Announcing the 2017 Junior Tour schedule
The 2017 Tour schedule is now complete and sign up to join the Tour is now OPEN. View the schedule by clicking the Schedule tab above, and then the Tournaments tab.
Sign up for events will open at 6:00 pm CST on Monday, April 3, 2017.
Thanks to everyone who played on the BGA in 2016. If you plan to rejoin, simply log into your BlueGolf account and rejoin the Tour. If you are new in 2017, follow the prompts to the left where it says Become a Member!
Email Ian Thompson with any questions.
(Only Seniors in High School eligible to apply)
The Birmingham Golf Association is delighted to be able to provide a one-time, minimum $1000 scholarship to recipients of the Birmingham Golf Association Scholarship. Multiple scholarships may or may not be awarded in any one year. These are not annually renewable and will be paid to the recipient to help with college-related expenses in their freshman year of college.
2017 scholarship(s) will be announced at the Birmingham Golf Association’s annual Junior Championship dinner held during the championship. 2016 recipients were Andrew Tomko and Thomas Luther.
Click here to see the 2017 Scholarship application.
Click here to see the 2017 Requirements and other pertinent information.
Metro Amateur returns to Hoover CC
The Metro Amateur Championship returns to Hoover Country Club on April 22-23, 2017. The format remains a two-man best ball championship with Mid-Amateur (25-49), Senior (50-59) and, new in 2017, a Super Senior (60+) division.
Sign up is now open. Sign up by clicking the Schedule tab above, and then the Tournaments tab. Click register next to Metro Amateur Championship.
To be eligible to play participants must be amateur golfers at least 25 years old that live and/or play golf in Jefferson County or one of the six counties that touch Jefferson County.
Teams of Andy McRae & Jake Nolen and Kevin Newton & Doug Davis win the Metro Amateur
Andy McRae & Jake Nolen shots rounds of 70-68--138 to win the Mid-Amateur division of the Metro Amateur Championship at Hoover Country Club on April 16-17. They beat Nick Gilliam & Jimmy Finnerty (68-71--139) by a shot.
Jake Nolen & Andy McRae
Kevin Newton & Doug Davis took the Senior division with rounds of 67-69--136 by three shots from Scot Schroeder & Bill Berkmeier (70-69--139).
Kevin Newton & Doug Davis
Our thanks to Hoover CC for being such a gracious host of this, the city championship, which featured a two-day, best ball format.
2015 Adult-Child event a big success
Thanks to everyone who played in our annual BGA Adult-Child event on September 19 on the Short Course at Oxmoor Valley.
The winners in each age division were...
Girls, Julie Baker and Frank Baker, 47 (-7)
10-11, Chase Kyes and Ryan Kyes, 52 (-2)
12-13, Joshua Peters and Matthew Peters, 54 (E)
14-17, Stewart Miller and Greg Miller, 49 (-5)
For complete results, click here and then toggle between the various age divisions.
This fun event is a two-player scramble and is a great way to end the BGA season.
2015 BGA Junior Tour season has concluded
The 2015 season concluded with a very successful BGA Junior Championship at Pine Tree CC, Aug. 3-4. Congrats to all who qualified for and played in the championship. Click the Schedule tab in the top left corner of this home page, then click Tournaments to view the results from each event.
Particular congratulations to Andrew Tomko who won the overall championship after rounds of 73-71--144.________________________________________________________
Feel free to contact BGA Executive Director Ian Thompson with any questions via email:
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BGA Hall of Fame inductees: Class of 2016
Hall of Famers gathered at the 2016 induction ceremony
They are (L-R) Carol Lell, Alan Kaufman, Bob Wise, Ian Thompson, Michael D. Thompson, Frank Vines, Sam Farlow, Jerry Seigel, Martha Lang, Jim Norton, Chris Spivey, Cecil W. Ingram III, John Stamps and Tom Jungkind.
In conjunction with the 2016 Metro Amateur Championship, the Birmingham Golf Association inducted Cecil W. Ingram III, Tom Jungkind and Alan Kaufman into their Hall of Fame.
Cecil W. Ingram III
Click here to view the special 50th
anniversary program from 2014.
BGA awarded Community Services Grant
Birmingham Golf Association Executive Director Ian Thompson and State Senator, Senate District 15, Slade Blackwell hold a check for $5000 awarded to the BGA by the State of Alabama as a Community Services Grant.