Adult-Child event sign up open and ongoing
Our annual BGA Adult-Child event will be played September 19 on the Short Course at Oxmoor Valley. Shotgun start at 8:30 am, so you will be done before your favorite college football team plays!
This fun event is a two-player scramble open to BGA Junior Tour members AND non-members. It's a great way to see way to see what the BGA Junior Tour is all about. The only requirement is that there is an Adult (18 and up) and a Child (17 and below) on each team.
If you are not a BGA Junior Tour member, click the Schedule tab in the top left corner of this home page, then click Tournaments, choose Adult-Child event and click register. If you are a member, log into your account and sign up that way.
The event is limited to the first 36 teams to sign up, so don't delay, sign up TODAY! Deadline for entries, if not already full, is Sept. 15.
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.
2015 Overall Champion Drew Tomko with BGA Executive Director Ian Thompson.
The 2016 schedule should be complete by the end of January 2016, so watch this space...
Sign up for 2016 Tour events is expected to open around April 5, 2016. You must be a 2016 BGA Junior Tour member to sign up for events.
If you were a member in 2015, simply log into your account and rejoin for 2016 when the time comes. If you will be new in 2016, start the process by clicking on the Become a Member! link in the box to the left.
Email Ian Thompson with any questions.
Teams of Lew Mitchell & Will Swift and Del Wood and Mark Miller win their age divisions at Metro Amateur
Will Swift and Lew Mitchell carded back-to-back 66's to win the 2015 Metro Amateur Mid-Amateur division over their home course, Hoover Country Club, April 18-19.
Del Wood and Mark Miller shot 69-64--133 to successfully defend their Senior division title.
For all results, see Tournaments tab on top left of this page. Thanks to all the teams who participated this year.
Will Swift and Lew Mitchell
Del Wood and Mark Miller
BGA Adult-Child event concluded the 2014 season
Thanks to the 28 teams who took part in our third annual Adult-Child
event on Oct. 18, 2014 at the Short Course at Oxmoor Valley.
Thomas Luther wins 2014 BGA Junior Championship
Many of the top 96 players from the season-long points lists across five age groups teed it up Aug. 4-5 in the Birmingham Golf Association's Junior Championship at Hoover CC.
Boys and girls, ages 10-17, are eligible for this junior tour, with children qualifying for the championship based on their play throughout the summer in six (of 20) events, out of almost 300 members.
Erika Allen of Berry won the season long points list and the championship in the girls, 10-17,nine-hole division. It was her second year in a row to win the season long points list.
Mary Katherine Horton was second in the championship, with Mary McLaurine Trammell third.
The 10-11 age division was won by Robert Davidson of Birmingham,
who also won the overall points list. Srijan Meesala was second,
with Gordon Sargent third.
Austin Coggin of Vestavia won the 12-13 age division championship,
with Reynolds Lambert second and Ken Goforth third.
Frankie Wade Jr. of Hoover won the 14-15 championship,
with Chris Hughes second and Chase Romanstine third.
Frankie Wade Jr.
Thomas Luther of Birmingham won the 16-17 age division and
overall championship in a playoff over Oak Mountain's Zack Holton.
Wade was also in the playoff as ages 14-17 are eligible for the
overall championship title. After all three players shot 147 totals, Luther won the playoff with a birdie on the first playoff hole, No. 18. Blake Schambeau was third in 16-17.
Overall champion Thomas Luther
Overall points winners for the season went to: Erika Allen (Girls, ages 10-17, nine-hole division); Robert Davidson (10-11); Matt Stuart (12-13); Stewart Miller (14-15); and Conley Miller (16-17). Miller also won the Hudson Cup, donated by the well known Hudson family of Jasper, as the winner of the 16-17 age division.________________________________________________________
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BGA Hall of Fame inductees: Class of 2015
Hall of Famers gathered for the 2015 induction ceremony
In conjunction with the 2015 Metro Amateur Championship, the Birmingham Golf Association inducted Carol Lell, Rene' Williams, Michael D. Thompson and Charles P. Bagby into their Hall of Fame.
Michael D. Thompson
Charles P. Bagby
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.