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AJGA Simplify Boys Championship at Carlton Woods

Tournament Information


AJGA Host Hotel: Courtyard Houston North / Shenandoah
Hotel Address: 19255 David Memorial Drive, Shenandoah, Texas 77385
AJGA Special Rate: $125 ($145 Average rate at this time)
Hotel Tax Rate: 13.78%
Rate Includes: Wireless Internet & Access to the Fitness Facility
Distance to Golf Course: Click Here

Reservation Method: (936) 273 – 6600 - Identify yourself as an AJGA Participant
Cutoff Date: Wednesday, January 31
Check in Time: 3 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: George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH)
Distance to Host Hotel: Click Here
Distance to Golf Course: Click Here

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: Players are encouraged to arrive on-site no more than an hour and a half before the practice round shotgun and one hour before their scheduled tee time for tournament rounds.

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.


Date: Friday, February 16
Time: Morning Wave - 8 a.m. Shotgun (in conjunction with afternoon Junior - Am). Players will be called to the carts for announcements approximately 30 minutes prior to the shotgun.
Afternoon Wave - 1:30 p.m. Shotgun (in conjunction with afternoon Junior - Am). Players will be called to the carts for announcements approximately 30 minutes prior to the shotgun.
Golf Course: The Club at Carlton Woods – Fazio Championship Course
Practice Facilities Time: Morning Wave - 6:30 a.m.
Afternoon Wave - Noon

Signup: *Click here to sign-up*
(Players in the Junior-Am should not sign up on this link)

Signup Dates: Friday, February 9 – Thursday, February 15

AJGA Staff members will be located on the course to complete equipment surveys and to answer any questions.

Practice Round Hole Locations will be available at the cart staging area. Tournament Hole Locations will be 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. Please review the AJGA Player and Spectator Code of Conduct prior to the practice round.

Junior-Am Fundraising Tournament

Date: Friday, February 16
Morning Wave - 8 a.m. Shotgun – The Club at Carlton Woods – Fazio Championship Course
Afternoon Wave - 1:30 p.m. Shotgun – The Club at Carlton Woods – Fazio Championship 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.

The Tournament Committee will be distributing Junior - Am invitations to juniors in the weeks leading up to the event.

Additional Practice Rounds : The Club at Carlton Woods's course and practice facilities are CLOSED to AJGA participants (who are not themselves members of the club) other than the instances below:

  • The designated unofficial practice round on Thursday, February 15.
  • Players have been invited to play by a member of The Club at Carlton Woods with whom they have a pre-existing relationship. Soliciting members about tee times is NOT PERMITTED at any time and will result in forfeiture of your official practice round, or other penalty as outlined below.
    • These rounds must take place before Friday, February 9, 2024.
  • Players receive lessons from an instructor at The Club at Carlton Woods. Players must have been under instruction at the facility prior to their acceptance into the Simplify Boys Championship at Carlton Woods.

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 the host facilities rules and regulations and the AJGA Player  and Spectator  Code of Conduct may result in the following penalties:

  • 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.

PLAYER REGISTRATION: It is recommended that players do not arrive for player registration more than one hour before their tee time.

Date: Friday, February 16
Time: 6:30 – 7:45 a.m. for Morning Wave juniors and Noon – 1:15 p.m. for Afternoon Wave juniors
Location: The Club at Carlton Woods, Cart Staging Area

Players unable to register at this time MUST notify Tournament Director Thomas Harrison prior to February 16 at (309) 333-1597.

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 or have a long commute do not constitute acceptable circumstances.


Official Pairings Available: Wednesday, February 14
Tee Times: 8 – 10:20 a.m. off Nos. 1 & 10 tees

Final Round Pairings Available: Sunday, February 18
Time: 7 p.m.

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.


Date: Saturday, February 17 – Monday, February 19, 2022
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Location: The Club at Carlton Woods - Dining Room
Cost: Complimentary to players and parents.


HQ Location: The Clubhouse at Carlton Woods – President’s Room
TD Name: Thomas Harrison
Phone Number: (309) 333-1597
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.

StrackaLine provides a 20% discount on yardage books and greens guides to participants of the AJGA Simplify Boys Championship at Carlton Woods. The discount can be accessed online here .


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. Push carts cannot be reserved prior to arriving on-site.

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.