Medford’s Centennial set for AJGA national golf tournament

Updated: June 29, 2010

The American Junior Golf Association has added a new Open event to its 85-tournament schedule, allowing for more playing opportunities in the Pacific Northwest region of the country. Centennial Golf Club in Medford, Ore., will host 132 of the world’s best junior golfers for the 54-hole AJGA Junior at Centennial, Aug. 16-19.

The first round of play will begin Tuesday, Aug. 17. The first wave of tee times will run from 7:30 to 9 a.m. off the Nos. 1 and 10 tees with a second wave going off from 12:30 – 2 p.m. at Centennial Golf Club. After Wednesday’s second round, the field will be cut to a minimum of 40 percent and ties.