Eagles, fist pumps, high fives and tons of smiles.
It was another memorable National Car Rental PGA Jr. League Championship at Grayhawk Golf Club in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Team North Carolina (Charlotte) won the Championship for the first time, defeating Team California (Encinitas) in the Championship final.
With 70,000 boys and girls playing PGA Jr. League in 2022, it has attracted attention from some of the most recognizable names in sports, both inside and outside the game of golf. 2021 Champions, Team Utah, featured both PGA Tour and U.S. Ryder Cup star Tony Finau’s son, Jraice, 10, and nephew, Jordan Ofahengaue, 12. Utah finished in 5th place this year.
This is the big one - TaylorMade Stealth Plus versus the brand new Titleist TSR3, titanium versus carbon fibre, Rory McIlroy’s driver up against Justin Thomas’ driver. However you want to frame it, this is one of the most eagerly anticipated comparison tests of recent times and these two drivers will be among the top two contenders for the rest of the year among golfers looking to splash out on a new premium driver.
Rory McIlroy shoots a superb 4-under in the final round at the East Lake Golf Club to claim a remarkable third FedExCup win.