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Southern Golf Association
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Hoover, AL  35216

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

 

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Southern Junior Championship Past Results

INAUGURAL JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP
June 12-15, 1973

The Deerwood Club,  Jacksonville, Florida

Champion: (296) Buddy Rountree, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

Team Champion: Florida (585) 

144 John Pacuk, Jacksonville

147 Buddy Rountree, Ft. L'dale

146 Tim Wahl, Gainesville

148 Bill Curtis, Largo

3rd JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP

June 10-13, 1975

Duke Univ. Golf Club, Durham, North Carolina

 

Champion: (281) Allen Ritchie, Birmingham, Alabama

Team Champion: Alabama (589)

136 Allen Ritchie, Birmingham

152 Mark Harris, Montgomery

147 Hollis Gieger, Birmingham

154 Grantland Rice, III, Birmingham

 

 

5th JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP

June 14-16, 1977

Hidden Hills Country Club, Jacksonville, Florida 

 

Champion: (218) Paul Ogelsby, Winter Park, Florida*

*Won in sudden death playoff with Tom Knox, Greensboro, NC.

 

Team Champion: Tennessee (595)

144 Bret Weaver, Memphis

150 Sean Madden, Nashville

148 Bob Wolcott, Dickson

153 Robert O'Kelly, Madison

 

 

 

7th JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP

June 12-14, 1979

Pinehurst Country Club, Pinehurst, North Carolina

 

Champion: (212) Jack Larkin, Atlanta, Georgia

1979 Team Champion: Georgia (876) 

212  Jack Larkin, Atlanta

222 Peter Persons, Macon

220 Jim Scott, Atlanta

222 Jamie Shelton, Decatur

 

 

 

9th JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP

June 16-18, 1981

NorthRiver Yacht Club, Tuscaloosa, Alabama

 

Champion: (215) Stuart Hendley, Houston, Texas

 

Team Champion: Texas (883)

215 Stuart Hendley, Houston

221 Scott Verplank, Dallas

220 Jim Kelson, Grand Prairie

227 Ricky Cole, Conroe

 

 

 

11th JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP

June 14-16, 1983

John's Island Club, Vero Beach, Florida

 

Champion: (220) Doug McLeod, Mobile, Alabama

 

Team Champion: Florida (913)

226 James Sowerwine, N. Palm Beach

230 Mike Gallagher, Plm Bch Gar

227 John Reynolds, Palm Bch Gardens

230 Roger Kennedy, Pompano Beach

 

 

 

 

13th JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP

June 11-13, 1985
Shreveport Country Club, Shreveport, Louisiana

 

Champion: (219) Duke Donahue, Dayton, Ohio, & Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Team Champion: Louisiana (918)

223 Gerald Adams, Shreveport

232 Perry Moss, Shreveport

230 Michael Black, New Orleans

233 Todd Sherman, Baton Rouge

 

 

 

15th JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP

June 16-18, 1987

East Lake Country Club, Atlanta, Georgia

 

Champion: (217) Rob McKelvey, Lawrenceville, Georgia

 

Team Champion: Florida (593)

144 Jon Whittemore, Sarasota

148 Chris Chuck, Jacksonville

146 Greg Krak, Palm Bch Gardens

155 Britt Jones, Orlando

 

 

 

 

17th JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP

June 13-15, 1989

Fox Den Country Club, Knoxville, Tennessee

 

Champion: (215) Justin Leonard, Dallas, Texas

 

Team Champion: Texas (588)

144 Justin Leonard, Dallas

148 Derek Branham, Conroe

147 Joe Tomaselli, Plano

149 David Mitchell, Houston

 

 

 

 

19th JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP

June 11-13, 1991

Wachesaw Plantation, Murrells Inlet, South Carolina

 

Champion: (213) Justin Roof, Conway, South Carolina

 

Team Champion: South Carolina (585)

140 Justin Roof, Conway

147 David Steelman, Lexington

146 Robbie Biershenk, Inman

152 Tommy Biershenk, Inman

 

 

 

