ORLANDO, Fla. – The PGA Junior League team for the Alpharetta Athletic Club placed second in this year’s National Championships, which took place at Disney World. This was the first year that the AAC has participated in PGA Junior League Golf.
The team consisted of 12 players; Peyton Balent, Owen Doherty, Michael Dotson, Myles Jones, Will Morlan, Bruce Murphy, Blake Parkman, Deven Patel, Jake Peacock, Will Stakel, and alternates McCord Grice and Joe Carter.
Alpharetta AC coach Tom Joyce said his team was well prepared for the National Championship after a successful run through the Georgia bracket and a victory in the Southeast Regional.
Joyce said his team “should be very proud of their play, heart and sportsmanship.” Because of the successful season this team has had, the AAC hopes to increase overall participation in its junior program.