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Southern Junior Cup Team


2017 Alabama Southern Junior Cup Team
 
 

Female Team Members


Sophie Burks, 18, of Montgomery will be a freshman at Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro, TN. Champion at 2017 AHSAA 4A/5A championship. Currently 3rd ranked female junior golfer in Alabama.  This is her second year on the Southern Junior Cup team (Record 3-3).
 
Jordan Susce, 18, Birmingham will be a freshman at Louisville University in Louisville, KY. Champion of the 2016 Alabama Women’s State Four-Ball and T7 at 2017 Alabama Women’s Stroke Play. She is currently the 6th ranked female junior golfer in the state of Alabama.  This is her first year on the Southern Junior Cup team (Record: 2-1)
 
Michaela Morard, 15, of Huntsville is a rising high school sophomore at Randolph School. Currently the #1 ranked female golfer in Alabama. She is the 2017 Alabama Girls State Junior Champion, 2016 Alabama Women’s Stroke Play Champion, runner-up at the 2016 Alabama Girls State Junior despite a final round 63, and 2015 Alabama Women’s Four-Ball champion. Morard has verbally committed to playing for the University of Alabama in 2020. This is her second year on the Southern Junior Cup team (Record: 6-0)
 
Mychael O’Berry, 17, of Hoover will be a freshman at Auburn University. Advanced to Round of 16 at 2016 Alabama Women’s State Amateur, T4 at 2016 Alabama State Junior Girls Championship, and T5 at 2017 AHSAA State High School Championship 7A.  Currently the 8th ranked female junior in Alabama.  This is her second year on the Southern Junior Cup team (Record: 6-0)
 
Ally Williams, 16, of Athens is a rising junior at Athens High School. Advanced to the Round of 16 at 2017 Alabama Women’s State Amateur, 2nd at Alabama State Junior Girls, and 2nd at 2017 AHSAA State High School Championship 6A. Currently the #2 ranked female junior golfer in Alabama. This is her second year on the Southern Junior Cup team (Record: 4-2)
 
Karlee Allen, 16, of Berry is a rising junior at Northside High School. 9th at 2017 Alabama Women’s Stroke Play, 4th at the 2017 Alabama Girls State Junior Championship. Currently the #5 ranked female junior golfer in Alabama.  This is her first year on the Southern Junior Cup team (Record 1-1-1)
 

 
Male Team Members


Ethan Hagood, 17, of Birmingham is a rising high school senior. 2017 Southern Junior Amateur Champion. Finished 3rd at Alabama Boys State Junior Championship. Currently the #1 ranked male junior golfer in Alabama. He has verbally committed to the University of Alabama Birmingham. This is his first year on the Southern Junior Cup team (Record: 3-0)
 
J.P. Cave, 16, of Mobile is a rising high school sophomore. State Champion at 2017 AHSAA Boys State High School Championship 4A, Alabama Boys State Junior, and T58 at the 2017 Alabama Men’s State Amateur Championship.  Currently the #3 ranked male junior golfer in Alabama. University of Alabama commit (2020). This is his second year on the Southern Junior Cup team (Record 5-1).
 
Austin Coggin, 16, of Vestavia Hills is a rising high school junior at Vestavia Hills High School. He advanced to the Round of 16 at the 2016 U.S. Junior Amateur Championship, T5 at AHSAA Boys State High School Championship 7A, and T5 at 2017 Southern Junior Amateur Championship.  Auburn University commit. Currently the #2 ranked male junior golfer in Alabama.  This is his second year on the Southern Junior Cup team (Record: 3-3).

Connor Newton, 17, of Auburn is a rising high school junior. Finished T2 at 2017 AHSAA State High School Championship 7A and T43 at the 2017 Future Masters.  Currently the #6 ranked male junior golfer in Alabama.  This is his first year on the Southern Junior Cup team (Record 2-1)
  
John Racciatti, 18, of Fairhope will be a freshman at the University of Alabama at Birmingham in the fall. Won the 2016 Alabama Boys State Junior Champion, T2 at the 2017 AHSAA State High School Championship.  Currently the #4 ranked male junior golfer in Alabama.  This is his second year on the Southern Junior Cup team (Record: 4-2).

Padraic Sim, 17, of Spanish Fort is a rising high school senior. Won the 2017 Alabama Boys State Junior Champion in comeback fashion by posting a final round 64 (-8).  He has verbally committed to the University of Washington.  Currently the #8 ranked male junior golfer in Alabama.  This is his first year on the Southern Junior Cup team (Record 2-1)