BIRMINGHAM, AL (January 10, 2017) – Texas A&M junior, Cameron Champ has been named Amateur of the Month (December) by the Southern Golf Association.
Champ’s season started with a tie for ninth at the Turning Stone-Tiger Intercollegiate, setting the stage for his first collegiate win in September at the Olympia Fields Country Club/Fighting Illini Invitational. With this most recent win, Champ earned an exemption into the Web.com Tour’s Air Capital Classic.
Winners of the SGA’s monthly award are determined by a blue-ribbon national panel of golf officials, coaches and journalists. Now in its 14th season, notable recipients have been Bill Haas, Michelle Wie, Hunter Mahan, Ryan Moore, J. B. Holmes, Webb Simpson, Rhys Davies, Kyle Stanley, Kevin Fortin- Simard, Rickie Fowler, Danny Lee, Matthew Fitzpatrick, Alice Hewson, and more recently Lee McCoy & Aaron Wise.
The SGA supports amateur golf at the highest level, including staging of the storied Southern Amateur, as well as the Southern Junior Championship.
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