evian® International & Senior Showcase hosted by Danielle Kang (Senior Girls)
The Club at Sunrise
Las Vegas, Nev. • Nov. 30 - Dec. 2, 2018
American Junior Golf Association • Contact: Tim Jackman • (803) 417-6274 • firstname.lastname@example.org
TOURNAMENT FACT SHEET
- The 56-player field features players from 17 states and seven countries
- Two AJGA champions headline the tournament field
- The 36-hole, stroke-play event is for high school senior girls who have not yet committed to college
- 2018 is the first year that The Club at Sunrise has hosted the evian® International & Senior Showcase hosted by Danielle Kang (Senior Girls)
|Designed specifically for unsigned seniors, the evian® International & Senior Showcase (International Boys and International & Senior Girls) coincides with the annual college coaches convention in Las Vegas. The event also coincides with the evian® International & Senior Showcase (Senior Boys).|
|evian®, which has provided uniquely balanced and carefully filtered mineral water since 1824, will take over title sponsorship of the AJGA Senior Showcase, which offers the opportunity for high school seniors without college commitments to play in front of college coaches. The 2016 event hosted more than 100 different men’s and women’s coaches. The event also coincides with the Golf Coaches Association of America National Convention and the Women’s Golf Coaches Association National Convention in Las Vegas. Due to its success, another Senior Showcase event was added over Presidents’ Day weekend in 2015. Historically, 60 percent of players have signed with college golf teams after these events.|
Schedule of Events
|Friday, November 30|
|11:30 a.m. shotgun||Practice Round|
|Saturday, December 1|
|7:30 - 9:30 a.m.||First Round off Nos. 1 and 10 tees|
|Sunday, December 2|
|7:30 - 9:30 a.m.||Final Round off Nos. 1 and 10 tees|
|2 p.m.||Awards Ceremony|
Top Players to Watch
The evian® International & Senior Showcase hosted by Danielle Kang (Senior Girls) 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 6,900 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.