Tournament Qualifier Schedule of Events Applications Received
FOX Sports Championship presented by Stuart Francis, Princeton Varsity Golf '74

Tournament Information

HOUSING

AJGA Host Hotel: Holiday Inn - Princeton
Hotel Address: 100 Independence Way, Princeton, NJ 08540
AJGA Special Rate: $139 ($150 Average rate at this time)
Hotel Tax Rate: 14.625%
Rate Includes: Breakfast Buffet / WIFI / Access to Fitness Center

Reservation Method: Follow the booking link below
Booking link: Holiday Inn - Princeton AJGA
Cutoff Date: Wednesday, July 8
Check in Time: 3 p.m.
Check out Time: 12 p.m.

TRANSPORTATION

Airport: Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR)
Distance to Host Hotel: 35 miles (40 min.)
Distance to Golf Course: 40 miles (50 min.)

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:
· Avis
· Budget

PRACTICE ROUND

Date: Monday, July 27
Time: 1:30 p.m. Shotgun
Golf Course: Springdale Golf Club

Signup: AJGA Player Center
Cutoff: Sunday, July 26

An AJGA Staff member will be located at registration with hole locations and sand bottles
All players are required to carry their own bag or use a push cart.

Additional Practice Rounds Information

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Springdale Golf Club’s course and practice facilities are CLOSED to AJGA participants (who are not themselves members of the club) before the start of the tournament and players are subject to a TWO-STROKE PENALTY for failure to comply with this policy. Do not call or approach the Springdale Golf Club, any club employee or member inquiring about extra practice rounds or accessing the golf course and practice facilities. Springdale Golf Club is a private club and the membership and staff have been very generous in allowing the AJGA to host the FOX Sports Championship presented by Stuart Francis, Princeton Varsity Golf ‘74 at this venue during our official dates. Attempting to practice, play or see the golf course and practice facilities (or call inquiring about any of these) prior to Monday, July 27, may result in a TWO-STROKE PENALTY assessed to the first hole of the first round of the FOX Sports Championship presented by Stuart Francis, Princeton Varsity Golf ‘74.

AJGA CARES FOR THE COURSE: 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

DRIVING RANGE AVAILABILITY

Dates: July 27 – 29
Times: Range opens at 6 a.m.
Balls: Complimentary before play
Note: The practice facilities will be closed to all AJGA participants after all three tournament rounds.

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.

MEETINGS

Function: Player Registration
Date: Monday, July 27
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Location: Springdale Golf Club
Room: Dining Room

Players unable to register at this time MUST notify Tournament Director Matt Emmi prior to July 27 at (772) 834-1590 or memmi@ajga.org. Player Registration is mandatory. Players who fail to attend Player Registration 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 Pairings Available: Sunday, July 26
Tee Times: First Round – 8 a.m. shotgun start – Tuesday, July 28
Second Round – 2 p.m. shotgun start – Tuesday, July 28
Final Round – 7 – 11:30 a.m. of No. 1 tee – Wednesday, July 29

Final Round Pairings Available: Tuesday, July 28
Time: 9 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. The AJGA will play until dark if necessary to complete the tournament.

TOURNAMENT COOKOUT

Date: Tuesday, July 28
Time: Noon – 2 p.m.
Location: Springdale Golf Club – Dining Room
Social Activity: TBD
Cost: Players Complimentary

CONTACT INFORMATION

HQ Location: Main Clubhouse – The Presidents Room
TD Name: Matt Emmi
Phone Number: (772) 834-1590
Email: memmi@ajga.org

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.

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).

BUSHNELL BORROW PROGRAM:
As the Official Rangefinder of the AJGA, Bushnell has provided all players the opportunity to borrow a PRO XE or TOUR V4 rangefinder. Rangefinders 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. Visit the Member Benefits section of the Player Center for the 35% AJGA discount on BushnellGolf.com.

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.