AJGA Host Hotel: La Quinta Inn & Suites – Clifton Park #6882
Hotel Address: 1749 Route 9, Clifton Park, NY 12065
AJGA Special Rate: $119 + tax ($121 + tax Average rate at this time)
Rate Includes: Breakfast Buffet / WIFI / Access to Fitness Center
Reservation Method: (866) 527-1498 - Identify yourself as an AJGA Participant. Use confirmation #6882125
Booking link: AJGA
Cutoff Date: Thursday, July 11
Check in Time: 3 p.m.
Check out Time: 12 p.m.
Private Housing: Please contact Tournament Director Katie Nord at (414) 350-2219 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will bear the expense of the check up-front, and thus, the fee is non-refundable as the process cannot be reversed or withdrawn.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: Albany International Airport (ALB)
Distance to Host Hotel: 12 miles (17 minutes)
Distance from Golf Course: 24 miles (31 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: Monday, July 29
Time: 1:30 p.m. shotgun
Golf Course: Ballston Spa Country Club
Signup: AJGA Player Center
Cutoff: Sunday, July 28
An AJGA Staff member will be located on the practice facilities 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 Ballston Spa Country Club at (518) 885-7935 on an individual basis. Additional practice rounds will be $29 and an additional $20 for a cart. Additional practice rounds on weekends can be made after 11 a.m.
DRIVING RANGE AVAILABILITY:
Dates: July 29 – August 1
Times: 5:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Balls: Complimentary before play/TBD 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: Player Registration
Date: Monday. July 29
Time: Noon - 1 p.m.
Location: Ballston Spa Country Club
Room: Outside Patio
Players unable to register at this time MUST notify Tournament Director Katie Nord prior to July 29 at (414) 350-2219. 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.
TOURNAMENT TEE TIMES/PAIRINGS:
Official First-Round Pairings Available: July 28
7 a.m. - 12:10 p.m. off No. 1 (First Round)
7 a.m. - 12:10 p.m. off No. 1 (Second Round)
7 a.m. - 12:10 p.m. off No. 1 (Final Round)
Final-Round Pairings Available: July 31
Time: 7 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.
Date: Tuesday, July 30
Time: Noon - 4 p.m
Location: Ballston Spa Country Club
Social Activity: TBD
Cost: Players Complimentary / Guests TBD
HQ Location: Business Administration Office
TD Name: Katie Nord
Phone Number: (414) 350-2219
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: