American Junior Golf Association Names Country Club of the South’s Reggie Kratzer as 2014 General Manager of the Year
JOHNS CREEK, GA, January 24 2015 — Reggie Kratzer, general manager at The Country Club of the South, a member of the ClubCorp family of clubs, has been named the General Manager of the Year by the American Junior Golf Association (AJGA). This award honors the general manager who displays unwavering support of the AJGA and junior golf by creating a memorable tournament experience for players, families, staff and volunteers. The Country Club of the South is the site of the AJGA’s Wells Fargo Junior Classic presented by Mizuno held each spring.
The AJGA presents a variety of awards annually ranging from the tournaments with the best individual hospitality, charitable giving and volunteer base to the year’s most outstanding golf professional, superintendent and general manager, as well as the most improved event, best new event and overall tournament of the year.
Kratzer has been heavily involved in Wells Fargo Junior Classic since taking over the role of general manager at Country Club of the South in 2012. While he has been in that role, the tournament has received four AJGA tournament awards, including the 2011 Hospitality Award, the 2012 Open Tournament of the Year Award and the 2013 Charitable Giving Award.
“We are so proud of Reggie and his recognition from the AJGA,” said Mark Burnett, ClubCorp Chief Operating Officer. “His dedication and hard work surrounding the Wells Fargo Junior Classic exemplifies ClubCorp’s commitment to growing the game of golf and the significance junior golfers play in the future of the game.”
This year’s Wells Fargo Junior Classic presented by Mizuno is April 17-19.
About The Country Club of the South
The Country Club of the South, located in John’s Creek just 30 minutes north of Atlanta, is a private club offering a Jack Nicklaus Signature Design 18-hole championship golf course that combines unsurpassed natural beauty with a challenging layout for both the novice and the scratch golfer. The tri-level, stone-and-cedar-lodge clubhouse features five distinctive dining and lounge areas, an outdoor terrace and a ballroom. Amenities at the club also include a swim and tennis pavilion with 12 tennis courts and a junior Olympic-size pool, and a four-bedroom villa.
About the American Junior Golf Association
The American Junior Golf Association is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to the overall growth and development of young men and women who aspire to earn college golf scholarships through competitive junior golf. The AJGA provides valuable exposure for college golf scholarships, and has an annual junior membership (boys and girls, ages 12-18) of more than 6,300 members from 48 states and more than 50 foreign countries. Through initiatives like the Achieving Competitive Excellence (ACE) Grant, a financial assistance program, and Leadership Links, a service-oriented platform that teaches juniors charitable-giving skills, the AJGA fosters the growth of golf’s next generation.
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