Braxton Gillespie of Grand Bay, Medalist at the 107th Alabama State Amateur Qualifying - Mobile
MOBILE, AL (May 24, 2023) – Final results of the Alabama State Amateur Championship - Mobile Qualifying hosted by Azalea City Golf Course on Wednesday, May 24, 2023 (6805 yards, par 72, Course/Slope Rating: 72.5/138).
Championship Links: Final Results
12 qualifying spots and ties were available at this qualifying site. Play began promptly at 8:30 a.m.
Braxton Gillespie of Grand Bay finished two-under 70 to earn medalist honors.
Three players posted a 71 (-1) to stand T2:
● Vincent Cave of Mobile
● Matt Ritchie of Mobile
● David Krempa of Mobile
Remaining players to advance:
● Sawyer Scott of Alexander City | 72 (T5)
● Austin Hynson of Mobile | 72 (T5)
● Lee Engerson of Mobile | 72 (T5)
● Van Thigpen of Summerdale | 72 (T5)
● Seth Foshee of Bridgeport | 72 (T5)
● Ben Russell of Mobile | 72 (T5)
● Brent Cooper of Spanish Fort | 73 (T11)
● Stephen Baker of Fairhope | 73 (T11)
The cutline fell at one-over 73 with 12 players advancing to the 107th Alabama State Amateur Championship.
For more information about the 107th Alabama State Amateur Championship, please visit the Championship website.
The 2023 Alabama State Amateur Championship – Mobile Qualifier 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 120 member clubs represented by over 26,000 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 Allied Golf Association for golf in Alabama delivering core services such as 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 inside the ropes operations for the SEC Men’s Golf Championship. In addition to competitions, the AGA administers the Alabama Golf Foundation that provides college scholarships, supports growth in the game initiatives such as Youth on Course Alabama and Junior Golf Alabama along with investing in turfgrass research through 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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