Caden Christopherson of Chandler fired a final-round, 6-under-par 66 – including a clutch birdie on the last hole – at Talking Rock Golf Club to capture first place at 7-under-par 137 (71-66), one stroke ahead of Chandler’s Mahanth Chirravuri who finished in second place at 6-under-par 138 (71-67).
Founded in 1983, the Junior Golf Association of Arizona (JGAA) is a non-profit organization that introduces Arizona’s youth to the game of golf and helps junior golfers develop golf and life skills through competitive programs and tournaments. In addition to developing programs at schools and assisting Arizona golf courses with their junior programs, the JGAA conducts more than 100 programs and activities, including etiquette clinics, tournaments, and college prep seminars throughout Arizona each year. The JGAA awards two scholarship funds annually to high school senior members of the JGAA for their college education – the Tres Arnold and the John Wolfinger Memorial College Scholarships. The JGAA’s strong belief in teamwork and cooperation continues to guide the organization and is instilled in all of its members.
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Preston Summerhays, 15 of Scottsdale, became the youngest winner of the Utah State Amateur after closing out University of Utah golfer, Kyler Dunkle, 3-and-2 for the victory on Saturday, June…
Eighty-two of Arizona’s best junior golfers will compete for the State Junior Golf Championship at Talking Rock Golf Club in Prescott Tuesday, June 19 – Wednesday, June 20 with tee times beginning at 8 a.m. each morning of the 36-hole tournament.
Blake Lorenz of Peoria, Arizona notched his first American Junior Golf Association win of his career with an 8-under-par (72-67-69—208) performance in the 54-hole tournament at Mission Hills Country Club…
Tony Hendricks of Phoenix and Ashley Menne of Surprise earn first-place honors in the Boy and Girls Championship Divisions at the Thunderbird Junior Classic held June 13-14 on Arizona Biltmore Golf Club’s Adobe course. With the largest field in the JGAA circuit, the tournament hosted 221 boys and girls in five age divisions.
Samuel Salisbury of Green Valley qualified to play in the U.S. Junior Amateur after taking third place in the qualifier held at Tucson Country Club on June 11 with a 3-under-par 68, two strokes behind medalist Kento Yamawaki of Encinitas, California (5-under 66) and one behind second-place finisher Cameron Sisk (67) of El Cajon, California.
Gilbert resident Kohl Kuebler notched his second-consecutive JGAA win in the Boys Championship Division by firing a 5-under-par 205 (67-71-67) at Encanto G.C. at the Antiqua Milt Coggins AZ Junior Stroke Play, a 54-hole event held June 5-7.
Gilbert’s Kohl Kuebler and Madeleine Laux of Goodyear turned in exceptional performances to notch wins in the Boys and Girls Championship Divisions at the Tucson City Junior Championship, held at Randolph North Golf Course and Dell Urich Golf Course May 30-31.