Southern Golf Association

Established in 1902 and serving member clubs over a 15-state-area, The Southern Golf Association is one of the oldest, largest and most prestigious golf associations in the world.

Elite Amateur Golf Series

Elite Amateur Golf Series

Formed in 2021 to challenge “The Best of the Best” in amateur golf, the Elite Amateur Golf Series (EAGS) aligns the top amateur championships in a collective competition, the Elite Amateur Cup. In addition to hosting the best players, Elite Amateur Cup events are contested at renowned venues and have the longest history of identifying the next great champions of the game. EAGS events hold a proven track record of conducting the most challenging competitive tests, making the championships among the majors of amateur golf. The seven founding championships that comprise the series have a distinguished history hosting the top talent and competitive play in amateur golf.  These championships are the Sunnehanna Amateur, Northeast Amateur, North & South Amateur, Trans-Mississippi Amateur, Southern Amateur, Pacific Coast Amateur and the Western Amateur. More information about the Elite Amateur Golf Series, the Elite Amateur Cup and the seven individual championships is available at eliteamateurgolfseries.org. Follow @eliteamseries on Twitter and Instagram as well as @EliteAmateurGolfSeries on Facebook.

 

 

Since 1902...

Since 1902...

The Southern Amateur Championship is currently the #8 ranked amateur tournament in the World, according to WAGR Power ranking. Many past and present top-level tour players have competed and won the Southern Amateur Championship such as Ben Crenshaw, Justin Leonard, Hubert Green, Bob Tway and Lanny Wadkins to name a few. Robert Tyre Jones Jr. is a three-time champion of the Southern Amateur Championship (1917, 1920, 1922).

The Southern Junior Championship is annually held in June on the same week of The U.S. Open. Justin Leonard, of Dallas, Texas, has won the Southern Junior Championship twice (1988 & 1989). The Southern Junior Championship attracts many collegiate coaches, from prestigious Universities, spectating onsite. The Southern Junior Championship is annually held in June, the same week of The U.S. Open.

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Hoover, AL 35216
Phone: (205) 979-4653
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