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.
Metro Amateur to return to Hoover CC in 2016
News that the Metro Amateur Championship will return to Hoover Country Club, April 16-17, 2016.
Watch this space for more info, including sign up information, early next year.
Our thanks to Hoover CC for being such a gracious host of this, the city championship, which features a two-day, best ball format in both a Mid-Amateur division and a Senior division.
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.
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________________________________________________________
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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.