The Junior Golf Association of Arizona (JGAA) is hosting a fundraising event on Saturday, September 15th in which supporters play 100 holes of golf in one day. In its 17th year, participants first solicit sponsorship pledges ranging from 50 cents to $50 per hole before gathering at Mountain Shadows Golf Resort to play the 100 holes. All funds benefit local junior golf programs.
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After a second-place finish last year, team Arizona, representing the Junior Golf Association of Arizona (JGAA), won the 50th Hogan Cup, contested August 11-12 at Riverside Golf & Country Club in Portland, Ore. The win marks Arizona’s second victory in the tournament’s 50-year history with the first coming 32 years ago in 1986.
Contested August 18-19, Nicholas Kling of Paradise Valley fired a pair of 2-under-par 69s (138) on TPC Scottsdale Stadium Course to win the Boys Championship division by two strokes over Alexander Yu of Gilbert, who finished at 2-under-par 140 (72-68) for the tournament.
Jarrod Johnson of Tucson and Alyzzah Vakasiuola of San Tan Valley took home top honors at the IHOP Classic, contested August 11-12 at Grand Canyon University Golf Club.
Benton advanced through the stroke-play portion of the championship with a 3-under-par 68 followed by an even-par 71 to finish T15. Along the way she blitzed the back nine with five birdies over two rounds. Solid play on the way in appeared to be the theme for Benton.
The best junior golfers from the Western United States and Canada will converge on Riverside Golf & Country Club to compete in the 50th Eddie Hogan Cup Team Matches, taking place August 11-12. Teams representing Oregon, Southern California, Washington, Idaho, Hawaii, Utah, San Diego, Arizona, Northern California, Nevada and British Columbia are in the field.
Mesa’s Damon Vilkauskas topped the field at the Arizona Junior Match Play Championship held at Mirable Golf Club August 2-3. Vilkauskas’ margin of victory grew tighter as the event went on with a 3 & 2 victory in the first match followed by 2 & 1 in the second and 1 Up in the third before winning 3 & 1 over Pierce Braun of Phoenix in the championship match.