Stallion Mountain Golf Club Selected To Host AJGA ShowMeGolfers Junior Championship
Unsigned seniors event to coincide with Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) convention
BRASELTON, Ga. - The American Junior Golf Association will conduct a new event at Stallion Mountain Golf Club in December, targeted at providing 72 unsigned male seniors the opportunity to compete in front of college golf coaches.
"This event embodies the AJGA Mission Statement and true purpose," said Mark Oskarson, AJGA Chief Operations Officer. "A college golf scholarship is the dream for our juniors and any opportunity to provide them with more chances to make that dream come true is something we believe in."
The ShowMeGolfers Junior Championship will be a 36-hole stroke play event held Dec. 7-9 at Stallion Mountain Golf Club in Las Vegas. The event will coincide with the timing of the convention for the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) men's coaches in Las Vegas to provide one last look at the seniors available for recruitment in the 2013 season.
"Stallion Mountain Golf Club is pleased to be chosen as the host facility for the inaugural ShowMeGolfers Junior Championship," said David Raper, General Manager of Stallion Mountain Golf Club. "We understand how important it is for these talented golfers to have the opportunity to showcase their golf skills while attempting to advance to the collegiate level. OB Sports has a long history of partnering with the AJGA for national golf events and we are excited to be associated with this new event."
About Stallion Mountain Golf Club
Just seven miles the fabulous Las Vegas Strip, Stallion Mountain Golf Club boasts a 7,351-yard layout that was designed former PGA Tour professional, Jim Colbert and golf course architect Jeff Brauer. Stallion Mountain Golf Club has a decorated history in the Las Vegas golf scape as a host venue for Golf Channel's Big Break II and also past of the Frank Sinatra Celebrity Classic and the PGA Tour's Las Vegas event (at the time known as the Las Vegas Invitational). Stallion Mountain's luxurious 38,000 square foot clubhouse promises to be Las Vegas' premier special event venue that offers numerous event venues and facilities for weddings, banquets, meetings and other special gatherings. The club's banquet facilities include a full service restaurant and grill as well as flexible banquet facilities that overlook the golf course and surrounding mountains. Now under new ownership, Stallion Mountain Golf Club is professionally managed by Scottsdale-based OB Sports Golf Management. For more information on Stallion Mountain Golf Club call (702) 547-6250, visit www.stallionmountaingolf.com
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Using GPS data across 19,000 charted courses (from Augusta National to the Olympic Club), ShowMeGolfers.com allows players to record shots during play, while providing updates on the round. The app also allows members to keep track of statistics such as driving accuracy, driving distance and greens in regulation. ShowMeGolfers not only gives yardages on the course, but allows players to record shots for self-analysis and join a network where others can watch the round through the app or by going to ShowMeGolfers.com.
About the AJGA
The American Junior Golf Association is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to the overall growth and development of young men and women who aspire to earn college golf scholarships through competitive junior golf. The AJGA provides valuable exposure for college golf scholarships, and has an annual junior membership (boys and girls ages 12-18) of approximately 5,500 junior golfers from 49 states and more than 40 countries. To ensure scholarship opportunities for all junior golfers who have the skill, the AJGA created the Achieving Competitive Excellence (ACE) Grant program to provide financial assistance to young players in need.
Titleist, the AJGA's National Sponsor, has been the catalyst and driving force behind the Association's success since 1989. Rolex, which is in its third decade of AJGA support, became the inaugural AJGA Premier Partner in 2004. In 2007, after 12 years of support, Ralph Lauren became the AJGA's second Premier Partner.
AJGA alumni have risen to the top of amateur, collegiate and professional golf. Former AJGA juniors have compiled more than 500 victories on the PGA and LPGA Tours. AJGA alumni include Stewart Cink, Matt Kuchar, Hunter Mahan, Phil Mickelson, Tiger Woods, Paula Creamer, Cristie Kerr, Inbee Park and Morgan Pressel.