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Alabama Three-Peats as Southern Junior Cup Champions

Team Alabama - 2018 Southern Junior Cup Champions

Front Row: Elisabeth Preus, Michaela Morard, Allison Howard, Ally Williams, Lauren Gilchrist, Mry Mac Trammell

Back Row: Will Patrick, Connor Reid, William Wethington, Connor Newton, Cole Davidson, Hunter Battles

CAMDENTON, MO – Day two results of the 7th Southern Junior Cup hosted by Old Kinderhook in Camdenton, MO on Thursday, August 2, 2018 (Par 35-36—71).

Trailing Arkansas by one point heading into day two singles matches, Alabama posted a 9-1-2 record to three-peat as Southern Junior Cup champions.

Alabama finished with 19 points, Arkansas in second place with 17 points, host state Missouri in third with 9.5 points and Mississippi finished fourth with 2.5 points.

Future Host Sites: Alabama (2019), Arkansas (2020), Mississippi (2021), Missouri (2022).

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 invitation only event is comprised of a select group of six female juniors and six male junior players selected by each state golf association. 

For more information on the Southern Junior Cup please visit: http://www.alabamagolf.org or follow us on Twitter @bamagolf.

Day 2 Results (Team Alabama)

Boys Singles Matches

 

 

Result

MS

vs.

AL

Alabama

J. Kight

 

H. Battles

1 up

AR

vs.

AL

Arkansas
5 & 4

B. Calhoon

 

C. Reid

MS

vs.

AL

Alabama

L. Pitts

 

C. Newton

5 & 4

AR

vs.

AL

Alabama

R. Camras

 

C. Davidson

2 up

AL

vs.

MO

Alabama

W. Patrick

 

C. Obert

2 & 1

MO

vs.

AL

Halved

J. Rundle

 

W. Wethington

 

       

Girls Singles Matches

 

 

Result

MS

vs.

AL

Halved

E. Smithers

 

E. Preus

 

MO

vs.

AL

Alabama
6 &5

S. Cornelius

 

M.M. Trammell

MS

vs.

AL

Alabama

M. Yu

 

A.    Howard

6 & 5

AR

vs.

AL

Alabama

S. Staton

 

L. Gilchrist

7 & 5

AL

vs.

MO

Alabama

A.    Williams

 

A.    Wilson

6 & 5

AR

vs.

AL

Alabama

E. Moon

 

M. Morard

4 & 3

   

Day 2 Singles Score

 

   

Alabama

10

   

Arkansas

7

   

Missouri

5.5

   

Mississippi

1.5

   

 

 

   

Final Results

 

   

Alabama

19

   

Arkansas

17

   

Missouri

9.5

   

Mississippi

2.5

 

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 13 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.

For more information about the Alabama Golf Association, visit www.alabamagolf.org.