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The Junior PLAYERS Championship

Tournament Information


AJGA Host Hotel: Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa
Hotel Address: 1000 PGA TOUR Boulevard, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082
AJGA Special Rate: $145 ($189 Average rate at this time) + $20 resort fee (reduced from $25)
Hotel Tax Rate: 10.5%
Rate Includes: Enhanced high-speed internet access, two (2) bottles of water in-room daily, choice of two (2) drinks per stay (21+), spa and Cabana Beach Club fitness classes, miniature golf, private access to the Cabana Beach Club.

Reservation Method: (800) 457 – 4653 - Identify yourself as an AJGA Participant
Booking link: Click Here to book at the Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa
Cutoff Date: Monday, August 9
Check in Time: 4 p.m.
Check out Time: 11 p.m.

Your stay at the host hotel supports the tournament's overall success and charitable giving as well as strengthens the AJGA's ability to secure the most competitive rate for future events.


Airport: Jacksonville International Airport (JAX)
Airport Transportation: The host hotel does not provide a shuttle service. For a fee, you can arrange a shuttle through East Coast Transportation. Prior reservations are required and can be made by calling (904) 525-8600.
Cost: East Coast Transportation. Attendees can use the following link to book custom transportation options. East Coast Transportation - Online Booking Link
Distance to Host Hotel: 45 minutes / 35 miles
Distance to Golf Course: 45 minutes / 35 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:
· Avis
· Budget

Onsite Transportation: Transportation to and from the Sawgrass Marriott at TPC Sawgrass can be arranged through the front desk at the Sawgrass Marriott.

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.

CADDIES: Caddies will not be permitted or provided at the 2021 Junior PLAYERS Championship.

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: Limited practice will be permitted at the host facility. All players will have 30 minutes starting immediately when the player leaves the scoring area to eat lunch. After that 30 minutes allocation for lunch, if player wish to practice they must spend the first 30 minutes on the driving range and the following 30 minutes on the practice putting and chipping green. An AJGA staff member or volunteer will be monitoring the practice facilities and expect all players and approved spectators to appropriately social distance. Failure to abide by the outlined practice facility schedule or failure to properly social distance may result in forfeiture of additional practice time.


Date: Thursday, September 2
Time: 1:30 – 2:50 p.m. off Nos. 1 and 10 tees. Please arrive to the tee 10 minutes before your tee time.
Golf Course: TPC Sawgrass – THE PLAYERS Stadium Course

Signup: Click here to signup for a Practice Round at The Junior PLAYERS Championship
Signup Dates: Thursday, August 26 – Wednesday, September 1

An AJGA Staff member will be located on the starting tees 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.

Junior-Am Fundraising Tournament
Date: Thursday, September 2
Time: 8:10 – 10:10 a.m. off Nos. 1 and 10 tees
Golf Course: TPC Sawgrass – THE PLAYERS Stadium Course

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 Nathan Nottrott at (618) 402-7399 or if you are interested.

Additional Practice Rounds Information

Please note that TPC Sawgrass has no availability for additional practice rounds on THE PLAYERS Stadium Course from Monday, August 30 – Wednesday, September 1.

Players may arrange additional practice rounds between Tuesday, August 24 – Friday August 27. Additional practice rounds can be scheduled by contacting TPC Sawgrass directly at (904) 273-3430. Additional practice rounds are $175 for tournament participants and $200 for any accompanying guests. Both rates include a golf cart and a forecaddie (gratuity not included). Rounds after 3 p.m. are $50 for tournament participants and $125 for accompanying guests. A forecaddie is not provided for rounds after 3 p.m.

Practice rounds can be booked within 14 days of the round. Juniors must be sixteen years or older with a valid drivers license to operate a golf cart and THE PLAYERS Stadium course is cart path only.

Additional practice rounds are at the individual’s expense and are provided at a reduced rate by the AJGA and TPC Sawgrass. Players and guests must comply with all rules and 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 and TPC Sawgrass rules and regulations with regards to social distancing may result in the forfeiture of your practice round and potentially disqualification from the tournament.

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 smart phone or device with internet capabilities that supports the Golf Genius application (available on iOS or Android) to use for their official scorecard and live scoring during all AJGA events. Please make sure you have the most updated version of the app. Instructions on how to use the app can be found here and here . Each player will be provided with a 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 device and ensuring it is fully charged for 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: Thursday, September 2
Time: 7 – 10 a.m. for Junior-Am juniors and 12:20 – 2:30 p.m. for practice round juniors
Location: TPC Sawgrass
Room: President’s Cup Library

Players unable to register at this time MUST notify Tournament Director Nathan Nottrott prior to September 2 at (618) 402-7399.
Registration is MANDATORY. Players who fail to attend without prior approval from the tournament director may forfeit their tournament gifts. Approval to miss the 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 Pairings Available: Tuesday, August 31
Tee Times:
8:10 – 10:10 a.m. off Nos. 1 & 10 tees (First Round – Friday)
8:10 – 10:10 a.m. off Nos. 1 & 10 tees (Second Round – Saturday)
8:10 – 10:10 a.m. off Nos. 1 & 10 tees (Final Round – Sunday)

Final Round Pairings Available: Saturday, September 4
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 three-hole cumulative 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.


All players will be provided with the following meals during the event.

Date: Friday, September 3 – Sunday, September 5
Time: 6:40 – 9:10 a.m. (Breakfast), Noon – 3 p.m. (Lunch)
Location: TPC Sawgrass
Cost: Players Complimentary


HQ Location: TPC Sawgrass – The Perch
TD Name: Nathan Nottrott
Phone Number: (618) 402-7399
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.

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.

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.

StrackaLine provides a 25% discount on yardage books and greens guides to participants of The Junior PLAYERS Championship hosted at TPC Sawgrass – THE PLAYERS Stadium Course. The discount can be accessed online here .

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.