Goose Pond Colony Resort to Host Alabama Golf Association’s 60th Alabama Girls State Junior Championship

Site of the 60th Alabama Girls State Junior Championship: Goose Pond Colony Resort, Scottsboro, AL
SCOTTSBORO, AL (June 4, 2023) – The Alabama Golf Association’s 60th Alabama Girls State Junior Championship will be held at Goose Pond Colony Resort (Lake Course) in Scottsboro, AL, June 5-7, 2023. Fifty junior golfers will compete for the 2023 Girls State Junior Championship title.   
This year marks the second time Goose Pond Colony (Lake Course) has hosted the Alabama Girls State Junior Championship. Molly Brown Davidson of Springville claimed the 2022 Champion title. The inaugural Alabama Girls State Junior Champion, Judy Jehle, won in 1963 .   
Alabama Girls State Junior Championship entries are open to any female amateur golfer who is a legal resident of Alabama and has an active GHIN® USGA Handicap Index® at an AGA member club that does not exceed 20.4.   
60th Alabama Girls State Junior Championship Facts
Yardage: 5839 yards  
Course/Slope Rating: 73.1/121   
Championship Format:   
• 54 holes of gross individual stroke play.   
• The lowest score for 54 holes will be the Champion.   
In the event of a tie for the Championship, a hole-by-hole play-off will be held immediately following play. The play-off holes and their order of play will be determined by the Committee.  
60th Alabama Girls State Junior Championship Schedule
Sunday, June 4, 2023   
7:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m.: Player Registration in the Clubhouse Foyer adjacent to the golf shop. 
Monday, June 5, 2023  
Round 1: Tee times at 7:30 a.m. off #1 & 10 tees  
Field re-grouped according to score. 
Tuesday, June 6, 2023  
Round 2: Tee times at 7:30 a.m. off #1 & 10 tees  
Field re-grouped according to score. 
Wednesday, June 7, 2023   
Round 3: Tee times at 7:30 a.m. off #1 & 10 tees  
Awards ceremony immediately following play at scoreboard. 
The 60th Alabama Girls State Junior 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 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.  
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