FIRST AND SECOND-ROUND FORMAT
The first and second rounds will be played as two shotguns on Monday, July 1. After the first round, scoring will be done on the golf course by an AJGA staff member. All players will receive a boxed lunch with a sandwich, chips and a cookie delivered by a staff member. After all groups are scored and have eaten, the second-round shotgun will begin. Players will not return to the clubhouse between rounds.
AJGA Host Hotel: Wesley Inn & Suites by Best Western
Hotel Address: 6575 Kimball Dr, Gig Harbor, WA 98335
AJGA Special Rate: $184.99 (Average rate at this time $217.99
Rate Includes: Hot breakfast, parking, wifi
Reservation Method: Online or call (253) 858-9690 - Identify yourself as an AJGA Participant when calling
Booking link: https://www.bestwestern.com/en_US/book/hotel-rooms.48133.html?groupId=M54FK4R6
Cutoff Dates: Friday, June 21
Check in Time: 3 p.m
Check out Time: 11 a.m.
Important Note: If you are considering a Tacoma-area hotel, it is good to know that the Tacoma Narrows Bridge separates Tacoma from Canterwood Golf & Country Club. There is a one-way toll to cross the bridge and current rates are $6 cash or $7 pay by mail. You will NOT need to cross this bridge to access the golf course from the host hotel or other Gig-Harbor area hotels.
Private Housing: Please contact Tournament Director Hailey Estes at 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will bear the expense of the check up-front, and thus, the fee is non-refundable as the process cannot be reversed or withdrawn.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: Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA)
Distance to Host Hotel: 35 miles / 35 minutes
Distance from Golf Course: 40 miles / 45 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:
Date: Sunday, June 30
Time: 1:30 p.m. shotgun
Golf Course: Canterwood Golf & Country Club
Signup: AJGA Player Center
Cutoff: Saturday, June 29, 12 p.m. ET
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 can book additional practice rounds up to 7 days in advance for any day after 12 p.m., based on course availability. The additional practice round rate is $50 for juniors and $78.50 for accompanying adults. Players can reserve tee times for additional practice rounds by calling the Canterwood golf shop at (253) 851-1745. Please identify yourself as an AJGA tournament participant when calling to reserve additional practice rounds.
DRIVING RANGE AVAILABILITY:
Dates: June 30 - July 2
Times: 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. June 30, 6 a.m. - 7 p.m. July 1 - 2
Balls: Complimentary prior to play, one complimentary bucket 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.
Function: Players Registration
Date: Sunday, June 30
Time: Noon - 1:15 p.m.
Location: Canterwood Golf & Country Club
Room: Back Patio
Players unable to register at this time MUST notify Tournament Director Hailey Estes prior to June 30 at (60) 477-2087. This event is mandatory. Players who fail to attend 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 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.
TOURNAMENT TEE TIMES/PAIRINGS:
Official First-Round Pairings Available: Saturday, June 29
8 a.m. shotgun (First Round)
2 p.m. shotgun (Second Round)
7 - 9 a.m. off Nos. 1 & 10 tees (Final Round)
Final-Round Pairings Available: July 1
Time: 8 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.
Date: July 1
Time: 1 - 2 p.m.
Location: On Course
Cost: Players Complimentary / Boxed lunches will not be provided for spectators.
TOURNAMENT DINNER & KYLE STANLEY Q&A
Following the second round, join Kyle Stanley for dinner and a moderated Question & Answer session. Dinner is complimentary for each player plus two guests, compliments of Transamerica. Additional tickets are available for $25, payable at the event.
HQ Location: Canterwood Golf & Country Club - Locker Room
TD Name: Hailey Estes
Phone Number: (360) 477-2087
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: