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 TOYOTA ASPEN GROVE CHALLENGE





Micro Division - The Little Course at Conner Lane
July 20 & 21, 2013
Franklin, Tennessee
(Located at Golf House Tennessee)

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Tournament Information

Invitations
Invitations will be posted online by 7:00 PM CDT on Friday, July 13, 2013.  Each invitee MUST accept or decline their invitation by 10:00 AM CDT on Monday, July 15, 2013 or we will begin the process of filling the field with alternates.

Acceptance of Invitation (Please read all "Tournament Information" below before accepting invitation)

To accept an invitation (please accept in one of the following manner):

  • E-Mail: Send your acceptance to tnjuniorgolf@pgahq.com starting Friday evening, July 12th after the invitees have been posted online.  Please include the player's shoe size in your acceptance (adidas street golf shoe). Also, please indicate if you would like us to charge the tournament fee (see below) to your credit card on file through our BlueGolf software or if you will be bringing a check or cash to registration. If you would like for us to charge your credit card, please include the last four (4) digits of the card number and the 3-digit number on the back of that card so we can process it through the system. If you do not have a credit card on file or need to use a different credit card please indicate the best phone number to call so we can contact you to finalize your acceptance into the championship.

  • Call the TGA Jr. Tour Office: To accept over the phone, call our office at 615.790.3336 and speak to Steve, Lissa or Daniel starting at 8:00 AM CDT on Saturday, July 13th. Office hours on the weekend of July 13th and 14th will range from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM CDT on Saturday and 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM CDT on Sunday. Please be prepared with the players shoe size and payment information for the tournament fee (see below).

*If you are unable to accept in one of the above ways, normal business hours (8:00 AM to 5:00 PM CDT) will resume on Monday, July 15th.*


Decline Invitation or Withdrawal from Championship

If you know that you will not be able to attend the Aspen Grove Challenge or have to withdraw during the Championship please call or e-mail immediately. We want to get as full a field as possible and need your cooperation to make that happen.

You can reach the office at 615-790-3336 or e-mail us at
tnjuniorgolf@pgahq.com


Golf Course
The Micro division will play the Aspen Grove Challenge at The Little Course at Conner Lane in Franklin. All age groups will play 18-holes each day.

The following are the tee markers each division will be playing from during the Championship:
 
                            Boys 10-11 Micro:   Blue Tee Markers
                            Boys 8-9 Micro:       White Tee Markers
                            Girls 8-11 Micro:     Red Tee Markers

About The Little Course at Conner Lane
The Little Course at Conner Lane was designed at built by designers Bob Cupp and Tom Kite in 1995. The 9-hole, Par 3 Executive Course was created as a learning facility for all ages. The Little Course at Conner Lane has hosted many of the state's top junior events during its 12-year existence.
For more information, please visit their website at
www.golfhousetennessee.com.

Fee
Tournament Entry Fee:   $50.00  (Covers four 9-hole rounds, range balls, access to player/caddie hospitality, and favor package)

Schedule of Events
Friday, July 19th               12:30 pm - 3:30 pm       Registration at The Little Course
                                             1:00 pm - 3:50 pm         Practice Round at The Little Course (See below)

Saturday, July 20th           8:00 am - 10:30 am        First Round Starting Times
                                            11:00 am - 1:30 pm        Second Round Starting Times
                                              9:30 am - 2:00 pm        Player/Caddie Hospitality Open

Sunday, July 21st             8:00 am - 10:30 am        Third Round Starting Times (will re-pair based on Sat. total)
                                            11:00 am - 1:30 pm        Fourth Round Starting Times (same groups as Third Round)
                                              9:30 am - 2:00 pm        Player/Caddie Hospitality Open

*Awards Presentation for Aspen Grove Challenge winners and Toyota Spirit of Golf will follow completion of play in each age group.*

Practice Rounds
One 9-hole practice round on Friday, July 19th is provided for the competitors only.

Tee times have been blocked from 1:00 pm - 3:50 pm. Please save the later tee times for those traveling from outside the Middle Tennessee area. If you wish to play a practice round on any other day, you must pay the posted rate. Please call The Little Course at Conner Lane at 615-790-0222 starting on Wednesday, July 17th to book a tee time. Be sure to identify yourself as an Aspen Grove Challenge contestant.

Practice Facilities
Range balls will be provided to the players on both Saturday and Sunday morning. Players will be responsible for range balls during the practice round and following the tournament rounds. 

The only practice facilities available during the championship will be the practice putting green located adjacent to the Sara Lee Room and the driving range facility along Franklin Road. Any green located on The Little Course is not to be used for practice and if used the player is subject to penalty of disqualification.

Registration
All competitors MUST register with the Tournament Staff at the competition course on Friday, July 19th between 12:30 pm and 3:30 pm. During registration you will receive all the pertinent credentials for the tournament, including your favor package.

If a player is unable to register during this time, prior arrangements MUST be made with the TGA Junior Tour office. You can reach the office at 615-790-3336.

Starting Times
Starting times for Round 1 and Round 2 will be available at registration on Friday, July 19th as well as posted online at www.tgajuniortour.com.

Starting times for Round 3 and Round 4 will be available 1 hour after all play has finished on Saturday and will be posted online,   e-mailed out to each contestant, and posted by the scoreboard outside the Sara Lee Room.

Player / Caddie Hospitality
In lieu of a set lunch as we have had in year's past at the Aspen Grove Challenge, the players and caddies food and beverage needs will be taken care of with a "Player/Caddie Hopistality Room" located in the "Game Room" in the back of Golf House Tennessee.

Available items include, but not limited to: Peanut Butter and Jelly Station, Fruit Station, Granola Station, Water/Gatorade Station, Chips/Snacks Station, etc.

These items will be available from 9:30 am to 2:00 pm on both Saturday and Sunday. If you feel this will not take care of your lunch needs please plan accordingly for the weekend. You are welcome to bring in portable coolers to store your lunch items for each day.

Food and Beverage (Spectators)
The Little Course at Conner Lane has a limited snack bar available so please plan accordingly to have all your food and beverage needs satisfied.

Hotel Accommodations
Sleep Inn - Brentwood
1611 Service Merchandise Blvd.                                                                               
Franklin, Tennesssee  
(615) 376-2122
4 miles from The Little Course at Conner Lane

Red Roof Inn - Brentwood
8097 Moores Lane                                                                           
Brentwood, Tennessee
(615) 309-8860
3 miles from The Little Course at Conner Lane

Hampton Inn and Suites
7141 South Springs Drive                                                             
Franklin, Tennessee
(615) 771-7225
3 miles from The Little Course at Conner Lane

*You may also go to
www.williamsoncvb.org for a complete list of accommodations*

Spectators
Spectators are encouraged to attend the 2013 Toyota Aspen Grove Challenge. Please be aware of all spectator policies under our Policies section on www.tgajuniortour.com.

ALL spectators must follow the Toyota TGA Junior Tour Dress Code and may be asked to leave if attire does not correspond.

* Due to safety reasons, spectators will be required to stay on the paved Blacktop at ALL times. Only players and caddies will be allowed on the golf course.*

Parking
Due to the limited number of parking spaces at Golf House Tennessee, we ask that all spectators park in the Vanderbilt Legends Club parking lot during the championship. We will have a Junior Tour staff member at the entrance to The Little Course directing traffic over to Vanderbilt Legends Club.

If you have any questions concerning the information you have read please contact our office at 615-790-3336 or e-mail us at tnjuniorgolf@pgahq.com

Our office hours are Monday-Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM CDT.


-Toyota TGA Junior Tour Staff