Round 1 leader of the 105th State Amateur Championship, Sheldon Statkewicz
BIRMINGHAM, AL (June 10, 2021) - Official Round One results of the 105th Alabama State Amateur Championship of the Alabama Golf Association hosted by Pine Tree Country Club in Birmingham, AL, on Thursday, June 10, 2021.
Round One Information
Round Two Information
Seventy-seven players returned to Pine Tree Country Club this afternoon to resume Round One of the 105th Alabama State Amateur Championship.
Sheldon Statkewicz of Mobile finished the day six-under-par 65 to lead Round One.
“I was hitting it pretty straight all week, so I brought in confidence from recent tournaments and events,” said Statkewicz.
Connor Newton of Auburn and Coe Murdock of Birmingham stand T2 at five-under 66, heading into Round Two.
Defending Champion, Gordon Sargent of Birmingham posted four-under 67 to finish the day.
Round Two begins at 7 a.m. off holes #1 and #10, Friday, June 11, 2021.
This Championship is conducted by the Alabama Golf Association.
For more information on the 105th Alabama State Amateur Championship, please visit its website here.
About the Alabama Golf Association (AGA)
The Alabama Golf Association is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit 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 21,000 individuals. The activities and services of the Alabama Golf Association, governed by a Board of Directors, consists 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 (which includes 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 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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