The American Junior Golf Association made its fourth stop in Phoenix this year when they hosted the Junior All-Star at Gainey Ranch, June 25-28. A Gary Gilchrist Golf Academy Junior All-Star Series event, the tournament is part of a collection of events specifically designed for boys and girls ages 12 - 15. The competition provides an opportunity for younger members to develop their skills and earn entry into open tournaments.
The Phoenix area is now home to a variety of different playing opportunities for local junior golfers, including the TaylorMade-adidas Golf Qualifier Series, Open events, a competitive Easter tournament and an international Invitational.
In all, 78 players tested their skills on the Lakes and Arroyo Courses in a three-day, 54-hole stroke play event. Tournament was not completed in time to make Arizona Golfer’s July issue. For more information on the event and an up-to-date tournament field list, please visit the tournament website.