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September 23, 2016 - Furr to Compete in Junior Ryder Cup Next Week
Wilson Furr, of Jackson, the 2015 State Amateur Champion, is set to compete in the Junior Ryder Cup next week at Interlachen Country Club in Edina, Minnesota. Furr is one of twelve juniors, 6 boys and 6 girls, who will be representing the United States in the Junior Ryder Cup versus Europe. The competition consists of foursome, mixed four-ball, and singles matches. After the competition is complete, both teams will get to play a nine-hole "friendship" match at Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska, Minnesota, the site of the 2016 Ryder Cup. Congratulations to Wilson Furr and good luck next week representing Mississippi and the United States at the Junior Ryder Cup.
August 28, 2016 - David Allen takes the title of 2016 Senior Amateur Champion
Canton, MS- The final round of the Senior Amateur took place today at Deerfield Country Club. There was some heavy competition in each of the divisions. It was a long 18 holes and had everyone wondering would come out on top. And that individual was David Allen, with a score of 71 today and 215 total. The runner up in the Senior Division was Rickey Riley, shooting 218 for the tournament.
October 1, 2016- Randy Watkins' Jr Begins with Perfect Weather
Madison, MS- The first round of the 2016 Randy Watkins' Junior Championship got off to a great start at Lake Caroline Golf Club. The weather could not have been any better, and our junior golfers seemed to enjoy it. The first group to finish was our D and E divisions. Leading the Girl's E division with a 9 hole score of 44 (+8) is Allie Myers of Pearl, MS. In the Boy's E Division John Markow has the lead with a score of 43 (+7). Emerson Blair of West Point, MS posted an impressive 35 (-1) for her first round of the tournament to take the lead in the Girl's D division, while Jacob Blanton and Grayson Davis share the lead in the Boy's D division both having a score of 41 (+5) for the day. Next to finish were the A and B Divisions. Cameron Mobley of Brandon, MS is leading both the A division and the overall tournament with an 18 hole score of 71 (-1), and closely behind him is Cohen Trolio who is leading the B division with a score of 72 (even). The final groups to finish were the C and G divisions. Hayes Smith of Como, MS has the lead of the C division with a score of 73 (+1), and Presley Baggett along with Sarah Johnson share the lead of the Girls 13-18 division with a score of 77 (+5). With all of the good scores posted today we are in for an exciting second round! Good Luck to all of our juniors tomorrow we hope to see some more great golf tomorrow!