Alabama State Junior Players of the Year
Gordon Sargent and Michaela Morard: 2020 Alabama State Junior Players of the Year
2020 Alabama Girls State Junior Player of the Year
Michaela Morard, 2020, of Huntsville is a graduate of Randolph School in Huntsville and freshman at The University of Alabama. She won her only AGA start in 2020 – This included her fifth title at the Alabama Girls State Junior Championship surpassing Martha (Jones) Lang for most all-time victories. She followed that performance up with a victory at the Tennessee Women’s Open and advanced to the Round of 64 at the US Women’s Amateur Championship. Morard has nine career AGA State Titles: Alabama Girls State Junior Championship (2015, 2017-2020), Alabama Women’s State Amateur Championship (2019), Alabama Womens Stroke Play Championship (2016, 2018) and the Alabama Women’s Four-Ball Championship (2015 with Michaela Williams). She is the 2020 Alabama Girls State Junior Player of the Year.
2020 Alabama Boys State Junior Player of the Year
Gordon Sargent, 2021, of Birmingham is a senior at Mountain Brook High School. He won his only AGA start in 2020 – This included his record-breaking performance at the Alabama State Amateur Championship. He finished second at the Bobby Chapman, made the cut at the Southern Amateur Championship and had multiple top ten AJGA finishes. Sargent has two career AGA State Titles: Alabama Boys State Junior Championship (2019) and Alabama State Amateur Championship (2020). He is the 2020 Alabama Boys State Junior Player of the Year and a verbal commit to Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN.