DAPHNE, AL (June 13, 2019) – Ashley-Sinclair Curtis of Enterprise, AL won the 2019 Alabama-NW Florida Section Girls Junior PGA Championship on Thursday, June 13th at TimberCreek Golf Club in Spanish Fort, AL.
Ashley-Sinclair Curtis will have the opportunity to join 144 of the nation’s top female junior golfers in the PGA of America’s premium junior event, the 44th Girls Junior PGA Championship, hosted at Keney Park Golf Course in Hartford, Connecticut. Keney Park Golf Course is home to the Hartford Women’s Open and was recently restored in 2014. The 44th Girls Junior PGA Championship will be held from July 9-12, 2019.
Ashely-Sinclair Curtis, 17, shot a total of 146 for the Championship and edged out Lauren Thompson, Lauren Gilchrist and Payton Pacheco by 4-shots.
Each of the 41 PGA of America Sections has the opportunity to send 2 players to Connecticut. Therefore, along with Ashely-Sinclair Curtis, Lauren Thompson of Midland City, AL will also be competing at Keney Park Golf Course. Lauren Thompson earned her spot through her runner-up finish via a 3-hole playoff at the 2019 Alabama-NW Florida Section Boys Junior PGA Championship.
The Girls Junior PGA Championship is where some of the best in the world get their start. Many of today’s LPGA Tour professionals made their debut at the Championship. Notable past participants include: Inbee Park, Lexi Thompson, Cristie Kerr, Grace Park, Michelle Wie, and Dottie Pepper.
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