Leading Round One of the 24th Alabama State Senior Amateur Championship: Joey Holley (Left)
Leading Round One of the 3rd Alabama State Super-Senior Amateur Championship: Stewart "Buddy" Alexander (Right)
MOBILE, AL (May 14, 2021) – First round results of the 24th Alabama State Senior Amateur Championship and 3rd Alabama State Super-Senior Amateur Championship of the Alabama Golf Association hosted by The Country Club of Mobile in Mobile, AL on Friday, May 14, 2021 (6359 yards (Senior); 5682 yards (Super-Senior), Course/Slope Rating: 70.8/126 (Senior); 67.8/120 (Super-Senior).
Joey Holley of Troy leads round one of the 24th Alabama State Senior Amateur Championship, firing three-under 67. He holds a two-stroke lead to remain atop the leaderboard.
“I’m excited to be playing the re-designed course,” Holley says. “I got off to a bad start on number one, but from then on I made five birdies and turned it around at the end.”
The following four players stand T2 at one-under 69:
· Mike Greer of Birmingham
· Doug McLeod of Mobile
· Adam Jacobs of Arab
· Claud Cooper of Birmingham
Stewart “Buddy” Alexander of Auburn and two-time State Super-Senior Champion claims the lead of round one at the 3rd Alabama State Super-Senior Amateur Championship. He posted two-under 68 to hold a three-stroke lead.
Jim Martin of Fairhope stands second at even-par 70.
Tom Jungkind of Hoover made a hole-in-one on Hole No. 12. An ace secured his position, standing T3 alongside Wayne Gardner of Mobile.
Round two of the 24th Alabama State Senior Amateur Championship and 3rd Alabama State Super-Senior Amateur Championship begins Saturday, May 15, 2021, at 7:30 a.m.
For more information about the 24th Alabama State Senior Amateur Championship and 3rd Alabama State Super-Senior Amateur Championship, please visit the Championship website.
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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 115 member clubs represented by over 20,000 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 23 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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