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2017 Junior Tour is complete in the books!

The 2017 Tour schedule has concluded and sign up to join the Tour is closed. I'm now working on the 2018 schedule and hope to have it set by January, so watch this space...

Thanks to everyone who played on the BGA in 2017. If you plan to rejoin in 2018, simply log into your BlueGolf account and rejoin the Tour when it opens early in 2018. If you will be new in 2018, follow the prompts to the left where it says Become a Member!

Email Ian Thompson with any questions.

BGA Scholarship

(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 were announced at the Birmingham Golf Association’s annual Junior Championship dinner held during the championship. 2017 recipients were Nicklaus Lyda and Nicholas Robillard.

Click here to see the 2017 Scholarship application (an updated form will be placed here for 2018 in due course).

Click here to see the 2017 Requirements and other pertinent information (an updated form will be placed here for 2018 in due course).

Metro Amateur returned to Hoover CC

The Metro Amateur Championship returned 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



Tom Jungkind   



Alan Kaufman



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.