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Team Alabama Four-Peats as Southern Junior Cup Champions

Team Alabama claims their 4-peat title as Southern Junior Cup champions

ALEXANDER CITY, AL (July 31, 2019) – Final results of the 8th Southern Junior Cup hosted by Willow Point Golf & Country Club in Alexander City, AL on Wednesday, July 31, 2019 (Boys: 6893 yards; Girls: 5978 yards; Par 36-36—72).

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Team Alabama won 21 of 24 points in today’s three-ball match play session to blaze their way to a fourth consecutive Southern Junior Cup title at Willow Point Golf & Country Club.

Alabama finished the two-day, three session event with 36.5 points. Missouri narrowly edged Mississippi for second place with 13.5 points while Mississippi finished in third place with 13 points.

Arkansas was unable to compete in this year’s event.

Future Host Sites: Arkansas (2020), Mississippi (2021), Missouri (2022), Alabama (2023).

The Southern Junior Cup is an invite-only, Ryder Cup format co-ed team competition with three states competing this year: Alabama, Mississippi, and Missouri. The format consists of 18 holes of match play with Four-Ball, Foursomes, and Three-Ball Match Play sessions. The result of any match tied after 18 holes are final. Each match is worth 1 point. Half point to each side for a tie. Each state competes against the other two states in an equal number of matches. Four-Ball and Foursomes sides consists of one male and one female, while Three-Ball Matches are male vs. male and female vs. female. For more information on the Southern Junior Cup please visit:http://www.alabamagolf.org or follow us on Twitter @bamagolf.

Wednesday, July 31, 2019 - Day 2

Three-Ball Matches

             

Match

Points

Player

 

Player

Points

Match

4 & 2

1

Alabama (Lauren Gilchrist)

v

Mississippi (Icie Cockerham )

0

 

8 & 7

1

Alabama (Lauren Gilchrist )

v

Missouri (Greta Hinds)

0

 

6 & 5

1

Mississippi (Icie Cockerham)

v

Missouri (Greta Hinds )

0

 
 

0

Missouri (Nicole Rallo)

v

Alabama (Michaela Morard )

1

6 & 5

 

0

Missouri (Nicole Rallo )

v

Mississippi (Katelynn Altese )

1

1 up

7 & 5

1

Alabama (Michaela Morard)

v

Mississippi (Katelynn Altese)

0

 

3 & 2

1

Mississippi (Emerson Blair )

v

Missouri (Kaydi Rhodes )

0

 
 

0

Mississippi (Emerson Blair)

v

Alabama (Morgan Jones )

1

3 & 2

 

0

Missouri (Kaydi Rhodes)

v

Alabama (Morgan Jones  )

1

6 & 5

 

0

Alabama (Ally Williams  )

v

Mississippi (Avery Weed)

1

4 & 3

 

0

Alabama (Ally Williams )

v

Missouri (Claire Solovic)

1

4 & 3

3 & 2

1

Mississippi (Avery Weed )

v

Missouri (Claire Solovic )

0

 
 

0

Missouri (Audrey Rischer )

v

Alabama (Erika Allen )

1

5 & 4

3 & 2

1

Missouri (Audrey Rischer)

v

Mississippi (Ella Cress )

0

 

7 & 5

1

Alabama (Erika Allen)

v

Mississippi (Ella Cress)

0

 

Halved

0.5

Mississippi (Sarah Johnson  )

v

Missouri (Mia Rallo )

0.5

Halved

1 up

1

Mississippi (Sarah Johnson )

v

Alabama (Elisabeth Preus  )

0

 
 

0

Missouri (Mia Rallo)

v

Alabama (Elisabeth Preus )

1

2 up

3 & 2

1

Alabama (Paul Bruce )

v

Mississippi (Ross Reeder )

0

 

3 & 2

1

Alabama (Paul Bruce  )

v

Missouri (Clayton Kaiser)

0

 
 

0

Mississippi (Ross Reeder)

v

Missouri (Clayton Kaiser )

1

2 & 1

 

0

Missouri (Case Englehart)

v

Alabama (Austin Coggin  )

1

3 & 2

 

0

Missouri (Case Englehart )

v

Mississippi (Tate Dickerson )

1

2 & 1

2 & 1

1

Alabama (Austin Coggin )

v

Mississippi (Tate Dickerson)

0

 
 

0

Mississippi (Hunter Bell )

v

Missouri (Zach Unnerstall )

1

1 up

 

0

Mississippi (Hunter Bell)

v

Alabama (Ford Goldasich  )

1

4 & 3

 

0

Missouri (Zach Unnerstall)

v

Alabama (Ford Goldasich )

1

4 & 3

2 & 1

1

Alabama (Jones Free )

v

Mississippi (Spence Davis )

0

 

1 up

1

Alabama (Jones Free  )

v

Missouri (Thomas Henson)

0

 
 

0

Mississippi (Spence Davis)

v

Missouri (Thomas Henson )

1

3 & 2

 

0

Missouri (Christian Rischer )

v

Alabama (Hunter Battles)

1

6 & 4

 

0

Missouri (Christian Rischer)

v

Mississippi (Connor McKelroy)

