MJGA News of 2017

June 21, 2017 - Tropical Storm Cindy No Match For Big I Qualifier

Pearl, MS- With many believing that weather would wipe out any chance for more golf to be played at the Trusted Choice Big I National Qualifier. After more then five hours of delays the players were able to head out and play 9 holes to make it officially a 27 hole qualifier. In the end the winner of the Boys A Division was Jake Crosson, of Columbus, who finished at 5 under par for a total of 103. The Boys B Divison winner was Karsten Bryan, of Golden, who posted a 6 over total for a one shot win. In the Boys C Division Mateo Jimenez, of Diamondhead, won finishing at 10 over par. Grayson Davis, Madison, came out on top in the Boys D Division with a 12 over par total and 6 shot win. And Finally in the Boys E Division John Markow, of Ridgeland, claimed the top spot. Moving onto the Girls Divisions, Blair Stockett of Jackson, won the (16-18) age group with a two day total of 3 under par. In the (13-15) Division Katelynn Altese, of Diamondhead finished in first posting a 6 over total on the final day. The Girls D Division (10-12) saw Hannah Grace Hinckley, of McComb, take home the title by two strokes. And in the Girls E Division Allier Myers, of Pearl, finished in first with a 12 over par total. In the end 7 players ended up earning a spot to the Trusted Choice Big I National. The four from the Boys Divisions were Jake Crosson, Matt Liddon, Hunter Logan, and Jack Gham; and the three girls moving on were Blair Stockett, Tristan Cooley, and Presley Baggett. Lastly a big thank you to Patrick Farms Golf Club adn their staff for hosting a great event.

June 21, 2017-MS Big I Qualifier Round 2 Update

Pearl, MS-
Please be at the Patrick Farms clubhouse at 11:30 am today, Lunch for the players will be available beginning at 11:30 am. We will make an announcement at 12:00pm. The MGA Tournament committee plans to begin the round at 12:30 pm and have two 9 hole stipulated rounds. If we cant play the second round, we will have awards at 12:45 pm. If the weather prevents us playing the course for any play offs, we will use the USGA Method for breaking ties.

We are monitoring the weather forecast and checking the course conditions.

Thank you,
MJGA Staff and Tournament Committee

June 20, 2017 - The Pace Has Been Set at the Trusted Choice Big I National Qualifier in Round 1

Pearl, MS- 83 junior golfers teed it up at Patrick Farms Golf Club on Tuesday a few divisions are hoping to qualify for a chance to play in the Trusted Choice Big I National Championship that will be hosted by Annandale Golf Club in Madison, MS on August 7-10.  The boys in Divisions A & B are competing for 4 qualifying postions, and the Girls in the 13-18 Division are competing for 3 qualifying positions.  Jake Crosson, of Columbus, and Matt Liddon, of Yazoo City, both turned in a First Round score of 68 (-4) to tie it up at the top of the leaderboard in the Boy's Overall Division.  Following not too far behind them is Jack Gnam, of Ridgeland, with a 70 (-2) for the first round, and Cameron Clarke, of Pittsborro, with a 72 (Even).  In the Girls 13-18 Division Blair Stockett, of Jackson, set the pace with a solid First Round score of a 70 (-2) to secure a 4 stroke lead going into the Second Round.  Sarah Johnson, of Florence, and Presley Bagett, of Canton, are tied at 74 (+2) sitting at T2 heading into Round 2.  In the Boy's C Division Matthew Frost, of Madison, has control of the leaderboard with a first round total of a 77 (+5), and a 1 stroke lead.  In the Boy's D Division Grayson Davis, of Madison, leads with a front 9 score of a 39 (+3). The Hinckley sisters from McComb, Harper and Hannah, are tied for first in the Girl's D Division with front 9 scores of 44 (+4).  In the E Divisions the boys are lead by Ridgeland's John Markow with a 9 hole total of 37 (+1), and the Girls are lead by Pearl's Allie Myers with a score of 41 (+5).  We are monitoring the weather situation for the Second Round, please keep an eye out for updates from our staff on our social-media and other outlets.

For full Round 1 results click here: Divisions A/B, Divisions C/G, Divisions D/E.

February 27, 2017 - Mississippi Junior Golf Foundation Partners with Gulf Resort Classic Birdies for Charity

Jackson, MS- The Mississippi Junior Golf Foundation has partnered with the Gulf Resort Classic Birdies for Charity program. Birdies for Charity is a fund-raising program designed to give participating charities the opportunity to generate contributions for their organization based on the number of "birdies" made by PGA TOUR Champions players during the 2017 Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic, March 30-April 2 at Fallen Oak.

Click here to make a donation today- thank you for your support.