PEORIA, ARIZ. – One of the nation’s elite high school golf tournaments, the Antigua 2010 National High School Invitational, will be held Sept. 10-11 in Maricopa, Ariz.

Sponsored by the Antigua Group, Inc. – one of the nation’s leading designers and marketers of genuine golf and sports apparel under its Antigua brand – the event will feature golf teams from 10 states. Separate competitions will be held for both boys and girls, with team and individual awards being presented. The event is open to up to 20 five-player teams.

“We are supportive of all aspects of golf and this high school invitational is a great example,” said Ron McPherson, President and CEO of Antigua. “Antigua is a genuine golf brand and a proud licensee of the PGA TOUR, the LPGA TOUR and the PGA of America. We are also very proud of our involvement in developing the game through junior golf, high school golf and the various developmental tours. We know that our future as a brand and a business is dependent upon the next generation of golfers.”

The tournament was organized by Chandler-Hamilton High School coaches, Steve Kanner (Boys Team Coach) and Kevin Krahenbhul (Girls Team Coach). The boy’s tournament will be contested at Southern Dunes Golf Club. It will be 36 holes of stroke play with a shotgun start on the 10th and tee times on the 11th.

The girls will play at the Duke Course, 36 holes of stroke play with shotgun starts both days.

Tournament fees are $425 per team for boys, $325 per team for girls, which includes all green fees, use of the practice facility and a coach’s golf cart. Each competing player and coach will receive an Antigua tournament hat and Desert Dry performance golf shirt embellished to commemorate the event.

The night before the competition begins, a dinner will be held at the Chandler Hilton at which Steve Jones, the 1996 U.S. Open champion, will speak. Pairings information and a coaches meeting will also be held that night.

More information can be found about the Antigua 2010 National High School Invitational at www.anhsgi.com