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AJGA Dominican Junior Open presented by Puntacana Resort & Club

Tournament Information

HOUSING:

AJGA Host Hotel: The Westin Puntacana Resort & Club
Hotel Address: Punta Cana 23300, Dominican Republic
AJGA Special Rate: $159 per night per room (plus 28% tax / service fees). For each additional person over two, there is a $40 charge per night (plus 28% tax / service fees). Average rates for this time are $179 per night (plus 28% tax / service fees).
Rate Includes: AJGA rate includes full breakfast buffet, wireless Internet and access to the fitness studio

Reservation Method: (809) 959 - 2222 or by email at info@puntacana.com Be sure to identify yourself as an AJGA participant
Booking Link: Not available
Cutoff Date: May 4, 2019
Check in Time: 3 p.m.
Check out Time: 12 p.m.

Private Housing: Private housing will not be available for this event.

TRANSPORTATION:

Airport: Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ)
Airport Transportation: The Westin Puntacana Resort & Club
Cost: $20 for up to four people
Distance to the Host Hotel: 3 miles
Distance Golf Course: 2 miles
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: Coral BPS will provide continuous shuttle transportation from The Westin Puntacana Resort & Club to the Tom Fazio Corales Golf Club May 24-27, 2019. A shuttle schedule will be posted at The Westin and Corales Golf Club.

PRACTICE ROUND:

Date: Friday, May 24
Time: 8 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. tee times off No. 1
Golf Course: Tom Fazio Corales Golf Club
Signup: AJGA Player Center
Cutoff: Wednesday, May 22

All players are required to carry their own bag or use a push cart. Golf Course caddies cannot be used for the official practice round.

Additional Practice Rounds Information

Players may arrange additional practice rounds by emailingjoverton@puntacana.com. The rate for an additional practice round will be $150 for the Tom Fazio Coarles Golf Club.

DRIVING RANGE AVAILABILITY:

Dates: May 24 – 27
Times: 6 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Balls: Balls on the range are compliments of Tom Fazio Corales Golf Club.

MEETINGS:

Function: Player Reception
Date: Friday, May 24
Time: 6 p.m.
Location: The Westin Puntacana Resort & Club - Beach

Players MUST register with an AJGA staff member on the first tee of their official practice round or at the player reception.

Players unable to register at this time MUST notify Tournament Director Jason Ross prior to Thursday, May 23 at (678) 617-2423 or via email at jross@ajga.org

Function: Parent Reception
Date: Friday, May 24
Time: 6 p.m.
Location: The Westin Puntacana Resort & Club - Beach

TOURNAMENT TEE TIMES/PAIRINGS:

Official Pairings Available: Thursday, May 24
Tee Times: Saturday, May 25 7:30 - 9:30 a.m. off Nos. 1 & 10; Sunday, May 26 7:30 - 9:30 a.m. off Nos. 1 & 10; Monday, May 27 7 - 9 a.m. off Nos. 1 & 10
Final-Round Pairings Available: Sunday, May 26
Time: 4 p.m.
Location: ajga.org
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.

TOURNAMENT COOKOUT:

Date: May 25 - 27, 2019 (Each Tournament Round)
Time: 11 a.m.– 2:30 p.m.
Location: Tom Fazio Corales Clubhouse
Social Activity: TBD
Cost: Players & Parents Complimentary

CONTACT INFORMATION:

HQ Location: Tom Fazio Corales Golf Club - Clubhouse
TD Name: Jason Ross
Phone Number: (678) 617-2423
Email: jross@ajga.org

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.

OTHER INFORMATION:

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

  • Golf carts and spectator carts are not allowed without a Government issued Blue Permanent Handicap placard. Please see the Tournament Director on-site to receive an approved cart.
  • Caddies are not permitted in AJGA tournament play.
  • Push carts (non-motorized) are approved for use by all players as permitted by the host facility. Players are responsible for providing their own push carts.

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:

  1. If you have already been accepted for another event, you may be notified of your disqualification from that event.
  2. If you have not been accepted in another event at this time, your next application may not be considered.
  3. If this offense is repeated, you may not be allowed to play in any more events for the remainder of the year.