21st JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP

June 15-17, 1993

Dallas Athletic Club, Dallas, Texas

 

Champion: (221) Todd Richardson, Tuscaloosa, Alabama

 

Team Champion: Texas (578)

143 Anthony Sprague, Dallas

145 Jeff Williams, Garland

144 Tim McMillan, Red Oak

146* Brandon Brown, Mo. City & John Inabnett, Dallas

*Tie

 

 

 

23rd JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP

June 13-15, 1995
Cherokee Country Club, Dunwoody, Georgia

 

Champion: (210) Charles Howell, Augusta, Georgia

 

Team Champion: Georgia (577)

142 Nick Cassini, Atlanta

145 Charles Howell, Augusta

145 Dave Womack, McDonough

145 Jay Mundy, Augusta

25th JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP

June 10-12, 1997

The Pinnacle Country Club, Rogers, Arkansas

 

Champion: (138) Kris Mikkelsen, Woodstock, Georgia

(Weather shortened to 36 holes)

 

Team Champion: Georgia (577)

138 Kris Mikkelsen, Woodstock

146 Jay Mundy, Augusta

146 Cortland Lowe, Augusta

147 John Powell, Dalton

27th JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP

June 15-17, 1999
The Surf Golf & Beach Club, North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

 

Champion: (141) Michael Barbosa, St. Petersburg, Florida

(Weather shortened to 36 holes)

 

Team Champion: Florida (574)

141 Michael Barbosa

142 Sean O'Hair

144 Andrew Lanahan

147 Duke Butler

29TH JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP

June 12-14, 2001

Timuquana Country Club, Jacksonville, Georgia

 

Champion: (215) James Vargas, Miami, Florida

 

Team Champion:  Florida (583)

143 Butler Melnyk, Jacksonville

147 Danny Allen, Palm Harbor

146 James Vargas, Miami

147 Ty Callahan, Tampa

(Details of the 2001 Southern Junior Championship)

31ST JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP

June 10-12, 2003

Old Waverly Golf Club, West Point, Mississippi

 

Champion:  (139) Beck Troutman, Fernwood, Mississippi

(36 Holes) 

Team Champion:  Mississippi (571)

139 Beck Troutman, Fernwood

144 Matt Lingle, Olive Branch

143 Greg Gowen, Oxford

145 Austin Bowen, Hattiesburg

(Details of the 2003 Southern Junior Championship)

33RD JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP

June 14-16, 2005

The Golden Bear Club at Keene's Pointe, Orlando, Florida

Champion: (210) Michael Buttacavoli, Miami Beach, Florida

Team Champion:  Florida (563)

140 Michael Buttacavoli, Miami

140 Daniel Mayer, Winter Park

141 Nuno Henriques, Bradenton

142 Tommy Chung Mou, Bradenton

(Details of the 2005 Southern Junior Championship)

35TH JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP

June 12-14, 2007

Chenal Country Club, Little Rock, Arkansas

Champion: (211) Zeyu He, Bradenton, Florida

Team Champion:  Texas (576)

141 Trey Sullivan, Aledo

144 Anthony Paolucci, Dallas

145 Cabe Prieskorn, Texarkana

146 John Darden, Frisco

(Details of the 2007 Southern Junior Championship)

37TH JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP

June 16-18, 2009

Reynolds Landing, Greensboro, Georgia

 

Champion: (213) Jade Scott, Daingerfield, Texas

Team Champion:  Georgia (575)

143 Brian Carter, Augusta

144 Will Evans, McDonough

143 Jordan Janico, Duluth

145 Drew Czuchry, Auburn

(Details of the 2009 Southern Junior Championship)

39TH JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP

June 15-17, 2011

Dallas Athletic Club, Dallas, Texas

Champion: (219) Peyton Vitter, New Orleans, Louisiana

2011 Team Champion: Texas (583)

142 Sean Walsh, Keller

147 Colin Frizzell, Nacogdoches

146 Matthew Perrine, Austin

148 Andre Garcia, Mansfield

(Details of the 2011 Southern Junior Championship)

