Canebrake Club to Host Alabama Golf Association’s 58th Alabama Girls State Junior Championship

Canebrake Golf Club, Athens, AL

ATHENS, AL (June 7, 2021) – The Alabama Golf Association’s 58th Alabama Girls State Junior Championship will be held at Canebrake Club in Athens, AL, June 8-10, 2021. Sixty-nine golfers will compete for the 2021 Girls State Junior Championship title.

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The 2021 Championship marks the first time Canebrake Club has hosted the Alabama Girls State Junior Championship. The 2020 Champion, Michaela Morard, holds the record with five victories (2015, 2017-2020). The inaugural Alabama Girls State Junior Champion, Judy Jehle, won in 1963. 

Alabama Girls State Junior Championship entries are open to any female amateur golfer who is a legal resident of Alabama with an active GHIN® USGA Handicap Index® at an AGA member club that does not exceed 20.4.

Alabama Girls State Junior Championship Facts

Yardage: 5958 yards

Course & Slope Rating: 74.9/134

Championship Format:

• 54 holes of gross individual stroke play.

• The lowest score for 54 holes will be the Champion.

• In the event of a tie for the Championship, a hole-by-hole playoff will be held immediately following play. The playoff holes and order of play will be determined by the AGA. All other ties will be split equally.

• The playoff holes and their order of play will be determined by the Committee.

Alabama Girls State Junior Championship Schedule

Monday, June 7, 2021

Tee times available for practice. Registration from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Tuesday, June 8, 2021

7:30 a.m. – Morning tee times off #1 & #10 tees.

Field regrouped according to score.

Wednesday, June 9, 2021

7:30 a.m. – Morning tee times off #1 & #10 tees.

Field regrouped according to score.

Thursday, June 10, 2021

7:30 a.m. – Morning tee times off #1 & #10 tees.

Awards ceremony immediately following play.

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 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.

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

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