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 consecutive year.
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.
About the Southern Golf Association:
The Southern Golf Association, founded in 1902, is one of the oldest golf organizations and serves member clubs over a 14 state area. Recognized by the United States Golf Association (USGA) and Regional Golf Associations as one of the leaders in the promotion of Amateur Golf, SGA championships are selected for inclusion as criteria for selecting players for USGA and State team competitions. Through the years, SGA Champions have been chosen to represent various state golf associations in selected team competitions, including the Walker Cup and World Amateur. The SGA is host to the Southern Junior Championship as well as the Southern Amateur Championship and hosts the international award, the “Amateur of the Month”, to a deserving amateur golfer on a monthly basis. The SGA is proud to have partners including Global Golf Post, the leading weekly golf news publication in the world.
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