An Official Partner since 2016, ACDS is an international organization dedicated to developing junior athletes into college-bound student-athletes by helping to expand their academic, athletic, personal and cultural skill-sets. ACDS became the Title Sponsor of the ACDS Junior All-Star Series in 2016 and the Official Partner for College Golf Solutions through 2022. Along with the partnership, ACDS supports two AJGA Open Championships.
AMINO VITAL ®, a global leader in advanced amino acid-based nutritional technology, joined the AJGA as an Official Partner in 2016. Amino Vital ® serves as the Title Sponsor of the Amino VITAL® / Joey D Golf Preview at Osprey Point, Amino VITAL® Junior Championship and Amino Vital ® Operation Hydration. Amino Vital ® is also the Official Golf Fitness Sponsor of the AJGA.
ALL NIPPON AIRWAYS (ANA) is the largest airline in Japan by revenues and passenger numbers. Founded in 1952, ANA flies today on 87 international routes and 114 domestic routes. The ANA group has 35,000 employees and a fleet of 257 aircraft. ANA offers trans-Pacific connections between Asia through the gateway of Japan and 10 North American destinations namely: New York, Washington D.C, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Jose, Seattle, Houston, Vancouver, and Honolulu. ANA joined the AJGA in 2017 as the title sponsor for the ANA Junior Inspiration, a Girls Invitational, modeled after the LPGA major, the ANA Inspiration.
BB&T is a financial institution dedicated to creating long-term economic rewards for their shareholders. BB&T, a leading financial service company in the U.S. specializes in consumer and commercial banking, securities brokerage, asset management, mortgage and insurance products and services, joined the AJGA as an Official Partner in 2017.
Located in Lake Mary, Florida, FOLEY PERFORMANCE ACADEMY @ EAGLESDREAM is dedicated to developing golfers at all levels through cutting-edge technology and instruction. Renowned PGA Tour golf instructor Sean Foley partnered with EaglesDream in 2017 to establish the Foley Performance Academy @ EaglesDream. Foley works most notably with Olympic champion Justin Rose and has twice been featured on the cover of Golf Digest.
As the Official Boarding School & Golf Learning Center of the AJGA, Foley Performance Academy @ EaglesDream will share online video content from its staff throughout the year for juniors. Content will include tips on training in the off-season, competition preparation, competition tweaks and feedback, as well as fitness and nutrition. Foley Performance Academy @ EaglesDream has partnered with the AJGA since 2015 and will continue to host two tournaments at Timacuan Golf & Country Club in Lake Mary, Florida.
JUNIOR GOLF HUB joined the AJGA as an Official Partner in the fall of 2016 as a supporter of the Junior Golf Hub Preview Series, Junior Golf Hub Championship and Golf Performance Center Junior Championship. Junior Golf Hub is the premier online community for junior athletes on the rise and college coaches seeking top talent.
The PGA TOUR has supported The Junior PLAYERS Championship presented by TaylorMade-adidas Golf at TPC Sawgrass over Labor Day weekend since 2007. In 2017, the PGA TOUR joined the AJGA as an Official Partner and will host the inaugural Junior Presidents Cup with the AJGA.
PING, a golf club manufacturer with the goal to help golfers play their best, has been an AJGA supporter since 1990 and began supporting the PING Phoenix Junior in 1991. The PING Invitational, one of the AJGA's top Invitationals held over Columbus Day weekend, began in 2006 at Karsten Creek. In addition, the PING Junior Solheim Cup, the all-girls match play biennial event, has received worldwide recognition and many participants are able to say they played for their country as a junior and professional.
PING, an Official Partner since 2002, provides the PING college golf guide to AJGA members, sponsors PING College Golf Signing Day and in 2009, became "The Official Bag of the AJGA." In 2010, PING debuted golf bags for all AJGA champions.
Polo Ralph Lauren, a premium lifestyle brand, has been a partner for more than three decades. Since 1995 Polo Ralph Lauren has been committed to supporting junior golfers who become the next generation of college graduates and business leaders. As an Official Partner, Polo Ralph Lauren will celebrate the top performances of AJGA members worldwide, through Polo Ralph Lauren #InspiredPerformances, social and digital content published weekly on ajga.org.
Polo Ralph Lauren has hosted the Polo Golf Junior Classic, an Invitational dating back to 1978 and one of the longest-running events in AJGA history.
THE THUNDERBIRDS, a civic organization developed to promote the City of Phoenix through athletics, has supported the Thunderbird International Junior since 2000. Held on Grayhawk Golf Club's Raptor Course, the event features an invitation-only field of eligible AJGA members from the previous year's Rolex Junior All-America Teams and select international champions. Since 2004, The Thunderbirds organization has donated more than $300,000 back to local golf charities in honor of AJGA junior golfers.
TRANSAMERICA is a company dedicated to the wellbeing of its customers and their communities. Transamerica, a national leader in life insurance, retirement plans and investments, joined the AJGA as an Official Partner in 2016. Transamerica supports the Transamerica Junior-Am Series for Open and ACDS Junior All-Star Series tournaments, as well as the Transamerica Scholastic Junior All-America Team. In 2017, Transamerica supported two Open events, the Hale Irwin Colorado Junior by Transamerica and Azahara Munoz Championship by Transamerica.
UNDER ARMOUR®, a leading developer, marketer and distributor of branded performance apparel, footwear and accessories, partnered with PGA TOUR pro and AJGA alum Hunter Mahan to support an AJGA event in Texas for the first time in 2009. The apparel company also supports AJGA events during each year with Jordan Spieth, Scott Stallings, Gary Woodland, Alison Lee and other professional golfers. Under Armour® became an Official Partner of the AJGA in 2016 and gives back to junior golf through its AJGA ACE Grant endowment.
WYNDHAM WORLDWIDE, one of the world’s leading diversified providers of travel-related products and services for businesses and individual consumers and recently listed by Forbes as the No. 1 hospitality company, is the Official Hotel Partner of the AJGA.
Wyndham Worldwide provides AJGA members with special offers at its properties, which include approximately 7,360 franchised hotels and vacation ownership resorts with approximately 630,300 rooms worldwide.
Since 2011, Wyndham Worldwide has supported the Wyndham Cup, one of the AJGA’s marquee events. The Wyndham Cup annually brings together 40 of the nation’s top juniors in an East versus West team match play tournament.
In 2014, Wyndham Worldwide announced it would endow an ACE Grant to support talented junior golfers who lack the financial resources to play a national junior golf schedule.
GLOBAL GOLF POST, a weekly digital publication, features junior content, provides in-kind advertising to the Association and its supporters, and has partnered with the AJGA to contribute financially to the ACE Grant Program.