Tom Fischer wins the 108th Alabama State Amateur Championship

Tom Fischer, Winner of the 108th Alabama State Amateur
SHOAL CREEK, AL (June 8, 2024) – Final round results of the 108th Alabama State Amateur Championship of the Alabama Golf Association hosted by the Shoal Creek Club in Shoal Creek, AL on Saturday, June 8, 2024.  

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Tom Fischer of Birmingham wins the 108th Alabama State Amateur Championship with an overall score of 13-under 275 (68, 73, 65, 69). Heading into the final round with a one-shot lead, Fischer fired off five birdies to finish with a final round score of three-under 69 and claim the title by four-shots.

“I played pretty good, I didn’t get off to the best of starts but I kind of steadied the ship and gave myself a bunch of looks and made a couple birdies,” said Fischer.

Josiah Gilbert of Millbrook finished second with an overall score of nine-under 279 (73, 71, 70, 65) and Hal Dove of Dothan posted an overall score of seven-under 281 (67, 75, 68, 71) to finish third. 

Fischer’s win secured him a spot to the 2024 U.S. Amateur Championship at Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska, Minnesota August 12-18.

For more information about the 108th Alabama State Amateur Championship, please visit the Championship Website.

The 108th Alabama State Amateur Championship is conducted by the Alabama Golf Association.  

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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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