HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. – The International Junior Golf Tour (IJGT) is excited to announce the addition of The Desert Classic at Troon North to the 2013 spring schedule. The Event will be hosted on May 11-12 at Troon North – Monument Course in Scottsdale, Ariz. Elite junior golfers ages 10-19 from around the world will compete for national recognition and IJGT Merit Points in the two-day, 36-hole Event.
The IJGT is thrilled to return to Troon North after a successful event in December at the Pinnacle Course. The Monument Course, designed by British Open Champion, Tom Weiskopf, serves as a classic desert golf experience. It stretches through the foothills and ravines of Scottsdale’s Pinnacle Peak. IJGT participants will be challenged by the rugged landscape of Arizona’s Sonoran Desert.
About the IJGT
The IJGT provides exceptional junior golfers with the opportunity to develop and showcase their competitive skills while setting high standards to preserve the traditions and integrity of the game. As a tour that operates primarily throughout the academic year, the IJGT hosts approximately 60 tournaments annually. In addition, the IJGT hosts three international events. Each event provides multi-day competition for junior golfers of all skill levels ages 9-19. Players representing 45 states and 43 countries around the world regularly compete in events at venues such as TPC Sawgrass, Pinehurst, Bethpage State Park and Harbour Town Golf Links. Official partners of the IJGT include Bridgestone Golf, Quagmire Golf, KENTWOOL, CHAMP Spikes, AB Golf Designs, Clazic Belts, morodZ, Sundog Eyewear, PURE Grips, The First Tee, Golf Digest/Golf World and International Junior Golf Academy.
To obtain more information about the IJGT, please visit www.IJGT.com or call (843) 785-2444.