Broc Everett - SGA Amateur of the Month for May 2018
BIRMINGHAM, AL (June 25, 2018) – Broc Everett, a 23-year-old graduated senior at Augusta, has been named Amateur of the Month for May by the Southern Golf Association (SGA).
Everett, a native of West Des Moines, IA, won the 2018 NCAA Division I Men’s Championship individual title at Karsten Creek Golf Club in Stillwater, OK with a score of 281 (-7). He defeated Auburn’s Brandon Mancheno on the first playoff hole. The title was the first collegiate event won by Everett in his career.
The left-hander turned professional immediately following the NCAA’s and is competing on the Mackenzie (Canadian) Tour this summer.
Winners of the SGA’s monthly award are determined by an international 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 Doc Redman & Doug Ghim.
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.