reilly (3rd), Devin Deogun (4th) and James Piot (T5). In the Girls Division, two of the top-five finishers in the 2014 event return to compete for the top spot, including Bing Singhsumalee (2nd) and Julia Dean (T5).

Schedule of Events

Monday, August 3
8 a.m. shotgun Practice Round
 
Tuesday, August 4
7 a.m. – 12:10 p.m. First Round off No. 1 tee
 
Wednesday, August 5
7 a.m. – 12:10 p.m. Second Round off No. 1 tee
 
Thursday, August 6
7 a.m. – 12:10 p.m. Final Round off No. 1 tee
5 p.m. Awards Ceremony

Top Players to Watch

 

2014 Results

AJGA Junior at Forest Lake presented by Tom Holzer Ford
Forest Lake Country Club (Aug. 4 - 7, 2014)
 
Boys Division
1 Nick Carlson Hamilton, Mich. 67–64–69—200
2 Matt Lemay (Canada) Waterloo, Ontario 66–70–69—205
3 Brendan O'Reilly Hinsdale, Ill. 68–71–69—208
4 Devin Deogun Orchard Lake, Mich. 74–70–67—211
T5 Andrew Walker Battle Creek, Mich. 70–69–74—213
T5 James Piot Canton, Mich. 71–71–71—213
T5 Ricky Castillo Yorba Linda, Calif. 74–69–70—213
 
Girls Division
1 *Morgan Gonzales Chandler, Ariz. 75–73–74—222
2 Bing Singhsumalee Naperville, Ill. 76–73–73—222
T3 Amy Matsuoka Newport Beach, Calif. 76–77–72—225
T3 Maya Walton Austin, Texas 75–75–75—225
T5 Julia Dean Brighton, Mich. 76–75–79—230
T5 Carolyn Markley Maineville, Ohio 76–76–78—230
 
* Won via a sudden-death playoff

Media Accommodations

The AJGA Junior at Forest Lake presented by Tom Holzer Ford 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

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.

TaylorMade and adidas are the AJGA’s National Sponsors, supporting the AJGA for more than 25 years. TaylorMade has served as the Official Ball of the AJGA since 2016. adidas has been the Official Apparel and Footwear of the AJGA since 2017. Rolex, in its fourth decade of AJGA sponsorship, became the inaugural AJGA Premier Partner in 2004.

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.