• w-facebook
  • Twitter Clean
  • White Instagram Icon

Southern Golf Association
3041 Lorna Road
Hoover, AL  35216

(205) 979-4653

(205) 803-6518 (fax)

P. O. Box 660149
Birmingham, AL  35266-0149

 

© Southern Golf Association 1902 - 2018

Association Info

Resources

Chile’s Joaquin Niemann Secures Southern Golf Association’s Amateur of the Month

February 10, 2017

 

BIRMINGHAM, AL (February 13, 2017) – Joaquin Niemann, an 18-year old amateur golfers from Chile, has been named Amateur of the Month (January) by the Southern Golf Association (SGA).

 

Niemann, who is committed to playing golf for the University of South Florida Bulls, had a solid start to the year with two second place finishes at the South America Amateur Championship in Argentina at Martindale Country Club and the Latin America Amateur (T2) in Panama at Panama Golf Club. He quickly followed with a win at the Granadilla Open Championship, where Niemann competed in a field including both amateurs and professional golfers at the Granadilla Country Club in Chile.     

 

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.

------

You can follow us for entry information, tournament results and the SGA Amateur of the Month at the following:

 

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SGAGolf/

Instagram: @SGAGolf

Twitter: @SGAGolf

Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Please reload

Featured Posts

Norman Xiong Named Southern Golf Association’s Amateur of the Month for March 2018

April 28, 2018

1/10
Please reload

Recent Posts
Please reload

Archive
Please reload

Search By Tags