“Rolex is a world-class brand with a tremendous history of generously supporting golf at the highest level of the game. The AJGA is honored to have such a prestigious partner who shares our vision of developing golf’s next generation. This historical extension means the AJGA will have Rolex as a cornerstone partner for nearly 50 years.”STEPHEN HAMBLIN, AJGA Executive Director
2022: Scott Hosts First Event
Rolex Testimonee Adam Scott hosts the inaugural UNIQLO / Adam Scott Junior Championship at River Ridge Golf Club. Australian Jeffrey Guan dazzles with an 8-shot victory in his AJGA debut.
2021: Valenzuela Hosts Top AJGA Girls
Rolex Testimonee Albane Valenzuela hosts her first AJGA event at Longbow Golf Club.
2021: Rolex Honors Top AJGA Scholars
Rolex begins sponsorship of the Rolex Scholastic Junior All-America honors. The annual award recognizes the academic and athletic efforts of AJGA members.
2020: Champ Celebrates Junior Golf Diversity
The AJGA partners with Rolex Testimonee Cameron Champ to host the first Mack Champ Invitational, The event showcases talented diverse AJGA players as a way to honor Mack’s legacy.
2019: Nicklaus Shares Wisdom
Rolex Testimonee Jack Nicklaus is the guest of honor at the Rolex Tournament of Champions. Players and families are treated to an interview by Rolex Players of the Year, Maxwell Moldovan and Rose Zhang.
2019: ACE Grant Supports Stars
ACE Grant recipients Maxwell Moldovan and Rose Zhang are named the first recipients to also earn Rolex Junior Player of the Year recognition.
2019: A Tribute to Arnie
The AJGA partners with the PGA TOUR’s Arnold Palmer Invitational to host the first Arnold Palmer Invitational Junior at Arnold Palmer’s Bay Hill Club & Lodge. Palmer was a Rolex Testimonee before his passing in 2016.
2017: Captain Jack
Rolex Testimonee Jack Nicklaus serves as honorary Team Captain at the inaugural Junior Presidents Cup held at Plainfield Country Club.
2017: Player Leads AJGA Juniors
Rolex Testimonee Gary Player serves as honorary Team Captain at the inaugural Junior Presidents Cup held at Plainfield Country Club.
2016: Rolex Earns Ultimate AJGA Honor
The AJGA awards Rolex the 2016 Digger Smith Award to acknowledge its longtime support and dedication to the growth of junior golf.
2016: Thomas Hosts in Hometown
Rolex Testimonee Justin Thomas hosts his first AJGA event alongside his father, Mike Thomas, at his childhood home course of Harmony Landing.
2014: Spieth Returns to AJGA as Host
AJGA alum Jordan Spieth returns to host his first AJGA event at his alma mater, The University of Texas Golf Club.
2014: Fowler Supports Leadership Links
Rolex Testimonee Rickie Fowler meets with the top earners of AJGA's Leadership Links program.
2013: Thompson Shines at Solheim
Rolex Testimonee Lexi Thompson makes her Solheim Cup debut after competing in the 2009 PING Junior Solheim Cup.
2009: Nordqvist on the Big Stage
Rolex Testimonee Anna Nordqvist makes her Solheim Cup debut after competing in the 2005 PING Junior Solheim Cup.
2009: Annika Hosts AJGA Event
The Hilton Grand Vacations ANNIKA Invitational presented by Rolex begins in 2009, thanks to a desire from Rolex Testimonee Annika Sorenstam to elevate international girls’ golf.
2009: Spieth Named POY
Rolex Testimonee Jordan Spieth earns Rolex Boys Junior Player of the Year honor, pictured with Girls Division honoree Victoria Tanco.
2005: PING Junior Solheim Cup
Rolex becomes an Official Partner of the PING Junior Solheim Cup, an international team match play event that pits the best junior girls from the United States against their European counterparts biennially.
2002: Rolex Girls Junior
Rolex becomes the title sponsor of the Rolex Girls Junior Championship.
1992: Woods Earns Rolex Top Honor
Rolex Testimonee Tiger Woods earns his second Rolex Junior Player of the Year honor.
1986: The Legacy Begins
First year of the Rolex-AJGA partnership. Rolex hosts its first event, the Rolex Tournament of Champions.
BY THE NUMBERS
Rolex Junior All-Americans
Rolex Testimonees who are AJGA Alumni or supporters
First Year of Rolex Sponsorship
2022 win earned Wilson an LPGA Pro-Am start that turned it into a full-week exemption
Recognizing Excellence: Katie Li reflects on time as Player Representative on AJGA Board of Directors
2023 grad served as the 2022 Player Representative on the AJGA Board of Directors
"The AJGA had a tremendous impact on my life. I grew up a lot as a person and as a player and I made a lot of the friends I still have to this day playing on the AJGA tour. I'm so thankful for all of the memories I have. As a Rolex ambassador I am proud that they have been supporters of the AJGA for a long time and support golf globally at the highest level."SCOTTIE SCHEFFLER, Rolex Testimonee, PGA TOUR Champion, AJGA alumnus
Walk off eagle on No. 18 wins first invitational
Four share second place, one stroke behind the leaders
72-player field set to compete January 15-17