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Wegmans named Preferred Regional Supermarket of the AJGA

<i>Three-year partnership to extend through 2026</i><br/><br/>
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Braselton, GA – The American Junior Golf Association (AJGA) is excited to announce a new partnership with Wegmans as the Preferred Regional Supermarket of the AJGA.

Wegmans, a renowned regional supermarket chain with over 110 stores along the east coast, has committed to a three-year partnership focused on supporting youth development, underprivileged initiatives, job creation, and sports nutrition.

For decades, we have sponsored youth sports programs like AJGA because of the important role they play in providing positive activities for young people, while also promoting social and personal development, physical and mental health, and a path to further education.
Linda Lovejoy, Wegmans Corporate Community Relations Manager

The partnership between the AJGA and Wegmans is driven by a commitment to support youth development in golf and the broader community. Starting in 2024, Wegmans will provide support to AJGA events that are located near Wegmans’ territory. This support includes providing on-site products such as water, sports drinks, fruit and more for players, spectators and staff members alike.

We are delighted to announce our partnership with Wegmans as the Preferred Regional Supermarket of the AJGA. This collaboration signifies our shared dedication to youth development and community engagement through the sport of golf.
Patrick Cansfield, AJGA, Director of Business Development

With the support of Wegmans, we look forward to expanding opportunities for junior golfers, fostering healthy lifestyles and making a positive impact on the communities we serve.

About Wegmans

Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. is a regional supermarket chain with 110 stores located along the east coast. The family company, recognized as an industry leader and innovator, celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2016. Wegmans has been named one of the ‘100 Best Companies to Work For’ by FORTUNE magazine for 26 consecutive years, ranking #4 in 2023.

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 9,000 members from 50 states and 51 foreign countries. Through initiatives like the Liberty National 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 1,000 victories on the PGA and LPGA Tours. AJGA alumni include Patrick Cantlay, Billy Horschel, Collin Morikawa, Scottie Scheffler, Jordan Spieth, Justin Thomas, Tiger Woods, Paula Creamer, Jessica Korda, Nelly Korda, Cristie Kerr, Stacy Lewis, Inbee Park, Lexi Thompson and Rose Zhang.