The Rolex Tournament of Champions, which is the premier tournament on the American Junior Golf Association’s season, will take place at PGA National Resort & Spa from November 23-28, 2019. The 144-player invitation-only field is made up of boys and girls, ages 12-18, from 25 states and 12 foreign countries. The tournament is 72 holes of stroke play and will take place at PGA National’s Champion and Fazio courses. Former champions include Stewart Cink (1989), Tiger Woods (1991), Paula Creamer (2002), Grace Park (1994, 1996) and Morgan Pressel (2004).
The AJGA is dedicated to the overall growth and development of young men and women who aspire to earn college golf scholarships through competitive junior golf. Overall, the AJGA conducts 122 tournaments and consists of 7,200 junior golf members. The success of this organization is evident, considering that more than 300 AJGA alumni play on the PGA and LPGA Tours and have earned more than 900 Tour victories.
In addition to elevating Palm Beach County’s position as an elite golf destination, the Rolex Tournament of Champions will provide an enormous economic boost. The prestigious tournament is expected to generate over $1 million in economic impact. With year-round play and courses designed by the greatest architects in the game, it’s easy to see why The Palm Beaches is Florida’s Golf Capital®.