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AJGA Junior at Vista Valley

Tournament Information


AJGA Host Hotel: Hyatt Place San Diego Carlsbad/Vista
Hotel Address: 2645 South Melrose Drive, Vista, CA 92081
AJGA Special Rate: $120 (Average rate at this time $130)

Reservation Method: Call (760) 814-8879 or Email - Identify yourself as an AJGA Participant
Booking link: Click Here
Cutoff Date: January 3, 2020
Check in Time: 3 p.m.
Check out Time: 12 p.m.

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will bear the expense of the check up-front, and thus, the fee is non-refundable as the process cannot be reversed or withdrawn.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: San Diego International Airport (SAN)
Distance to Host Hotel: 25 minutes
Distance from Golf Course: 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: January 17, 2020
Time: 12:30 p.m. shotgun
Golf Course: Vista Valley Country Club
Signup: AJGA Player Center
Cutoff: Thursday, January 16

Additional Practice Rounds Information:

Players may arrange additional practice rounds by contacting Vista Valley Country Club at (760) 758-2800 on an individual basis no more than one week out from the desired tee time. All tee times will be based on availability. Vista Valley Country Club rates for 18 holes is $99 (golf cart included). Non-playing guests such as parents, coaches or friends are $20 per person. Vista Valley Country Club asks ALL participants not to hit multiple balls from the fairway to the green with the grass being dormant. Range balls prior to the practice round will be complimentary of Vista Valley Country Club, and players may purchase additional range balls following the practice round.

As part of the AJGA’s Code of Conduct policy players are required to fill their divots and ball marks on the golf course. Players will receive a small, lightweight sand bottle at the beginning of each event and should fill the bottles at the sand filling stations on each tee as necessary. The penalty for not following this policy is as follows:

· 1st & 2nd offense – Player receives a verbal warning
· 3rd & subsequent offenses – Player receives a one-stroke penalty


Dates: January 17 - 20
Times: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. (Friday), 6:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. (Saturday - Monday)
Balls: Complimentary before and after round
Note: Driving range will be closed each day from 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. for maintenance. After play please stay in designated area.


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: Friday, January 17
Time: 11 a.m.
Location: Vista Valley Country Club
Room: Main Dining Room

Players unable to register at this time MUST notify Tournament Director Katie Nord prior to January 17 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 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.


Official First-Round Pairings Available: January 16
Tee Times: 8 - 10 a.m. off Nos. 1 & 10 tees (First - Final Round)
Final-Round Pairings Available: January 19
Time: 5 p.m.
Note: Players assume the entire risk if they call any other number or individual and receive an incorrect starting time.

As inclement weather may delay play, please make your departing flight as late as possible.


Date: January 18, 2020
Time: 12 - 3 p.m.
Location: Vista Valley Country Club
Social Activity: TBD
Cost: All juniors are guests of the AJGA. Parents and guests may eat at the cookout for a fee, payable at the front of the buffet.


HQ Location: Upstairs Card Room
TD Name: Katie Nord
Phone Number: (414) 350-2219


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.

RANGEFINDERS: The AJGA allows the usage of distance-measuring devices in all AJGA competitions. If, during a stipulated round, a player uses a distance-measuring device to gauge or MEASURE OTHER CONDITIONS that might affect his/her play (e.g., gradient, wind speed, temperature, etc.), the player is in breach of Rule 4.3(1).

SPECTATOR GOLF CARTS: 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.

PUSH CARTS: 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.