DAPHNE, AL (June 13, 2019) – Price Brown of Mobile, AL won the 2019 Alabama-NW Florida Section Boys Junior PGA Championship on Thursday, June 13th at TimberCreek Golf Club in Spanish Fort, AL.
Price Brown will have the opportunity to join 144 of the nation’s top male junior golfers in the PGA of America’s premium junior event, the 44th Boys 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 Boys Junior PGA Championship will be held from July 30-August 2, 2019.
Price Brown, 18, shot a total of 135 for the Championship and edged out Max Johnson by 5-shots.
Each of the 41 PGA of America Sections has the opportunity to send 2 players to Connecticut. Therefore, along with Price Brown, Max Johnson of Fairhope, AL will also be competing at the Keney Park Golf Course. Max Johnson earned his spot through his runner-up finish at the 2019 Alabama-NW Florida Section Boys Junior PGA Championship.
The Boys Junior PGA Championship is where some of the best in the world get their start. Many of today’s PGA Tour professionals made their debut at the Championship. Notable past participants Include: Tiger Woods, Justin Thomas, Jordan Spieth, Stewart Cink and Phil Mickelson.
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