1

1 up

3 & 1

1

Alabama (Hunter Battles )

v

Mississippi (Connor McKelroy )

0

 

1 up

1

Mississippi (Connor Gee)

v

Missouri (Alex Gentry )

0

 
 

0

Mississippi (Connor Gee )

v

Alabama (Harrison Davis )

1

2 & 1

 

0

Missouri (Alex Gentry)

v

Alabama (Harrison Davis  )

1

2 & 1

 

 

Tuesday, July 30, 2019 - Day 1

AM Four-Ball Matches

Match

Points

Players

 

Players

Points

Match

2 & 1

1

Alabama (Ford Goldasich  / Elisabeth Preus )

v

Mississippi (Spence Davis / Katelynn Altese )

0

 

1 up

1

Mississippi (Hunter Bell / Avery Weed)

v

Alabama (Paul Bruce  / Morgan Jones  )

0

 

5 & 4

1

Alabama (Jones Free  / Michaela Morard)

v

Mississippi (Tate Dickerson / Icie Cockerham )

0

 

5 & 3

1

Missouri (Case Englehart / Kaydi Rhodes )

v

Alabama (Harrison Davis   / Erika Allen)

0

 

3 & 1

1

Alabama (Austin Coggin   / Lauren Gilchrist )

v

Missouri (Zach Unnerstall / Greta Hinds)

0

 
 

0

Missouri (Christian Rischer / Audrey Rischer )

v

Alabama (Hunter Battles  / Ally Williams )

1

2 up

 

0

Mississippi (Connor Gee / Sarah Johnson  )

v

Missouri (Clayton Kaiser  / Claire Solovic)

1

2 & 1

2 up

1

Missouri (Thomas Henson / Mia Rallo )

v

Mississippi (Ross Reeder / Emerson Blair )

0

 
 

0

Mississippi (Connor McKelroy  / Ella Cress)

v

Missouri (Alex Gentry / Nicole Rallo)

1

6 & 4

             

Teams

Four-Ball Points

         

Alabama

4

         

Missouri

4

         

Mississippi

1

         
             

PM Foursomes Matches

4 & 3

1

Alabama (Ford Goldasich  / Elisabeth Preus  )

v

Missouri (Case Englehart  / Kaydi Rhodes )

0

 
 

0

Missouri (Thomas Henson  / Mia Rallo)

v

Alabama (Paul Bruce   / Morgan Jones  )

1

4 & 3

 

0

Missouri (Alex Gentry  / Nicole Rallo )

v

Alabama (Jones Free  / Michaela Morard )

1

5 & 4

2 up

1

Alabama (Harrison Davis  / Erika Allen)

v

Missouri (Zach Unnerstall  / Greta Hinds )

0

 
 

0

Missouri (Clayton Kaiser / Claire Solovic )

v

Alabama (Hunter Battles  / Ally Williams  )

1

2 & 1

 

0

Missouri (Christian Rischer / Audrey Rischer )

v

Alabama (Austin Coggin   / Lauren Gilchrist )

1

3 & 1

3 & 2

1

Alabama (Ford Goldasich  / Elisabeth Preus  )

v

Mississippi (Ross Reeder  / Emerson Blair )

0

 

6 & 5

1

Alabama (Paul Bruce   / Morgan Jones  )

v

Mississippi (Spence Davis  / Katelynn Altese )

0

 
 

0

Mississippi (Hunter Bell  / Avery Weed )

v

Alabama (Jones Free  / Michaela Morard )

1

5 & 3

1 up

1

Alabama (Harrison Davis  / Erika Allen)

v

Mississippi (Tate Dickerson  / Icie Cockerham )

0

 

Halved

0.5

Alabama (Hunter Battles  / Ally Williams  )

v

Mississippi (Connor McKelroy / Ella Cress)

0.5

Halved

 

0

Mississippi (Connor Gee  / Sarah Johnson )

v

Alabama (Austin Coggin   / Lauren Gilchrist )

1

1 up

Halved

0.5

Mississippi (Ross Reeder  / Emerson Blair )

v

Missouri (Case Englehart  / Kaydi Rhodes )

0.5

Halved

4 & 3

1

Missouri (Thomas Henson  / Mia Rallo)

v

Mississippi (Spence Davis  / Katelynn Altese )

0

 
 

0

Mississippi (Hunter Bell  / Avery Weed )

v

Missouri (Alex Gentry  / Nicole Rallo )

1

3 & 1

Halved

0.5

Mississippi (Tate Dickerson  / Icie Cockerham )

v

Missouri (Zach Unnerstall  / Greta Hinds )

0.5

Halved

3 & 2

1

Missouri (Clayton Kaiser / Claire Solovic )

v

Mississippi (Connor McKelroy / Ella Cress)

0

 

2 & 1

1

Mississippi (Connor Gee  / Sarah Johnson )

v

Missouri (Christian Rischer / Audrey Rischer )

0

 
             

Teams

Foursomes Points

         

Alabama

11.5

         

Missouri

4

         

Mississippi

2.5

         

 

Teams

Day 2 Points Total

Day 1 Points Total

Final Score

Alabama

21

15.5

36.5

Missouri

5.5

8

13.5

Mississippi

9.5

3.5

13

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 20 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.

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