AJGA Host Hotel: Marriott Torrance Redondo Beach
Hotel Address: 3635 Fashion Way, Torrance, CA 90503
AJGA Special Rate: $169 (Normal Rate: $219)
Rate Includes: WIFI / Access to Fitness Center and Pool / Discounted $15 self-parking
Reservation Method: (310) 316-3636 - Identify yourself as an AJGA Participant
Booking link: Book your group rate for American Junior Golf Association
Cutoff Date: Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Check in Time: 4 p.m.
Check out Time: 11 a.m.
Private Housing: Please contact Tournament Director Cameron Roedel at (630) 487-7522 or firstname.lastname@example.org if you need or are seeking more information on private housing. This option is first come, first served, and is not guaranteed, so please contact the tournament director as soon as possible.
In order to fully process your request for private housing, you will be sent information via email to complete. The AJGA will be facilitating background checks of all possible housing options as a way to ensure a safe and welcoming atmosphere during the event. These checks come with a $50 non-refundable, administrative fee. Upon your request for private housing, the AJGA will bear the expense of the check up-front, and thus, the fee is non-refundable as the process cannot be reversed or withdrawn.
Airport: Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)
Airport Transportation: SuperShuttle
Cost: Varies based on destination
Distance to Host Hotel: 22 minutes (11.7 miles) LAX to Hotel
Distance from Golf Course: 35 minutes (12.5 miles) LAX to Palos Verdes Golf Club
AJGA Preferred Rentals: Avis and Budget, the preferred rental car brands of the American Junior Golf Association, provide AJGA members and their families with savings on vehicles for all AJGA event-related and personal travel. To see rates for all events, visit these links:
Onsite Transportation: None
Date: Sunday, August 4
Time: 1:30 p.m. shotgun
Golf Course: Palos Verdes Golf Club
Signup: AJGA Player Center
Cutoff: Saturday, August 3
An AJGA Staff member will be located on the practice putting green with hole locations and sand bottles. All players are required to carry their own bag or use a push cart.
Additional Practice Rounds Information
Palos Verdes Golf Club and practice facilities are CLOSED to AJGA participants (who are not themselves members of the club) from May 1 – August 3, 2019 and players are subject to a TWO-STROKE PENALTY for failure to comply with this policy. Do not call or approach the Palos Verdes Golf Club, any club employee or member inquiring about extra practice rounds or accessing the grounds. The Palos Verdes Golf Club is a private club and the membership and staff have been very generous in allowing the AJGA to host the Kia Junior Championship at this venue during our official dates. Arriving on-site prior to Sunday, August 4 and attempting to call, practice, play or see the club and/or golf course will result in a TWO-STROKE PENALTY assessed to the first hole of the first round of the Kia Junior Championship.
DRIVING RANGE AVAILABILITY:
Dates: August 4-6, 2019
Times: Noon – 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, August 4; 6 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. on both Monday, August 5 & Tuesday August 6
Balls: Complimentary before and after play, courtesy of Palos Verdes Golf Club
Note: All players will be asked to hit off mats after each round
BUSHNELL BORROW PROGRAM:
As the Official Rangefinder of the AJGA, Bushnell has provided all players the opportunity to borrow a PRO XE or TOUR V4 rangefinder. Rangefinders can be used on a first-come, first-serve basis at every event. If you are interested, see the Tournament Director on-site to reserve one and sign an agreement form.
BIG MAX PUSH CART BORROW PROGRAM:
As the Official Push Cart of the AJGA, BIG MAX has provided all players the opportunity to borrow a push cart at one tournament per year. Players who borrow during an AJGA event will be eligible to win a free BIG MAX push cart in December. Two BIG MAX push carts can be used on a first-come, first-serve basis at every event. If you are interested, see the Tournament Director on-site to reserve one and sign an agreement form.
Function: Players Registration
Date: Sunday, August 4
Time: Noon - 1 p.m.
Players unable to register at this time MUST notify Tournament Director Cameron Roedel prior to August 4 at (630) 487-7522. Both events are mandatory. Players who fail to attend this function without prior approval from the tournament director may forfeit their tournament gifts. Approval to miss Players Registration and will be granted only in extreme circumstances. An individual absent from this event because they are not staying at the host hotel, are staying in private housing for the week, or have a long commute do not constitute acceptable circumstances.
TOURNAMENT TEE TIMES/PAIRINGS:
Official First-Round Pairings Available: Saturday, August 3 - 7:30 a.m.
Monday, August 5
First Round: 7:30 - 9:30 a.m. off Nos. 1 & 10 tees
Second Round: 1 - 3 p.m. off Nos. 1 & 10 tees
Tuesday, August 6
Final Round: 7:30 - 9:30 a.m. off Nos. 1 & 10 tees
Final-Round Pairings Available: Monday, August 5
Time: 8:15 p.m.
Note: Players assume the entire risk if they call any other number or individual and receive an incorrect starting time.
A tie for the championship will be decided by a sudden-death playoff immediately following the conclusion of play. As inclement weather may delay play, please make your departing flight as late as possible. The AJGA will play until dark if necessary to complete the tournament. Should the player need to withdraw for travel related reasons please understand the withdrawal will be classified as questionable.
Date: Monday, August 5
Time: 11:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Location: Snack Shop - No. 10 tee
Social Activity: To be determined
Cost: Players Complimentary, courtesy of the AJGA
HQ Location: Monte Malaga Room - Patio above Practice Putting Green
TD Name: Cameron Roedel
Phone Number: (630) 487-7522
TAYLORMADE-ADIDAS GOLF LIVE SCORING:
Visit ajga.org on your computer or mobile device for TaylorMade-adidas Golf Live Scoring.
AJGA CARES FOR THE COURSE:
At all events players will receive a small sand bottle prior to the round to use throughout the day to fill divots on the course. Sand-filling stations will be set up around the course for players to use during their round. The driving range will be set up with sand for players to use following their practice session before and after the round.
JUNIOR PLUS MEMBER SWING VIDEOS:
All Junior Plus Members will have the opportunity to have their swings taped on the driving range for the College Coaches website at any time during the event. Players must see the Tournament Director to schedule a time to film their swing video. If you are unsure of your membership status, a list is available in tournament headquarters.
CODE OF CONDUCT:
All AJGA participants are expected to abide by the AJGA Code of Conduct. Violations of the Code of Conduct will be dealt with based on the severity of the misconduct. Proper attire is required at all times and failure to comply may result in disqualification. Click here to view the AJGA’s Code of Conduct.
PACE OF PLAY:
All AJGA participants are expected to abide by the AJGA Pace of Play policy. Pace of play will be reviewed with all players during the Players Meeting, the Practice Round and on the starting tees before each round. Click here to review the AJGA Pace of Play Policy.
The condition of competition requiring a player’s clubs conform to the groove and punch mark specifications as detailed in the Rules of Golf Effective January 2019 is IN effect for AJGA competitions. To determine if a club or set of clubs conforms to the new specifications, players should first search the Informational Club Database (Grooves) which is available at http://www.usga.org/InfoClubsDB/index.asp
NO SHOW POLICY:
If you find that you cannot compete in this event, you must withdraw from the event online through the Player Center. If the online withdrawal option is not available, you must speak directly with the tournament director. Complete withdrawal procedures prior to the start of an event are available at ajga.org. This allows the AJGA to replace you with an alternate. If you cannot compete and do not withdraw properly, you are considered a "no show," and the following action may be taken: