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Region 2 Recap

By PGA of America, 09/24/17, 7:30PM EDT

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Royce Brook All-Stars advance to their fifth Championship

The Royce Brook All-Stars of New Jersey have captured their fourth consecutive Mid Atlantic Regional and will travel back to Grayhawk Golf Club for the PGA Junior League Championship presented by National Car Rental!

Both the Royce Brook All-Stars and the Michelle Holmes School of Golf All-Stars of Virginia held strong with 2-0 records following Saturday’s matches, though the Delaware/Newark All-Stars and the Annapolis All-Stars of Maryland played solid golf, as well.

On Sunday, the New Jersey and Virginia teams came down to the final flag in each partner matchup. Ultimately, New Jersey pulled ahead with 8 points to 4 points, leaving them with a 3-0 record and securing their spot at the Championship.  

The Delaware/Newark All-Stars and Annapolis All-Stars battled all morning in a great match that came down to the last hole, with the Annapolis All-Stars draining a birdie putt to win and claim third place.

HOLE-IN-ONE ALERT!

 

During the final matchup of the day between the Royce Brook and Delaware/Newark All-Stars, Delaware’s Ben Saggers made his first hole-in-one! Ben aced hole no. 2 from 115 yards.

Ben Saggers

Total Scoring and Points

Scoring is determined first by record, then by points

1st: Royce Brook All-Stars (Hillsborough Township, New Jersey): 3-0 Record, 27.5 Points

2nd: Michelle Holmes School of Golf All-Stars (Chesapeake, Virginia): 2-1 Record, 20 Points

3rd: Annapolis All-Stars (Annapolis, Maryland): 1-2 Record, 12 Points

4th: Delaware/Newark All-Stars (Newark, Delaware): 0-3 Record, 12.5­ Points

Royce Brook All-Stars

Regional Champions: Royce Brook All-Stars

Michelle Holmes School of Golf All-Stars

Second Place: Michelle Holmes School of Golf All-Stars

Annapolis All-Stars

Third Place: Annapolis All-Stars

Delaware/Newark All-Stars

Fourth Place: Delaware/Newark All-Stars

Regional Champs: Royce Brook All-Stars

 

Team Captain: Anthony Latham, PGA
Assistant Coach: Colin Sanderson

Player ages included below. All participants played with Royce Brook Golf Club during the regular season, as the facility hosted its own league.

Hunter Po, 12

Joshua Ryan, 14*

Calen Sanderson, 13*

Franklin Zhu, 12*

Nathan Drogin, 13

Garrett Engle, 14

Adrian Jordan, 11

Katie Li, 12

Megan Meng, 11

Logan Paczewski, 13*

*Denotes player who competed in the 2016 Championship. 

We'll see you back at Grayhawk, Royce Brook All-Stars!