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Top reasons to play in a Junior Golf Hub Preview Series event

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The Junior Golf Hub Preview Series provides a starting point for national golf competition and the opportunity for AJGA members who haven't yet played in an AJGA event.

This spring series gives members the chance to earn Performance Based Entry before deadlines for summer Open and ACDS Junior All-Star Series events. Are you a junior or senior in high school? If so, this is the perfect opportunity to get noticed by college coaches as you have priority in tournament fields.  

Gain entry to your first AJGA tournament (get the schedule here)

  • Get exposure to national golf competition and compete against top talent.
  • Meet AJGA members from across the country.
  • Play in an included practice round before competing in 36 holes of stroke play.
  • Receive sweet tournament gifts, a negotiated host hotel rate, and one included meal.
  • Managed pace of play system administered by 10 AJGA staff members and local volunteers.
  • On-site bottled water, sports drink, snacks and medic included free.

Elevate your recruiting profile with Junior Golf Hub:

  • Meet with Junior Golf Hub reps on-site and learn more about Junior Golf Hub. Leverage this opportunity to receive a 30-day complimentary Junior Golf Hub membership you can start on-site.
  • Find tournaments and organize in your Custom Calendar; scheduling made easy.
  • Create a free digital golf resume. Find college programs. Connect with coaches and get noticed. Get expert recruiting tips.
  • Get the critical technology tools and education you need on the road to the next level. 
  • Access The Hub's Essential Guide: a clear, comprehensive, step-by-step guide to the college golf recruiting process.
  • Receive expert recruiting tips delivered straight to your inbox with Hub Journeys, JGH's newsletter filled with timely advice on the journey to college golf. 

Work toward a national ranking

See a new part of the country

  • Plan a college visit or schedule a meeting with a coach.
  • Plan a family weekend.
  • Play new golf courses.

Bonus Benefits

-College golf coaches attend many AJGA events in person. A current total of 1100 programs also rely on us for access to national junior golf scores, swing videos, profiles and contact information.

-Activate your Junior-Plus Membership:

  • Film a swing video to add to your profile.
  • Junior Plus members have expanded college recruiting bios. Make sure to fill these out completely so coaches can acess as much info as possible.

 

 

Karoline Tuttle of Lake Mary, Florida, began her AJGA career in 2017 with a Junior Golf Hub Preview Series event. The current eighth-grader medaled in the March AJGA Preview at Fair Oaks Ranch (Ages 12-15) which helped her earn entry in the Easter AJGA Junior All-Star presented by Greg Norman Champions Golf Academy, where she finished T12.

That ACDS Junior All-Star Series (another AJGA event series created for juniors ages 12-15) tournament finish produced more PBE, which led to her entry into the June Evitt Foundation RTC Junior All-Star. A top-three finish in the Georgia event gave the 14-year-old enough PBE status to enter an AJGA Open tournament. She finished T7 at the Jim Bell Memorial Junior presented by PerryGolf in July.

Tuttle's top finishes — along with a win at the Foley Performance Academy @ EaglesDream Junior All-Star in July — throughout the season also elevated her Rolex AJGA Ranking, which led to invitations to the Swinging Skirts AJGA Invitational in August and Justin Rose Junior All-Star Invitational at Reynolds Lake Oconee in October.

Tuttle is currently No. 140 in the Rolex AJGA Rankings after a successful 2017 season which started with a Junior Golf Hub Preview Series opportunity.  

 

Jackson Cross of Sugar Hill, Georgia, also began his AJGA career in 2017 with a Junior Golf Hub Preview Series event. The current high school sophomore earned four performance stars after finishing T8 at the AJGA Preview at Carolina Trace in April. Cross was then able to earn entry into the Evitt Foundation RTC Junior All-Star where he finished 43rd. 

Cross still had enough PBE to gain entry into another ACDS Junior All-Star Series event. Cross finished second at the David Toms Foundation Junior All-Star, good for eight additional performance stars. He used those stars to gain entry into his first Open. Cross finished T52 at the WinCraft / McArthur Towel & Sports Future Legends. 

Cross is currently ranked No. T450 in the Rolex AJGA Rankings.