Connor Newton Victorious at 106th Alabama State Amateur Championship

The 106th Alabama State Amateur Champion, Connor Newton

BESSEMER, AL (June 11, 2022) - Final results of the 106th Alabama State Amateur Championship of the Alabama Golf Association hosted by Bent Brook Golf Club in Bessemer, AL, on Saturday, June 11, 2022.
 
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Connor Newton of Auburn made birdie on the second play-off hole to defeat Max Johnson and claim victory as the 106th Alabama State Amateur Champion. He fired 13-under 271 overall to sit atop the leaderboard, posting four-under 67 for the Final Round.

“Feels really, really good to be Champion,” said Newton. “I felt really good with my game, and I kind of felt like I was going to win it the whole tournament.”
 
Max Johnson of Lillian finished second, posting 13-under 271 for the Championship and four-under 67 for the day.
 
Brantley Scott of Dothan posted 12-under 272 for the Championship to claim third. He finished  three-under 68 for the day. 
 
For more information about the 106th Alabama State Amateur Championship, please visit the Championship website.
 
The 106th Alabama State Amateur 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 23,000 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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