AJGA Preview at Sandestin (Ages 12-15)
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AJGA Preview at Sandestin (Ages 12-15)

2019 AJGA Preview at Sandestin Tournament Information

HOUSING:

AJGA Host Hotel: Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort
Hotel Address: 9300 Emerald Coast Parkway West, Miramar Beach, Fl 32550
AJGA Special Rate: Village Studio - $169 (Average rate at this time is $220)
Rate Includes: WIFI / Access to Fitness Center & Spa

Reservation Method: (800) 320 - 8115 - Identify yourself as an AJGA Participant
Booking link: http://www.sandestin.com/2422RP.aspx
Cutoff Date: February 15, 2019
Check in Time: 4 p.m.
Check out Time: 11 a.m.

TRANSPORTATION:

Airport: Destin–Fort Walton Beach Airport (VPS)
Distance to Host Hotel: 45 minutes (26 Miles)
Distance from Golf Course: 45 minutes (26 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: Sandestin Resort does offer complementary shuttles on property.

PRACTICE ROUND:

Date: March 15, 2019
Time: 1:30 p.m. shotgun
Golf Course: Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort – Links Course
Signup: AJGA Player Center
Cutoff: March 14, 2019

An AJGA Staff member will be located on the first tee 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 Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort – Links Course at (850) 267-8144 on an individual basis. Additional practice rounds for juniors will be $25 from March 11-14 after noon and will be subject to the Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort – Links Course’s availability.

DRIVING RANGE AVAILABILITY:

Dates: March 15 – 17
Times: The range at the Links Course will be available from Friday – Sunday during the times of 6:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. The range at the Baytowne/Raven Course will be open Friday - 6:30 a.m. – 1:30 and Saturday – 6:30 – 10 a.m.
Balls: Complimentary
Note: The Links range is IRONS ONLY. AJGA recommends using the range at Baytowne/Raven Course for a full warm-up before play.

MEETINGS:

Function: Player Registration / Meeting
Date: Friday, March 15
Time: 11 a.m.
Location: Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort
Room: Linkside Ballroom A

Players unable to register at this time MUST notify Tournament Director Jason Ross prior to March 13 at (678) 617-2423. Both events are mandatory. Players who fail to attend either or both of these functions without prior approval from the tournament director may forfeit their tournament gifts. Approval to miss Players Registration and Players Meeting will be granted only in extreme circumstances. An individual absent from these events 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.

Function: Parents Meeting
Date: Friday, March 15
Time: 11 a.m.
Location: Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort
Room: Linkside Ballroom B

TOURNAMENT TEE TIMES/PAIRINGS:

Official First-Round Pairings Available: March 14, 2019
Tee Times: 8 – 10 a.m. off No. 1 & 10 (Links Course First Round); 8 – 10 a.m. off No. 1 & 10 (Links Course Final Round)
Final-Round Pairings Available: March 16, 2019
Location: ajga.org
Note: Players assume the entire risk if they call any other number or individual and receive an incorrect starting time.

TOURNAMENT VOUCHERS:

Date: March 15 – 17
Time: Resort business hours
Location: Redeemable at many restaurants at Sandestin Resort (List of restaurants will be given out upon registration)
Social Activity: TBD
Cost: Players Complimentary (Value of $10)

CONTACT INFORMATION:

HQ Location: Linkside Boardroom
TD Name: Tanner Hall
Phone Number: (859) 420-1509
Email: thall@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.