Arizona Junior at Southern Dunes – Tour Preview

The IJGT will head out west to the Southern Dunes Golf Club in Maricopa, Ariz., on April 18-19, 2014 for the Arizona Junior event. Players will look to secure both national rankings and IJGT Merit Points in this event.

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Located in the Arizona dessert, Southern Dunes is a world-class course that is impeccably maintained. Recipient of Golfweek’s 2013 Best Casino Course, Best Course You Can Play and Resort Course awards, Southern Dunes is the epitome of great golf. The course challenges even the most advanced players with the inclusion of flashed-up bunkers and long fairways. Southern Dunes will be add a southwestern taste to the Southeastern tour.

Southern Dunes Golf Club in Maricopa, AZ

Southern Dunes Golf Club in Maricopa, Ariz.

Heading into this tournament, be sure to watch for Sam McKay of Scottsdale, Ariz., in the Boys 15-19 Division. The Arizona native has placed in the top 10 in three of four west coast IJGT events he has played including his most recent T4 finish at the Scottsdale Open at Troon North in December of 2013.

The Boys 14 and Under Division will feature Roman Aragon of La Palma, Calif., and Markopolo Fullepp of San Diego, Calif., who both look to battle for first in what will be their first-ever IJGT event.

The Girls Division will also include fresh faces as Molly Balbierz of Hamburg, N.Y., and Mary Shin of Irvine, Calif., both take the course as newcomers to the IJGT.

To register or for more information on the Arizona Junior in April, click here.