AJGA NATIONAL QUALIFIER - AUSTIN
Onion Creek Club
August 15, 2010
NATIONAL QUALIFIER INFORMATION
National Qualifier Field
National Qualifier Applications Received
National Qualifier Round 1 Pairings
National Qualifier Round 1 Results
GENERAL INFORMATION: Sunday, August 15, 2010
AJGA National Qualifier – Austin
Onion Creek Club – Original Course
2510 Onion Creek Parkway
Austin, TX 78747-1612
Shotgun Start: 1:30 p.m.
Field Size: 100
Application is open to all AJGA Members.
The field will be filled using 2010 K12 Qualifier Series Entry Criteria. Priority will go first to players not in the tournament field at the Stars of Texas Junior All-Star. Players in this tournament will be ranked according to the number of playing opportunities (tournament & qualifier) they have been accepted to with the AJGA this season. Those with the lowest opportunities will have a higher priority if spots remain in the National Qualifier. Ties at any step will be broken by Random Draw.
HOUSING: Wyndham Garden (3401 South IH-35 Austin, TX 78741) will serve as the host hotel and has given the AJGA a special rate of $79 per night per room for a double queen bed and king room, $89 executive rate king room, and $99 Casita suite which includes complimentary internet and complimentary shuttle to and from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS). AJGA participants have the opportunity to purchase a $10 coupon for use in the restaurant's Full Hot Breakfast Buffet including Eggs and Omelets Cooked-to Ordered Belgian Waffles, coffee, tea or soft drinks. (Juices are not included.) They may also be used toward items on the a-la-cart breakfast menu. The Coupon represents a 25% savings over the normal breakfast buffet charge of $14.25 plus tax. Average rates for this time are $102 - $120 per night. Reservations can be made by calling (512) 448-2444 or online at www.wyndhamaustin.com and use group code 08116702AM. Be sure to identify yourself as an AJGA participant. You must call by July 31 to receive the special AJGA rate.
APPLICATION WINDOW: The application window will be open from Friday, July 16 at 3 p.m. ET – Monday, July 19 at Noon ET. The Qualifier field and alternate list will be posted Tuesday, July 20 at 5 pm ET.
AJGA members can login to the Player Center to apply. Once in the Player Center, click “Apply to Qualifiers.”
Please Note: The AJGA National Qualifier is a stand alone event with the sole purpose of providing an opportunity to earn additional Performance Based Entry Status. It is NOT a qualifier to move on to play in the Stars of Texas Junior All Star.
AIRPORT/GROUND TRANSPORTATION: Players should make reservations into Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS), which is 25 minutes from the golf course (without traffic).
Wyndham Garden provides a shuttle from the airport that can be arrange by calling (512) 448-2444 once your flight lands at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport and ask for the shuttle van. Guests will meet the Wyndham Garden’s white and green van outside of the baggage pick-up area, between columns #5 and #6 near the “hotel shuttle” sign.
National Car Rental, the Official Car Rental of the PGA TOUR and now the American Junior Golf Association, provides AJGA members and their families with discounted fixed rates on all car categories. Enroll free in the Emerald Club to earn free days or make a reservation directly from the AJGA Web site. For more information or to book a reservation, visit http://www.ajga.org/tourninfo/emeraldclub.asp.
PRACTICE ROUND: Practice rounds may be reserved based on availability. Players may arrange additional practice rounds by contacting Onion Creek Club at (512) 282-2150, on an individual basis. Rates for juniors are $20 Tuesday – Thursday (riding), $35 Friday – Sunday (riding). Other guests $55 Tuesday – Thursday (riding) and $70 Friday – Sunday (riding). Rates for adults are $87 (Mon-Thurs) and $117 (Fri-Sun) with a cart. There are no outside push carts allowed at this facility. Onion Creek Club offers Sun Mountain push carts rental for $7 for 18 holes.
REGISTRATION: National Qualifier registration will be Sunday, July 11 from Noon – 1 p.m.
STARTING TIME: 1:30 p.m. shotgun (Players will be called to their carts approximately 30 minutes prior to the starting time for announcements). In the unlikely event of a weather delay, the AJGA will play until dark if necessary to complete the Qualifier.
CODE OF CONDUCT: All AJGA participants are expected to abide by the AJGA Code of Conduct. Violations of the Code of Conduct will be dealt with based on the severity of the misconduct.
OTHER INFORMATION: • The new USGA condition of competition requiring a player’s clubs conform to the groove and punch mark specifications as detailed in the 2010-2011 Rules of Golf is NOT in effect for AJGA competitions.
• Golf carts and spectator carts are not allowed without a Government-issued permanent handicap placard.
• Caddies are not permitted in AJGA tournament play.
• Proper attire is required at all times and failure to comply may result in disqualification (see Dress Code Section of Code of Conduct).
• Push carts (non-motorized) are approved for use by all players as permitted by the host facility. Players are responsible for providing their own push carts.
• No headphones may be worn in AJGA competition.
NO SHOW POLICY: Because the AJGA continues to receive far more applications than it has spots available for in its events, the AJGA is adopting the following policy:
If you find that you cannot compete in the National Qualifier – Austin, you must withdraw from the event by contacting the AJGA at (770) 868-4200 or Tournament Director A.J. Donaldson at (678) 386-1487 prior to August 15. This allows the AJGA to replace you with an alternate. If you cannot compete and do not withdraw properly, you are considered a “no show,” and the following action will be taken:
1. If you have already been accepted for another event, you will be notified of your disqualification from that event.
2. If you have not been accepted in another event at this time, your next application will not be considered.
3. If this offense is repeated, you will not be allowed to play in any more events for the remainder of the year.
PERFORMANCE BASED ENTRY: Boys
Top 10%: 1 Tournament Exemption
Top 50%: 1 Performance Star
Top 10%: 1 Tournament Exemption
Top 50%: 1 Performance Star