BRASELTON, Ga. – The American Junior Golf Association has announced a three-year partnership with Bushnell Golf, the No. 1 laser rangefinder in golf.
Bushnell Golf is the undisputed leader in professional golf – trusted and used by 99% of PGA Tour players. With a continuous emphasis on innovation, Bushnell Golf offers a full array of electronic measuring devices designed to improve the way golfers access distances and ultimately help improve performance and lower scores.
“The history of the AJGA is second to none, and we are thrilled to begin this partnership with such a great organization,” said Derek Schuman, Senior Brand Manager of Bushnell Golf. “The AJGA helps showcase the best junior golfers in the world and being able to reach this audience will help us invest in the game of golf and support its growth.”
Bushnell Golf will be involved with the AJGA on site conducting long drive championships at 15 AJGA Open tournaments. Bushnell Golf will also provide product at top-tier AJGA team events including Wyndham Cup, PING Junior Solheim Cup and Junior Presidents Cup.
In addition, the AJGA and Bushnell Golf will partner together to create a year-round presence on social media called “Bushnell by the Numbers” focused on graphics and statistics. The program will highlight current and former AJGA players at junior, amateur, college and professional levels by using data with a direct tie in to Bushnell product from events around the world. Bushnell by the Numbers will help showcase players and their accomplishments by focusing on the stats they use to shape their game and elevate their performance to the next level.
“This opportunity for the AJGA to partner with an industry leader like Bushnell Golf will help us take our events to the next level.” Said AJGA Chief Business Officer Jason Etzen. “We’re eager to see the design and performance of Bushnell Golf rangefinders make an impact on thousands of our members worldwide.”
About Bushnell Golf
Bushnell Golf, a Vista Outdoor brand, is the #1 electronic measuring device choice of golfers, offers a full array of rangefinders, which continue to change and improve the way golfers assess distances, ultimately improving performance. For more information on the Bushnell Golf family of rangefinders, visit the company’s website at www.bushnellgolf.com.
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 7,000 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.