Will McCurdy and Tyler Hitchner Declared Co-Champions of the 33rd Alabama State Mid-Amateur Championship

33rd Alabama State Mid-Amateur Co-Champions, Tyler Hitchner (left) and Will McCurdy (right)

HOOVER, AL – (Sept. 18, 2021) Results of the 33rd Alabama State Mid-Amateur Championship, hosted by Hoover Country Club (HCC), in Hoover, AL, on Sept. 18, 2021.

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Round two endured three morning delays, beginning at 7:30 a.m., before Hoover Country Club’s course was fully flooded due to heavy downpours. Catastrophic flooding at HCC will take days, if not weeks, to recover from.

After much thought and consideration, The Committee resolved to declare this event as an 18 hole Championship.

Tyler Hitchner of Tuscaloosa and Will McCurdy of Auburn are declared co-champions of the 33rd Alabama State Mid-Amateur Championship. Each player posted a six-under 66 for round one.

The Alabama Golf Association apologizes for any inconvenience, as this outcome was most certainly not desirable. This resolution was the best option, all circumstances considered.

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 22,000 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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