41ST JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP

June 12-14, 2013
Country  Club of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia

Champion: (214) David Mackey, Bogart, Georgia

Team Champion:  Georgia (583)

143 David Mackey, Bogart

148 Thomas Hodges, Monroe

143 Will Chandler, Atlanta

149 Pep Brown, Gainesville

(Details of the 2013 Southern Junior Championship)

43RD JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP

June 16-18, 2015
The Club @ Olde-Stone, Bowling Green, Kentucky

 

Champion: (218) Turk Pettit, Auburn, Alabama

2015 Team Champion:  Georgia (594)

146 Luke Schniederjans, Powder Springs

148 Thomas Hogan, St. Simons Island 

148 Chandler Eaton, Alpharetta

152 Spencer Ralston, Gainesville

(Details of the 2015 Southern Junior Championship)

45th JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP

June 13-15, 2017
Willow Point Golf & Country Club, Alexander City, Alabama

 

Champion: (208) Ethan Hagood, Birmingham, Alabama
*Won in Playoff over Kyle Cox, Carrollton, Texas


Team Champion:  Alabama (555)

135 Ethan Hagood, Birmingham

138 Austin Coggin, Vestavia Hills

140 Reed Love, Trussville

142 J.P. Cave, Mobile

(Details of the 2017 Southern Junior Championship)

47th JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP

June 12-14, 2019
Idle Hour Country Club, Lexington, Kentucky

 

Champion: (210) Jackson Lalonde, Lexington, Kentucky
*Won in Playoff over Jenson Rogenes, Frisco, Texas


Team Champion:  Kentucky (576)

142 Jackson Lalonde, Lexington

144 Ben Haggin, Lexington

145 Drew Doyle, Louisville

145 Campbell Kremer, Louisville

(Details of the 2019 Southern Junior Championship)

2nd JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP
July 11-14, 1974

Montgomery Country Club, Montgomery, Alabama

Champion: (291) Chris Witcher, Atlanta, Georgia

 

Team Champion: Georgia (600)

142 Chris Witcher, Atlanta

153 Dow Seagraves, Atlanta

152 Tom Hagon

153 Steve Hopson, Marietta

 

 

 

4th JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP

June 15-17, 1976

Olympia Spa Golf & Country Club, Dothan, Alabama

 

Champion: (221) Peter Winkler, Atlanta, Georgia

 

1976 Team Champion: Georgia (596)*

144 Peter Winkler, Atlanta

152 Stuart Rumph, Montezuma

147 Ronnie Tupper

153 Mike Witcher, Atlanta

*Won in playoff with Tennessee.

 

 

 

6th JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP

June 13-15, 1978

Horseshoe Bend Golf Club, Roswell, Georgia

 

Champion: (217) Talbert Griffin, Montgomery, Alabama

 

Team Champion: Mississippi (899)

219 Randy Watkins, Jackson

226 Frederick DuPre, Natchez

225 Stacy Richburg, Tupelo

229 Gary Martin, Hattiesburg

 

 

 

 

 

8th JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP

June 10-12, 1980

Country Club of Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama

 

Champion: (220) Tommy Moore, New Orleans, Louisiana

 

1980 Team Champion: Louisiana (922)

220 Tommy Moore, New Orleans

233 Todd Riff, Lake Charles

232 Mark Howell, New Orleans

237 Scott Foreman, Lafayette

 

 

 

 

10th JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP

June 15-17, 1982

Country Club of Jackson, Jackson, Mississippi

 

Champion: (142) Doug McLeod, Mobile, Alabama*

*Won in sudden death playoff with Scott Verplank, Dallas, Texas

 

Team Champion: Texas (580)

142 Scott Verplank, Dallas

145 Stuart Hendley, Housto

144 Cole Thompson, Abilene

149 Brian Nelson, Tyler

 

 

 

12th JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP

June 12-14, 1984

Charlotte Country Club, Charlotte, North Carolina

 

Champion: (218) Sam Olson, Anniston, Alabama

 

Team Champion: North Carolina (900)

221 Matthew Peterson, Morganton

226 George Payne, Charlotte

226 John Maginnes, Durham

227 Chris Estridge, Badin

 

 

 

 

14th JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP

June 10-12, 1986
NorthRiver Yacht Club, Tuscaloosa, Alabama

 

Champion: (216) Michael Clark, Dalton, Georgia

 

Team Champion: Tennessee (585)

142 Doug Barron, Memphis

149 Bowen Sargent, Brentwood

144 Jimmy Johnston, Knoxville

150*Donnie Cooper, Knoxville and Chris Dibble, Greenville

*Tie

 

16th JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP

June 14-16, 1988

Trophy Club Country Club, Roanoke, Texas

 

Champion: (211) Justin Leonard, Dallas, Texas

 

Team Champion: Texas (572)

140 Justin Leonard, Dallas

145 Ren Budde, Argyle

142 Jean-Paul Hebert, Houston

145 Trip Kuehne, Dallas

 

 

 

 

18th JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP

June 12-14, 1990

Maumelle Country Club, Maumelle, Arkansas

 

Champion: (216) Daniel Stone, St. Petersburg, Florida

 

Team Champion: Louisiana (592)

145 Brian Bateman, Monroe

150 Chip McDonald, Lafayette

147 Jason Bourgeouis, Opelousas

150 Brian Johnson, Shreveport

 

 

 

 

20th JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP

June 16-18, 1992

NorthRiver Yacht Club, Tuscaloosa, Alabama

 

Champion: (219) Scott Butler, West Palm Beach, Florida

 

Team Champion: Tennessee (593)

145 Wes Cate, Maryville

149 Josh Gregory, Memphis

146 Brad Burkeen, Hendersonville

153* Joel Tepler, Nashville & Daniel Johnson, Greenville

*Tie

 

 

 

22nd JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP

June 14-16, 1994

Bayou DeSiard Country Club, Monroe, Louisiana

 

Champion: (217) Charles Howell, Augusta, Georgia*

*From 13-14 age group, first time in Junior history.

 

Team Champion: Texas (591)

146 Landry Mahan, Richardson

149 Alex Armstrong, Ft. Worth

147 Roland Thatcher, The Woodlands

149 Drew Canty, Nacogdoches

 

24th JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP

June 18-20, 1996
Pine Needles Lodge & GC, Southern Pines, North Carolina

 

Champion: (195*) Charles Howell, Augusta, Georgia
*Lowest individual 54 hole score ever posted in the Southern Junior.

 

Team Champion: Georgia (563)*

128 Charles Howell, Augusta

144 Jayce Stepp, Cartersville

144 Walt Lee, McDonough

147 John Fisher, Augusta

*Lowest 54 hole team score, beating by 9 strokes the 1988 Texas team led by Justin Leonard.

 

26th JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP

June 16-18, 1998

The Landings Club, Savannah, Georgia

 

Champion: (212) Sean O'Hair, Bradenton, Florida

 

1998 Team Champion: Alabama (585)

143 Tyler McKeever, Auburn

148 Brian Snider, Dothan

145 Heath West, Dothan

149 Matthew Myers, Auburn
Details of the 1998 Southern Junior Championship

 

 

 

 

28TH JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP

June 13-15, 2000
Crooked Creek Golf Club, Alpharetta, Georgia

 

Champion: (208) Jeff Bell, Plano, Texas

 

Team Champion:  Georgia (569)

139 Luke List, Jasper

142 Rhett Lewis, Douglas

142 Brent Witcher, Duluth

146 Robert Castro, Alpharetta

(Details of the 2000 Southern Junior Championship)

 



 

30TH JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP

June 11-13, 2002

The Houstonian Golf Club, Richmond, Texas

 

Champion: (216) Dan Kleckner, Spring, Texas

 

Team Champion:  Texas (583)

144 Lance Lopez, Fresno

145* Dos Goldsmith, McAllen & Dan Kleckner, Spring

147* Trent Leon, Dallas & Blake Parks, Odessa*

*Tie

(Details of the 2002 Southern Junior Championship)
 

