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NCAA Champion Matthew Wolff Named Southern Golf Association’s Amateur of the Month for May 2019

Matthew Wolff - May 2019 SGA Amateur of the Month (photo courtesy of Jack Dempsey, NCAA Photos) BIRMINGHAM, AL (June 21, 2019) – Matthew Wolff has been named SGA Amateur of the Month Presented by Global Golf Post for May 2019 by the Southern Golf Association (SGA). This is the second time Wolff has won the award within the past nine months (September 2018). The Agoura Hills, CA native and former Oklahoma State University Cowboy won the NCAA Division I individual title firing rounds of 73-66-70-69—278 (-10) at The Blessings Golf Club in Fayetteville, AR. He finished five strokes ahead of Steven Fisk of Georgia Southern. Earlier in May, Wolff finished T18 at the Louisville Regional helping the

Jackson Lalonde Wins the 47th Southern Junior Championship in Playoff

Jackson Lalonde of Lexington, KY - 2019 Southern Junior Champion Lexington, KY (June 14, 2019) – Final results of the 47th Southern Junior Championship of the Southern Golf Association hosted by Idle Hour Country Club in Lexington, KY on Friday, June 14, 2019 (6968 yards, Par 35-35—70, Rating: 73.8/131). Round 3 Scores | Statistics | Photo Gallery Sunny skies and reduced wind speed set the scene for the final round of the Southern Junior Championship at Idle Hour. Heading into the final round tied for second, Jackson Lalonde, of Lexington, Kentucky and Jenson Rogenes of Frisco, Texas each posted a two-under 68 to finish at even par 210 to force a sudden death playoff for the title. Playin

Thomas Morrison Leads after Round Two of 47th Southern Junior Championship

Thomas Morrison of Dallas, Texas leading Round 2 of 47th Southern Junior Championship Lexington, KY (June 13, 2019) - Second round results of the 47th Southern Junior Championship of the Southern Golf Association hosted by Idle Hour Country Club in Lexington, KY on Wednesday, June 13, 2019 (6968 yards, Par 35-35—70, Rating: 73.8/131). Windy conditions were the headline at Idle Hour Country Club for round two of the 47th Southern Junior Championship. A sustained 15-25 MPH wind speed led to zero under par rounds and dropping the leader down to even par. Thomas Morrison of Dallas, TX takes a two-stroke lead heading into the final round after carding a two-over 72 to stand at even par 140. He wi

Ben Haggin and Thomas Morrison Share Round One Lead of the 47th Southern Junior Championship

Ben Haggin (L) and Thomas Morrison (R) Lexington, KY (June 12, 2019) - First round results of the 47th Southern Junior Championship of the Southern Golf Association hosted by Idle Hour Country Club in Lexington, KY on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 (6968 yards, Par 35-35—70, Rating: 73.8/131). Idle Hour club member Ben Haggin of Lexington, KY and Thomas Morrison of Pinehurst, NC each posted a two-under 68 to take a one-shot lead over Jackson Lalonde of Lexington, KY and Jake Marler of Shreveport, LA after the first round at Idle Hour Country Club. Round 1 Scores | Round 2 Starting Times | Course Statistics | Photo Gallery Round 1 Notes: 4 players are under par through 18 holes with field average s

Idle Hour Country Club to Host 47th Southern Junior Championship

LEXINGTON, KY (June 10, 2019) – 156 elite junior golfers will travel from near and far to Idle Hour Country Club in Lexington, KY for the 47th Southern Junior Championship from June 12-14. The field is diversely represented by 23 states and six countries. There are 81 players ranked among the top 1000 by Junior Golf Scoreboard Rankings. This marks the first time that Idle Hour Country Club has hosted the Southern Junior Championship. Charlie Flynn, of Shreveport, LA, won the title in 2018 at Squire Creek Country Club in Choudrant, LA. He is unable to defend this year since he is now playing at the collegiate level for the University of Louisiana at Lafayette Men’s Golf Team. The Championship

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