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AJGA Simplify Boys Championship at Carlton Woods

Tournament Information

HOUSING:

AJGA Host Hotel: The Westin at The Woodlands
Hotel Address: 2 Waterway Square, The Woodlands, TX 77380
AJGA Special Rate: $192 ($229 Average rate at this time)
Hotel Tax Rate: 15%
Rate Includes: Wireless Internet

Reservation Method: (832) 839 – 5378 - Identify yourself as an AJGA Participant
Booking link: Click here to book at The Westin at The Woodlands
Cutoff Date: Wednesday, February 2
Check in Time: 3 p.m.
Check out Time: 12 p.m.

AJGA Host Hotel: Courtyard Houston/North Shenandoah
Hotel Address: 19255 David Memorial Drive, Shenandoah, Texas 77385
AJGA Special Rate: $109 ($129 Average rate at this time)
Hotel Tax Rate: 15%
Rate Includes: Wireless Internet & Access to the Fitness Facility

Reservation Method: (936) 273 – 6600 - Identify yourself as an AJGA Participant
Booking link: Click here to book at Courtyard Houston/North Shenandoah
Cutoff Date: Tuesday, February 1
Check in Time: 3 p.m.
Check out Time: 12 p.m.

TRANSPORTATION

Airport: George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH)
Distance to Host Hotel: 23 minutes (30 miles)
Distance to Golf Course: 30 minutes (45 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

PRACTICE FACILITIES: To promote social distancing players are encouraged to arrive on-site no more than one hour before their posted tee time. Players will be allowed to warm-up on the driving range or practice putting green in the order that they choose.

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 65 minutes starting immediately when the player leaves the scoring area. Players must spend their first 15 minutes eating lunch. The next 50 minutes are allotted practice time for either hitting balls on the driving range (30 minutes maximum) or practice putting/chipping (20 minutes maximum). Players must practice putting/chipping on the green located by the driving range. The practice putting green by No. 1 will be closed after play. 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.

PRACTICE ROUND

Date: Friday, February 18
Time: 12:45 – 1:45 p.m. off Nos. 1 & 10 tees. Please arrive to the tee 10 minutes before your tee time.
Golf Course:The Club at Carlton Woods – Fazio Championship Course

Signup: Golf Genius (link will be sent out one week before practice round)
Signup Dates: Friday, February 11 – Thursday, February 17

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. 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.

Additional Practice Rounds Information

Players may arrange additional practice rounds by contacting Tournament Director Nathan Nottrott at nnottrott@ajga.org on an individual basis. Additional Practice Rounds are available on January 26 and 27, February 2, 3, 9 & 10 at 1 p.m. with limited availability. Preference will be given to those participating in the Junior-Am Fundraising Tournament. You may request an additional Practice Round at any time.Acceptance and final confirmations will be given one week prior to the additional tee time.

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 and The Club at Carlton Woods – Fazio Championship Course rules and regulations with regards to social distancing may result in the forfeiture of your practice round and potentially disqualification from the tournament.

Junior-Am Fundraising Tournament
Date: Friday, February 18
Time: 8 a.m. shotgun

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 benefiting charities.

Please contact Tournament Director Nathan Nottrott at (618) 402-7399 or nnottrott@ajga.org if you are interested

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.

Additional Practice Rounds Information
Information regarding additional practice rounds will be available soon.

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 hereandhere. 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:It is recommended that players do not arrive for player registration more than one hour before their tee time. The AJGA will take precautions to make sure player gifts are sanitized prior to registration.

Date: Friday, February 18
Time: 6:30 – 8 a.m. for Junior-AM juniors and 11:45 – 1:30 p.m. for practice round juniors
Location: The Club at Carlton Woods
Room: Piazza

Players unable to register at this time MUST notify Tournament Director Nathan Nottrott prior to Friday, February 18 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.

TOURNAMENT TEE TIMES/PAIRINGS

Official Pairings Available: Wednesday, February 16
Tee Times:
8:30 – 10:20 a.m. off Nos. 1 & 10 (First Round – Saturday, February 19)
8:30 – 10:20 a.m. off Nos. 1 & 10 (Second Round – Sunday, February 20)
8:30 – 10:20 a.m. off Nos. 1 & 10 (Final Round – Monday, February 21)

Final Round Pairings Available: Wednesday, June 17
Time: 5 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.

CONTACT INFORMATION:
HQ Location: The Club at Carlton’s Woods – President’s Room
TD Name: Nathan Nottrott
Phone Number: (618) 402-7399
Email: nnottrott@ajga.org
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 by FLIGHTSCOPE: All Junior Plus Members may record swing metrics and an HD video through FlightScope technology on the driving range at any time during the event. Players can share videos and data in their Player Center, shared to college coaches through AJGA recruiting profiles. Contact the Tournament Director to schedule time to film a swing video.

OFFICIAL YARDAGE BOOK AND GREENS GUIDE – StrackaLine
StrackaLine provides a 25% discount on yardage books and greens guides to participants of the AJGA Simplify Boys Championship at Carlton Woods hosted at The Club at Carlton Woods – Fazio Championship 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.