AJGA Host Hotel: Grandover Resort & Conference Center
Hotel Address: 1000 Club Road, Greensboro, NC 27407
AJGA Special Rate: $165/Average rate at this time is $199
Rate Includes: This rate includes a full breakfast at the resort and also keep in mind that Grandover is only seven minutes from Sedgefield Country Club
Reservation Method: (336) 294-1800 - Identify yourself as an AJGA Participant
Booking link: BOOK HERE
Cutoff Date: May 15, 2019
Check in Time: 3 p.m.
Check out Time: 12 p.m.
Private Housing: Please contact Tournament Director Tyler Sumner at (606) 813-0890 or firstname.lastname@example.org if you need or are seeking more information on private housing. This option isfirst 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will bear the expense of the check up-front, and thus, the fee is non-refundable as the process cannot be reversed or withdrawn.
Sheraton Greensboro at Four Seasons (3121 W Gate City Blvd, Greensboro, NC 27407) will serve as an additional hotel option and has given the AJGA a special rate of $145 per night for Double Queen rooms. Averages for this time are $189. Reservations can be made by calling (336) 292-9161 or at the following link BOOK HERE.Make sure that you identify yourself as an AJGA participant when making your reservation and reference the AJGA. You must call by May 15to receive the special AJGA rate.
Airport: Piedmont Triad International Airport (GSO)
Airport Transportation: Supershuttle
Distance to Host Hotel: 30 minutes
Distance from Golf Course: 30 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, June 10
Time: 8 a.m. shotgun
Golf Course: Sedgefield Country Club – Donald Ross Course
Signup: Sunday, June 9
An AJGA Staff member will be located on the practice putting green with hole locations and sand bottle All players are required to carry their own bag or use a push cart.
Additional Practice Rounds Information
Sedgefield Country Club has a limited number of tee times blocked Sunday, June 9 from 2:30 – 4:30 p.m., for players wishing to play an additional practice round. These times are for participants only at a fee of $65 per player and NO CARTS will be available for players or parents. Players may arrange these practice rounds by contacting Tournament Director Tyler Sumner at (606) 813-0890 or email@example.com beginning Tuesday, June 4. Players that sign up to participate in the Junior-Am can sign up for the additional practice round starting May 30. Pairings for the Sunday additional practice rounds will be done on a first-come, first-served basis and will be arranged upon order of booking.
In addition, the Wyndham Invitational presented by BB&T will a Junior-Am Fundraising Tournament Monday, June 10. This event will be a 1 p.m. shotgun at Sedgefield Country Club – Donald Ross Course. Please e-mail tournament director Tyler Sumner at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in playing in the Junior-Am.
IMPORTANT NOTICE: The Sedgefield Country Club – Donald Ross Course and practice facilities are CLOSED to AJGA participants (who are not themselves members of the club) BEFORE Sunday, June 9 and players are subject to a TWO-STROKE PENALTY for failure to comply with this policy.Do not call or approach Sedgefield Country Club, any club employee or member inquiring about extra practice rounds or accessing the grounds. Sedgefield Country Club is a private club and the membership and staff have been very generous in allowing the AJGA to host the 2019 Wyndham Invitational presented by BB&T at this venue during our official dates.Arriving on-site the days leading up to Sunday, June 9 and attempting to call, practice, play or see the club and/or golf course will result in a TWO-STROKE PENALTY assessed to the first hole of the first round of the Wyndham Invitational presented by BB&T.
DRIVING RANGE AVAILABILITY:
Dates: June 10 – June 14
Times: 6 a.m. – 5 p.m.
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, June 10
Time: 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Location: Sedgefield Country Club
Room: Lower Ballroom
Players unable to register at this time MUST notify Tournament Director Tyler Sumner prior to June 10 at (606) 813-0890. 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: Saturday, June 7
7 – 10:50 a.m. off No. 1 – First, Second & Third Rounds
7 – 10 a.m. off No. 1 – Final Round
Low 48 players & ties will make the cut following the Third Round
Final-Round Pairings Available: Thursday, June 13
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.
The following food & beverage will be available for players & guests during the tournament:
Breakfast: Complimentary breakfast will be served daily in the ballroom at Sedgefield Country Club from 6 – 9 a.m.
Note: Breakfast will NOT be served Monday, June 10
Lunch: Complimentary lunch will be served daily in the ballroom at Sedgefield Country Club from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Dinner: Complimentary dinner will be served Tuesday, June 11 at Sedgefield Country Club from 4 – 6 p.m.
HQ Location: Sam Snead Cottage
TD Name: Tyler Sumner
Phone Number: (606) 813-0890
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: