BRASELTON, Ga. – Prize Possessions will be the exclusive awards provider of the American Junior Golf Association through 2012.
The Norwood, Ma., based company will provide tournament trophies for approximately 85 events on the AJGA schedule in 2010, as well as for all postseason AJGA honors including the awards for HP Scholastic All-America, Rolex Junior All-America and Gary Gilchrist Junior All-Star teams. Prize Possessions will also customize awards selected by the AJGA to recognize the outstanding yearly achievements earned by individual events, Junior-Am Fundraising Tournaments, volunteers and committees.
“Prize Possessions is delighted to become a partner with the American Junior Golf Association in fostering and promoting future generations of golfers,” said Vice President Jim Lynch. “Both Prize Possessions and the AJGA have been pursing this mission for more than 30 years. We look forward to supporting junior golfers’ dreams to attend the college of their choice.”
In 2009, Prize Possessions provided awards for the 11 Gary Gilchrist Golf Academy / Montverde Academy Junior All-Star Series events.
“This is a remarkable opportunity for the AJGA and Prize Possessions to form a mutually beneficial partnership which in the end, gives back to junior golf,” said AJGA Purchasing Manager Chris Larson . “We chose Prize Possessions because of their timeliness, fashion and turnkey service.”
Prize Possessions is an industry leader in custom awards and recognition items and features more than 800 trophies available in crystal, pewter, nickel-plate and wood. Trophies are customized in-house and available for immediate delivery. Current clients include partners involved in sport, education and corporate business. To learn more, visit Prize Possessions on the web or call 800-283-1166.
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 approximately 5,000 junior golfers from 49 states and 30 foreign countries.
Titleist, the AJGA’s National Sponsor, has been the catalyst and driving force behind the Association’s success since 1989. Rolex Watch USA, which is in its third decade of AJGA support, became the inaugural AJGA Premier Partner in 2004. In 2007, after 12 years of support, Polo Ralph Lauren became the AJGA’s second Premier Partner.
AJGA alumni have risen to the top of amateur, collegiate and professional golf. More than 250 former AJGA juniors currently play on the PGA and LPGA Tours and have compiled more than 300 wins. AJGA alumni include Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Jim Furyk, Stewart Cink, Davis Love III, Cristie Kerr, Pat Hurst, Paula Creamer, Brittany Lincicome, Morgan Pressel and Julieta Granada.
For more information, please contact Roseanna Smith in the AJGA Sponsorship Department at (678) 425-1741.