 

 

 

32ND JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP

June 15-17, 2004

Sea Island Golf Club (Seaside), Sea Island, Georgia,

 

Champion:  (208) Michael Smith, Lafayette, Louisiana

Team Champion:  Florida (573)

140 Cameron Hooper, Jacksonville

143 Garrett Schneider, Ponte Vedra Beach

144 Tyler Rucarean, Gainesville

146 Brad Nelson, Ponte Vedra Beach

(Details of the 2004 Southern Junior Championship)

 


 

 

34TH JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP

June 14-16, 2006

The Country Club of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia

Champion: (136) Tyson Alexander, Gainesville, Florida

Team Champion:  Florida (572)

136 Tyson Alexander

143 William Sjaichudin

144 Alexander Sitompul

149 Aaron Stewart

(Details of the 2006 Southern Junior Championship)

 

 

 

 

36TH JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP

June 10-12, 2008

Old Waverly Golf Club, West Point Mississippi

Champion:  (211) Andrew Noto, Luling, Louisiana

Team Champion:  Arkansas (581)

142 Matthew Mabrey, Little Rock

147 Nick Wilson, Little Rock

145 Brad Simons, Mountain Home

147 Jens Talbert, Little Rock

(Details of the 2008 Southern Junior Championship)

 

 

38TH JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP

June 16-18, 2010

Squire Creek, Choudrant, Louisiana

Champion: (215) Will Pearson, Memphis, Tennessee

Team Champion: Louisiana (582)

142 Grady Brame, Hammond

145 Scott Sweeney, Lake Charles

147 Landon Lyons, Baton Rouge

148 Taylor Netherton, Shreveport

(Details of the 2010 Southern Junior Championship)

 

 

 

 

40TH JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP

June 13-15, 2012

Country  Club of North Carolina, Pinehurst, North Carolina

 

Champion: (210) Ben Crancer, Kirkwood, Missouri

2012 Team Champion: North Carolina (579)

139 Joshua Martin, Pinehurst

147 Will Minton, Ralieigh

145 Will Blalock, Gastonia

148 Kendrick Vinar, Hillsborough

(Details of the 2012 Southern Junior Championship)

 

 

 

42ND JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP

June 10-12, 2014
Country  Club of Jackson, Jackson, Mississippi


Champion: (138) Chandler Eaton, Alpharetta, Georgia


2014 Team Champion:  Georgia (562)

138 Chandler Eaton, Alpharetta

143 Hunter Dunagan, Martinez  

140 Will Chandler, Atlanta

145 Steven Wysocki, Hoschton

(Details of the 2014 Southern Junior Championship)

 

 

 

44th JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP

June 15-17, 2016
University of Texas Golf Club, Austin, Texas

 

Champion: (218) Galven Green, Selangor, Malaysia

Team Champion:  Texas (574)

141 Thomas Critch, Cedar Park

144 Trevor Brown, Austin

144 Brandon Hoff, Austin

145 Nicholas Costello, Austin

(Details of the 2016 Southern Junior Championship)

46th JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP

June 13-15, 2018
Squire Creek Country Club, Choudrant, Louisiana

 

Champion: (209) Charlie Flynn, Shreveport, Louisiana
 


Team Champion:  Louisiana (570)

140 Nicholas Arcement, Thibodaux

141 Charlie Flynn, Shreveport

143 Jake Marler, Shreveport

146 Joey Kirkland, West Monroe

(Details of the 2018 Southern Junior Championship)

The forerunner to the Annual Junior Championship was first played as the Junior Division of the Southern Amateur Championship and was held in conjunction with the Championship played July 17-20, 1972 at the Green Island Country Club, Columbus, Georgia.

 

Champion: (150) Hunt Gilliland, Chattanooga, Tennessee

*Won in playoff with Berry Flowers, Dothan, AL & Vance Heafner, Cary, NC.

Commencing in 1973, the Annual Junior Championship was established and play conducted at a site separate from the Southern Amateur Championship