2015 BGA Junior Tour sign up ongoing
Click the Schedule tab in the top left corner of this home page, then click Tournaments to view the 2015 Tournament Schedule.
Sign up for Tour events opened April 7. You must be a 2015 BGA Junior Tour member to sign up for events. Although some events are full, there is still room left in most age divisions in a lot of events.
If you were a member last year, simply log into your account and rejoin for this year. If you will be new this year, start the process by clicking on the Become a Member! link in the box to the left.
Email Ian Thompson with any questions.
Also, click here for a flyer all about this year's Tour.
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.