Some incredibly impressive golf was played and required at the 2019 Utah Junior PGA Championship at Soldier Hollow June 17-18 in order to qualify for the national Junior PGA Championship. An exemption spot was available for the top boy and top girl in the 16-18 divisions to compete at the 44th Boys Junior PGA Championship at Keney Park Golf Course in Hartford, Connecticut on July 30-August 2 and the 44th Girls Junior PGA Championship held on the same course July 9-12.
My dad started writing poems and stories (with hand-drawn artwork) when I was in high school. He wrote this one about playing golf with my brother at the old Spanish Fork Golf Course and Country Club probably around 1975. It still makes me laugh, because itâ€™s all true and brings back some great memories of a Utah golf course that no longer exists, and a time that unfortunately isÂ gone as well.
There are many that will be shocked to hear that Zach Johnson, Davis Park Golf Course assistant professional and reigning Utah Section Omega Player of the Year, had never won a Utah Section Match Play Championship, until now.
The 2019 National Car Rental Utah Assistant PGA Championship, held at Hidden Valley Country Club and Bonneville Golf Course June 2-3 saw a familiar name on top of the leader board and a new associate member claim the second qualifying spot to compete in the National Assistant PGA Professional Championship at the Wanamaker Course at PGA Golf Club in Port St. Lucie, Florida on November 14-17th.