American Junior Golf Association to Host Tournament in Lehigh Valley

PDQ / Philadelphia Runner Junior to feature country’s top junior golfers.

Lehigh Valley, Pa. (August 20, 2015) – The American Junior Golf Association will visit Allentown, Pennsylvania to  host the PDQ / Philadelphia Runner Junior. This 54-hole, national junior golf tournament will be conducted at Saucon Valley Country Club August 31 – September 2.

Hosted in the Philadelphia area since 2005, the tournament features some of the top junior golfers in the country.

The tournament’s practice round will be held Monday, August 31, with tournament rounds following on Tuesday, September 1 and Wednesday, September 2.  Thirty-six holes of golf will be played on Tuesday, off the Nos. 1 and 10 tees at Saucon Valley Country Club.

First-round tee times will run from 8 – 9:50 a.m. and second-round tee times will run from 1 – 2:50 p.m. Tee times for Wednesday’s final round will run from 8 – 9:50 a.m. off the Nos. 1 and 10 tees at Saucon Valley Country Club.

Spectators are welcome to attend the event. Admission is free.

“The American Junior Golf Association is one of the premier national governing bodies in all of youth sports and it has been a privilege working with Ben Wolfe, Scott Geary and the AJGA in hosting this prestigious junior tournament,” says Michael Kuzy, Director of Sports Marketing for Discover Lehigh Valley Sports. “We are looking forward to working with them on future events. Come on out to Saucon Valley Country Club and see some terrific golf and perhaps watch a future PGA Tour Champion perform right here in Lehigh Valley.”

For details, visit www.ajga.org.

About Discover Lehigh Valley Sports

A division of Discover Lehigh Valley, Discover Lehigh Valley Sports represents the region in the national and international sports marketplace. It has been bringing sporting events to the area for more than thirteen years and serves as the primary resource for procuring and planning sporting events in Lehigh Valley. Discover Lehigh Valley Sports is a nonprofit organization funded by public and private grants, individual donations and corporate sponsorships.  For more information, visit www.DiscoverLehighValleySports.com.


Media Contacts:

Michelle Hantak, AJGA Communications

678-425-1787 or gro.agjanull@katnahm

Kaitie Burger, Discover Lehigh Valley

610-882-9200 or moc.yellaVhgiheLrevocsiDnull@eitiak