Philly Junior PGA Championship – Boys 13-15
Chesapeake Bay Golf Club junior golfer Austin Barbin fires a final round of Even Par (72) to capture the win in the Boys 13-15 Age Division at the Philly Junior PGA Championship 36 Hole sectional qualifier at Whitford Country Club in Exton, PA on Monday, July 11, 2016.
The overall winner was Kyle Vance of Audubon, PA who qualified for the 41st Junior PGA Championship – a stepping-stone for many of today’s PGA and LPGA Tour professionals, as well as current collegiate stars. Past Junior PGA Championship competitors who have gone on to successful professional careers on tour include: Inbee Park, Luke Guthrie, Trevor Immelman, Cristie Kerr, Justin Leonard, Hunter Mahan, Phil Mickelson, Grace Park, Dottie Pepper, Jordan Spieth, Lexi Thompson, David Toms, Michelle Wie and Tiger Woods.
About the Philadelphia Junior Tour
The Philadelphia Section PGA Junior Tour leads the region in competitive junior golf, conducting over 90 events seasonally at top facilities. With more than 800 members, the Junior Tour is represented by players from every geographic location in the section. The Graham Company is the title sponsor of the Philadelphia Section PGA Junior Tour.
Select tournaments earn players AJGA performance-based entries and Junior Golf Scoreboard rankings. With ample opportunities to learn, grow, and compete, many Junior Tour members graduate to play at the collegiate level and beyond. The Philadelphia Section PGA Junior Tour Program is proud to help develop social skills, self-esteem, and inspire youth in our community.