Carolinas Section team earned their spot to compete for the
PGA Jr. League Championship
Springfield, VA (Sept. 22) – Recently, PGA Jr. League hosted their PGA Jr. League Regional Championship at Springfield Golf & Country Club in Springfield, Virginia, where four teams (Charlotte 3 All-Stars, Morganton All-Stars, 1757 All-Stars, and Hobbit’s Glen All-Stars) competed against each other to earn a spot in the 2019 PGA Jr. League Championship presented by National Car Rental at Grayhawk Golf Club (Scottsdale, Arizona) on Oct. 11-14.
Saturday morning’s first session paired 1757 All-Stars with Charlotte 3 All-Stars who won the game 7 ½ to 4 ½. The Hobbit’s Glen All-Stars won their game against the Morganton All-Stars 9 ½ to 2 ½.
The Charlotte 3 All-Stars extended their perfect record through the second session, with the Charlotte 3 All-Stars defeating Morganton 9 to 3. The Hobbit’s Glen All-Stars and the 1757 All-Stars tied their match with a final score of 6.
In the final session on Sunday, the Charlotte 3 All-Stars bested the Hobbit’s Glen All-Stars 6 ½ to 5 ½. The 1757 All-Stars rounded out the day with a 7 ½ to 4 ½ win over the Morganton All-Stars.
The PGA Jr. League Post season presented by National Car Rental is designed to celebrate the recreational spring/summer season held in March through July, as well as provide a fun and welcoming environment for the 19 percent of PGA Jr. League players who identify as competitive golfers. Following the regular season, 10-player All-Star teams were formed from a combination of players in each local league.
PGA Jr. League brings friends and families together around fun, co-ed team golf experiences, all with expert coaching and instruction from PGA and LPGA Professionals. Kids wear numbered jerseys and play on teams with friends, using a scramble format for competition that encourages mentorship and promotes sportsmanship. A record 50,000 boys and girls participated in PGA Jr. League last year, growing from 42,000 players in 2017. For more information on PGA Jr. League, visit PGAJr.League.com.
As the official partner of PGA Jr. League, National Car Rental is committed to growing future business leaders by growing junior golf. National Car Rental helps provide fun, engaging and welcoming experiences for PGA Jr. League golfers and their families all season and postseason long.
Sally Morgan, PGA, Director of Marketing Carolinas PGA Section 336/398-2675 firstname.lastname@example.org
Jessica Asbury, REACH Carolinas Coordinator Carolinas PGA Section 336/398-2848 email@example.com