Round One Results of the 108th Alabama State Amateur Championship

Max Johnson of Fairhope, 108th Alabama State-Amateur R1 Leader

SHOAL CREEK, AL (June 5, 2024) – Round One results of the 108th Alabama State Amateur Championship of the Alabama Golf Association hosted by the Shoal Creek Club in Shoal Creek, AL on Wednesday, June 5, 2024.

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156 players competed at the Shoal Creek Club to begin Round One of the 108th Alabama State Amateur Championship. 

Max Johnson of Fairhope carded an impressive score of six-under 66 to take the solo first round lead. He fired seven birdies today and holds a one-shot lead heading into round two. 

“I played really well today, but I’m just going to try and put three more rounds together so I can hopefully give myself a chance,” said Johnson. 

Four players sit just one stroke behind Johnson at T2, carding 67 (-5) for Round one.
  • Hal Dove of Dothan
  • Trip Duke of Fairhope
  • Daniel Keddie of Birmingham
  • Blair Hamm of Helena
Players will fight to make the cut beginning tomorrow, June 6, 2024 at 7:30 a.m. for Round Two of the 108th Alabama State Amateur Championship. 

For more information about the 108th Alabama State Amateur Championship, please visit
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The 108th Alabama State Amateur 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 28,000 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. A full-time professional staff of seven individuals handles day-to-day activities.

Based in Hoover, the AGA is the USGA's Allied Golf Association in Alabama conducting national championship qualifying, administering the World Handicap System including the GHIN Handicap service, course & slope rating, and Rules of Golf & Handicapping education. The AGA annually conducts 24 championships; team match competitions for men, women, junior and seniors; AHSAA high school golf championship and the SEC Men's Golf Championship. The AGA manages the Junior Golf Alabama program that is a joint venture between the AGA and Alabama-NW Florida PGA Section.

In addition to competitions, the AGA administers the AGA Scholarship Fund through the Alabama Golf Foundation that is dedicated to assisting young golfers in higher education. Additionally, the Alabama Golf Foundation supports the Youth on Course Alabama program providing facility access to junior golfers and provides funding for the Alabama Turfgrass Research Foundation. In 2016, the AGA earned the Gold Tee Award for “Outstanding Tournament Operations – Small Association” by the International Association of Golf Administrators (IAGA).

Since 1980, the AGA has managed the affairs of the Southern Golf Association which includes conducting the historic Southern Amateur Championship and Southern Junior Championship, in conjunction with the SGA Board of Directors. AGA staff also administers day-to-day operations of the Elite Amateur Golf Series.

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