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Justin Thomas Junior Championship

2019 Justin Thomas Junior Championship Tournament Information

HOUSING:

AJGA Host Hotel: Hilton Garden Inn Louisville Northeast
Hotel Address: 9850 Park Plaza Avenue, Louisville, KY 40241
AJGA Special Rate: $139 (Average rate: $209)
Rate Includes: WIFI / Access to Fitness Center

Reservation Method: (502) 423 - 0018 - Identify yourself as an AJGA Participant
Booking link: Click Here
Cutoff Date: April 5, 2019
Check in Time: 3 p.m.
Check out Time: 11 a.m.

Private Housing: Please contact Tournament Director Tanner Hall at (859) 420-1509 or thall@ajga.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will bear the expense of the check up-front, and thus, the fee is non-refundable as the process cannot be reversed or withdrawn.

TRANSPORTATION:

Airport: 25 Minutes
Distance to Host Hotel: 25 Minutes
Distance from Golf Course: 35 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:

PRACTICE ROUND:

Date: April 18
Time: 8 a.m. shotgun / 2 p.m. shotgun
Golf Course: Harmony Landing Golf Course
Signup: AJGA Player Center
Cutoff: April 17

Additional Practice Rounds Information

There will be no official AJGA practice round. All players will be required to participate in one of the two Justin Thomas Junior Championship Junior-Am Fundraising Tournaments. The morning Junior-Am will be an 8 a.m. shotgun and the afternoon will be a 2 p.m. shotgun on Thursday, April 18, at Harmony Landing Golf Course. To reserve a spot in either Junior-Am players must contact Tournament Director Tanner Hall by calling at (859) 420-1509 or by email at thall@ajga.org. The Junior-Am will be filled on a first come, first serve basis. Once 36 players have applied to play in one Junior-Am, the remainder of the field will be automatically placed into the other Junior-Am.

Players may arrange additional practice rounds by contacting Harmony Landing Golf Course at (502) 228-8316 on an individual basis. The fee for juniors is $50 on weekdays and $60 on weekends, and for accompanying guests or guardians is $70 on weekdays and $80 on weekends. The cart fee is $22. Be sure to identify yourself as an AJGA participant to receive this special rate.

DRIVING RANGE AVAILABILITY:

Dates: April 18 - 21
Times: 6:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Balls: Complimentary of Harmony Landing Golf Course

PLAYERS REGISTRATION:

Function: Players Registration / Junior-Am Registration
Date: Thursday, April 18
Time: 6:30 a.m. / Noon
Location: Main Clubhouse
Room: Lake Room

Players unable to register at this time MUST notify Tournament Director Tanner Hall prior to April 18 at (859) 420-1509.

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 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: April 17, 2019
Tee Times: 8 – 10 a.m. off Nos. 1 & 10 (Harmony Landing First Round); 8 – 10 a.m. off Nos. 1 & 10 (Harmony Landing Second Round); 8 – 10 a.m. off Nos. 1 & 10 (Harmony Landing Final Round)
Final-Round Pairings Available: April 20
Time: 6 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.

TOURNAMENT MEALS:

Date: April 19 - 21
Time: 6:30 – 9:30 a.m. / Noon – 3 p.m.
Location: Main Clubhouse (Sunday - All meals will be in the 19th hole)
Social Activity: Justin Thomas Clinic – April 18 at 1:30 p.m.
Cost: Players & Guests Complimentary

CONTACT INFORMATION:

HQ Location: Lake Room
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.