Youth from around the world to land in York, PA for golf tournament
25 Apr, 2018
For the first time, York County Convention & Visitors Bureau will host the American Junior Golf Association Junior All-Star, bringing youth and their families from around the world to York, Pennsylvania, with an estimated $155,232 in increased economic impact to the county.
The tournament, which includes 51 boys and 27 girls between the ages of 12 and 15 — some traveling internationally and some traveling across the U.S. — is slated for Friday- Sunday, April 27-29, at Out Door Country Club in Manchester Township. The Country Inn and Suites by Carlson York is serving as the host hotel. The York Indoor Golf & Training Center will also be available to players and their families during their stay.
During the Junior All-Star, TaylorMade-adidas Golf Live Scoring will be available at the tournament website. On social media, the hashtags #RoadToReynolds and #JASYork will be used.
The American Junior Golf Association is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization based in Braselton, Georgia, dedicated to the overall growth and development of young men and women who aspire to earn college golf scholarships through competitive junior golf.
The YCCVB’s Sport York initiative drives the creation of events, like the Junior All-Star, to maximize the economic impact of sporting events in York County. The YCCVB supports the position that York County is a premier East Coast sports destination due to its ideal central location and impressive facilities. To learn more about Sport York, visit www.yorkpa.org/sports.
"York County's sports visitors have the highest spending of any visitor type and generate the greatest economic return on investment for our community," said Anne Druck, president of the YCCVB. "Every returning event is a testament to our versatile facilities, exceptional value and convenient location.
Bringing together a team of successful marketing experts at the YCCVB with York County’s top-of-the-line facilities are putting York County on the map as the go-to place for tourism and sports.
About York County Convention & Visitors Bureau: The York County Convention & Visitors Bureau's mission is to maximize tourism expenditures and their economic impact in York County, PA, through comprehensive tourism sales and marketing programs. The York County CVB's vision is for a York County where tourism is recognized for the value of its economic impact and its role in raising the profile of the county as a sought-after destination. For more information on the York County Convention & Visitors Bureau, call 1-888-858-9675 or visit www.yorkpa.org.
American Junior Golf Association Junior All-Star Schedule of Events
Friday, April 27
1:30 p.m. shotgun/Practice Round/Out Door Country Club
6 p.m./ Registration/Out Door Country Club
6:30 p.m./Parents Meeting/Out Door Country Club
6:30 p.m./Players Meeting/Out Door Country Club
Saturday, April 28
7:30 – 9:30 a.m./First Round off Nos. 1 & 10 tees/Out Door Country Club
Noon – 2:30 p.m./Tournament Lunch/Out Door Country Club
12:30 – 2:30 p.m./Tournament Social Activity/Out Door Country Club
Sunday, April 29
7:30 – 9:30 a.m./Final Round off Nos. 1 & 10 tees/Out Door Country Club
2:30 p.m./Awards Ceremony/Out Door Country Club