Amateur of the Month

In a Fierce Battle for the Title, Hagood Takes the Trophy at the Southern Junior Championship After

ALEXANDER CITY, AL (June 15, 2017) – Finishing with five consecutive birdies, including a three-hole aggregate playoff, Ethan Hagood of Birmingham won the Southern Junior at Willow Point Golf & Country Club in Alexander City, Alabama, taking the Championship title. Kyle Cox of Carrollton, Texas, went into the 18th-Hole with a one-shot lead but Ethan Hagood of Birmingham finished his last two-holes birdie-birdie, pushing the duo into a playoff. Alabama earned the State Team Champion Title with Ethan Hagood (135), Austin Coggin of Vestavia Hills (138), Reed Love of Trussville (140), and J.P. Cave of Mobile (142). The award is determined after the first 36 holes of play and the State Team is co

Cox and Hagood Surge Ahead at Southern Junior.

ALEXANDER CITY, AL (June 14, 2017) – With a putt for eagle on the 17th hole, Kyle Cox of Carrollton, Texas, eked out a one-shot lead over local talent, Ethan Hagood of Birmingham during the second round of the Southern Junior Championship at Willow Point Golf & Country Club in Alexander City, Alabama. Cox (66-68-134), a 17-year-old three-time District Champion and AJGA Junior All-Star, posted six birdies and an eagle to finish the 2nd Round at 10-under par. Willow Point G&CC was re-designed in 2002 by Dr. Michael Hurdzan and Dana Fry, who (along with Ron Whitten) also designed Erin Hills, the site of the U.S. Open Championship, where the SGA’s Amateur of the Month (March), Sahith Theegala is

Local Talent Takes an Early Lead at the SGA’s Southern Junior at Willow Point Golf and Country Club

ALEXANDER CITY, AL (June 13, 2017) – Seventeen-year-old Ethan Hagood of Birmingham has taken a two-stroke lead over Kyle Cox of Carrollton, Texas, J.P. Cave of Mobile, and Trey Bosco of Austin, Texas, after the first round of the 45th Southern Junior Championship. The three-day event is being played at Willow Point Golf & Country Club in Alexander City, Alabama. The field consists of 160 players from seven countries and 18 U.S. States and includes the following Willow Point G&CC members: Wilson Andress and Luke Dasher of Macon, Georgia; Matt Brown, Tripp Law, and Johnny Nathan of Birmingham Alabama; and Mac Scott of Winter Garden, Florida. The Southern Junior (#SouthernJr), a 54-hole stroke

Dylan Meyer Named Southern Golf Association’s Amateur of the Month

BIRMINGHAM, AL – Dylan Meyer, the 21-year-old Indiana native, has been named Amateur of the Month (April) by the Southern Golf Association (SGA) after multiple wins throughout the month. Meyer, a Junior at the University of Illinois, started his winning streak at the 3M Augusta Invitational, where he also earned an exemption at next year’s Valspar Championship at Innisbrook Resort’s Copperhead Course in Palm Harbor, Florida. Meyer then went on to capture the title at the Robert Kepler Invitational in Columbus, Ohio as well as the Big 10 Conference Championship, where Illinois took their eighth Big Ten title over the course of the past nine years, and the Individual title for the 7th consecut

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