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RTJ Golf Trail at Hampton Cove hosts first Championship

First Junior Championship to be featured in Owens Cross Roads, Alabama
Course Image - RTJ Golf Trail at Hampton Cove - Highlands

This year's new 2022 Junior Championship will be featured at the RTJ Golf Trail at Hampton Cove - Highlands Course in Owens Cross Roads, Alabama. This new 54-hole stroke play event will feature 78 juniors aged 12-19 from June 27-30, 2022. This Robert Trent Jones trail offers 54 total holes of golf - as the Highlands course is the most challenging and scenic.

About the Field

  • 61 players in the AJGA Rolex Rankings
  • Nine AJGA champions in the field
  • 11 Alabama natives

Players to watch

Molly Davidson of Birmingham, Alabama (2025)

  • Ranked No. 157 in the Rolex AJGA Rankings
  • Has four top 5 tournament finishes in 2022
  • Finished T2 at the 2022 AJGA Huntsville Junior

Sahana Mantha of Charlotte, North Carolina (2025)

  • Champion of the AJGA Vaughn Taylor Championship presented by James Hardie
  • Has eight top 10 tournament finishes in 2022
  • 14th AJGA appearance

Charles Warren of Huntsville, Alabama (2023)

  • Finished first at the 2022 AJGA Preview presented by Visit Sevierville/Tennessee Tourism
  • 17th AJGA appearance
  • Alabama native

Hunter Smith of Statham, Georgia (2022)

  • Signed letter of intent with Georgia State University
  • Had eight top 10 tournament finishes in 2021
  • Third AJGA appearance

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