BRASELTON, Ga. — The Cliffs Communities will sponsor and host an American Junior Golf Association event for the next three years, the AJGA announced Wednesday. The 2008 AJGA Cliffs Championship will be April 25-27 at The Cliffs at Keowee Falls in Salem, S.C.
The 78-player, 36-hole event will feature the nation’s top junior boys and girls, ages 12-18. The first round will be held Saturday, April 26, with the final round being played Sunday, April 27.
“We are honored to host the level of talent and competition that The American Junior Golf Association is bringing to The Cliffs,” stated President of Sales and Marketing at The Cliffs Communities, Scott Beville. “The 2008 AJGA Cliffs Championship will be an exciting event and we are looking forward to it.”
The Cliffs at Keowee Falls is the second Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course at The Cliffs, featuring rolling, mountainous terrain and spectacular views. Located at the leading edge of the Blue Ridge Mountains, in the heart of the Carolina Preserve on the shores of Lake Keowee, the 160-acre Keowee Falls golf course marries a challenging par-72, 7,171-yard layout with the incomparable aesthetics of a pure, core golf experience.
The Cliffs Communities consist of eight premier, master planned communities and are located in the Carolina Preserve™ at the southernmost edge of The Blue Ridge Mountains between Asheville, North Carolina and Greenville, South Carolina. Collectively, The Cliffs Communities span 20,000 acres amid over hundreds of thousands of acres of protected forests.
“The AJGA is very excited about our new relationship with The Cliffs Communities,” said Jason Etzen, AJGA Executive Vice President of Corporate Partnerships. “Their facilities are unbelievable and our membership will really benefit from this relationship.”