Michael Crocker Crowned Champion of the 78th Alabama Boys State Junior Championship

Michael Crocker of Mobile (Center), Andrew Hinson of Huntsville (Right), Trip Duke of Fairhope (Left)

SCOTTSBORO, AL (July 27, 2023) – Final Round results of the 78th Alabama Boys State Junior Championship of the Alabama Golf Association hosted by Goose Pond Colony Resort (Lake Course), Scottsboro, Alabama, on Thursday, July 27, 2023. 
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Seventy players competed in the Final Round today for the 78th Alabama Boys State Junior Champion title.
Michael Crocker of Mobile began the day tied for the lead with Andrew Hinson of Huntsville. Crocker finished with two-under 70 for the day with five birdies, securing his wire-to-wire victory with an overall score of 12-under 204.
“I’m just happy I got the job done and played well all this week,” Crocker said.

Hinson and Crocker remained tied for the majority of the Final Round, but Crocker gained momentum on the back nine, carding a total of three birdies to lead Hinson by one stroke after the eighteenth hole. 
Andrew Hinson of Huntsville claimed silver with an 11-under 205 after posting one-under 71 today with four birdies during his round.
Trip Duke of Fairhope finished third with a nine-under 207 overall after carding three-under 69 today.
The 78th Alabama Boys 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 over 120 member clubs represented by over 27,000 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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