Date: March 27, 2020
Golf Course: The Golf Club at Texas A&M
Address : 1 Bizzell St
City, State: College Station, TX 77843
Starting Times: 8:30 a.m. shotgun (Players will be called to their carts approximately 30 minutes prior to the starting time for announcements). Hole assignments will be posted on ajga.org
Registration Time: 6:30 – 8 a.m. Players must register by 8 a.m. to ensure that the shotgun begins at 8:30 a.m.
Registration Location: The back patio of The Golf Club at Texas A&M
Driving Range opening time: 6:30 a.m. Range balls are complimentary, courtesy of The Golf Club at Texas A&M.
Qualifying Policy: Players must declare their intention in the scoring area to either accept a spot in the tournament field should they qualify or not. Once a player has signed his/her scorecard, the decision is final. Players who earn Performance Based Entry status will have the current season and the following season to use the Performance Stars. Players who qualify or accept a spot in the tournament do NOT forfeit Performance Based Entry status earned in the AJGA Qualifier.
Qualifying Spots: The exact number of qualifying spots will be posted at the qualifier registration area. Any ties for the final qualifying spots will be determined by a sudden-death playoff upon the conclusion of play.
Inclement Weather: In the event of inclement weather that warrants a cancellation of the AJGA Qualifier, the remaining tournament spots will be decided by Performance Based Entry.
Alternate Status: In case of tournament withdrawals, participants who fail to qualify with the next best score will be placed on an alternate list. Alternate status will be determined by the following formula:
1. The order of finish in a playoff.
2. Total score on Nos. 1-6 handicap holes on the course scorecard.
3. Total score on Nos. 7-12 handicap holes on the course scorecard.
4. Lowest individual hole score starting at No. 1 handicap hole until the tie is broken.
5. By lot.
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.
Tournament Information: Tournament Information will be given to all qualifiers by the Tournament Director following the awards ceremony. For those players who qualify, the $295 Tournament entry fee will need to be paid at Tournament Registration on Friday, March 27 at 7 p.m. Qualifiers who are not AJGA members must complete the AJGA membership application online and pay the membership fee prior to the tournament.
PRACTICE ROUND INFORMATION
Tee Times Available for play: Players may arrange additional practice rounds by contacting The Golf Club at Texas A&M at (979) 845-1723 on an individual basis and will be subject to The Golf Club at Texas A&M’s availability.
Greens Fee Rates: On the weekdays, additional practice rounds will be $19 to walk and $34 to ride in a cart. On the weekends, additional practice rounds will be $39 and players must ride in a cart to play on the weekend, please keep this in mind as juniors under 16 cannot drive golf carts on their own.
Additional Practice Rounds Information: Additional practice rounds are at the individual’s expense and are provided at a reduced rate by the AJGA and the host facility. Players and guests must comply with all rules & expectations at the host facility including, but not limited to, a restriction of the number of shots to be played, disrespectful behavior towards host club staff and/or members, overall time limits and limitations of non-paying guests. Failure to comply with these rules may result in the forfeiture of your additional practice round.
AJGA Host Hotel: Hampton Inn
Hotel Address: 320 Texas Avenue South, College Station, Texas 77840
AJGA Special Rate: $89 (Average rate at this time: $139)
Hotel Tax Rate: 15.75%
Rate Includes: Breakfast Buffet / WIFI / Access to Fitness Center
Reservation Method: (979) 846-0184 - Identify yourself as an AJGA Participant
Cutoff Date: March 9, 2020
Check in Time: 3 p.m.
Check out Time: 11 a.m.
Airport: Players should make reservations into Easterwood Airport, which is approximately 13 minutes from the hotel and the golf course.
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:
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.