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MESA HOHOKAMS Junior All-Star presented by The Thunderbirds

Tournament Information

AJGA Host Hotel: Courtyard by Marriott Phoenix Mesa
Hotel Address: 1221 South Westwood
AJGA Special Rate: $119 ($237 Average rate at this time)
Hotel Tax Rate: 14.27%
Parking Rate: $10 per day
Rate Includes: WIFI / Access to Fitness Center / Outdoor Pool
Distance to Golf Course: Directions from Courtyard by Marriott Phoenix Mesa to Dobson Ranch Golf Course (3.2 miles, 9 minutes)

Reservation Method: (480) 461 – 3000 - Identify yourself as an AJGA Participant
Booking link: AJGA Booking Link
Cutoff Date: Monday, April 15
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: Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX)
Distance to Host Hotel: Directions from PHX to Courtyard by Marriott Phoenix Mesa (12.2 miles, 16 minutes)
Distance to Golf Course: Directions from PHX to Dobson Ranch Golf Course (11.3 miles, 16 minutes)
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: Thursday, May 2
Time: 11 a.m. – 12:50 p.m. off Nos. 1 and 10 Tees. Please arrive to the tee 10 minutes before your tee time.
Golf Course: Dobson Ranch Golf Course
Practice Facilities Time: 10 a.m.
Spectator Carts: For the practice round only carts will be available to spectators for $32.

Signup: AJGA Practice Round Sign-Up Link
Signup Dates: Thursday, April 25 – Wednesday, May 1

An AJGA Staff member will be located on the first tee to complete equipment surveys and for tournament announcements.
Practice Round Hole Locations will be available at the starting tee. 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.

Additional Practice Round Information: Players and guests must comply with all host facility rules & regulations 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 Dobson Ranch Golf Course’s rules and regulations and the AJGA Player and Spectator Code of Conduct may result in the following penalties:

1. Forfeiture of your official practice round
2. Two stroke penalty or disqualification from the tournament
3. Loss of spectating privileges for the player involved

Reservation Method: Call (480) 644-2291
Player and Parent Cost: $54 Walking; $64 Riding
Dates Available: April 18 – May 1
Special Notes: Do not call until 16 days prior to the date of the round you want to book. If you call prior to the 16-day window you will not be able to book a tee time.

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: Thursday, May 2
Time: 10 a.m. – Noon
Location: Dobson Ranch Golf Course

Players unable to register at this time MUST notify Tournament Director Garret Fassett prior to May 2 at (315) 939-4131.
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.

A Parents Meeting will be held by the AJGA staff in conjunction with the practice round to discuss the AJGA’s initiatives and policies and answer any questions.

Date: Thursday, May 2
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Location: Dobson Ranch Golf Course
Room: Dobson Room - Banquet Area


Official Pairings Available: Wednesday, May 1
Tee Times:
First and Second Rounds: 6:30 - 8:20 a.m. (First Round); Noon - 1:50 p.m. (Second Round) off Nos. 1 & 10 tees
Final Round: 6:30 – 8:20 a.m. off Nos. 1 & 10 tees

Final Round Pairings Available: Friday, May 3
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: AJGA Tournament Website

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.

Date: Thursday, May 2
Time: 10 a.m. - Noon
Location: Dobson Ranch Golf Course - Driving Range
Activity: Golf Simulator Competition
Prizes: Retro Imperial Hats

Date: Friday, May 3
Time: Between First and Second Round
Food: Players will receive a boxed lunch with their choice of a club sandwich or chicken cesar wrap served with a bag of chips and a cookie.


HQ Location: Golf Shop Office
TD Name: Garret Fassett
Phone Number: (315) 939-4131
Email: gfassett@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.

StrackaLine provides a 20% discount on yardage books and greens guides to participants of the MESA HOHOKAMS Junior All-Star presented by the Thunderbirds hosted at Dobson Ranch Golf Course. 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.