AJGA Host Hotel: Home2 Suites by Hilton Dallas Downtown at Baylor Scott & White
Hotel Address: 3301 Gaston Ave, Dallas, Texas, 75246
AJGA Special Rate: $119 (average price during this time $145)
Hotel Tax Rate: 15%
Rate Includes: Breakfast Buffet / WIFI / Complimentary Parking
Reservation Method: (214) 765-2690 - Identify yourself as an AJGA Participant
Booking link: Home2 Suites Booking Link
Cutoff Date: Friday, July 3
Check in Time: 3 p.m.
Check out Time: 12 p.m.
Airport: Dallas Love Field (DAL) or Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW)
Distance to Host Hotel: DAL – 18 minutes (6 miles) DFW – 29 minutes (21 miles)
Distance to Golf Course: DAL – 25 minutes (15 miles) DFW – 34 minutes (28 miles)
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:
PRACTICE FACILITIES: To promote social distancing players will be assigned practice times on the driving range and practice putting green before the round. A player’s time on the driving range will start one hour prior to their tee time and depending on the tournament the player will be allotted up to 30 minutes to warm up on the driving range. An AJGA staff member will be located at the driving range monitoring players and enforcing social distancing. At the end of the player’s driving range time they may then go to the practice putting green and short game area.
CODE OF CONDUCT: The AJGA will not tolerate players or parents who do not adhere to guidelines put in place to promote social distance and player safety. We reserve the right to penalize and/or disqualify players who knowingly and willingly disregard our policies to promote social distance. Players are also responsible for the actions of their family members.
POST ROUND: All players will be required to leave the facility immediately following their round.
OFF-SITE DRIVING RANGE: If players wish to have more time to warm up prior to the round or practice following play, Keeton Park Golf Course's driving range, which is located 5 miles away from Trinity Forest Golf Club, is available starting at 7 a.m. Range balls costs are $5/small bucket, $7/medium bucket, and $10/large bucket.
Date: Monday, July 20
Time: 11 a.m. – 2:10 p.m. off No. 1 Tee. Please arrive to the tee 10 minutes before your tee time.
Golf Course: Trinity Forest Golf Club
Signup: AJGA Player Center
Cutoff: Sunday, July 19
An AJGA Staff member will be located on the first tee to complete equipment surveys and for tournament announcements.
Practice Round and Tournament Hole Locations are available on the tournament website. The AJGA will not have hard copies of these available.
All players are required to carry their own bag or use a pushcart.
All parents and family members are always required to stay on the cart path during the practice round.
FOX Sports Junior-Am Fundraising Tournament
Date: Monday, July 20
Time: 8 – 10:12 a.m. off No. 1 Tee – Trinity Forest Golf Club
We encourage juniors to play in the Junior-Am as it is a great opportunity to show appreciation to all the sponsors who are supporting the tournament and benefitting charities.
Please contact Tournament Director James O’Brien at (816) 244-4058 or firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested
Trinity Forest Golf Club is CLOSED to AJGA participants (who are not themselves members of the club) prior to Monday, July 20, 2020 and players are subject to a TWO-STROKE PENALTY for failure to comply with this policy. Do not call or approach Trinity Forest Golf Club, any club employee or member inquiring about extra practice rounds or accessing the golf course. Trinity Forest Golf Club is a private club and the membership and staff have been very generous in allowing the AJGA to host the 2020 Under Armour / Jordan Spieth Championship at this venue during our official dates. Attempting to play or see the golf course (or call inquiring about either of these) prior to Monday, July 20, may result in a TWO-STROKE PENALTY assessed to the first hole of the first round of the Under Armour / Jordan Spieth Championship. This includes practice facilities.
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
SCORECARDS: Players will be required to bring a mobile phone or a device that supports the Golf Genius application (available on iOS or Android) to use for their official scorecard and live scoring during AJGA events. Instructions on how to download and use the app can be found here. Players will be provided the GGID at the starting tee and will be assigned to mark for another player in the group. The player is responsible for providing their own mobile device as well as ensuring that it is fully charged to make it through the round.
PLAYER REGISTRATION: Players are to arrive 10 minutes prior to the start of their allotted one-hour warmup time (i.e. 11:50 a.m. for a 1 p.m. tee time). The AJGA will take precautions to make sure player gifts are sanitized prior to registration.
Date: Monday, July 20
Time: 6:50 – 9:40 a.m. for Junior-Am, juniors and 9:50 a.m. – 1:40 p.m. for practice round juniors
Location: Trinity Forest Golf Club
Room: Parking Lot
Players unable to register at this time MUST notify Tournament Director James O’Brien prior to July 20 at (816) 244-4058. This event is mandatory. Players who fail to attend this function 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 19
Tee Times: 7:30 – 11:40 a.m. (First – Final Round)
Final Round Pairings Available: Wednesday, July 22
Time: 5 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.
Player will receive one complimentary meal after the First Round.
HQ Location: Byron Nelson Scoring Rooms (Basement)
TD Name: James O’Brien
Phone Number: (816) 244-4058
Note: Players and Parents are asked to call or email the Tournament Director with any questions they may have and avoid visiting the Headquarters onsite.
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 contact the Tournament Director to schedule a time to film their swing video.
CLUBHOUSE GUIDELINES: Parents and participants are required to wear masks when entering the clubhouse and maintain social distance. It is recommended that spectators remain outside of the clubhouse for the majority of the event.
FACE COVERINGS: It has been mandated by the state of Texas that all players, parents and spectators must wear face coverings while on site if they're unable to social distance. Face coverings are also required at all times while inside the clubhouse.
FLAGSTICK: The flagstick is fixed in the hole and MUST NOT be deliberately removed by any player. If a player removes the flagstick, he or she will incur a one-stroke penalty under the AJGA Code of Conduct Policy.
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.