BRASELTON, Ga. - Deutsche Bank Partners for Charity, as part of Deutsche Bank’s long-standing commitment to social responsibility and community involvement, will lend support to the American Junior Golf Association this summer as it sponsors a northeastern event.
The Deutsche Bank Partners for Charity Junior Shoot Out, July 20-23, will be held at the Dedham Country and Polo Club in Dedham, Mass. The 54-hole stroke play event will feature 99 of the nation’s top male and female junior golfers, ages 12-18.
The AJGA is dedicated to providing New England with competitive junior golf, and for the past 10 years has hosted a tournament in the Boston area. Deutsche Bank Partners for Charity will help carry on the tradition.
Deutsche Bank joined the AJGA in 2008 as an endowing partner of the Achieving Competitive Excellence (ACE) Grant program. The ACE Grant program was created by the AJGA in 2003 to ensure competitive golf opportunities are available to all young golfers regardless of their financial resources. Since the program’s inception, the AJGA has awarded 255 ACE Grants to 170 juniors totaling nearly $937,000.
“Deutsche Bank’s partnership with the AJGA has benefited many worthy kids in New England and around the country, so we are proud to expand our involvement by supporting the Junior Shoot Out,” said Seth Waugh, CEO of Deutsche Bank Americas. “Through golf and the Deutsche Bank Championship, we have generated more than $14 million for children’s charities, and this sponsorship further underscores our commitment.”
“We are very excited to work with the Deutsche Bank Championship on this event,” said Jason Etzen, AJGA executive vice president of corporate partnerships. “Deutsche Bank has been a great supporter of the AJGA in the past, especially with their endowment to the AJGA’s ACE Grant.
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, the largest Association of its kind, has an annual junior membership (boys and girls ages 12-18) of more than 5,000 junior golfers from 50 states and 30 foreign countries.
AJGA alumni have risen to the top of amateur, collegiate and professional golf. More than 200 former AJGA juniors currently play on the PGA and LPGA Tours and have compiled more than 350 wins. AJGA alumni include Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Jim Furyk, Stewart Cink, Davis Love III, Hunter Mahan, Cristie Kerr, Pat Hurst, Paula Creamer, Brittany Lincicome, Morgan Pressel and Julieta Granada.
For more information, please contact Chelsea McCullough (firstname.lastname@example.org) in the AJGA Sponsorship Department at (678) 425-1742.
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The Deutsche Bank Americas Foundation administers the philanthropic activities of Deutsche Bank within the United States, Latin America and Canada. Together, the Bank's Community Development Group and Foundation carry out the firm's corporate citizenship commitments through a program of loans, investments and grants. Based in New York City, the Foundation supports non-profit organizations that concentrate on community development, education, and the arts.