AJGA Host Hotel: Holiday Inn Express & Suites
Hotel Address: 1251 North Shiloh Drive, Fayetteville, AR 72704
AJGA Special Rate: $126 ($150 Average rate at this time)
Hotel Tax Rate: 13.75%
Rate Includes: Breakfast Buffet / WIFI / Access to Fitness Center
Distance to Golf Course: Directions from hotel to golf course
Reservation Method: (479) 444-6006 - Identify yourself as an AJGA Participant
Booking link: Available at a later date
Cutoff Date: Wednesday, May 27
Check in Time: 4 p.m.
Check out Time: 12 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: Northwest Arkansas International Airport (XNA)
Airport Transportation: The host hotel does not provide a shuttle service.
Distance to Host Hotel: Directions from XNA to Hampton Inn & Suites
Distance to Golf Course: Directions from XNA to Blessings Golf Club
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: Players are encouraged to arrive on-site no more than one hour before their posted tee time.
POST ROUND: Limited practice will be permitted at the host facility. All players will have 60 minutes starting immediately when the player leaves the scoring area. Players may spend their allotted practice time on either the practice putting or chipping green or driving range given space and availability. An AJGA staff member or volunteer will be monitoring the practice facilities. Failure to abide by the outlined practice facility schedule may result in forfeiture of additional practice time.
Date: Monday, June 12
Time: 8:10 – 11 a.m. off No. 1 Tee. Please arrive to the tee 10 minutes before your tee time.
Golf Course: Blessings Golf Club
Practice Facilities Time: 6:30 a.m.
Signup: Click here
Signup Dates: Monday, June 5 – Sunday, June 11
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 will be available on the tournament website. All players are required to carry their own bag or use a push cart. All parents and family members are always required to stay on the cart path during the practice round.
ADDITIONAL PRACTICE ROUNDS
Blessings Golf Club course and practice facilities are CLOSED to AJGA participants (who are not themselves members of the club) prior to the official practice round.
Attempting to practice, play or see the golf course and practice facilities (includes contacting the club or members inquiring about alternative times to practice or play) is not permitted.
- Forfeiture of your official practice round
- Two stroke penalty or disqualification from the tournament
- Loss of spectating privileges for the player involved
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 . 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.
Date: Monday, June 12
Time: 5 p.m.
Location: Blessings Golf club – Breezeway
Players unable to register at this time MUST notify Tournament Director Olivia Normand prior to June 12 at (503) 475-4430.
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: Saturday, June 10
7:30 – 9:27 a.m. off Nos. 1 & 10 (First Round)
7:30 – 9:27 a.m. off Nos. 1 & 10 (Second Round)
7:30 – 9:27 a.m. off Nos. 1 & 10 (Final Round)
Final Round Pairings Available: Wednesday, June 14
Time: 7 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.
All players will be provided with a Welcome Dinner, as well as Breakfast and Lunch before and after each round.
Welcome Dinner: June 12 at 6 p.m.
Breakfast: June 13 -16 from 6:30 – 9:30 a.m.
Lunch: June 13 – 16 from Noon - 3 p.m.
HQ Location: Stacy Lewis Player Lounge
TD Name: Olivia Normand
Phone Number: (503) 475-4430
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 20% discount on yardage books and greens guides to participants of the Stacy Lewis Junior All-Star Invitational hosted at Blessings Golf Club. The discount can be accessed online here .
OFFICIAL PUSH CART OF THE AJGA – BAG BOY
As the Official Push Cart of the AJGA, Bag Boy will be providing all players the opportunity to borrow a Nitron push cart up to two times at any tournament throughout the year. Push carts will be available on a first come, first-serve basis at every event, and players who borrow a push cart during an AJGA event will become eligible to win a free Bag Boy push cart in December. If you are interested, see the Tournament Director on-site to reserve your cart and sign an agreement form.
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.