AJGA Host Hotel: The Westin Poinsett Greenville
Hotel Address: 120 S. Main Street, Greenville, SC 29601
AJGA Special Rate: $130 (Average rate at this time are $227)
Rate Includes: Complimentary breakfast buffet for 4 people / Complimentary WiFi / Access to Fitness Center
Reservation Method: (800) 937-8461 - Identify yourself as an AJGA Participant
Booking link: Not available
Cutoff Date: August 14, 2019
Check in Time: 3 p.m.
Check out Time: 12 p.m.
Private Housing: Please contact Tournament Director Madeline Bond at (847) 280-1838 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will bear the expense of the check up-front, and thus, the fee is non-refundable as the process cannot be reversed or withdrawn.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: Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP)
Airport Transportation: The Westin Poinsett – (864) 421-9700
Distance to Host Hotel: 20 minutes
Distance to Golf Course: 30 minutes
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: Not available
Date: Friday, August 30
Time: Noon shotgun
Golf Course: The Furman Golf Club
Signup: AJGA Player Center
Cutoff: Thursday, August 29
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
Players may arrange additional practice rounds by contacting The Furman Golf Club at (864) 294-2690 on an individual basis. By booking a week in advance, players will receive the junior rate of $33 plus tax, which includes a cart. Additional practice rounds will be subject to The Furman Golf Club’s availability.
DRIVING RANGE AVAILABILITY
Dates: August 30 – September 2
Times: 6:30 a.m. – Dark
Note: After play please stay in designated area
Function: Players Registration
Date: Friday, August 30
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: The Furman Golf Club
Players unable to register at this time MUST notify Tournament Director Madeline Bond prior to August 30 at (847) 280-1838. This event is 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 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 Pairings Available: Thursday, August 28
Tee Times: 8 – 10 a.m. off Nos. 1 & 10 (All Rounds)
Final Round Pairings Available: Sunday, September 1
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. Please keep in mind that the Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport is approximately 30 minutes from the golf course.
BETSY RAWLS LEGACY DINNER: The Betsy Rawls Legacy Dinner will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday, August 31, in the Gold Room at The Westin Poinsett. Players and parents are guests of the AJGA. Attire for dinner is a button down and slacks for men and dress or skirt for ladies. An RSVP link will be sent out once the field is announced.
Date: Friday, August 30 – Monday, September 2
Time: Noon – 3 p.m.
Social Activity: Great Golf Ball Race (Sunday only)
Cost: Players Complimentary
HQ Location: The Furman Golf Team’s Headquarters
TD Name: Madeline Bond
Phone Number: (847) 280-1838
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 https://www.ajga.org/tourninfo/conduct.asp 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 https://www.ajga.org/tourninfo/pace.asp 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.
· 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.