JGANC hosted their Winter Shootout Junior Championship on the Alister MacKenzie Golf Course, a par-72, 7,030-yard layout, at the Haggin Oaks Golf Complex.
What is JGANC?
“The Junior Golf Association of Northern California is a non-profit organization that has been creating champions since 1970. They offer a variety of fun, competitive, affordable junior golf tournaments for boys and girls ages 7 to 18.” according to the website, www.jganc.com.
JGANC Mission Statement is to “provide local junior golfers, ages 7-18, an opportunity to be a member of the organization which will allow them to play in competitive tournaments that are affordable, professional, and are consistent with the USGA Rules of Golf and the Conditions of Competition.”
“The tournaments and events provide an opportunity for junior golfers to build a solid foundation, gain tournament experience and compete among their peers for the love of the game. The experience will help prepare junior golfers, if they so desire, to compete in any State or National event.”
“JGANC will also promote, fund, and manage a scholarship fund. JGANC will strive to provide scholarships to junior golfers that have participated as a member, uphold the values of the organization and pursue a degree at an accredited college or university.”
What is the Winter Shootout Junior Championship?
The Winter Shootout Junior Championship is a Stroke Play Tournament for JGANC Juniors ages 12 to 18. The event happened on Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend, January 16th-17th.
Players are divided into age groups. Tee times kicked off at 8 AM!
What were the tournament results?
Here are the following results of the top score for each age bracket:
Boys 12-13 Thomas Ma +14, from Chico, CA
Boys 14-15 Casey Kosney -3, from Elk Grove, CA
Boys 16-18 Logan Green +3, from Davis, CA
Boys Overall Winner: Casey Kosney – 3
Girls 12-13 Bella Ransi +8, from El Dorado Hills, CA
Girls 14-15 Alaythia Hinds +5, from Rancho Murieta, CA
Girls 16-18 Penny Chai +7, from Alameda, CA
Girls Overall Winner: Alaythia Hinds +5
For more result information visit the JGANC website here.