TOP HIGH SCHOOL GOLFERS TO COMPETE IN 2011 ANTIGUA NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL INVITATIONAL
The 2nd Annual Antigua National High School Golf Invitational will be played September 9th and 10th at McCormick Ranch Golf Club in Scottsdale, Arizona. Over 200 junior golfers will be participating, representing Boys and Girls teams from the United States and Canada. Returning to defend their titles will be the 2010 team champions, the Syracuse Titans (Syracuse, UT) in the Boys division and the tournament host Hamilton Huskies (Chandler, AZ) in the Girls division.
"Antigua is proud to support all aspects of golf, especially junior golf and high school golf&", said Ron McPherson, president and CEO of the Antigua Group.
"We are also very proud that new sponsors have joined us in presenting this fine event. Our thanks go to the Phoenix Thunderbirds, the Scottsdale Charros and the Scottsdale Convention & Visitors Bureau who have extended their support. We would also like to thank the various affiliated organizations, both locally and nationally, who have assisted us in developing and promoting the tournament."
The event was envisioned by Steve Kanner and Kevin Krahenbhul, the Boys and Girls golf coaches at Hamilton High School in Chandler, Arizona, with the assistance of Tournament Chair Tom Marreel, the founder and CEO of Marreel Slater Insurance, one of the event's original sponsors.
Headquartered in Peoria, Ariz., The Antigua Group, through its license sports division, holds license agreements with the National Football League (NFL), Major League Baseball (MLB), Minor League Baseball (MiLB), National Hockey League (NHL) and the National Basketball Association (NBA), along with numerous American universities and colleges for men's, women's and children's apparel, headwear and outerwear. Antigua additionally designs, produces and supplies product for corporate America and specialty retail managed under its corporate division. Its golf division also holds license agreements with the PGA TOUR, LPGA and the PGA of America. www.antigua.com