BIRMINGHAM, AL (June 23, 2022) – Final Round results of the 3rd Alabama State 13 & Under Junior Championships of the Alabama Golf Association hosted by Highland Park Golf Course in Birmingham, Alabama, on Thursday, June 23, 2022.
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Samuel Wolfe of Harvest claimed the Champion title at the 3rd Alabama State Boys 13 & Under Junior Championship. He finished the Final Round with a three-under 67 and a six-under 134 for the tournament.
“I hit my driver really well, the fairways we were playing really looked good,” Wolfe said. “I was able to hit a lot of good iron shots, and I made a lot of putts.”
Tyden Steele of Double Springs and Jackson McIntyre of Montgomery both stood T2 at the end of the Final Round, each carding a two-under 138 for the Championship. After a scorecard playoff, Steele finished second, posting a two-under 68 for the Final Round. McIntyre finished third, posting a five-over 75 for the Final Round.
Adalyn Pike of Athens was crowned Champion of the 3rd Alabama State Girls 13 & Under Junior Championship. Pike finished four-under 66 for the day, and four-under 136 for the Championship.
“I struggled on my putting the day before, but it was a lot better today after I worked on it,” Pike said. “I hit the ball close to the pin.”
Annalee Regan of Muscle Shoals finished second, posting three-over 73 for the day and even-par 140 for the tournament.
Finishing third, Beka Yang of Pike Road posted one-under 69 for the day and two-over 142 for the tournament.
3rd Alabama State 13 & Under Junior Champions by Age Division:
Boys 12-13 Age Division:
- First Place: Samuel Wolfe of Harvest, 134 (-6)
- Second Place: Tyden Steele of Double Springs, 138 (-2)
- Third Place: Jackson McIntyre of Montgomery, 138 (-2)
Boys 9-11 Age Division:
- First Place: Keegan Richardson of Athens, 142 (+2)
- Second Place: Henry Lamberth of Alexander City, 150 (+10)
- Third Place:Ryder Hughey of Selma, 151 (+11)
Girls 12-13 Age Division:
- First Place: Adalyn Pike of Athens, 136 (-4)
- Second Place: Annalee Regan of Muscle Shoals, 140 (E)
- Third Place: Beka Yang of Pike Road, 142 (+2)
Girls 9-11 Age Division:
- First Place: Merritt Daniel of Trussville, 161 (+21)
- Second Place: Emma Kate Rice of Mountain Brook, 169 (+29)
- Third Place: Elizabeth Chappell of Homewood, 211 (+71)
Boys 6-8 Age Division:
- First Place: Haynes Willings of Birmingham, 76 (+6)
- Second Place: Manning Askew of Oxford, 78 (+8)
- Third Place: Christian McClendon of Birmingham, 82 (+12)
Girls 6-8 Age Division:
- First Place: Emerson Peevy of Auburn, 97 (+27)
The 3rd Alabama State 13 & Under 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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