AJGA Host Hotel: Home2 Suites by Hilton Overland Park
Hotel Address: 7121 W. 135th St. Overland Park, KS 66223
AJGA Special Rate: $129 (Average rate at this time: $144)
Rate Includes: Free Breakfast / WIFI / Studio Suites with fully equipped kitchens
Reservation Method: (913) 229-9220 - Identify yourself as an AJGA Participant
Booking link: AJGA Online Booking Link
Cutoff Date: Wednesday, July 3
Check in Time: 3 p.m.
Check out Time: 11 a.m.
Private Housing: Please contact Tournament Director James O’Brien at (816) 244-4058 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will bear the expense of the check up-front, and thus, the fee is non-refundable as the process cannot be reversed or withdrawn.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: Kansas City International Airport (MCI)
Distance to Host Hotel: MCI to Hotel: 44min/37miles
Distance from Golf Course: MCI to Course: 52min/43miles
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:
Date: Monday, July 22
Time: 1:30 p.m. shotgun
Golf Course: Creekmoor Golf Club
Signup: AJGA Player Center
Cutoff: Sunday, July 21
An AJGA Staff member will be located on the driving range with hole locations and sand bottle
All players are required to carry their own bag or use a push cart.
Additional Practice Rounds Information
Players may arrange additional practice rounds by contacting Creekmoor Golf Club at (816) 331-2621 on an individual basis. Additional practice round dates/times are dependent upon Creekmoor Golf Club’s availability. Juniors may play for $36 (cart included) anytime and parents may play for $70 (cart included) during the weekdays and $80 (cart included) on the weekend.
DRIVING RANGE AVAILABILITY:
Dates: July 22 - 25
Times: 6:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Balls: Complimentary before and after play
Note: Please return your range ball bag to the pro shop after you’re done practicing
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: Monday, July 22
Time: 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Location: Creekmoor Golf Club – Outside of the Golf Shop
Players unable to register at this time MUST notify Tournament Director James O’Brien prior to July 22 at (816) 244-4058. Player Registration is mandatory. Players who fail to attend the function without prior approval from the tournament director may forfeit their tournament gifts. Approval to miss Players Registration 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: Sunday, July 21
7:30 – 9:30 a.m. of Nos. 1 & 10 (First Round)
7:30 – 9:30 a.m. of Nos. 1 & 10 (Second Round)
7:30 – 9:30 a.m. of Nos. 1 & 10 (Final Round)
Final-Round Pairings Available: Wednesday, July 24
Time: 5 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: Tuesday, July 23
Time: Noon – 3 p.m
Social Activity: Three Point Shoot-Out
Cost: Complimentary to Players
HQ Location: Creekmoor Golf Club - Boardroom
TD Name: James O'Brien
Phone Number: (816) 244-4058
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: