Team Alabama Wins Sixth Consecutive Southern Junior Cup

2022 Team Alabama at the 2022 Southern Junior Cup, hosted by The Club at Diamondhead, Diamondhead, MS

DIAMONDHEAD, MS (Aug. 2, 2022) – Final results of the 2022 Southern Junior Cup hosted by The Club at Diamondhead (Pine Course) in Diamondhead, MS, on Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022.
 
Championship Links:Final Results  
 
The 2022 Southern Junior Cup team, representing Alabama, was victorious at this year’s event, defeating Arkansas, Missouri and Mississippi teams. After competing in two days of four-ball, foursomes and singles matches, this is Alabama’s sixth consecutive win.
 
Round Two was shortened to nine-hole singles matches due to inclement weather. Play began with a shotgun start; boys’ matches took place on the front nine, and girls’ matches took place on the back nine.
 
The four-ball team of Morgan Slaton and Molly Brown Davidson poured eight birdies during Round One to make Team Alabama uncatchable.
 
Trace Bracknell, member of the 2021 and 2022 Team Alabama, shares about his 2022 Southern Junior Cup experience.
 
“Getting to be a part of the team for a second year in a row was pretty special and ever since last year I was hoping to have the opportunity to play on the team again,” said Bracknell.
 
Twelve Alabama junior players were selected for the 2022 Southern Junior Cup team. The Junior Boys and Junior Girls teams are six players each, recruited through the AGA team selection process.
 
This year’s Girls Team included the following junior golfers:
 
●       Christine Chang
●       Molly Brown Davidson
●       Kate Ha
●       Jinger Heath
●       Gabriella Nicastro
●       Taylor Trible
 
This year’s Boys Team included the following junior golfers:
 
●       Trace Bracknell
●       John Bruce
●       Andrew Hinson
●       Morgan Slaton
●       William Stelt
●       Tyler Watts
 
For more information about the 2022 Southern Junior Cup, please visit the Championship website. 
 
For more information about the 2022 Southern Junior Cup selection process, please visit the Championship website. 
 
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 24,000 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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Alabama Golf Association
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savannah@alabamagolf.org
 

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