Jackson, MS: The 2022 Gulf States PGA Jr. League Section Championship was held at The Country Club of Jackson on July 29th.
The PGA Jr. League Championship Season presented by National Car Rental is designed to celebrate the recreational spring/summer season held in March through July, as well as provide a fun and welcoming environment for the 19 percent of PGA Jr. League players who identify as competitive golfers. Following the regular season, 8-player All-Star teams were formed from a combination of players in each local league. The Section Championship was the first of three phases in the National Car Rental PGA Jr. League Championship Season.
The Section Championship was 9-holes, stroke play, counting the best 3 out of 4 scores on each team. Team Shreveport won with a team score of 14-under par, 91. Lake Charles came next, with a final total of 8-under par, 97.
Team Shreveport will advance to the Regional at PGA Golf Club in Port St. Lucie, FL from September 9-11, where they will play for a spot in the 2022 PGA Jr. League Championship presented by National Car Rental at the National Championship at Grayhawk Golf Club in Scottsdale, Arizona, October 6-9.
Members of the winning team include:
- Hudson Greene
- Slayte Guidry
- Alex Hammonds
- Reed Winkler
- Jake Morris
- Derby Everson
- Andrew Sawrie
- Tillman Brown
- Cliff Bailey, PGA (coach)
The Gulf States PGA would like to thank the staff and members of The Country Club of Jackson including PGA Head Professional, Jason Prendergast. The Gulf States PGA would also like to thank National Car Rental for sponsoring PGA Jr. League.
For more information on PGA Jr. League, visit PGAJrLeague.com.