Results of the 2022 U.S. Junior Amateur Championship Qualifying – Birmingham

U.S. Junior Amateur Championship Qualifiers: Josiah Gilbert of Australia, Medalist (Far Left); Morgan Slaton of Huntsville, AL; Jackson Mitchell of Athens, AL; Will Jones of Alpharetta, GA

BIRMINGHAM, AL (June 29, 2022) – Final results of the 2022 U.S. Junior Amateur Championship Qualifying hosted by The Country Club of Birmingham in Birmingham, AL, on Wednesday, June 29, 2022 (6874 yards, par 35-36—71, Course/Slope Rating: 72.9/134).
 
Championship Links: Final Results   
 
Four qualifying spots were available at this site.  Two alternate positions were also available. 
 
78 players competed to advance to the 74th U.S. Junior Amateur Championship. 
 
Josiah Gilbert of Australia posted a four-under 67 to secure medalist honors and the first qualifying position.  
 
Morgan Slaton of Huntsville, Alabama and Jackson Mitchell of Athens, Alabama earned the second and third qualifying positions, each carding a two-under 69 to stand T2.
 
After a seven-way playoff for the final qualifying spot and two alternate seats, Will Jones of Alpharetta, Georgia claimed the fourth qualifying position, posting a one-under 70. 
 
Coe Murdock of Mountain Brook, Alabama secured the 1st Alternate position, carding a one-under 70 for the day. Price Miller of Atlanta, Georgia claimed the 2nd Alternate position, posting a one-under 70.   
 
The cut line fell at one-under with four players advancing to the 2022 U.S. Junior Amateur Championship at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort in Bandon, Oregon, on July 25-30, 2022. 
 
For more information about the 2022 U.S. Junior Amateur Championship Sectional Qualifying, please visit the Championship website. 
 
The 2022 U.S. Junior Amateur Championship Sectional Qualifying 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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