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Team Alabama Holds Day One Lead at Southern Junior Cup

OXFORD, MS – Day one results of the 6th Southern Junior Cup Matches hosted by The Country Club of Oxford in Oxford, MS on Wednesday, August 2, 2017.

Team Alabama looking to defend it’s title, tallied 8 points balanced between Four-Ball and Foursomes match victories to hold a narrow 1.5 point lead over host Mississippi heading into the singles session on Thursday.

Alabama is competing against teams from Arkansas, Mississippi, and Missouri. This invitation only event is comprised of a select group of six female juniors and six male junior players selected by each state golf association. 

Southern Junior Cup format consists of 18 holes of match play with Four-Ball, Foursomes, and Singles Match Play sessions. Each match is worth 1 point. Half point to each side for a tie. Each state competes against the other three states in an equal number of matches. Four-Ball and Foursomes partners consists of one male and one female sides, while individual matches pits male vs. male and female vs. female.

This event is jointly conducted by the Alabama Golf Association, Arkansas State Golf Association, Missouri Golf Association and Mississippi Golf Association.

Day 1 Results

AM Four-Ball Matches

Mississippi (Karley Whittington / CJ Easley) vs. Arkansas (Elizabeth Moon / Logan Greer), Halved

Arkansas (Sydney Staton / Blaine Calhoon) def. Alabama (Austin Coggin / Karlee Allen), 2 up

Alabama (Ethan Hagood / Mychael O'Berry) def. Mississippi (Riley Mayhew / Wilson Baker), 2 & 1

Alabama (Connor Newton / Jordan Susce) def. Missouri (Dawson Meek / Taryn Overstreet),  4 & 2

Alabama (J.P. Cave / Sophie Burks) def. Arkansas (Hannah Bakalekos / Jackson Marseilles), 4&3

Arkansas (Josie Roberson / McNulty, Josh) def. Missouri (Allison Bray / Peter Weaver), 4&3

Alabama (John Racciatti / Michaela Morard) def. Missouri (Amber Wilson / Alex Locke), 1 up

Mississippi (Sarah Johnson / Jake Crosson) def. Missouri (Taylor Haltom / Olivia Sowers), 2 & 1

Arkansas (MacKenzie Lee / Connor Gaunt) def. Mississippi (Presley Baggett / Kye Meeks), 4&2

Mississippi (Tristan Cooley / Jake Kight) def. Missouri (Jeff Norman / Samantha Cornelius), 1 up

Missouri (Jack Rundle / Kate Keuss) vs. Arkansas (Alexis Montgomery / Noah Minton), Halved

Mississippi (Avery Pool / Cameron Clarke) def. Alabama (Padric Sim / Ally Williams), 5&4

Day 1 AM Four-Ball Score:

Alabama 4; Arkansas 4; Mississippi 3.5; Missouri .5


PM Foursomes Matches

Mississippi (Presley Baggett / Cameron Clarke) def. Arkansas (Elizabeth Moon / Blaine Calhoon), 3 &1

Alabama (Padric Sim / Ally Williams) def. Arkansas (Sydney Staton / Connor Gaunt), 1 up

Mississippi (Tristan Cooley / Jake Crosson) def. Alabama (J.P. Cave / Sophie Burks), 2 & 1

Missouri (Peter Weaver / Amber Wilson) def. Alabama (Connor Newton / Jordan Susce), 2 up

Alabama (Ethan Hagood / Mychael O'Berry) def. Arkansas (Josie Roberson / Jackson Marseilles), 1 up

Arkansas (Alexis Montgomery / Logan Greer) def. Missouri (Jack Rundle / Samantha Cornelius), 3&2

Alabama (Austin Coggin / Karlee Allen) def. Missouri (Dawson Meek / Taryn Overstreet), 5&4

Missouri (Jeff Norman / Olivia Sowers) def. Mississippi (Jake Kight / Karley Whittington), 1 up

Arkansas (Hannah Bakalekos / Noah Minton) def. Mississippi (Riley Mayhew / Kye Meeks), 5&4

Mississippi (Sarah Johnson / Wilson Baker) def. Missouri (Taylor Haltom / Allison Bray), 1 up

Missouri (Alex Locke / Kate Keuss) def. Arkansas (MacKenzie Lee / McNulty, Josh), 4&3

Alabama (John Racciatti / Michaela Morard) def. Mississippi (Avery Pool / CJ Easley), 4&3

Day 1 PM Foursomes Score:

Alabama 4; Arkansas 2; Mississippi 3; Missouri 3


Day 1 Total:

Alabama 8; Mississippi 6.5; Arkansas 6; Missouri 3.5


Day 2 singles matches starting times and pairings:


About the Alabama Golf Association (AGA)

The Alabama Golf Association is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit educational organization founded in 1915 whose mission is to serve and promote amateur golf in Alabama. AGA membership consists of over 130 member clubs represented by nearly 18,500 individuals. The activities and services of the Alabama Golf Association are governed by a Board of Directors consisting of Alabama golfers who wish to serve the game and the association through service.

AGA is the USGA's liaison for golf in Alabama conducting national championship qualifying, administering the USGA Handicap system including the GHIN Handicap service, course & slope rating and education. The AGA annually conducts 12 championships and team match competitions for men, women, juniors, and seniors. The AGA also conducts Alabama high school golf championships and assists with many collegiate events including the SEC Men's Golf Championship. In addition to competitions, the AGA administers the AGA Women's Scholarship Fund that is dedicated to assisting young female golfers in higher education and supports the Alabama Turfgrass Research Foundation.

Since 1980, the AGA has managed the affairs of the Southern Golf Association which includes conducting the Southern Amateur Championship and Southern Junior Championship, in conjunction with the Board of Directors of the Southern Golf Association.

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