ALL NIPPON AIRWAYS (ANA) is the largest airline in Japan by revenues and passenger numbers. Founded in 1952, ANA flies today on 78 international routes and 118 domestic routes. The ANA group has 39,000 employees and a fleet of 257 aircraft. ANA offers trans-Pacific connections between Asia through the gateway of Japan and 10 North American destinations namely: New York, Washington D.C, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Jose, Seattle, Houston, Vancouver, and Honolulu. ANA joined the AJGA in 2017 as the title sponsor for the ANA Junior Inspiration, a Girls Invitational, modeled after the LPGA major, the ANA Inspiration.
BB&T is a financial institution dedicated to creating long-term economic rewards for their shareholders. BB&T, a leading financial service company in the U.S. specializes in consumer and commercial banking, securities brokerage, asset management, mortgage and insurance products and services, joined the AJGA as an Official Partner in 2017.
Imperial Headwear was founded in 1916 and has become a leading manufacturer of premium quality headwear, apparel and accessories for the golf market. Imperial joined the AJGA in 2019 as an Official Partner. As the official headwear of the AJGA, Imperial provides headwear at more than 200 AJGA events and assumes the Title Sponsorship of one AJGA event per year. Imperial created a collection of limited edition AJGA headwear available for purchase on Imperial's website under the AJGA Collection. A portion of the proceeds from the AJGA Collection will be donated back to the ACE Grant, which provides financial assistance to young men and women who aspire to earn a college golf scholarship through competitive junior golf.
JUNIOR GOLF HUB joined the AJGA as an Official Partner in the fall of 2016 as a supporter of the Junior Golf Hub Preview Series, Junior Golf Hub Championship and Golf Performance Center Junior Championship. Junior Golf Hub is the premier online community for junior golfers, parents, and college coaches seeking top talent.
The PGA TOUR has supported The Junior PLAYERS Championship presented by TaylorMade-adidas Golf at TPC Sawgrass over Labor Day weekend since 2007. In 2017, the PGA TOUR joined the AJGA as an Official Partner and will host the Junior Presidents Cup with the AJGA.
PING, a golf club manufacturer with the goal to help golfers play their best, has been an AJGA supporter since 1990 and began supporting the PING Phoenix Junior in 1991. The PING Invitational, one of the AJGA's top Invitationals held over Columbus Day weekend, began in 2006 at Karsten Creek. In addition, the PING Junior Solheim Cup, the all-girls match play biennial event, has received worldwide recognition and many participants are able to say they played for their country as a junior and professional.
PING, an Official Partner since 2002, provides the PING college golf guide to AJGA members, sponsors PING College Golf Signing Day and in 2009, became "The Official Bag of the AJGA." In 2010, PING debuted golf bags for all AJGA champions.
Polo Ralph Lauren, a premium lifestyle brand, has been a partner for more than three decades. Since 1995 Polo Ralph Lauren has been committed to supporting junior golfers who become the next generation of college graduates and business leaders. As an Official Partner, Polo Ralph Lauren will celebrate the top performances of AJGA members worldwide, through Polo Ralph Lauren #InspiredPerformances, social and digital content published weekly on ajga.org.
Polo Ralph Lauren has hosted the Polo Golf Junior Classic, an Invitational dating back to 1978 and one of the longest-running events in AJGA history.
Located in Lake Mary, Florida, SEAN FOLEY PERFORMANCE is dedicated to developing golfers at all levels through cutting-edge technology and instruction. Renowned PGA Tour golf instructor Sean Foley partnered with Sean Foley Performance in 2017 to support the AJGA. Foley works most notably with Olympic champion Justin Rose and has twice been featured on the cover of Golf Digest.
As the Official Boarding School & Golf Learning Center of the AJGA, Sean Foley Performance will share online video content from its staff throughout the year for juniors. Content will include tips on training in the off-season, competition preparation, competition tweaks and feedback, as well as fitness and nutrition. Sean Foley Performance has partnered with the AJGA since 2015 and will continue to host two tournaments at Timacuan Golf & Country Club in Lake Mary, Florida.
THE THUNDERBIRDS, a civic organization developed to promote the City of Phoenix through athletics, has supported the Thunderbird International Junior since 2000. Held on Grayhawk Golf Club's Raptor Course, the event features an invitation-only field of eligible AJGA members from the previous year's Rolex Junior All-America Teams and select international champions. Since 2004, The Thunderbirds organization has donated more than $350,000 back to local golf charities in honor of AJGA junior golfers.
TRANSAMERICA has a proven track record of building strategies that provide optimal outcome for families to live long, healthy lives with the financial means to do so. We’re committed to helping them plan for every part of that future — because a secure financial strategy is about more than dollars and cents. After all, what good is wealth if you’re not healthy enough to enjoy it? Which is why Transamerica supports the AJGA Junior-AM, and two Open events, the Stewart Cink Championship and the Kyle Stanley Championship to encourage young people to do what they love, and do it forever.
UHY LLP is one of the top professional services firms in the United States, and UHY International is one of the largest accounting networks in the world. They began sponsoring the UHY LLP CPA's Junior Championship in 2018 and became the official accounting firm of the AJGA in 2019. As an Official Partner, UHY will serve as the title or presenting sponsor of seven AJGA junior championships. In addition, there will be an accounting internship in the name of UHY at the AJGA's headquarters in Braselton, Georgia.
UNDER ARMOUR®, a leading developer, marketer and distributor of branded performance apparel, footwear and accessories, partnered with PGA TOUR pro and AJGA alum Hunter Mahan to support an AJGA event in Texas for the first time in 2009. The apparel company also supports AJGA events during each year with professional golfers on the PGA and LPGA Tour. Under Armour® became an Official Partner of the AJGA in 2016 and gives back to junior golf through its AJGA ACE Grant endowment.
WYNDHAM REWARDS, Named a best travel rewards program for the past three consecutive years by U.S. News and World Report, Wyndham Rewards® is the world’s most generous loyalty program offering members a simple earning structure of a guaranteed 1,000 points for every qualified stay, along with a flat, free night redemption rate of just 15,000 points per room per night - the first of its kind for a major rewards program.
Wyndham Rewards members can enjoy the benefits of the program at nearly 9,000 Wyndham Hotels & Resorts properties, as well as thousands of homes and condos in partnership with Wyndham Destinations. Join for free today at www.wyndhamrewards.com You've earned this.®
Since 2011, Wyndham Rewards has supported the Wyndham Cup, one of the AJGA’s marquee events. The Wyndham Cup annually brings together 40 of the nation’s top juniors in an East versus West team match play tournament.
In 2014, Wyndham Rewards announced it would endow an ACE Grant to support talented junior golfers who lack the financial resources to play a national junior golf schedule.
GLOBAL GOLF POST, a weekly digital publication, features junior content, provides in-kind advertising to the Association and its supporters, and has partnered with the AJGA to contribute financially to the ACE Grant Program.