Denver South All Stars Win Colorado PGA Junior League Championship

Denver South All Stars Win Colorado PGA Junior League Championship

Posted on September 12, 2016
Denver, CO - PGA Junior League Golf is a fun, social and inclusive opportunity for boys and girls ages 13 and iunder to learn and enjoy the game of golf. much like other recreational league sports, participants wear numbered jerseys and play on teams with their friends. Each team is captained by a PGA Professional, who serves are the coach and is at the forefront of creating a welcoming enviornment for all to enjoy the game. PGA Junior League utilizes a popular scramble format that creates a nurturing enviornment for learning and development both on and off the course. This program is the perfect stepping stone from introductory instruction to individual competition. In Colorado, more than 1200 junior golfers took part in PGA Junior League on 98 different teams from more than 80 different golf facilities this year.

The post season wrapped up this past weekend in a Final 4 Match up between the four All-Star teams who advanced through a single elmination bracket. The teams represented were the West Denver Private League All Stars, Steamboat All Stars, 6th Avenue All Stars, and the South Denver All Stars. The players on these all star teams were selected from the regular season rosters of their respective leagues. The matches, hosted by PGA Professional Randy Myers at Foothills Golf Course, featured morning quarter final matches featuring the West Denver Private All Stars versus the South Denver All Stars and the 6th Avenue All Stars versus the Steamboat All Stars. The South Denver and 6th Avenue All Stars prevailed in the morning matches setting up an exciting final match in the afternoon. The South Denver All Stars, Captained by PGA Professional Rick Timm, came out on top and will advance to the Southwest Regional Championship to be held October 1st and 2nd at New Mexico State University Golf Course in Las Cruces, NM.

Congratulations to all of our PGA Junior League players and captains on an outstanding season!