Lakewood Golf Club to Host Alabama Golf Association’s 76th Alabama Boys State Junior Championship

Lakewood Golf Club, Point Clear, AL

POINT CLEAR, AL (July 19, 2021) – The Alabama Golf Association’s 76th Alabama Boys State Junior Championship will be held at Lakewood Golf Club in Point Clear, AL, on July 20-22, 2021. One hundred fifty-six players will take the field this week to vie for the Championship title.

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This year marks the second time Lakewood Golf Club has hosted the Boys State Junior Championship. Max Johnson of Fairhope won the 2020 Championship at Goose Pond Colony Resort in Scottsboro, AL.

Championship Facts

Entries for the 76th Alabama Boys State Junior Championship are open to any male amateur golfer who is a legal resident of Alabama and has an active GHIN® USGA Handicap Index® at an AGA member club that does not exceed 15.4.

Championship Yardage: 6949 yards, par 36-36-72

Course/Slope Rating: 73.2 / 135

Championship Format:

●      54 holes of gross individual stroke play.

●      The field will be cut to the low 60 players and ties after 36 holes.

●      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 their order of play will be determined by the Committee.

●      Initial groupings will be for two days; the field will be cut and repaired by score after the second round.

Alabama Boys State Junior Championship Schedule

Monday, July 19, 2021

All Day: Practice rounds.

7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m: Player Registration in the clubhouse foyer adjacent to the golf shop.

Tuesday, July 20, 2021

Round 1: Tee times at 7:30 a.m. & 12:00 p.m. off #1 & #10 tees.

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Round 2: Tee times at 7:30 a.m. & 12:00 p.m. off #1 & #10 tees.

Cut to low 60 scores and ties.

Field regrouped according to score.

Thursday, July 22, 2021

Round 3: Tee times at 7:30 a.m. off #1 & #10 tees.

Awards ceremony immediately following play at the scoreboard.

This Championship is conducted by the Alabama Golf Association.

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 21,000 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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