AJGA Host Hotel: Crown Plaza Baton Rouge
Hotel Address: 4728 Constitution Ave, Baton Rouge, LA
AJGA Special Rate: $105 (Average rate at thise time: $115)
Rate Includes: breakfast buffet, complimentary parking, & complimentary Wifi
Reservation Method: (706) 965-6500 - Identify yourself as an AJGA Participant
Booking Link: Click Here
Cutoff Date: May 15, 2019
Check in Time: 4 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will bear the expense of the check up-front, and thus, the fee is non-refundable as the process cannot be reversed or withdrawn.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: Baton Rouge Airport - (225) 355-0333
Distance to Host Hotel: 11mi/19min
Distance to Golf Course: 19mi/35min
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, June 3
Time: 8 a.m. shotgun
Golf Course: The University Club
Signup: AJGA Player Center
Cutoff: Sunday, June 2
An AJGA Staff member will be located on the practice facilities 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 Andres Prieto, Director of Golf at The University Club, at (225) 819-0800 ext. 160. Additional practice rounds are only available Tuesday, May 28 – Thursday, May 30 and will not be available Friday, May 31 – Sunday, June 2. Additional practice rounds will cost $36 for juniors and $71 for adults (includes cart fees).
DRIVING RANGE AVAILABILITY:
Dates: Monday, June 3 - Thursday, June 6
Times: 6:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Balls: Complimentary before and after play
Note: After play please stay in designated area
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.
TOURNAMENT TEE TIMES/PAIRINGS:
Official First-Round Pairings Available: June 2, 2019
Tee Times: 7:30 – 9:30 a.m. off Nos. 1 & 10 (First Round); 7:30 – 9:30 a.m. off Nos. 1 & 10 (Second Round); 7:30 – 9:30 a.m. off Nos. 1 & 10 (Final Round)
Final-Round Pairings Available: Wednesday, June 5
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.
TOURNAMENT COOKOUT & SOCIAL ACTIVITY:
Date: Tuesday, June 4
Time: 5 p.m.
Location: The University Club / No. 10 Tee
Social Activity: Long Drive and Putting Competition
Cost: Complimentary to players and parents
HQ Location: Activity Center (Pool)
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: